Posts Tagged ‘Salesforce Developer’

Student Community – Making Your Students’ Lives Easier

We’ve been talking a lot about what RIO Education can do for you. Let’s switch it up a bit and talk about what RIO Education can do for your students. You can be dealing with thousands of students at any one time, so you’ll want to make sure you’re providing them with the best possible…

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Salesforce Tips: Implementing “My Domain”

Salesforce has mentioned that “subdomain makes your org more secure”. But why do you need to set it up? Because it is required to use the following in Salesforce: Lightning Components – Lightning component tabs, Lightning App Builder, Lightning Pages or Standalone apps. Single sign-on (SSO) with external identity providers. Social sign-on with authentication providers…

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Advanced Feature Management in Salesforce and why its so important

At WDCi we’ve developed a framework for advanced feature management, we call this TDTM (Table Driven Trigger Management)and it’s a solution to manage Salesforce Apex Triggers. Salesforce introduced this concept with their Nonprofit Starter Pack (NPSP). TDTM is new to the majority of Salesforce users, which is why you haven’t heard much chatter about it. Salesforce has not released a…

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WeDid: Result Release Mechanism

Challenge: As an Education Provider, this customer allows their students to view their exam results online (via Student Community). Originally, the results were visible to students as soon as the exam scores were updated/released in Salesforce. This was causing some problems because there was no interval allowing course administrators to the verify data.   The…

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Salesforce HEDA and RIO Education: How are they related?

Let’s start with what is HEDA?   Higher Education Data Architecture (HEDA) is a Salesforce application built and tailored for Higher Education. With community-driven data architecture designs providing a foundation for your business to achieve a connected campus. In Salesforce, HEDA uses accounts, contacts, relationships and affiliations. HEDAs sole purpose is to provide effortless tracking…

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What You Should Consider When Selecting A Student Management System

  Students are central to all Higher Education institutions. As you know technology changes at an ever-increasing rate. Students are engaged in a range of digital mediums every day. They need the ability to access accurate and relevant information on the go. A Student Management System (SMS) provides interactions between institution, faculties and students. Here…

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Salesforce Tips: Skipping Approval Process

Most organisations have an approval process which can be moved to Salesforce. When setting up the approval process, note that the setup can get tricky if you have to closely match an approval process to a manual process. Our example below will be based on a scenario of an individual who plays numerous roles within…

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WeDid: Approval Escalation

Challenges: This customer provides a biotechnology product that they developed as well as selling their products. This customer has been using Salesforce for quoting purposes for many years. Their users utilize a custom quoting feature (Developed previously by WDCi) to search for products, prices and creating quotes. For further enhancing of their quoting feature, this…

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WeDid: Certification Automation

Challenges: This company is a global education organisation that provides vast learning programs. This customer has been using Salesforce for several years to track student information including student certification details. During the years of using Salesforce, their instance has seen mass customizations over time, mainly due to automating the student certification process. The requirement for…

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