New CPQ Certification Credential!

Apr 10, 2017

Weekly Update: Highlights & Headlines from the Salesforce Partner Community

Review these important updates below! The Partner Community Weekly Update provides a summary of training, blog posts, events, and other key assets to keep Salesforce Partners fully informed.

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By Giorgina Tucker (Partner Community) and Caylah Novak (Partner PR)

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Lightning Now Survey: Consulting Partners, please read the blog post and take this short survey. This is a great opportunity to provide feedback on your experience so far and help us understand how we can help. View more here! Deadline is this Friday at 5pm (Partner Community Login Required).
  • CPQ Certification: Salesforce University is proud to announce our latest credential – the Salesforce Certified CPQ Specialist! This credential is designed for individuals to demonstrate their skills and knowledge. Learn more, and register for the exam here.
  • Salesforce Proficiency Pack: We launched the Salesforce Proficiency Pack for Administrators last week. Our next start dates for these blended online courses are 4/10 and 4/24. Follow this link to access full details (registration link, cost).
  • Summer ‘17: Get ready for Summer ’17 Release. This just in, the key milestone dates for Summer ’17. Check out the Sandbox Preview Instructions and remember to check out http://p.force.com/releases for more release information.
  • TrailheaDX: Don’t miss out on this year’s TrailheaDX starting on June 28th!  Early bird ticket are now on sale! Early bird tickets are $499. Go register and grab early bird tickets at https://developer.salesforce.com/trailheadx.  
  • Certification Maintenance: We’re excited to share a change to our certification maintenance program. Effective March 27, 2017 if you are required to take more than three release exams each year to maintain your certifications, you only pay for the first three and the rest are FREE! Learn more here.
  • Partner Forum Decks: Looking for session decks from the recent Partner Forums? Check out the Salesforce Partner Forums group on the Partner Community. The session decks will be posted there (Partner Community Login Required).
  • Trailhead: Partners, there are three new trails to check out (Salesforce Partner Community, Ethics & Integrity for Partners, ISV App Trial Management). Go to http://p.force.com/trailhead to check them out!
  • Spring ’17 Trailhead Badge: Have you picked up your Spring ’17 Trailhead badge yet? Check out the highlights from the Spring ’17 Release. Get access to this badge at p.force.com/releases.
  • Marketing Power Hour: Join this week’s Power Hour on Wednesday April 12h at 9 am PT. Register here! (Partner Community login required)
  • New Alerts! Sign-up to be Notified (Updated), Lightning Experience Readiness Report Enhancements, Consulting Partners – PVS “Prior Period” does not include data - http://p.force.com/alerts
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HEADLINES
    NOTABLE SALESFORCE COVERAGE Salesforce Partner Program Coverage: Salesforce for Startups / AppExchange Coverage: PARTNERS IN THE NEWS
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