Pep Up Tech

Let’s Make a Good Thing Better: The 2018 Trailblazer Community Survey

/ / Salesforce
For the past five years, the Trailblazer Community Survey has provided Salesforce admins and developers a “by the Community, for the Community” look at the #SalesforceOhana. Take the 2018 survey today. Every unique survey completion means $10 will be donated by Spanning to support PepUp Tech and their mission ... Read More
Data loss in Gmail: when an important email can’t be found

Gmail’s Redesign Provides a Good Reminder: Check Your Backup and Restore Plan

/ / G Suite
Google has begun rolling out its new Gmail redesign to business users, and the new look means G Suite admins will likely get questions about the changes from end users. If you’re an admin whose end users also ask questions about how to restore Gmail that’s been lost, consider the ... Read More
How the Trailblazer Community Survey helped the #SalesforceOhana at Snowforce

How the Trailblazer Community Survey helped the #SalesforceOhana at Snowforce

Snowforce 2018 was a fantastic Community event – more than 400 people registered to attend 30+ sessions across 6 tracks in Salt Lake City, making for a huge #SalesforceOhana presence at the foot of the Wasatch mountains. I was fortunate enough to present at Snowforce on how beginning admins can ... Read More
saas responsibilities vendors and IT

What State and Local Governments Need to Know About Risks in G Suite and Office 365

Software as a Service (SaaS) collaborative platform adoption is increasing among state and local government — but along with increased adoption comes added risk. In this blog, you’ll learn how to reduce the risks from ransomware and malicious insiders if you’ve adopted Office 365 or G Suite. You’ll also learn ... Read More
Spanning Pups

5 Gifts for the Salesforce Admin in Your Life

The Spanning core values—Helpful, Innovative, Fun, Accountable, Driven, and Open—echo my experiences in the #SalesforceOhana, where so many of my Salesforce admin friends share not just knowledge, but their authentic selves, and have fun. This Valentine’s Day, I want to double down on the Spanning core value of “Fun” with ... Read More
Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

Dishing Deep in Chicago on Salesforce Data and Metadata Backup and Restore

Late January, more than 40 Salesforce admins and developers gathered in downtown Chicago for Salesforce Circles of Success, and to learn about a better way to protect their Salesforce data and metadata. In this blog, you’ll hear what was dished up by participants at the Chicago Salesforce User Group meeting ... Read More
Screenshot displaying how easily a Custom Field can be accidentally deleted in Salesforce.

How to Restore Metadata in Salesforce Without Using IDE

Every Salesforce administrator and developer needs a better way to restore Salesforce metadata – that’s why Spanning Backup for Salesforce now provides automated Metadata Restore for Dashboards, Reports, Email, Layouts, Objects, Permission Sets, Profiles, Reports, Roles, Triggers, and Workflows. Why does this new feature matter? It’s incredibly easy to accidentally ... Read More
Project Night Night Spanning Gives Back

[Infographic] Salesforce Community Research: New Findings, Post-Dreamforce 2017

/ / Salesforce
Dreamforce wouldn’t be complete without at least one selfie, and for Spanning, Dreamforce wouldn’t be Dreamforce without supporting the annual “Salesforce Selfie” Trailblazer Community Survey. This year’s survey has been co-sponsored by Apttus, who’ve helped us expand its reach across the Salesforce Ohana—and if you’re in the Ohana, the survey ... Read More
Spanning Backup for Salesforce save overwrite presets

Salesforce Data Backup and Restore: One New Feature, Many Different Use Cases

Salesforce admins and developers have told us that Spanning Backup for Salesforce’s new feature, overwriting field values in bulk restore, has proven invaluable. With it, they can easily: Restore objects owned by inactive users without jumping through hoops Restore records that do not have values for newly added required fields ... Read More
Employees at Work

5 Steps to Take Now to Reduce Data Loss Risk When Employees Leave

/ / Cloud and Data Security
While there are a variety of scenarios for human-based data loss, in this blog, we’ll explore the most common scenario risk of data loss—when employees leave an organization. According to Osterman Research, the median job tenure for US employees is a little more than four years, a typical organization will ... Read More