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Build a Search Tool Using Flow

This blog post was inspired by a flow question asked by fellow MVP Toya Gatewood. This one’s for you, Toya! Here are a few lessons learned from implementing this use case: Create an interactive flow with dynamic record choice and loops. Learn how to invoke a flow and pass parameters into a flow from a custom… Continue reading Build a Search Tool Using Flow

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Create a Person Account For New Email-to-Case

This blog post was inspired by Randi Thompson. Here’s to you, Randi! Here are a few lessons learned from implementing this use case: Learn how to invoke flow from process builder. Use custom labels to avoid hardcoding Salesforce record type Ids in flow. Provide descriptions, where provided, in Salesforce. This may be tedious step, I… Continue reading Create a Person Account For New Email-to-Case

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Excerpt from SED17 Presentation: Visual Flow Tips & Tricks

At Southeast Dreamin’ 17, I delivered a presentation called “So, You Want to Go With the Flow But Don’t Know How?” In that presentation, I reviewed 10 tips and tricks for those who are starting out with visual workflow. Here they are… 1. A flow can only perform an operation if the running user has permission to… Continue reading Excerpt from SED17 Presentation: Visual Flow Tips & Tricks

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Automated Cleanup When User Is Deactivated -Remove User from Permission Sets

Here are a few lessons learned from implementing this use case: Automate the removal of permission sets from a deactivated user. Understand the structure of permission set and permission set assignments. Use process builder to invoke flow. Strengthen your flow from faulting by adding decision elements. Provide descriptions, where provided, in Salesforce. This may be… Continue reading Automated Cleanup When User Is Deactivated -Remove User from Permission Sets