Meet a CTA: Jannis Bott

We first met up with Jannis at TrailheaDX in May 2019 – and we’re thrilled to share his advice and CTA story with you all. Jannis is German and settled in Sydney, Australia. As a practice partner for solution engineering, innovation and incubation at System Partners, he leads a team of Solution Engineers and acts as a strategic advisor and Salesforce product expert to some of the largest, most complex enterprise customers in ANZ. Jannis is married and has a young son.

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Meet our Ambassadors: Vickie Jeffery ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

Vickie’s background is in IT Administration and Management. She’s worked in the IT world for the past 20 years, starting in systems and network administration before moving into management and strategy positions. She inherited Salesforce during a company merger in 2011 and hasn’t looked back. The depth and flexibility of the product and the ability to build quickly and dynamically feed her need to be creative, and the Salesforce Ohana has been pure magic.

We recently asked Vickie to join the Ladies Be Architects team as an ambassador, spreading the word in the Land Down Under, and we were thrilled when she said yes! Hereโ€™s her story!

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Meet our Ambassadors: Emily Hay ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

Emily Hay is a Salesforce Women in Tech group leader, Dreamforce speaker, and Salesforce Certified Application Architect with over 9 years of experience working with the Salesforce platform. Sheโ€™s a Kiwi currently living in Brisbane, Australia. We recently asked Emily to join the Ladies Be Architects team as an ambassador, spreading the word in the Land Down Under, and we were thrilled when she said yes! Here’s her story!

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CTA Practice Scenario I: Wine and Sunflowers Ltd

A couple of months ago we started a programme to produce some more practice scenarios for the Certified Technical Architect review board. We are thrilled that we can share our very first hypothetical scenario for ANYONE and EVERYONE to use for their ramp-up.

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August 2018: Study Group VIII: Designing Customer Mobile Strategies with Charly Prinsloo

In August, the community voted to take a look into customer mobile strategies as part of the Mobile Solutions Architecture certification. Charly happily stepped up to run this session, which covers:

  • Questions checklist
  • The pros and cons of Salesforce mobile apps vs custom apps
  • HTML5, Native (iOS/Android/Windows Mobile) or Hybrid solutions
  • Mobile app security
  • Testing strategy

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Introducing the Ladies Be Architects Podcast!

It started with Charly having a chat with several people at Salesforce Connections in Chicago….and today, we give you our first episode!

UPDATE FROM Charly: and then I listened to Gillian Bruce‘s keynote at Texas Dreamin’ and #GillianMadeMeDoIt!

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Member Stories: Ashley Allen ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Ashley Allen was born and raised in Southern California. USA. She is an entrepreneur, mother of 3, a non-binary lesbian and Salesforce consultant.

Shortly out of college, having just relocated to Buffalo, NY with her now ex-husband, Ashley found out she was pregnant with their second daughter. Broke and desperate for a job, she wanted to find work at home so that she could keep working after the baby was born. Ashley couldn’t afford to take time off because she was on partial government assistance at the time, and skipping work meant there wouldn’t be any food on the table.

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