In last week’s article we outlined the importance of Defining a Pipeline for Your Metadata. This enables a team to have a set process for making deployments. It gives each step of the process a role and responsibility. Some changes will inevitably move from start to finish quicker than others…


Sandra’s Salesforce team is missing release day deadlines. Her company’s size and appetite for frequent org changes has grown. Sandra has always been a confident leader and made efforts to meet this demand. She tried creating sandboxes for each feature, and then one for each individual. …


I am thrilled to announce that we have been acquired by Copado, the leading enterprise DevOps platform for Salesforce.

This is a great opportunity to raise the level of service, options, and value for our customers. Our users will not experience any interruption or change to the services we offer…


Collaboration is important in any business environment, but it’s crucial for the success of enterprise-level development teams.

Dev team members not only have to keep the team’s larger goals on track, they also have to continuously work on their own pieces of the deployment. Especially when it comes to Salesforce…


Having the right tools for the job is a must, especially when it comes to Salesforce deployment. Continuous integration — also known as continuous delivery — is an automated process that allows developers and admins to push changes out continuously using a source control solution and CI server like ClickDeploy…


Without version control, Salesforce DevOps teams are vulnerable to issues that can halt release progress for days.

While many teams acknowledge that version control is the solution for avoiding issues like overwriting, they face an uphill battle when trying to implement an effective Salesforce change management process.

What Is Version Control?

In DevOps, version…


ClickDeploy allows for automated deployments within a CI Job. These automated deployments move metadata from git to the Target Salesforce Org. Within the CI Jobs record, we give users 4 options when choosing the ‘Git Source’ method for deploying metadata. …


CI Jobs are used to automate your release process. These all require a git repository and an Enterprise license. These CI/CD jobs will test, validate, or deploy your metadata. All are based on a trigger or a schedule. …


Of all the Salesforce development process phases, the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) phase may just be the most fulfilling. It’s the phase where your team finds out whether their collaborative efforts have resulted in a release that will meet end-user expectations.

On the flip side, UAT can represent a frustrating…


When you’re delivering frequent configuration changes to your customers at scale, it’s essential to have a clear, well-defined release process. Salesforce automation tools — in combination with a version control system like Git — can help define and streamline many of the key steps in your workflow.

Use this Salesforce…

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