Spring 17 Reports & Dashboards Updates in Lightning Experience

In this post, I'm highlighting all the new features introduced into Reports & Dashboards specially for Lightning Experience with Spring 17 release. There are quite a few updates to Lightning though few are old and existing in Classic Salesforce. To set up Einstein & its Features, learn here (screenshots added). Read the highlights from All of the Spring 17 updates …

Spring 17 Release – Lightning App Builder Updates

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 In this post, I will highlight all the new features introduced into Lightning App Builder with Spring 17 release. To set up Einstein & its Features, learn here (screenshots added). Read the highlights from All of the Spring 17 updates here. What's new in Reports & Dashboards in Lightning Experience this Spring 17, …

Salesforce Einstein – Coming This Dreamforce’16

Dreamforce 2016, the Salesforce's Largest Annual Conference to be held in October, will unveil a product called Salesforce Einstein!  Benioff announces a big product or two every year at Dreamforce, but Einstein is something different. “If this is not the next big thing, I don’t know what is,” says Marc Benioff, the CEO of the world’s …

Salesforce Trailhead Profile Widget

I have designed this little Trailhead Profile Widget that has trail head stats.  As Salesforce Trailhead freaks, I thought there should be a consolidated stats of the trailhead modules we complete.  Here's the one I designed This can be treated more like a "digital business card of your trailhead profile".  It  has the name (or an …

Lightning Navigation Menu – Change is Coming

If you are using Lightning Experience in your Salesforce instances, then by now you must be familiar with this view, the navigation menu on your left side.  The menu that holds all your tabs and helps in navigating you to different objects.  Now that is changing! Yes, the vertical navigation menu is changing.  It will no …

Salesforce E-Commerce Cloud

Salesforce could soon introduce a brand new Cloud to it's wide variety of growing cloud platforms.  We already know, during Dreamforce 2015, Salesforce introduced a new cloud, IoT Cloud to its feathers. Today (June 2016), with the acquisition of a Twelve-year-old company Demandware which provides an enterprise-class cloud commerce development platform, Salesforce would soon step into an area which …

Salesforce Technical Architect Certification Update

Finally this month (May 2016), Salesforce has released more details on 3 of the Domain Specialist Certifications Exam details and made the 3 exams ready for the public to grab!

Awesome Global Picklists

Update: This article was written when Global Picklists was launched.  Salesforce has now renamed Global Picklists to Picklist Value Sets.   Do you want to use same pick list values in different objects across the system?  Global Picklists is your answer! Global Picklists lets you efficiently reuse a single list of values for multiple custom picklist …

New UI for Salesforce

Salesforce.com has a completely redesigned version of its core CRM product.  The new version has been designed with a cleaner, more modern looking interface. Here's the previous UI, now being referred to as Classic Salesforce UI And here's the switch to Lightning Experience The new version uses a navigation bar approach, abandoning the tabbed interface of …

Salesforce Introduces New Certifications for Developers

Salesforce introduced 3 new developer certifications for Force.com developers Platform Developer I Platform Developer II Platform App Builder The immediate question is what happens to the existing developer certifications (401 and 501). Well,  you can continue to maintain your Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer credential. However, effective September 14th (2015), Salesforce will no longer be offering this credential …

Meet the “New Salesforce”

Big announcement coming from Salesforce just before Dreamforce this year (2015). Salesforce says it will be a whole "New Salesforce"! We're excited to share with you that our upcoming release will be our biggest, best, most game changing ever. And you are invited to an exclusive, early preview. Be the first in the world to get …