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Birmingham User Group - 20th September 2018

Sep 20, 2018, 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Salesforce User Group, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Come and join the Birmingham User Group on 20th September This is an excellent opportunity to network, learn, share best practice and hear from other Salesforce users. We'll have some great speakers and then take the opportunity to network. You can follow us on twitter @SalesforceBUG and Facebook "Salesforce: Birmingham User Group"

About this event

We are back after our Summer break with a great line up of speakers, and we'll be publishing more detail on their talks very soon.. so watch this space! We will also be announcing details of our end of year party on 29th November!

2:00pm Arrival and Registration

2:30pm Presentations

James Beezley

James will be here to introduce XCD HR and Payroll. He will be demonstrating how XCD removes administration tasks from the HR team and pushes these out to the workforce. He'll also provide an overview of the more advanced features. Lastly, we will see how all this looks to an end user by booking an absence and submitting an expense claim from a mobile device. 

Tom Worthington

Tom will be giving an overview of how Southco uses Geopointe to allow their sales team to optimise their time on the road by ensuring that they are reaching out to the right customers at the best time.

The team have tough goals to meet and getting face-to-face time with our customers is the key to winning new opportunities.

He'll be showing some of the benefits of using Geopointe and some of the plans Soutco have to further exploit the application in the future. 

Coffee Break

Gary Mansfield 

Use Salesforce to help you qualify opportunities and improve win rates.

With low b2b win rates it's clear that many deals fail to justify the level of company resources invested. In this session Garry will cover a number of key considerations when qualifying opportunities, and how Salesforce can be used to help you to focus on deals that deliver your number. 

Neil Pinches 

How BDO implemented a UX led approach to Salesforce with Skuid

Neil and BDO will discuss their journey to Skuid and why they extended Salesforce with a declarative UI layer.

BDO selected Salesforce Platform to build a Global Aggregated Payroll Service where all the tasks, visibility and reporting of the payrolls are run through Salesforce. During this project, the ability to have a clear, concise and user-centric UI led BDO to use Skuid as their UX layer.

5:15pm Beer, Pizza and Networking

Grab a beer(s) and a slice of pizza, catch up with industry colleagues and make new connections all courtesy of our event sponsor SKUID

6:15pm The Pub! 

An ever growing group of us head to the pub after the event... this is an open invite to all, and the more the merrier! 


  • Tom Worthington

    Stimulus Consulting

    Salesforce Consultant & Instructor

  • Garry Mansfield

    Outside In


  • James Beezley

    XCD Limited

    Salesforce and Business Process Consultant

  • Neil Pinches


    Global Transition Director



Thursday, September 20, 2018
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC

Group Leaders

  • Leanne Harkin


    Community Group Leader

  • James Beezley

    SkySail Solutions

    Community Group Leader

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