From Special Ops to Startup Founder: How Military Service Prepared Me for Success in Tech
My journey from special ops to startup founder isn’t one that I could’ve predicted, but it’s one that has taught me many lessons along the way. From how to get comfortable being uncomfortable, to how to lead, follow, and set the example for others to follow, military service was instrumental in preparing me for my current path.
What Does It Take to Become a Kicksaw Salesforce Consultant?
Sometimes, a job title is really self-explanatory. If you’re a farmer, you farm crops. If you are an accountant, you keep the books. But if you’re a Salesforce Consultant, well…that depends on who you ask. As pretty much anyone who’s worked for more than one company will tell you, consulting (and Salesforce work in general) can be a vastly different experience at any given firm. The complexities and nuances of the various roles that we hire for at Kicksaw inspired us to publish a series of posts on what it’s like to work in these positions. Today, we’re looking at the Salesforce Consultant role!
Salesforce Winter '24 Release Highlights for Health Cloud Users
Whether you’ve already had a couple of weeks to poke around your Winter ‘24 release version of Salesforce or you’re only just starting to sort through the changes, there’s a lot to unpack in this latest update. We know the idea of updating your Health Cloud instance can feel overwhelming, but regularly updating your Health Cloud org is an essential part of maintaining a secure, compliant, and efficient healthcare operation.
Do I Really Need to Update My Salesforce?
We all know the old saying: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. And we won’t argue the merits of this adage for a lot of scenarios — go ahead and keep using that coffee maker from 1995 or that ratty old broom that for some reason cleans your floors better than a mop. Heck, if those bootcuts make you feel more confident and comfortable, keep rocking them. We fully support that. But when it comes to software that runs your business, contains sensitive customer data, and taps into the ever-changing landscape of the Internet…that’s a different story.