Highlights of Dreamforce 2018

With over 171,000 Salesforce professionals descending on San Francisco in late September, and around 3,000 informative and inspiring breakout sessions decorating the four-day convention, Dreamforce 2018 was officially the biggest Salesforce event of all time. Part of what makes Dreamforce the premier technology event of the year is that Salesforce often takes the opportunity to …

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Google Analytics Certification

I celebrated the  "Salesforce-Google" strategic partnership announcement with this Google Analytics Certification!   Do you want to get this free certification as well?  It is easy, read on!   https://twitter.com/sfdcFanBoy/status/932205773899186176 Google Analytics Individual Qualification The Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ) covers basic and advanced Google Analytics concepts. This includes planning and principles; implementation and data collection; configuration …

Path to Platform Developer II

The path to Platform Developer II certification has changed and it now consists of two parts: A multiple-choice exam in Webassessor (similar to other certifications) AND 4 Trailhead Superbadges. All four of the Superbadges are available today on Trailhead: Apex Specialist, Data Integration Specialist, Lightning Component Framework Specialist, and Advanced Apex Specialist Why Change Before the trailhead Superbadges, …

Dreamforce 2017 Highlights

For the last 4 years at Dreamforce, Salesforce has announced at least 1 brand new product - Chatter, Salesforce1, Lightning, Einstein! But this year, I'm sure you haven't heard a "new product name" so far.  Yes, no new "product name" but Salesforce did announce a slew of new awesome products - all focused on Personalization …

Free Certification Preparation Webinars by Salesforce – September 2018!

Free Certification Preparation Webinars by Salesforce. New schedules are here - September 2018!

A Tip A Day #15 – Salesforce for Beginners!

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning!  Day #15 - Salesforce for Beginners! Where to get started in Salesforce? I’m new to this ecosystem, how to learn Salesforce? What is the best way to switch to Salesforce from other technologies? People quite frequently post …

Trailhead & Salesforce University Merge – Free Certification Maintenance Exam on Trailhead

Update: The Path for Platform Developer II has been released in Trailhead   I was so excited when Trailhead announced that it was merging with Salesforce University (@SalesforceU).  That was really big news for me - Two learning giants of Salesforce getting together as ONE, centralising all learnings. https://twitter.com/sfdcFanBoy/status/893006725711708161 https://twitter.com/trailhead/status/892871547777626112 Everyone was expecting some big …

Decoding Trailhead Admin-Beginner Modules

Where to get started in Salesforce? I'm new to this ecosystem, how to learn Salesforce? What is the best way to switch to Salesforce from other technologies? People quite frequently post these kind of questions in Salesforce forums and the most common response to all these questions is an incomplete, one-line answer "Check Trailhead"! Though the answer is right, …

Use Trailhead to get Salesforce Admin Certified

Looking to get Salesforce Certified, and wondering where to start the preparation?  There are Study Guides for Salesforce Certification but they only talk about the topics the certification covers and their corresponding weight-age of each topic. And then there is Trailhead - The fun way to learn Salesforce.  But how can we connect these both, the …

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 …

Salesforce Halloween Special Trail Head Badge

Salesforce added a new community trail head badge for this Halloween called "TrickOrTrailHead". Earn the Trailhead badge this Halloweekend for a Spooktacular surprise by completing this simple Admin module with 3 topics.