Member Stories: Prajakta Samant ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Prajakta Samantย started her career with Accenture in 2006 as a Java developer and switched to Salesforce in 2009. She works for Eternus Solutions, based in Pune, India, as a Solution Architect. In addition to attending various inspiring user groups in her home town and speaking at community events such as Jaipur Dev Fest, Prajakta also leads the Women Who Code Pune initiative, inspiring women to excel in technology careers. She strives to make the world a better place by being kind to others. Her favourite book is “The Myth of the Nice Girl” by Fran Hauser.

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Data Modelling & Management with Blanca Leon-Carter

The second meeting of the Platform Developer I study group is now available, in addition to the following resources. This week we focused on data modelling and management.

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Compare and Contrast Integration Options with Natalya Murphy

In this session the team compares and contrasts the various integration options available with Salesforce based on learning to date. This is key for anyone studying towards the CTA review board.

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CTA Mock Review Boards Kick-off

This week we kicked off our first of three cohorts running through their mock review board programmes. The objective is to get everyone ready for the review board by practicing and judging together.

If you’d like to see what we’re up to – please check out the video below!

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Other Integration Techniques – with Natalya Murphy

Week 6 of a seven-week course hosted by Natalya Murphy, taking a deep dive into the Integration Architecture syllabus with the exam at the end.

Meeting: Review and discuss Workflow outbound messaging; Tools, monitoring and testing

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Data management tools with Natalya Murphy

Week 5 of a seven-week course hosted by Natalya Murphy, taking a deep dive into the Integration Architecture syllabus with the exam at the end.

Meeting: Review and discuss Data management/migration, including Dataloader and Bulk API deep-dive
Study/prepare after meeting:Workflow outbound messaging; Tools, monitoring and testing

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API and Formats Deep Dive with Natalya Murphy

Week 4 of a seven-week course hosted by Natalya Murphy, taking a deep dive into the Integration Architecture syllabus with the exam at the end.

Meeting: Review/discuss SOAP and REST deep-dive, especially WSDL and JSON formats
Study/prepare after meeting: Data management/migration, including Dataloader and Bulk API deep-dive

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Member Stories: Jessika Botruff ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Jessika says she is definitely an accidental admin. Born and raised in western Nebraska, Jessika went to college at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she studied bio-sciences. She was fortunate enough to work for a biotechnology as her first job after graduation. In 2007, they purchased Salesforce and it was the first system Jessika used to learn to build Sales reports. After listening to a talk given by Geraldine Gray at Jessika’s first Dreamforce in 2009, she knew Salesforce was her future. She currently works at FinancialForce.

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