What an Incredible Dreamforce 2019

This year, Salesforce turned 20 years old. I’ve been talking about how #DF19 would be amazing for the last 2 years, and I wasn’t wrong! With so many more activities to do, people to meet, a brand new Architect focus – AND it being my first Dreamforce as a Salesforce MVP, this conference turned out to be a healing and […]

TrailheaDX 2019

This was my first ever trip to TrailheaDX in San Francisco. Despite the long flight, I made the most of the half term week by bringing my little girl, Mollie along with me. When I told my mum that we were going, she told me how much she would like to go too. So we made it a family thing. […]

Set Yourself up for Architect Success

I’ve spent a fair amount of time the last 12 months on a bit of a mission: to encourage and de-mystify, but also to try and give direction to others following my lead. The big thing on my mind, that I often spend time answering post-presentation questions on, is how to show that YOU can design your own career path […]

InspireEast 2018

Yesterday was the first Salesforce community conference with a permanent home outside of London. Over 110 people took a train or drove to meet us at Murray Edwards College, which is the women’s college at the University of Cambridge with some incredibly notable alumnae. Chris and I were asked some time ago to help our friends Sarah and Charlotte, who […]

When Gemma Went to Dreamforce 2018 – Highlights Part I

After heading off to sleep pretty late on Friday 21st September, we got up early on Saturday morning to make our way to Heathrow for the long flight to San Francisco. I completely over-packed; I wasn’t sure what dresses and shoes I would wear, but also, as everyone knows, Dreamforce means SWAG – and lots of it. This time I […]

Dreamforce Madness 2018

It’s been so bloody long since I blogged, my refresh token had expired for WordPress. Oh God, maybe I’ve really learnt something this past year! Today I want to share the impact that Ladies Be Architects has had on my trip to Dreamforce. I’ve been to Dreamforce only once in the ten years I’ve had a Salesforce career. It was […]