My Top Salesforce Articles of the Week – Getting Ready for Dreamforce!

Focusing a bit less on the technical side this time, my “best of” list contains all sorts of stuff from all around the Salesforce world- and as Dreamforce 15′ is almost upon us, I just had to include a couple of articles about what’s in store for us in San Francisco.

1. Salesforce Makes Strides Toward Gender Equality in Silicon Valley:

I’d like to open this week’s list on a personal note- as reading articles like this one just makes me happy. I’ve got nothing to add here other than “good job Salesforce! Let’s keep it up”. (Written by David Gelles)

2. Mass Delete Records in Custom Object:

Data removal is usually not a big deal for an experienced Salesforce admin, but as your business expands- so is the range of data you’ll be dealing daily and its mass. So for those of you still unfamiliar with the Truncate function- here’s a quick guide that’ll easy your life. (Written by Johan Yu)

3. The Road to Dreamforce ‘15: The SMB Experience:

“That time of the year” is coming in less than two months- and Dreamforce 15′ is almost upon us. So, I decided to dedicate the next two picks to the huge Salesforce convention and what it has to offer. First off: Salesforce’s own announcements on what’s in store for you- this time in the SMB territory. (Written by Kristie Sein)

4. Our 14 Favorite Dreamforce Highlights:

Light hearted but also very true- this next article from Apttus covers pretty much all of the highlights from last years Dreamforce- just so you know what to expect. (And this year you can already expect the Foo Fighters on the main stage, how awesome is that?). Written by Zack Alspaugh.

5. Effective Salesforce Training Guidelines:

The last article on this week’s list is a quick, basic and easy guide I recently published, providing important guidelines that will ensure you get your Salesforce training going effectively. If you’re new to this- this is truly a must read.
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