My First CTA Attempt

So, I failed it this time. I haven’t been in a hurry to write this particular experience up, because I’ve largely been licking my wounds and able to manage only short bursts of communication about it with all the other stuff that’s been going on (World Tour London, TDX, more surgery…etc etc!). But here I am, and here’s the story […]

How I’m Preparing for CTA

I’ve actually killed my ReMarkable’s battery today with all the notes I’ve been taking, so I decided to stop studying for today and tell you more about how I’ve been preparing for the Certified Technical Architect (CTA) review board exam. Share This:

Journey to CTA – Starting out

About a month ago, I started working towards my Certified Technical Architect (CTA) review board. It’s been an intensive process, consisting of mock review boards every week, with plenty of study and practice in between. There are some misguided perceptions out there that the review board is simply one more step after achieving System Architect (CSA) and Application Architect (CAA). […]

Making the Case to be a Salesforce Certified Technical Architect

We all know the Salesforce Certified Technical Architect (CTA) is expensive. Add $6k to the already-significant costs of completing the certifications needed to get to System Architect and Application Architect and it’s enough to make any CFO break into a sweat. However, for a Salesforce partner, the benefits of having a CTA make it an incredibly worthwhile investment. Let me (attempt […]