August 9, 2016

Who is the Site Guest User?

The Site Guest User is a special type of user that you use in conjunction with a Force.com site or any application that utilizes a Force.com site. Some examples of this are event management applications, donation applications, volunteer applications, etc. The Site Guest User allows for those external constituents who are registering for an event, making a donation, signing up to volunteer to commit data into your system, essentially making the “sync” of data possible.

July 5, 2016

PCI Compliance: Why You Should Know What This Means

The Payment Card Data Industry Security Standard – PCI Standard for short – is a baseline of technical and operational requirements to help you protect your constituents data and your organization from liability. It applies to you if you at any point store, process, or transmit card-holder data or other sensitive personal information.

April 1, 2014

Security vs Convenience: Securing Your Salesforce Org

When implementing Salesforce, we rightly focus on designing the system; what data do we need to input and the reports and dashboards we want as output. But have you thought about how your decisions regarding Salesforce’s security features can dramatically affect the overall security of your data.

February 11, 2014

Where Is My Salesforce Data?!

One of the most common complaints on the various forums that serve the nonprofit community is that data has somehow either mysteriously disappeared, or that it just never showed up. You know it’s THERE. You imported it yourself. You may have even created the field and then populated it. But why isn’t it showing up? Find out in this blog post.