CTA Mock Presentation and Q&A: Galaxy Cars and Trucks

This CTA Mock Presentation and QA is about Galaxy Cars. Jakub Stefaniak and Lawrence Newcombe volunteered as judges. The Q&A is included as well. This was my last mock before the review board. It should give you a good feeling for the real experience. I used a custom, extended version of the Galaxy Cars and …

Identity Flow videos (SAML, JWT, OpenID Connect, Asset Token Flow)

As part of my CTA review board preparation, I needed to practice drawing SF identity flows a lot.This series of videos covers the JWT Bearer token flow, SAML flow, OpenId Connect Flow, and the slightly obscure Asset Tokken Flow.Special thanks goes to the work of Janis Bott and Lawrence Newcombe's great work explaining identity flows. …

CTA Review Board: How to draw in PowerPoint?

During many situations as an architect especially during your CTA review board you need to create architect artifacts. For most times most people where able to draw on a white-board in front of your customers, the CTA judges or your colleagues.The new situation of mostly virtual meetings makes it necessary to find new ways of …

Sales Order – A hidden champion?

For most of my career I ignored Sales Orders as a slightly inferior Work Order object. Doing more research I realized the true potential of Sales Orders. I think Sales Orders can be a nice addition or even the champion of your implementation.This video is a short excursion into the topic of Sales Orders. I …

External Objects – Hidden is not secure

External Objects or better Lightning Connect is a very hot topic for every Salesforce architects especially for the CTA preparation. External Objects promise easy, click instead of code, integration with back-end systems like SAP. For a small few you can integrate any (oData compatible) external data source and interact with it as it would be …

What are my Users doing? Feature adoption tracking in Salesforce

Most of us have a rough idea about records created, fields filled and maybe some user feedback. When it comes to detailed information about buttons clicked or pages viewed, we usually have no hard data but rely on guessing. Unless Johann Furmann can help us out of course! Only with accurate data about feature adoption …