Month: November 2020

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…