Salesforce Machine Learning with Python

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are considered as an integral part of future technologies.

Artificial Intelligence is an area focused on developing intelligent machines that work and react like humans. To achieve this Artificial Intelligence considers all the traits that can help achieve the feat, these traits include perception, learning, and planning. Salesforce Machine learning on the other hand focuses on development of programs in such a way that systems can access data and use it to learn for themselves Artificial Intelligence focuses on making machines smart i.e. react as the situation demands whereas machine learning is based on providing machines access to data, making them learn themselves which makes their decisions learned rather than smart. Continue reading

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Use TransmogrifAI Python to jumpstart Salesforce machine learning

Salesforce released TransmogrifAI Python, a machine learning library written in Scala that runs on top of Spark. This can be potentially deployed on any cloud such as Heroku/PostgreSQL platform. What all is involved in TransmogrifAI python?

  • Language: Scala
  • Underlying engine: Apache Spark data processing engine
  • Deployment platform: A standalone local machine or cloud platform like Heroku

Let us explore a bit more about these new players in the scene and whether they will align with our need to build robust machine learning models. The entry barrier to using the TransmogrifAI python library is likely to be the new tech stack that a typical Salesforce developer needs to scale up to.

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Salesforce CRM for Wineries: The Customized Winery and Spirits CRM

Any business trying to grow and increase their client base needs a winery customer relationship management (CRM) software program. It’s just a simple fact that even the smallest businesses can’t avoid for very long before keeping track of clients starts to consume the entire day. Crm for Wineries are no exception.

The wine crm industry has a tendency to be reactive with their wine sales after they build a client relationship. The winery crm industry needs to have a CRM that empowers wineries to take action proactively in their marketing efforts. Salesforce has this ability through the use of marketing automation, data analytics, and AI. Salesforce can use your winery’s historical data of purchases made by clients to predict what products that client may be interested in. This allows wineries to target specific customers with specific content.

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FullCalendar Plugin in Salesforce Lightning Component

Full calendar in Salesforce Lightning is a useful tool for many calendar related application. It has been widely used with various javascript applications and even visualforce pages.

However, the full calendar plugin in salesforce lightning is also compatible with lightning as it is entirely created using jQuery.

The first step in using this plugin with your lightning component is to download it and upload it as a zip folder to your dev org as a static resource.

Full Calendar in Salesforce Lightning
What is Full Calendar in Salesforce Lightning
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Pardot Software Implementation

What is Pardot?

We have all undoubtedly heard about how great it could be for salespeople, but is that as far as this powerful tool can take Salesforce users? Of course not. Pardot Dashboard is a perfect tool to include as part of your Higher Ed Salesforce implementation.

Pardot is a B2B marketing automation solution that ultimately makes the jobs of sales and recruiting teams much easier. We have seen more and more Higher Ed Salesforce Pardot implementations including Pardot for their recruiting teams and it’s obvious why once you begin using it.

The features in Pardot software implementation provide a seamless connection between your marketing campaigns and how your recruiters can interact with prospects.

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The Truth About Salesforce HEDA and Salesforce Higher Ed

HEDA (Higher Ed Data Architecture) is a cornerstone for enabling Higher Ed Salesforce Implementation for universities and campuses. However, Salesforce.org officials and training webinars have explicitly said that it is a stepping stone for organizations, not an all-encompassing solution. Salesforce.org training materials suggest that if  Salesforce Higher Ed institutions intend to expand the presence of Salesforce in their organization in the future, then they may benefit from consulting with a Salesforce Partner company that specializes in Higher Ed Salesforce Implementation.

Salesforce HEDA has made so much more than just a sales CRM. With that said, it does not solve admission, advising, communication, alumni relations, or fundraising. It does, give you a basic, light-weight, platform that you then can take and build on to create specific solutions to areas that are important to your specific organization. Continue reading

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What do you mean by Salesforce Big Objects?

Have you ever been in a situation where you need to store a gigantic amount of data in your Salesforce org? Are you tired of using third-party storage systems and writing web service calls to get the massive amount of data? Having to crunch those large numbers, though a reflection of your own success, can be troublesome and performance degrading.

Salesforce has come to the rescue again by introducing big objects salesforce which are objects with massive storage capabilities on the Salesforce platform itself. They provide consistent performance over a data set of the order of billions and are accessible through a standard set of APIs to your org or to an external system.

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Salesforce Implementation Using Agile Scrum Process

what is agile salesforce implementationWith having being part of 5 Service cloud and Agile salesforce implementation projects I have realized that customizing the platform to the client’s need is not challenging but the build up to the production release and approach that the integrator adopts to, makes all the difference to have delighted project sponsors and end users. Continue reading

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Apex Code to Create Recurring Event in Salesforce Lightning

In this article, I am sharing my approach and code required for fetching recurring events in Salesforce Lightning.  The use cases could be creating a recurring pickup, order placement etc. You would need basic knowledge of Apex and Salesforce Lightning.

This screen will give you an idea about the recurring UI.

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Salesforce Development Best Practices

In this blog I will share the Salesforce Development best practices that I have learned over the years. I have tried to give a few code snippets to provide examples. Feel free to use the code as-is.

What is Salesforce Development Best Practices

Salesforce Development Best Practices

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