8 Ways to Familiarize Yourself with its Features

Salesforce Spring 20Salesforce Spring ’20 Release is around the corner. By 14th February 2020, it will be released in production environment all around the globe. Here are 8 ways in which you can familiarize yourself with the new features and functionalities introduced in Salesforce Spring ’20 release.

1. Sign Up for my “1 Day, 1 Tip, 1 Minute” Email series on Salesforce Spring’20 Release

1 Day 1 Tip 1 Minute Email on Salesforce Spring ’20 Release has now been discontinued to make way for the new Salesforce Release. To sign up for the 1-minute emails on latest Salesforce Release please navigate to URL https://www.asagarwal.com/1-day-1-tip-1-minute-emails-on-salesforce-release-features/

2. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook

Follow me on Twitter (@asagarwal) or Facebook if this your preferred social medial channel. I tweet about the various new features and functionalities introduced in Spring’20 with hashtag #SalesforceSpring20. It is usually 3-4 posts spaced throughout the day that won’t take more than a minute or two for you to read. The idea is to let you know the interesting and useful features of Spring ’20, one feature at a time. So while you are commuting to work or waiting in the line for a coffee, why not learn a thing or two about the new features!

3. Release In a Box

Release in a Box is an enablement kit to help you prepare and present a comprehensive preview of the Spring ’20 release to your leadership teams, stakeholders, and communities. Use this kit to become a release expert and share in-depth details about the newest innovations available in the Spring ’20 release.

https://sfdc.co/ReleaseinaBoxSpring20

Saleforce Spring '20 Release in a Box
4. Skim through the Release Overview Deck

A picture speaks a thousand words and that is what you are going to find in the Release Overview Deck. It contains slides with screenshots of the new features, making it easier for you to understand the changes coming up with the release. The only caveat is you need to login to Salesforce’s trailblazer Community to be able to view this. Here is the URL for you  to navigate directly to the Release Overview Deck – https://sfdc.co/Spring20_ROD

5. Watch the YouTube Playlist

If a picture speaks a thousand words imagine what a video will do. Here is the playlist of more than 50 short videos (between 1 to 5 minutes each), bringing the new features and functionalities to life for you – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjJeA2SstEtIeiKGgMM2UUDWCXldUQqou

6. Complete the Trailhead Module

The proof of the pudding is in eating. Complete this Trailhead module not only to learn but also to test your knowledge. Now that is going to be a complete immersion program for you – https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/content/learn/modules/spring-20-release-highlights

7. Follow the Other Bloggers

Some of the bloggers have taken their pick of the favorite features and functionalities in Spring ’20. Here is the link to a few of those blog posts

  1. Salesforce Ben
  2. Automation Champion
  3. Jenna Molby

8. Go through the Release Notes

Still hungry for more? Then, the most comprehensive (and also the most time-consuming) resource that you can refer to is the Release Notes. It is a 500+ pages document detailing all the different features and functionalities introduced in this release. Personally, I prefer to use it for reference only, but by all means, go ahead and read if you like it. Here is the URL for the same (with the option to download this in PDF format) – https://releasenotes.docs.salesforce.com/en-us/spring20/release-notes/salesforce_release_notes.htm