No Virtual Dreamforce 2020? – Phil’s Salesforce Tip of the Week #412

In an interview this week Marc Benioff suggested that there may be no Dreamforce this year, of any kind. It would be a shame of course, I have some great memories of time spent at DF, but maybe this is a chance to redesign it? Lets be honest, it’s too busy, too big for the location, and only will get busier and bigger.

Benioff Dreamforce 2020

Like many I have been anticipating that there would be some sort of virtual event this year in place of the in person event. Let’s see what the next few weeks and months bring!

In other news…

Auto add fields to report types

Ever edited a report and struggled to find a field? It can be a massive headache, usually caused by a Custom Report Type being built before the Custom Field was created. Thank you to North England Community co-leader Clare Ramsaran for sharing this… “Beta in Winter ‘21: when a new field is created it will be automatically added to all associated report types” hoorah!

Free App of the Week – Star Rating Lightning Web Component

The latest free App from the wonderful SalesforceLabs is this star rating component. Deserves a 5 star rating!