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 […]

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. […]

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:

Switching to Lightning? Warn Your Users Now

I have finally had the opportunity to take part in the planning for a Lightning switchover project! The one project I’ve wanted to do since I became engaged with Lightning two years ago. I’d love to share some advice that’s based on what’s tried and tested – hopefully it will help you as you plan your own rollout. Share This:

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 […]

Salesforce partners: Please rethink your approach to events

Salesforce is a community and there is a large variety of Salesforce events running throughout the year: Connections, World Tour, Dreamin’ community events, the Partner Forum and of course – Dreamforce. When Salesforce began to pick up in the UK we saw the volume of registrations just hit the roof – but I’ve noticed a shift in the people who […]

The Impact of User Groups

From day one, in April 2008, I was aware of Salesforce user groups. My mentor at the time, Julie, told me I should consider going along since I was so into Salesforce. What put me off was the expense of getting into London from High Wycombe and the fact I would need to give up my own personal time. As […]