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Pro-Bono Services Week: It's Time to Give Back.

By Will Lutz on Oct 25, 2016 8:27:00 AM

ForceOwl's CEO and Co-Founder speaking at The Mission Continues, Pittsburgh event before Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto after a day of volunteering.

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Can't Go to Dreamforce? Here's Your Guide

By Will Lutz on Oct 3, 2016 9:15:00 AM

How Do I Get the Most out of Dreamforce Without Actually Going to Dreamforce?

We’ve gotten the emails, seen the hashtags and heard the hype (and some of the gossip). Dreamforce 2016 is upon us. It is the annual pilgrimage for everyone in the Salesforce religion ecosystem. Everyone who’s anyone will be there. The Benioff himself will make an appearance. And just in case you didn’t think it was glamorous enough, the concert event is headlined by Bono.

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What Does Trailhead Need To Do Next?

By Will Lutz on Aug 10, 2016 5:18:55 PM
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Why You Need Trailhead Badges To Get Your Next Salesforce Job

By Will Lutz on Aug 3, 2016 2:39:24 PM

If you read any blog post about Salesforce careers, they will undoubtedly champion the coveted SFDC certification. And why wouldn't they? Certifications are easily understood, employer desired, and managed by Salesforce corporate. Makes sense.

However, I must respectfully disagree. The future is Trailhead*.

*I say this with the caveat that I am famously bad at predicting the future. If I could accurately predict the future, the Pittsburgh Steelers would have many more Superbowl rings to their name. But I digress . . .

Soon the day will come when Trailhead Superbadges trump Certifications. BLASPHEMY you say?! Yes I hear you. Let me explain.

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