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Testing the Waters

Testing the Waters

Does testing really pay off in the World of software development? As software developers, we are constantly hounded about the importance of automated testing. We hear diatribes about test driven development, evangelist who swear by unit testing, and coders who claim...

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Salesforce Formula Fields & Picklist Fields/Values

Salesforce Formula Fields & Picklist Fields/Values

It's always "refreshing" to find something so innocuous in Salesforce that kind of throws you for a loop.  Especially when this "innocuous" item is a little counter-intuitive to the Salesforce mantra of "clicks not code".  Plus, it appears to have impacted people for...

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Giving Back is Part of What We Do

Giving Back is Part of What We Do

One of our practice goals for 2018 for the Salesforce team was to donate/volunteer our time to the communities in which we live.  We are attempting to follow Salesforce's 1-1-1 initiative as much as possible.  The size of our company and team doesn't give us much...

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Bundling Best Practices – Exclusion and Suppression

Bundling Best Practices – Exclusion and Suppression

Perhaps the most important aspect of fully utilizing IBM’s ILMT (or Big Fix Inventory) tool is to be able to accurately create bundling relationships. For those that are unfamiliar, bundling is the process where users confirm the specific IBM Product that each...

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Add a Custom Trailmix to Trailhead

We've previously introduced you to Salesforce's Trailhead.  However... if you haven't read that post yet OR if you want a TL;DR then, Trailhead is a free training platform offered by Salesforce.  With Trailhead anyone is given the ability to learn, use, and extend the...

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Salesforce Certificate Changes in Early 2018

Salesforce Certificate Changes in Early 2018

Salesforce has recently published a news release that is relevant to all users of middleware solutions. To uphold the best practices in Security, Salesforce has decided to rotate some certificates out during January and February 2018. Google Chrome no longer supports...

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