SF Welly welcome Hendrik Verbeek: What do the AppExchange & Guide Dogs Have in Common?

Jul 1, 2020, 12:00 – 1:00 AM

AppExchange solutions should be the first place to look when there's a requirement for new functionality. Hendrik will share with us Blind Low Vision NZ's story, showing why the AppExchange should be your 1st port of call. He'll share with us the AppExchange apps that ended up saving them many thousands of dollars. There will be puppies! And giveaways! Queries: anna.loughnan@trailblazercgl.com

About this event


Meeting recording link: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/_MMrAYzV3UVJH43B-RCHVJ4bEMPaaaa8gylN_fJczEu1SUC-XXijsW8LxK1cnq23?startTime=1593562155000 - this is no longer available, please email anna.loughnan@trailblazercgl.com if you wish to view the recording.

Cert Voucher winner was Mark Barcham.

Check out TDX recorded sessions: https://www.salesforce.com/trailheadx/

Appexchange Apps Hendrik mentioned: Dog Tracker, Flow Email Composer, Record Hunter, Launch Flow in Modal (see recording for more info).

Comment from Charles Thompson (Salesforce, on the call):  "Don't forget that we're always enhancing Flow Builder. A recent enhancement includes sending email from a flow.


Anna's AppExchange items

Sydney World Tour #AwesomeAdmin Guide to the AppExchange: https://trailhead.salesforce.com/live/videos/a2r3k000001WFf5/awesome-admin-hour---part-2/?type=all (58 minutes in)

TrailheaDX, Live AppExchange Q&A Recording: https://www.salesforce.com/trailheadx/community-channel (first video, login required)

Appexchange Trailmix: https://trailhead.salesforce.com/users/anna/trailmixes/awesome-admin-guide-to-the-appexchange 

Hendrik Verbeek: What do the AppExchange & Guide Dogs Have in Common?

Investigating AppExchange solutions should be the first place to look when there's a requirement for new Salesforce functionality.

Hendrik Verbeek will be able to explain exactly what the connection is between guide dogs and Salesforce's AppExchange. Hendrik will share with us Blind Low Vision NZ's story, showing just why the AppExchange should always be your first port of call when you're considering new functionality. There will be puppies. And savings. Many savings!

Hendrik, who'll be dialling in from Auckland, will share with us how he and Blind Low Vision NZ discovered an existing app on the AppExchange that ended up saving them many thousands of dollars.

**There will be a certification voucher to give away - you will need to be dialled in to be in the draw!**

Our usual Wednesday Zoom slot, 12 noon 1st July. All Ohana welcome, please check spam for Zoom link info on the morning. 

Queries: anna.loughnan@trailblazercgl.com


Trailhead Academy have just announced a platform developer 1 bootcamp!

Remember the admin bootcamp - that was so popular with our #SFWelly Ohana? Now there's a developer version...

Register by July 31 and pay $199 USD instead of $900 USD, which includes a PD1 certification voucher, usually $200 USD.

Trailhead Virtual Bootcamp for Platform Developer I is a blended, prescriptive, expert-led training program that gives you a 6 week plan to learn what you need to become a Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I.

Twice a week, you will have the opportunity to tune in and review each week’s learning with your instructor and the chance for Q&A with fellow students. The instructor sessions (30-minute Q&A on Wednesdays and 90-minute review on Fridays) start at the same time every week (but note this might mean Thursday and Saturday NZT). If you register for a program that lists a scheduled start time of 4:00 p.m., all instructor sessions for the 6-week program will start at 4:00 p.m.

Info and discount code on this link: https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/academy/classes/tvb450-trailhead-virtual-bootcamp-for-platform-developer-i/

Class options here: https://help.salesforce.com/HTTrainingCourseDetail?id=a230M000000cqjv (note all are listed in PDT, and most start very early NZT, but there is one starting 11 Aug NZ at 8am NZT, and one 9pm NZT starting 7 Sept).

Be in quick as those classes will fill fast!

Note that to register from our ANZ region you need to fill out this form...***Updated contact method... https://www.salesforce.com/au/form/contact/success_services_SFU_promo_SFLive/ 


TrailheaDX was broadcast live Friday June 26 (NZT). Check out session recordings: https://www.salesforce.com/trailheadx/ 

Upcoming Dates

(NB: our weekly meetings will proceed throughout July, all weeks are now finalised, and meetings will continue into August)

Wed 1 July 4pm NZT Virtual Circle of Success:Improve Customer Service Using Reports & Dashboards - https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/4357357291191087107

Tues 7 July 4pm NZT Virtual Circle of Success:Best Practices for Planning & Adjusting Your Journey Strategy - https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/6583834252577278977

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 (new version every 2nd Tuesday). Watch out for live trivia sessions on the schedule too!

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

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

APAC FRIENDLY TIMES DETAILED BELOW (but link to all: https://pub.s7.exacttarget.com/ryqkengawga)

Preparation for Your Administrator Certification

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

Preparation for Your Platform Developer Certification

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

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

Kind regards... Anna Loughnan


  • Hendrik Verbeek

    Blind Low Vision NZ

    Salesforce Consultant

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  • Anna Loughnan



  • Raksha Meanger


    Community Group Leader

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