Salesforce Reporting and Dashboards

Author: Johan Yu
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781784395209
Release Date: 2015-03-26
Genre: Computers

This book is intended for all Salesforce users—administrators, managers, business analysts, or report writers who are new to creating reports or dashboards within Salesforce. Basic knowledge of the Salesforce platform is required.

Salesforce Lightning Reporting and Dashboards

Author: Johan Yu
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788296731
Release Date: 2017-08-03
Genre: Computers

Learn how to build advanced reports and dashboards in Salesforce Lightning experience About This Book Visualize and create advanced reports and dashboards using Lightning Experience Improve overall business efficiency with advanced and effective reports and dashboards Understand and create custom reports and dashboards Who This Book Is For This book is targeted at Salesforce.com administrators, business analysts, and managers who use Salesforce.com for their daily job and want to learn in depth about Salesforce Reporting and Dashboard in Lightning Experience. Readers should have a basic knowledge of Salesforce, such as: Accounts, Contacts, Leads, Opportunities and custom objects. What You Will Learn Navigate in Salesforce.com within the Lightning Experience user interface Secure and share your reports and dashboards with other users Create, manage, and maintain reports using Report Builder Learn how the report type can affect the report generated Explore the report and dashboard folder and the sharing model Create reports with multiple formats and custom report types Explore various dashboard features in Lightning Experience Use Salesforce1, including accessing reports and dashboards In Detail Built on the Salesforce App Cloud, the new Lightning Experience combines the new Lightning Design System, Lightning App Builder, and Lightning Components to enable anyone to quickly and easily create modern enterprise apps. The book will start with a gentle introduction to the basics of Salesforce reports and dashboards. It will also explain how to access reports in depth. Then you will learn how to create and manage reports, to use Schedule Report, and create advanced report configurations. The next section talks about dashboards and will enable you to understand and compare various types of dashboard component and how you can benefit the most from each of them. Then we move on to advanced topics and explain tips and tricks related to reports and dashboards, including reporting snapshots, report parameters, and collaboration. Finally, we will discuss how to access dashboards and reports from the Salesforce1 mobile app. Style and approach This comprehensive guide covers the advanced features of the all new Salesforce Lightning concepts and communicates them through a practical approach to explore the underlying concepts of how, when, and why to use them.

Introduction to Salesforce Analytics Building Reports and Dashboards

Author: Steve Wasula
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1478341122
Release Date: 2012-07-01
Genre: Computers

This book is designed to accompany the Introduction to Salesforce Analytics - Building Reports and Dashboards class offered by Stony Point. A person reading this book or a student in this class will to build reports and dashboards utilizing basic and advanced concepts . Although the book is designed as a supplement to the class, it contains valuable exercises that will be useful for someone wishing to learn on their own. This online, five hour class is delivered by a live instructor and is specifically designed to teach administrators, business analysts or report writers how to utilize the basic and advanced analytic capabilities of Salesforce. A student in this class or reading this workbook will learn the basic Salesforce object model, and how to create and secure reports and dashboards. The instructor will lead students through exercises to create tabular, summary, matrix and join reports. Students will learn advanced reporting functionality such as charting, report summary fields, bucket fields, conditional highlighting, advanced report filters and building custom report types. Finally, the student will learn how to create and run dashboards and schedule and email reports and dashboards. Each student will be given a practice learning environment to participate in hands-on exercises during the class. The student will be able to use that learning environment indefinitely after the class without any additional fee. Stony Point is a leading provider of Salesforce training for sales people, customer service personnel, marketers, system administrators, developers and consultants. Stony Point delivers public and private classes virtually and in-person at locations throughout the world. Please visit www.stonyp.com for more information on the classes and services offered.

Learn Salesforce Lightning

Author: Felicia Duarte
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484229941
Release Date: 2017-12-20
Genre: Computers

Refer to this invaluable how-to guide for basic training on Salesforce Lightning. Salespeople and technical users and consultants will no longer have to resort to learning the interface on their own, which is very time consuming. Learn Salesforce Lightning is a step-by-step visual guide that offers immediate and valuable solutions to the new set of UI tools included in Lightning. With chapters broken down into easily absorbed topics, you walk through the entire process of managing your daily activities within Salesforce, as well as basic customizations and system management. The book explains the primary use cases for Lighting, and simplifies some of the more complex features, such as opportunity stage management and the new dashboard builder. Topics covered include: Sales and service management Lightning Apps on the AppExchange Lightning dashboards and reports Lightning security Lightning Process Builder and more What You’ll Learn Navigate the Salesforce Lightning interface Know where to go in the setup area to make customizations Create dynamic reports and dashboards View Lightning on a mobile device Train other users on common day-to-day activities within Lightning Who This Book Is for Salespeople, managers, and executives who are currently evaluating Salesforce.com, who recently purchased a license with Salesforce.com, or recently upgraded to the Lightning user interface. This book is also for Salesforce administrators, consultants, project managers, and technical users looking for basic training on Salesforce Lightning.

Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Handbook

Author: Siddhesh Kabe
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785280771
Release Date: 2016-04-26
Genre: Computers

A handy guide that covers the most essential topics for Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification in an easy-to-understand format About This Book Get to grips with the fundamentals of Force.com to pass the certification exam with flying colors Create Force.com applications, automate business processes, and manage data operations to be a successful Salesforce.com Certified Force.com app builder A step-by-step guide that covers the most essential topics for the Platform App Builder Certification in an easy-to-understand format Who This Book Is For Salesforce beginners who need to prepare for the Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification exam will benefit from this book. This book is ideal for developers and admins who are new to Salesforce CRM and the Force.com platform. It is recommended that users have some basic programming knowledge and are familiar with salesforce. By the end of the book, you will be ready to appear for the exam and develop various applications on the cloud platform. What You Will Learn Learn the basics of the force.com cloud platform Learn to build objects that align with your business Understand the process of building an application on force.com platform Kick-start your certification journey in basic- easy-to-follow guide Focus on important topics that help you accomplish your certification goals Learn to secure your application with the Salesforce security model Manipulate and process large amount of data using the data tools Prepare for the exam with sample mock questions In Detail The Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder exam is for individuals who want to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in designing, building, and implementing custom applications using the declarative customization capabilities of Force.com. This book will build a strong foundation in Force.com to prepare you for the platform app builder certification exam. It will guide you through designing the interface while introducing the Lightning Process Builder. Next, we will implement business logic using various point and click features of Force.com. We will learn to manage data and create reports and dashboards. We will then learn to administer the force.com application by configuring the object-level, field-level, and record-level security. By the end of this book, you will be completely equipped to take the Platform App Builder certification exam. Style and approach Simple and to-the-point examples that can be tried out in your developer org. A practical book for professionals who want to take the Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification exam. Sample questions for every topic in an exam pattern to help you prepare better, and tips to get things started. Full of screen-shots, diagrams, and clear step-by-step instructions that cover the entire syllabus for the exam.

Mastering Salesforce CRM Administration

Author: Rakesh Gupta
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781786460769
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Computers

Learn about the Advanced Administration Certification Examination and build a successful career in Salesforce administration About This Book Build your skills and knowledge to crack the Advanced Admin Certification Examination Leverage the advanced administration capabilities of Salesforce and Salesforce1 Optimize and extend Sales Cloud and Service Cloud applications Who This Book Is For This book is written for Salesforce admins who are looking to gain an in-depth knowledge of the Salesforce platform and grow their value in their organization. It will teach them to implement and design advanced business process automation for the benefit of their organization. What You Will Learn Adopt Lightning Experience to improve the productivity of your organization's sales team Create and maintain service entitlements and entitlement processes Process Builder basic and advanced concepts Different ways to deploy applications between environments Best practices for improving and enriching data quality In Detail The book starts by refreshing your knowledge of common admin tasks. You will go over Lightning Experience and various security aspects. You will be shown how to implement territory management in your organization and make use of custom objects. From here, the book progresses to advanced configuration, data management, and data analytics before swiftly moving on to setting up advanced organization-wide features that affect the look and feel of the application. Extend the capabilities of your organization's Salesforce implementation by optimizing and extending Sales Cloud, Salesforce1, and Service Cloud applications. This guide will equip you with the tools you need to build a successful career in Salesforce. Style and approach The book takes a straightforward, no-nonsense approach to working with the Salesforce CRM platform. It is filled with examples, advanced use cases, and all the resources you need to be a Salesforce Jedi.

Salesforce com For Dummies

Author: Tom Wong
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118825846
Release Date: 2014-04-09
Genre: Computers

Your fun and easy introduction to Salesforce.com and its latest tools The frontrunner in the customer relationship management (CRM) market, Salesforce.com has a rapidly expanding influence over the way companies across the globe interact with their clientele. Salesforce.com For Dummies lends you an edge in building those relationships and managing your company?s sales, marketing, customer service, and support operations. With this accessible guide, you will learn how to organize contacts, schedule business appointments, use forecasting tools to predict upcoming sales, make accurate projects based on past performance, and more. Covers the latest enhancements to Salesforce.com, the world?s most popular customer relationship management software, and explains how to choose the right configuration to suit your business needs Written by Salesforce.com insiders with years of expertise in CRM services Details how to personalize your system, prospect leads, manage accounts and partners, develop contacts, track products, calculate forecasts, drive demand, utilize service and support, share insights with Chatter, enhance your online marketing, and more Close deals faster, gain real-time visibility into sales, and collaborate instantly with help from Salesforce.com For Dummies.

Salesforce CRM

Author: Paul Goodey
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781782170532
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Computers

A practical guide which will help to discover how to setup and configure the Salesforce CRM application. It offers solutions and practical examples on how to further improve and maintain its functionality with clear systematic instructions. Being highly organized and compact, this book contains detailed instructions with screenshots, diagrams, and tips that clearly describe how you can administer and configure complex Salesforce CRM functionality with absolute ease.This book is for administrators who want to develop and strengthen their Salesforce CRM skills in the areas of configuration and system management. Whether you are a novice or a more experienced admin, this book aims to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the Salesforce CRM platform and by the end of the book, you should be ready to administer Salesforce CRM in a real-world environment.

Salesforce com Secrets of Success

Author: David Taber
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780133517392
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Computers

A guide to every aspect of Salesforce.com covers such topics as using the service cloud, promoting collaboration through Chatter, and establishing metrics for social CRM performance.

Practical Salesforce com Development Without Code

Author: Philip Weinmeister
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1484200993
Release Date: 2015-04-05
Genre: Computers

Are you facing a challenging Salesforce.com problem—say, relating to customization, configuration, reporting, dashboards, or formulation—that you can’t quite crack? Or maybe you are hoping to infuse some creativity into your solution design strategy to solve problems faster or make solutions more efficient? Practical Salesforce.com Development Without Code shows you how to unlock the power of the Force.com platform to solve real business problems—and all without writing a line of code. Adhering to Salesforce.com’s "Clicks, not code" mantra, Salesforce.com expert Phil Weinmeister walks you through different business problems and identifies effective, creative—and proven—approaches to solutions using the software’s declarative framework. If you are a Salesforce.com administrator, analyst, consultant, or developer, you can attest to the insatiable appetite of users for new functionality. Your clients expect solutions—and now. Practical Salesforce.com Development Without Code is your lifeline. You will learn how to deliver business solutions within Salesforce.com by combining analysis, creativity, and logic with some of its core elements, including validation rules, workflow rules, formula fields, and flows. In addition, Weinmeister dissects and explains the most useful functions and features for developers, and shows you how to use them. Among other things, you will learn how to: Automate business processes Build reports Customize interfaces and dashboards Become expert in developing formulas Learn how to use functions effectively Develop intricate approval processes Best of all, Weinmeister uses real-life business scenarios and visuals—while sparing you the boring technical jargon—to keep you energized, engaged, and learning something new with every page you read. Practical Salesforce.com Development Without Code will help you absorb the principles behind dozens of new and creative ways to solve your business problems. And that will save you time and make sure your internal customers or clients are well satisfied and productive.

Salesforce com Lightning Process Builder and Visual Workflow

Author: Jonathan Keel
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484216910
Release Date: 2016-11-25
Genre: Computers

Learn how to build logic into your apps by configuring Salesforce.com Lightning Process Builder and Visual Workflow software tools to meet the needs of your organization without the use of code. You will be able to build workflow diagrams on the Salesforce.com platform and perform complex logic. Individuals who have created workflow diagrams in other applications (e.g., Microsoft Visio) will feel very comfortable using these two tools from Salesforce. If you find yourself in a situation where a standard Salesforce configuration does not meet your needs, you can always rely on a developer to extend the functionality through Visualforce and Apex code. What if you could take back that control and not rely on a developer or consultant? With two new technologies—Process Builder and Visual Workflow—introduced onto the Salesforce.com platform, you can accomplish much of what was normally handled with Apex code. Lightning Process Builder and Visual workflow both allow for advanced logic that standard configuration such as Salesforce.com Workflow cannot do. Salesforce.com Lightning Process Builder and Visual Workflow details how these technologies can be used to: Create a call center application that guides operators through a call with screens that change based on the caller’s responses. Automatically submit approvals to speed up and streamline your business. Update related records for any object being modified, including standard and custom objects.

Learning Einstein Analytics

Author: santosh chitalkar
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788478182
Release Date: 2018-01-29
Genre: Computers

Learn to confidently setup and create app, lenses, dashboards using Salesforce Einstein Analytics. Key Features Explore Einstein analytics on desktop as well as mobile platforms Turn data into smarter sales with Einstein Analytics for Sales Visualize your data with preloaded as well as customized dashboards Book Description Salesforce Einstein analytics aka Wave Analytics is a cloud-based platform which connects data from the multiple sources and explores it to uncover insights. It empowers sales reps, marketers, and analysts with the insights to make customer interactions smarter, without building mathematical models. You will learn to create app, lenses, dashboards and share dashboards with other users. This book starts off with explaining you fundamental concepts like lenses, step, measures and sets you up with Einstein Analytics platform. We then move on to creating an app and here you will learn to create datasets, dashboards and different ways to import data into Analytics. Moving on we look at Einstein for sales, services, and marketing individually. Here you will learn to manage your pipeline, understand important business drivers and visualize trends. You will also learn features related to data monitoring tools and embedding dashboards with lightning, visualforce page and mobile devices. Further, you will learn advanced features pertaining to recent advancements in Einstein which include machine learning constructs and getting predictions for events. By the end of this book, you will become proficient in the Einstein analytics, getting insights faster and understanding your customer in a better way. What you will learn - Create app, lenses, and dashboards using Einstein. - Visualize data utilizing all the widgets available with Einstein. - Understand Einstein for Sales, Service, and Marketing separately. - Use Data monitoring tools to monitor data flow and system jobs. - Abstract machine learning constructs and make predictions on events Who this book is for This book is for data scientists, business users, developers who want to explore business data using the Salesforce Einstein Analytics. Knowledge of the Salesforce platform is required.

Salesforce Lightning Cookbook

Author: Syed Chand Shah
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781789535747
Release Date: 2018-08-31
Genre: Computers

Over 25 recipes to help you design and test informative applications on the Salesforce Lightning platform Key Features Learn Salesforce Lightning concepts from scratch. Build scalable enterprise apps with Salesforce design guidelines and the CSS framework Use Visualforce to build custom user interfaces for mobile and web apps Book Description The new Lightning Experience combines three major components—Lightning Design System, Lightning App Builder, and Lightning Components—to enable anyone to quickly and easily create beautiful, modern enterprise apps. If you wish to meet the challenges that Lightning throws at you head-on, then look no further because this practical book will be your faithful companion and ensure that you make best use of the Lightning platform. The book starts by walking you through the three major Lightning Components and helps you enable and configure a Lightning solution. You will explore the art of working with standard components and build a basic layout for the application. Then, you will add more advanced components using the Lightning Framework. Finally, you will also build and migrate reports and dashboards to make your app look more professional. Towards the end of the book, you’ll make use of Design System to work with Salesforce data and lay out the entire page with the components that you’ve built, before integrating Visualforce in your application. What you will learn Enable and configure a Lightning solution Create standard Lightning solutions and build a basic page layout Add custom components to your Lightning pages Build and migrate reports and dashboards Integrate Lightning pages with Visualforce to enhance performance Add stunning custom designs and styling with Lightning Design System Who this book is for This book is ideal for Salesforce developers, admins, sales consultants, and sales managers who are comfortable with using Lightning features to build basic apps. Experience with JavaScript, CSS, and HTML would be an advantage but not compulsory.

Learning Salesforce Visual Workflow

Author: Rakesh Gupta
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785286681
Release Date: 2015-04-29
Genre: Computers

Learning Salesforce Visual Workflow is intended for those who want to use Flows to automate their business requirements by click not code. Salesforce maintains an incredibly user-friendly interface; no previous experience in computer coding or programming is required.

Force com Tips and Tricks

Author: Abhinav Gupta
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849684750
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Computers

"Force.com Tips and Tricks" is not a complete reference guide for the Force.com platform development but it is a time-saving tips and tricks book that can be very helpful and handy for novice as well as experienced developers. This book would be very useful for Force.com developers who want to extend their Force.com applications using Flex, Apex, and Visualforce. "Force.com Tips and Tricks" is not a bible or a complete reference for the Force.com platform development. The time- saving tips and tricks make this book handy for novice as well as experienced developers. This is basically for Force.com developers, who want to extend their Force.com applications using Flex, Apex, and Visualforce.