Dreamforce ’18 is any minute now! Whether you are already an architect with Salesforce, or whether you’re exploring how to be one, we’ve curated a few great sessions for you to check out at Dreamforce.
Build and Test AI Models for Trust (2)
Tuesday, September 25, 8:30 AM – 8:50 AM
Machine learning software differs from traditional software in that outcomes are not based on a set of hand-coded rules and are not easily predictable. The behavior of such software changes over time-based on data and feedback loops. The results and predictions of a machine learning model are not always clear. Join us to learn how Salesforce Einstein provides you with insights into why models behave the way they do, and build trust and confidence as a result. We’ll cover model explainability, and how we seamlessly integrate this into the machine learning pipeline.
The Architect Journey: Becoming a Domain or Technical Architect
Tuesday, September 25, 9:00 AM – 9:40 AM
For Salesforce architects who have the technical ability, business acumen and drive to push their limits. Salesforce CTA is the certification that opens career-transforming opportunities to solve Salesforce customers’ greatest business challenges. Come hear top tips from the experts on what it takes to achieve the most prestigious credential.
Architecture of End-to-End Einstein Solutions
Tuesday, September 25, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
The architecture of the Einstein Platform is an important element for developers and architects to understand. Which components typically make up an Einstein feature? In this session, we’ll cover the general principles illustrated with solution architectures and best practices from different customer examples, such as Einstein Vision for Retail or CPG companies, Einstein Next Best Action in customer communities, and Einstein Bots for customer service.
Practical Architecture Strategies for Banking
Tuesday, September 25, 12:00 AM – 12:40 AM
Banks struggle to provide customer engagement solutions due to the sheer number of core product platforms. Join us as we cover proven architecture strategies for delivering a customer engagement platform using Financial Services Cloud.
Architect Journey—Discovering Your Path (2)
Tuesday, September 25, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Whether you wear one or many hats in your role, we’ve got a specialized domain Designer certification that will validate your specific area of expertise. Join us to learn more about Designer certifications and the resources available to build your knowledge, that will help you on your path toward becoming a Salesforce Architect.
Org Consolidation in a Post Merger Environment
Wednesday, September 26, 8:30 AM – 9:10 AM
Join us as we discuss how to develop and execute on a consolidation journey after companies not only combine people and processes, but orgs as well. We’ll cover the new challenges companies don’t anticipate, and the new way that IT and business teams need to work together to build a better seamless experience for the combined companies.
Cox Automotive Switches Gears for Sales Success Through Org Consolidation
Wednesday, September 26, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
Join us to learn how after making a run at a single org for sales, Cox Automotive’s leadership in the various BU’s began to question the value of this approach. So, after much information gathering and analysis, it was determined by senior leadership that the ultimate goal is still single org for sales, but leveraging a multi-org model along the journey.
Managing 40 Million Sensors Worldwide with an IoT App Built on Heroku
Wednesday, September 26, 2:30 PM – 2:50 PM
Keeping track of the thousands of parts and spares in a manufacturing plant is a daunting task. Leveraging Heroku and IoT, Endress + Hauser delivered a mobile app for plant managers to easily track the 40 million parts they sell worldwide, leading to massive savings in time and budget.
Design and Deploy Secure, Compliant Business Apps with Salesforce Shield
Wednesday, September 26, 3:00 PM – 3:40 PM
At Salesforce, trust is our top priority. Earning that trust from our enterprise customers, especially those in regulated industries like Financial Services, requires that we meet rigorous security and compliance requirements. Join us to hear how Fidelity Investments and City National Bank, an RBC Company, translated their security and compliance requirements to an actionable plan with Salesforce Shield. Learn how they architected their Salesforce deployments, along with Salesforce Shield, to deliver secure, compliant, and performant business solutions.
Data Integration Heroes!
Thursday, September 27, 8:45 – 9:05 AM
Join us to dive into the new world of MuleSoft within Salesforce. Managing data integration is commonly one of the most important aspects of a Salesforce implementation. Companies need to have a good data migration strategy when they move from their legacy systems to Salesforce, or simply when they want all their systems to seamlessly communicate. You’ll learn how to use the out-of-the-box connectors provided by the MuleSoft Anypoint Platform to build scalable data integrations and flows with minimal code.
Lightning Performance Management & Scalability Best Practices
Thursday, September 27, 9:45 AM – 10:05 AM
Join us as customers and Salesforce architects share how you can help ensure a performant and scalable Lightning-enabled implementation. You’ll hear real-world insight on optimizing Salesforce in large, complex enterprises, leveraging Lightning Performance Management & Scalability Best Practices.
Build an Amazing Enterprise Rockstar Solution with Ladies Be Architects
Thursday, September 27, 11:00 – 11:40 AM
Grab your magic markers and join Ladies Be Architects for an hour of solution design. Think you’re just a clicker? Well, you don’t need to know how to code. We’ll be working together on a hypothetical scenario, so be prepared to roll up your sleeves and have fun with your architect friends of all levels and abilities. #DF18Partners
Developer Keynote: Build the Future of Apps
Thursday, September 27, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
People now expect apps of the future; continuously improving, integrated, and smarter. As developers, you are more empowered than ever to build these apps. Join this developer keynote and be the first to see how the Salesforce Platform can help you build apps faster, integrate apps easily, and make apps smarter.
Build and Test AI Models for Trust (1)
Friday September 28, 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM
MachinelLearning software differs from traditional software in that outcomes are not based on a set of hand-coded rules and are not easily predictable. The behavior of such software changes over time based on data and feedback loops. The results and predictions of a machine learning model are not always clear. Join us to learn how Salesforce Einstein provides you with insights into why models behave the way they do, and build trust and confidence as a result. We’ll cover model explainability, and how we seamlessly integrate this into the machine learning pipeline.
Decouple Architectures with High Volume Platform Events Using Clicks and Code (2)
Friday, September 28, 11:45 AM – 12:05 PM
High volume platform events unlock high-throughput, high-value event-based architectures to replace fragile and point-to-point integrations. Learn how decoupled, real-time apps can be built using Apex triggers, workflows, and the Streaming API. Jumpstart your knowledge of platform events and event-driven systems with this fast-paced session.
Data Mapping: Tips to Being Successful with the Latest Salesforce Innovation
Friday, September 28, 12:30 PM – 12:50 PM
Join us as we explore how the new field mapping editor helps you enable integrated experiences between your Salesforce clouds. The Design Team will discuss the process of creating the Field Mapping Experience and share best practices for preparing data for mapping and integration.
If you can’t join us in-person, you can check out the Developer Keynote online. Mark your calendar for Thursday, September 27th at 1:00 PST and join us for our livestream here.