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Top Qualities of a Great Client-Side Project Lead

Top Qualities of a Great Client-Side Project Lead

The foundation of a successful Salesforce implementation project is a great project team, and key to that project team is a great client-side project lead. That’s not us, and it’s not necessarily the client’s internal Salesforce administrator, either! (Though it can be the same person. We’ve…

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And Now We Test!

And Now We Test!

Whether or not you consider testing to be exciting (“HEY EVERYONE! COME SEE WHAT I BROKE!!!!!”) or dulling to the senses, it is utterly necessary. And when we are talking specifically about User Acceptance Testing (UAT) done by our clients, it always improves the overall…

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Making the team

Making the team

We’re ready to dive into the project! Of course we want to hear all about your data. We want to learn about your programs and the specific fields you are hoping to bring over into Salesforce. We love to see the reports that would make…

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Our Agile Approach: No Surprises

Our Agile Approach: No Surprises

At some point during a project kick-off meeting, I usually explain what we don’t do at Bigger Boat Consulting. I’ll say something to the effect of “We don’t gather a bunch of requirements, scurry away and disappear for 3 months, and then come back to…

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