Author Archives: Rajeev Kumar

Rajeev Kumar

Rajeev has over 20 years of experience in IT managing large software development programs, organization change initiatives and Agile transformations. Prior to joining Mirketa Rajeev worked at startups and fortune 500 companies in senior management roles. He founded www.mytafi.in and www.finacast.com, personal finance management applications for Indian and US market. Rajeev is also the founder of www.wednik.com, a wedding planning application with online market for wedding planners and wedding merchandise.

Salesforce Implementation – Top 5 Challenges

Salesforce Implementation can be transformational for organization  it can change the entire way an organization operates today to how it would work in future.

In my post here today I would try to enlist the major challenges shared by organizations who approached us for Salesforce Implementation , adopt, transform, and make changes, to the Salesforce and we turned them into happy Salesforce Organization.

challenges faced in salesforce project

The Challenges faced in salesforce project

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Posted in salesforce community implementation.

Google Map Integration in Salesforce

A Step by Step Guide to Integrate Salesforce Google Maps.

In this blog I will be explaining how to integrate Google map in account detail page with the help of Visualforce page.

In the example below, with the help of Google map API we can add Google maps in account detail page.

To achieve this follow simple steps as below:

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Posted in Salesforce Google Maps.

Helper class in Salesforce

If you are working on custom application development on force.com or customizing salesforce to do event driven updates, you will end up writing quite a few triggers, and in some cases more than one trigger on the same object.

In this blog I will explain how to use a Helper/Handler class in salesforce when we have to write more than one trigger for the same object on the different events. I will also explain how a Helper/Handler can also help manage trigger execution. Continue reading

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Team Temperature Agile – an easy way to measure your current state

Over the years I have worked on many process/org improvement initiatives with my internal teams and the client teams as a consultant. I have used a few tools/models/techniques to assess the current state. Of all things I have used, myfavorite technique is a very simple one which gives me very good insights into the current state in about 15 minutes. It is a concept somewhat driven from Net Promoter Score (NPS) concept. I call it Team Temperature Agile. I can’t take credit for the term as it has been used by other guys before me. Probably my variation and usage of the technique may give a heart aches to some who use it differently.

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Posted in Agile, Team Collaboration.

Salesforce Customization- Create custom graphs -charts using Visualforce Development

Recently I worked on projects where I had to customize the standard graph elements to create engaging experience on consumer portal. In this post I will be sharing my experience with Salesforce data visualization and charting.

Default Salesforce Charts

Before getting into the custom salesforce graphs, I want to spend a quick minute summarizing the standard Charts/Graphs that come with Salesforce. If you have worked with Salesforce charts then you probably already know that most default charts are pretty much the same as what you get with Excel and can be plugged into a Dashboard fairly easily (just like excel charts). Following are the default charts offered by Salesforce: Continue reading

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Atlassian Development: Create an issue in Jira from your plugin

To create an issue in Jira, first you need to import the following classes in your java file

import com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.User;
import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService;
import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService.CreateValidationResult;
import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService.IssueResult;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueInputParameters;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue;
import com.atlassian.jira.security.JiraAuthenticationContext;
import com.atlassian.jira.util.ErrorCollection;
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor; Continue reading

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