Study Group XII: Community Building Blocks with Charly Prinsloo

This month, the community voted to study Community Cloud – with particular focus on the building blocks involved. Charly (with Susannah’s help!) takes us through the various elements involved in building a Salesforce community!

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Meet a CTA: Emely Patra

Our latest volunteer Certified Technical Architect is Emely Patra, a Strategic Advisor, wife and mother who works for Salesforce in the UK. She passed her review board in July 2018 and we were very happy to learn that another woman had passed! We asked her some key questions about her experiences – the ramp-up, the day of the exam and how becoming a CTA has affected her career.

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Meet an Architect: Aldo Fernandez 🇺🇾

Aldo is a Software Engineer and Platform Architect; he’s been doing Salesforce development, consulting and architecting in the Platform since 2008. Aldo lives in Montevideo, Uruguay where he works remotely from a home office and travels a lot (more than he’d like) to NYC to visit customers onsite.

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November 2018: Study Group X: Environment Management with Gemma Emmett

Thank you to everyone who gave up their time to come and study environment management with us! We are happy to share the recording and resources here.

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October 2018: Study Group IX: Single Sign-On & SAML with Charly Prinsloo

With 141 registrations, this was our first study group after Dreamforce! We also had the luxury of a CTA attending – and quite a few of our male friends too. Thank you for showing up and sharing your experiences with us all.

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Meet an Architect: Matthew Morris

We’re really excited to introduce you to an English gentleman who always has our back – MVP and London Admin User Group leader Matthew Morris. You may know him from his Pluralsight Play-by-Play on diagramming; if you don’t and you’re on your #JourneyToCTA, please watch it – it will help.

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Meet an Architect: Eric Dreshfield

This is Eric Dreshfield – Advocacy Manager at Apttus, a Salesforce MVP, the Founder & Event Chair for Midwest Dreamin’ and South Indiana’s Salesforce User Group Leader.

He’s also a friend and supporter of Ladies Be Architects. Eric lives in southwestern Indiana, in a little map-dot town of about 400 people. He’s 20 minutes outside of Evansville, Indiana, which puts him 2.5 hours to Nashville, TN, Louisville, KY, and St. Louis, MO, as well as 3 hours to Indianapolis, IN.

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August 2018: Study Group VIII: Designing Customer Mobile Strategies with Charly Prinsloo

In August, the community voted to take a look into customer mobile strategies as part of the Mobile Solutions Architecture certification. Charly happily stepped up to run this session, which covers:

  • Questions checklist
  • The pros and cons of Salesforce mobile apps vs custom apps
  • HTML5, Native (iOS/Android/Windows Mobile) or Hybrid solutions
  • Mobile app security
  • Testing strategy

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