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Dreamforce NYC – Phil’s Salesforce Tip of the Week #481

Welcome to my Salesforce Tip of the Week #481

 

Tip 1 – Dreamforce NYC

Dreamforce NYC

Yesterday Dreamforce NYC was, as in-person events go, the first large Salesforce gathering for some time, with some level of normality. Face coverings and social distancing, but still an event where people could meet up in person, and learn from each other, like the good old days. I didn’t catch any big announcements, but keep an eye on here for the sessions.

 

Tip 2 – Roadmaps

Roadmaps

Thanks to Mark for sharing this with the team today, good shout! Salesforce Product Roadmaps are now available for viewing on the Salesforce Architects website. There are more products still to be added, however there are enough products listed in this feature already to pique the interest of any Salesforce user. Click here for an overview. Note Roadmaps is currently in Beta.

Salesforce Product Roadmaps are now available for viewing on the Salesforce Architects website. There are more products still to be added to what is available, however there are enough products listed in this feature already to pique the interest of any Salesforce user.

Features are filterable by three categories, Product Area, Status, and Release. Roadmap Items are searchable as well, as the resource gets more fleshed out the ability to search the roadmap will become much more vital. When looking at a product roadmap item, viewers can toggle with a view that gives a bit more information about the feature. Alongside this, some features are linked to Salesforce Help Articles that provide more detailed information.

Salesforce Product Roadmaps is currently in Beta right now. However, this will be a very helpful resource to a wide variety of roles and organisations. This tool is something that could be used to advise your own product development plans. Why not take a look at it now?

For more information check out the post from Salesforce Architects announcing the release.

Weblinks if Needed Separately:

Salesforce Architects:
https://architect.salesforce.com/

Salesforce Product Roadmaps:
https://architect.salesforce.com/roadmap/products

Introducing Salesforce Product Roadmaps: https://medium.com/salesforce-architects/introducing-salesforce-product-roadmaps-fc21638e8b1e

 

Tip 3 – Another Review of 2021

Cloud Galacticos Christmas Meal 2021

Enough from me last week…here is how the real hard workers of the team viewed 2021.

This year has certainly been a year to remember. It marked my first full working year at Cloud Galacticos after joining in October of 2020. I’ve had lots of great opportunities to tackle interesting business challenges and learned a lot through my practical experiences.

Meeting the majority of the Galacticos team in London recently was my biggest professional highlight. I’ve developed virtual friends and colleagues throughout 2021, but to get together face to face was great.” Luke Menzfeld, Salesforce Consultant

 

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Bret Taylor – Phil’s Salesforce Tip of the Week #480

Welcome to my Salesforce Tip of the Week #480

 

Tip 1 – New Role for Bret Taylor

Bret Taylor

As mentioned in the news this week, Bret Taylor has moved to the co-CEO role at Salesforce – a role vacant since Keith Block left 2 years ago. He has also just taken a role at Twitter! He is now Chairman of the Board, after the shuffle after CEO Jack Dorsey stepping down. Good luck and all the best to Bret Taylor. Busy busy!

 

Tip 2 – Nonprofit Trends

Nonprofit Trends

Click here to download the 4th edition of the NonProfit trends report from Salesforce.Org. 48 pages where ‘Nonprofit employees worldwide share their greatest challenges and opportunities ahead’.

 

Tip 3 – Review of 2021

Cloud Galacticos London Drinks Oct 2021

It’s fair to say it’s been an unusual year, for everyone! Here is our spin on seeing the positives where we can, and enjoying the chance to finally meet in person.

“Looking back it almost seems like a different world…Christmas 2020 was ‘cancelled’, the new year was still led by watching Joe Wicks and Rob Biddulph with the kids, we applauded the spirit of Sir Tom Moore, and we still had one lockdown to come.”

 

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Cloud Galacticos 2021 Company Review

Welcome to our Cloud Galacticos 2021 company review. We started 2021 after a challenging 2020 due to the pandemic and various lockdowns. Therefore, our aim for this year was to stay strong, bring the team together, and make sure we keep on delivering for our customers. Here’s the thoughts from our board on this year, 2021.

 

Phil Walton, CEO

Looking back it almost seems like a different world…Christmas 2020 was ‘cancelled’, the new year was still led by watching Joe Wicks and Rob Biddulph with the kids, we applauded the spirit of Sir Tom Moore, and we still had one lockdown to come. 

We were determined to battle though as best we could and ensure nobody would need to be furloughed… And it’s fair to say as we reach the end of 2021 we exceeded our goals! Not only did we keep all our team together, we expanded massively, we skilled up, we climbed the Salesforce Partner ladder, and feel like we have come out of a tough time in an even healthier position. 

Although Covid, Zoom, Tiger King, and remote working are here to stay, it is great to meet people again!

 

Cloud Galacticos Zoom Coffee Breaks

Cloud Galacticos Zoom Coffee Breaks

 

Paul Battisson, COO

For my Cloud Galacticos 2021 review, it’s has been a year that has driven a lot of optimism, both personally and in my role as COO. There is no escaping that the past two years have been extremely tough for everyone. 

I am extremely proud of the entire Cloud Galacticos team for the way we have managed to continue to deliver great work for our customers and grow the organisation throughout the pandemic. For me the biggest highlight of the year has been starting to visit customers and spend time with team members again. Nothing beats face to face interactions to ensure everyone is happy and on the same page, and it has been great fun getting to do this again in a safe way. I am hoping that things will continue to open up and return to “normal” next year to spend even more time catching up with people properly.

 

Cloud Galacticos York Catch Up

Cloud Galacticos York Catch Up

Neel Meghani, CTO

Coming out of 2020 both personally and professionally my mind frame was very much “OK that was a difficult year and we did very well. Now things can only get better!”. Then we went back into lock down. At that point I put to the back of my mind all of the things I was looking forward to….traveling, seeing clients and colleagues, getting back to normal…

BUT despite all of that we continued to grow through the year, ending the year in a fantastic place. We managed to win new clients and recruit some amazing new people. Despite being apart I felt the company coming together even more. I could not be more proud of the people that make up Cloud Galacticos and the work they do. The vision we have of the Galacticos ethos is now a reality. So I guess the hard times of the past year have made us be even better.

In recent months we have now begun to meet the team face to face. Even though we spent plenty of time on Zoom, the in-person meetings we have had so far have really left me on a high. Looking forward now to even more client and colleague meetings and keeping up the momentum of growth!

 

Cloud Galacticos London Catch Up

Cloud Galacticos London Catch Up

Some poignant words from our board for their Cloud Galacticos 2021 Company review. We’ll also be asking our team members their highlights from 2021. Watch for the blog coming soon!

 

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