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The purpose of this eBook is to share lessons learned and recommendations for best practices as you move forward with your implementation. These recommendations are not intended to be Salesforce specific, but are rather globally applicable recommendations for the implementation of any new technology tool.
If you can find value in sharing your Salesforce data with constituents, a Salesforce Community might be right for you! Salesforce Communities expand your database beyond your internal users and allow constituents to interact with each other and with your data in a controlled environment.
The key to the success of your Salesforce implementation is moderation and this is especially true when it comes to custom object creation. Even if an out of the box (OOB) function of Salesforce or NPSP doesn’t fit your business process exactly, you do not necessarily need to create an entirely new object.
When there’s more than one way to get something done, how do you make the best choice? Consistency is the key. If you’ve used Salesforce for a while, you probably know that for any given problem there are multiple ways to solve it. Remember to be consistent.
Whether you’re a tiny 2-person shop that provides lunch for the homeless, or a 30-staffed water safety watchdog growing from local to statewide in scope, Salesforce may be just what you need. It allows you to harness technology to do your jobs better and more efficiently.
Creating a new, custom record type for everything is a mistake. Learn more about how to maximize your Salesforce investment while customizing only what you need.
Making improvements to your Salesforce platform is a process. We have provided some best practices to help you establish clear database improvement policies for your organization.
Through my work as a Salesforce consultant I believe there are three key levels or “energy states” an organization can potentially occupy. They run from low-adoption, low-efficiency, up to high adoption and high efficiency. A key indicator of where your organization might be revolves around the use of reports. Let’s explore that a bit and learn more about these three states.