So another week went and passed. I got my phone number ported and I’m now fully setup technology wise. I spent the entire week reading, reading, reading getting ready for my first certification which is a Salesforce Certified Administrator. Aiming to take it Monday or Tuesday this week. I’ve used both the online courses from the Salesforce help but also a lot of Trailhead. I like the latter much more as it validates the assignments you complete in a training org. The online courses are just do this by clicking here, here, here. I also finally managed to get an org for my online courses. I had to connect through the US East VPN endpoint and say that I live in the US. Anyway it worked. Speaking of Trailhead I also completed my first Super-Badge (Security Specialist) and I’m up to Mountaineer status. I’ve also started to get a better handle on the organisation and I actually remember names and abbreviations.
Thursday we were out celebrating our Q3 result with beers and some food. A nice evening out and met new members of CSG that I’m a member of (Customer Success Group).
Next week is all about study (hopefully passing the first exam) and a two-day summit with CSG Nordic in Stockholm.
What did I learn
- The formula language seems very limited when it comes to date manipulation ie. it lacks a calendar which I find funny. Must study more.
- AMEX form should be scanned in high quality and not attempted printed on Mac
- Vacation is called PTO and should not be confused with VTO (Volunteer Time Off)
- Life in the cloud is good and I’m not using anything but a web browser to get stuff done
Status after this week
Trailhead points: 32.650
Trailhead badges: 30