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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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My Journey to Celebrate Pride Month 2019 with Silverline

Around the Office

June marks Pride Month. I always like to reflect on and understand what Pride means to me. I have been very fortunate to be open and my true self for the past 12 years and out to others for the past 5-6 years, thanks to all of the trailblazers before me. I also have to think about a time a couple of years ago where I was not so proud. My peers in my college…
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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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MuleSoft Meetup Kickoff at Silverline

Around the Office

  This week, the MuleSoft Meetup Group hosted their Holiday Kickoff and first event at Silverline’s NYC Office. The user group faced the familiar holiday tradition of setting new year’s resolutions and intentions for 2019. The lofty goals included hosting one event per quarter, encouraged knowledge sharing and increasing membership throughout the year.     With over 30 attendees, the majority of the room was new to the MuleSoft meetup group yet most have had…
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The Power of Fresh Perspective in Salesforce Education

Around the Office

Silverline has a tremendous emphasis on continuous learning and helping others, so it’s no surprise that employees are very active in giving back when it comes to the Salesforce ecosystem. Silverliners demonstrated these values in a recent volunteering opportunity with COOP, an organization that enables recent college graduates to learn more digital skills and pursue digital jobs. Salesforce became involved with COOP to introduce these new graduates to Salesforce and begin a learning process with…
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Silverline and CUNY sponsor hackathon for hands-on learning and engagement for rising computer science students

Events

Silverline and The City University of New York (CUNY), the largest urban university in the country, are hosting a developer hackathon for computer science undergraduates for two days on November 9 and 10, 2018. The event allows students to both exercise their creativity and gain practical experience in their field. The CUNY Career Success Initiatives is excited to offer students this opportunity for hands-on learning and experience. The developer hackathon will act as an externship…
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How Meditation Can Help You Become a Better Consultant

Around the Office

Data provided by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that productivity of the average American worker has increased 400%. While today’s technological advances enhance productivity, they also extend work beyond the office, cutting into our personal time. Higher productivity goals continue to overwork and stress American workers more than ever before. As a Salesforce Solution Architect at Silverline, I’ve personally experienced how detrimental burnout can be to productivity. Emails come in at all hours…
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