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Covid 19 vaccine thoughts

So vaccines exist for Covid-19 finally and this is going to change the behaviour of the world for the next few years Vaccines have been tested for a short-term only and long-term side effects are not known. The resulting changes in different demographics is something we need to be alert about. International travel will not…Continue readingCovid 19 vaccine thoughts

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Work

Separate risk and negativity in your project

When working in IT projects — especially in fixed bid projects — I see a lot of people facing difficulties dealing with stress related to a risk they come across. The immediate reaction is to complain about the problem and tell everyone how the project is doomed; sometimes this happens even before the project has…Continue readingSeparate risk and negativity in your project

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Analysis

Trying to make sense of the news of Salesforce acquiring Slack

WSJ is reporting of Salesforce’s plan to acquire Slack. What makes this interesting for me as a Salesforce consultant, is that Salesforce has been working on improving their existing chat platform Chatter in the form of Salesforce Anywhere. Salesforce Anywhere is expected to let sales and service team collaborate not just in the context of…Continue readingTrying to make sense of the news of Salesforce acquiring Slack

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When smartphone does dumb things

My phone has been acting strange, but since I have no money budgeted for a new phone this year I continue to shift between the wonky-but-nice Asus 6z and oldie but goldie Nokia 7 Plus. Then this happened Since I’m currently in a quiet and peaceful place (I mean physically, I’m not dead yet!) keeping…Continue readingWhen smartphone does dumb things

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Starting with Data Architecture & Management Designer certification

Finally I’ve registered for the Salesforce Certified Data Architecture & Management Designer exam and the plan is to give it by the middle of next month. It mainly covers areas I have gained a decent experience in over the last six years such as data modelling, design, managing large data volumes, data governance and its…Continue readingStarting with Data Architecture & Management Designer certification