Aug 26, 2013

CRM Science at Dreamforce '13

Three of the CRM Science geeks and one of CRM Science's clients will be led sessions at this year's Dreamforce ('s annual user and developer conference), held at San Francisco's Moscone Center, November 18th through the 21st.

Abstracts of our sessions are below with links to the Dreamforce org where you can still join the session Chatter and the YouTube recordings.

Create Powerful Reports Using and SOQL Cubed Results - Ami Assayag

"Group by cube" is a powerful feature of SOQL that every developer should have in their toolkit. It's a very handy tool when you need to create complex Visualforce reports because you can get aggregate results for different groupings of values in a single SOQL call. Join us as we go over an example of using one "cubed" SOQL call to generate pivot data of multiple Case fields, and use the data to build Visualforce charts that are not available through standard reportingSession Link

Chrome Extensions for Salesforce Professionals - Kirk Steffke

Learn about two new Google Chrome browser extensions on the Chrome Web Store and AppExchange that provide administrators and developers with time-saving tools and quick settings shortcuts to facilitate the day to day responsibilities they are faced with. These tools from CRM Science will save you time! Session Link

Answers Live Session 2 & Nonprofit HUB Answers Live Session 1 - Thomas Taylor

Making the Salesforce Success Community Answers a LIVE experience! Join us and get your burning non-developer-related Salesforce questions answered in a Q & A style forum. Get to meet and ask questions of some of the outstanding community contributors who have become the de facto Answers army. Nonprofit users can attend sessions targeted to their needs and ask questions of a panel with over 25 collective years of nonprofit-focused Salesforce experience.

Goin' Pro Bono: Leveraging Salesforce Professionals Within the NPO Space - Thomas Taylor

Preparing for successful skills-based volunteering projects for pro-bono ninjas.  Understanding the common risks and learning helpful tips for a pro-bono engagement.  We'll discuss setting reasonable expectations of the project and volunteer, barricading them from free reign, being a good consumer of this available resource, and signs the Pros are stumbling.  How to be a thoughful and effective non-profit volunteer. Session Link

Business Agility using Workflow & Approvals - PointRoll (CRM Science Client)

Not all logic needs to be coded programmatically.'s workflow and approvals engine lets you easily invoke tasks, trigger email alerts, database updates, or messaging based on business events. Join us to learn the platform's workflow capabilities, and hear how other customers have gained valuable business process improvements using workflows. Session Link