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Advice from a Salesforce MVP: 7 Steps to Make the Most of Dreamforce

Communities

As a Salesforce MVP, I’ve had my fair share of Salesforce events. I’ve attended 30+ Community events, including Dreamforce, and I’m a 6x (soon to be 7x) Dreamforce speaker. Dreamforce is my favorite week of the year and this year will be my fifth consecutive year attending. I can’t believe the awesomeness we have to look forward to at Dreamforce ‘19. Each year surprises me and the colossal amount of available experiences is often overwhelming.…
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Embracing the Benefits of Being a Woman in Technology

Communities

Growing up in a house of strong women, I always knew I could do whatever I set my mind to. My two older sisters and I were all STEM majors in college and grew up into successful members of the Women in Technology (WIT) community. I eventually graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Probability, Statistics, and Data Analysis and began my career at Silverline. From intern to full-time employee, I am now a…
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What I Learned at the 2019 WITness Success Conference

Communities

Did you know that you are a superhero? No, you weren’t aware of that? Well… You are! We all are. And we should lean into that and tap into our potential to make ourselves, our teams, our clients, and the world we live in the best they can be.  That’s what I learned at the 2019 WITness Success conference a couple of weeks ago. Hosted by Salesforce Women in Tech, #WITconf2019 was held in Nashville,…
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See What You Missed from the July 24 NYC Salesforce User Group

Communities

Silverline recently hosted the New York City Salesforce User Group on Wednesday, July 24th. The mission of the New York City Salesforce User Group is to build an enthusiastic community committed to learning about the Salesforce Platform and achieving successful adoption. Wednesday’s session was about the Salesforce mobile app and featured Victor Oliveros, Eugene Oksman, and Alex Yi from the Salesforce Mobile Product Management Team. Our very own Kevin Hoxie, recently promoted to Business Analyst,…
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Get to Know the Trailblazers for Insurance Community Group

Communities

On the tails of the exciting launch of FSC for Insurance this spring, Alexis Kuhne (MedPro Group) and I decided to revive a dormant insurance community group of over 1,000 globally. Why? To create a collaborative forum for people exploring how to blaze new trails in the insurance vertical. The Trailblazers for Insurance Community Group is geared toward all those hungry to learn how to make the consumer, agent, and policy admin experience better in…
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Salesforce and Silverline Kick off Summer Roundtable Series for Investment Banks and Capital Markets Firms

Banking

Last night, Silverline was thrilled to host a fantastic group of financial services thought leaders in NYC in partnership with Salesforce. We would like to extend a big thank you to those who came out for the dinner and discussion, as well as our fantastic panelists from KKR, Evercore, General Atlantic, and Stonebriar. The panel was thoughtfully moderated by Andrew Brandman, SVP of Financial Services at Salesforce, and Chris Arrix, Salesforce’s GM of Corporate &…
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Back at the COOP: Providing Salesforce Education

Communities

By Joanna Bak, Associate Developer and Paige Thompson, Client Services Consultant Last month, Silverliners participated in volunteering with COOP, an organization that enables recent college graduates from underemployed groups to learn digital skills and pursue digital jobs. The partnership with COOP started with current Salesforce MVP and Silverline consultant Umair Ilyas. He worked with the NYC Trailblazer community group leaders to organize volunteers to help teach and run the three-day Salesforce course. Silverline has participated…
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Allocate Resources with CalendarAnything and Salesforce Communities

CalendarAnything

Did you know CalendarAnything works in Salesforce Communities? This is a great way to allocate resources between employees, customers, and partners because CalendarAnything allows you to see any of your Salesforce records on an actionable calendar through a date/time field. One of our clients, a wedding photography company, is doing exactly that! Its portfolio of photographers log into CalendarAnything via their Community to access information about photoshoot events, time, and expenses. They can block time…
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The DOL Fiduciary Rule is on its way!

Communities

It’s official, the Department of Labor (DOL) will proceed with a June 9th implementation date for the fiduciary rule. With the date right around the corner, advisors may be concerned with how to comply. According to DOL.gov, DOL in supporting its mission to “protect, educate, and empower retirement investors,” implemented a new ruling that ensures all individuals providing “retirement investment advice to plans, plan fiduciaries and IRAs to abide by a ‘fiduciary’ standard – putting…
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How-to Create a Salesforce Community, No Custom Development Needed!

Communities

Our team is excited to announce that The WaterCooler, the premiere social intranet app for Salesforce, is now compatible with Salesforce Communities. Organizations are transforming the way they engage with employees, partners, and customers by implementing the Salesforce Community Cloud. Thanks to The WaterCooler, you can quickly realize the value of a Community.

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