I’m pleased to announce that I’ve started as a Salesforce Admin & Junior Developer for many-month migration project for a rather DC-heavyweight client: US Department of Homeland Security’s US Immigration & Citizenship Services.
USICS consists of approximately 19,000 federal employees and contractors working at 223 offices around the world.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Citizenship_and_Immigration_Services
About 500 of them work in call 3 centers tending to the case management and efficient stewardship of the process of naturalization, and verifying that US citizens are legally authorized to work by virtue of that citizenship..
The E-Verify program I’m working on produces Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) for would-be employees seeking to prove that they can be hired legally. And Salesforce will be helping those call agents at every step of the way.
I can’t personally log in to any system with production data in it. So I spend my sprints vetting/validating field mapping documents, and getting into spirited and healthy debate about what real world situation is being modeled, and what are the best data types to use — you know the sameness-but-strongly-different fault line that often cleaves software targeting the same markets & domains. And then, I can that the results of our debate and appropriately tool the metadata of Salesforce to house first testing data, and then by the time there’s production data, I’ll have my Clearance.
That’s it for now.
228,000 records in. Here’s the view for my high school, Smithtown East
Just installed into a Developer Edition Salesforce Foundation’s latest offering, Gift Entry Manager (GEM), a metadata architecture that sits on top of Education Data Architecture (EDA) to enable campus advancement.
Will report back.
In general, Office 365 Admin tools make me feel 7 feet tall. When I publish a Sway embed in WordPress, I get viewing notification emails from Azure Active Directory (AAD). I’m not surprised that the viewer is anonymous – requiring authentication would drive my “I’m outta here” bounce rate up.
Still, because the notification didn’t tell me which Sway was viewed, only the fact that there had been a Sway viewing — it wasn’t a perfectly satisfactory state of affairs. Until I happened to notice a link in the notification…
Here, where you get a link that identifies which Sway.
So it looks like I need to hit the documentation and start building up a more robust if still imperfect analytics understanding.
Nifty! Image linked to release notes citation.