SF Welly & Christchurch Communities host Luke Cushanick - Undocumented Admin Shortcuts Wed 27 May

May 27, 2020, 12:00 – 1:00 AM

Check Meeting for Content Update! Salesforce Tips, Tricks and Tools: Undocumented shortcuts for Admins Wellington & Christchurch community groups together welcome special guest Luke Cushanick, beaming in from New York City, USA. Luke's a Salesforce MVP (Hall of Fame) & was the NYC developer group leader for many years. All Ohana welcome!

About this event

Thanks for dialling in - meeting has been updated with Luke's slides etc!

Updates from the meeting

Toolkit for Salesforce: https://cloudtoolkit.co/ (this has been built by Kiwi Ben Edwards, CTA, Auckland, Deloitte) 

Doug Dunfree’s video on Organiser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AtUZM9VyYQ

Object prefix list:  https://www.salesforceben.com/salesforce-object-key-prefix-list/

Links to Note

Trailhead Live: Make sure you check out https://trailhead.salesforce.com/live/ - there is a lot of great content broadcast live, then available on demand, some in NZ-friendly times! Recent items to check out are Low Code Love and Trailhead News. Watch out for live trivia sessions on the schedule too!

Virtual Dreaming: http://virtualdreamin.com/ Although this event has now completed, keep an eye out for the recorded sessions, many were excellent, in particular those on the special architect track, and presented by CTAs, or near CTAs. These are slowly being uploaded to their YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXk5YIxoQ3KaZT331q3SayQ/videos

Upcoming Dates (NB: our weekly meetings will proceed throughout June, some weeks are still to be finalised)

Wed 27 May 3-4pm: Ask Salesforce Anything (Non profit, for APAC region), recurring weekly webinar, register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/6424318204311797762

Wed 27 May 4pm, Victoria State Government, Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions Sharing “Transforming the Grants Experience”, webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6338794890899344129

Thurs 28 May 4pm, Wellington Non Profit meeting: https://trailblazercommunitygroups.com/events/details/salesforce-wellington-nz-nonprofit-group-presents-wellington-nonprofit-salesforce-virtual-check-in-meeting/ 

Wed 10 June 4pm NZT Virtual Circle of Success: A Framework to Conquer Your Data Quality Blues - https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/4200721964189212162

Wed 17 June 12 noon - SF Welly's weekly virtual meeting, we are hosting Salesforce ANZ CEO Pip Marlow for Q&A: https://trailblazercommunitygroups.com/events/details/salesforce-wellington-nz-community-group-presents-sf-welly-welcome-pip-marlow-salesforce-anz-ceo-for-qa-12-noon-wed-17-june/

Wed 17 June 4pm NZT Virtual Circle of Success: Drive Einstein Analytics Adoption - https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/837789784350739969

Thurs June 26 (but in all likelihood Fri June 27 here in NZ!), TrailheaDX, virtual one day event: https://www.salesforce.com/trailheadx/

Great News...Free Certification Prep Days are Back! 

This is copied from Fiona Coote's post on the Success Community...

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13 JULY 2020 - 3.30pm - 8.30pm NZT Registration URL: https://help.salesforce.com/LA_ShoppingCart?id=a1y0M000000yK3V

Preparation for Your Platform App Builder Certification

14 JULY 2020 - 3.30pm - 8.30pm NZT Registration URL: https://help.salesforce.com/LA_ShoppingCart?id=a1y0M000000yK3a

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15 JULY 2020 - 3.30pm - 8.30pm NZT Registration URL: https://help.salesforce.com/LA_ShoppingCart?id=a1y0M000000yK3f

Preparation for Your MC Email Marketers Certification

20 JULY 2020 - 3.30pm - 8.30pm NZT Registration URL: https://help.salesforce.com/LA_ShoppingCart?id=a1y0M000000yK3u

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Salesforce Tips, Tricks and Tools: Undocumented shortcuts for Admins

Together, Christchurch and Wellington Trailblazer Community Groups are are hosting special guest Luke Cushanick.

Luke has been a Salesforce Admin & Developer since 2007, Salesforce MVP from 2011-2019 (now promoted to the Hall of Fame), and was the NYC Salesforce Developer User Group Leader from 2011-2018. Luke was due to visit NZ in March, and was going to present in person to the Christchurch group, before world events unfortunately forced the cancellation of his trip. He is a seasoned presenter and has spoken at many Salesforce and community events.

Luke will be doing an awesome presentation for us - "Salesforce Tips, Tricks and Tools: Undocumented shortcuts for Admins”

This meeting will still run virtually even if we are no longer in lockdown in New Zealand!

My aim is to keep these meetings to 1 hour, but it is flexible. I ask for your patience! The meeting info with Zoom link will be sent out to those that are registered, 30 minutes prior to the meeting start. You may need to check your spam folder for the email.

** PLEASE CHECK SPAM FOR WAITLIST ACCEPTANCE / ZOOM MEETING LINK! Note there will not be a valid Zoom link in your original registration confirmation**

I am working with scheduling other speakers as well for future meetings, if there is someone or specific content that you would be interested in, then please reach out to me. We may also schedule further virtual meetings with no formal content planned, if this is something you would also be interested in, let me know!

Thanks for your continuing support, and I look forward to connecting virtually. Please feel free to contact me for any reason, I am happy to continue to support our local SF Welly Ohana, to chat, have virtual coffee, provide advice on Salesforce, careers, Trailhead, certifications, introductions, all the usual! Just virtually for now :)

You can reach me at: anna.loughnan@trailblazercgl.com

Kia kaha... Anna Loughnan


  • Luke Cushanik


    Sr. Salesforce Developer at 2U.com

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    Community Group Leader

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