Monday, September 14, 2015
What I’m Looking Forward to at Dreamforce 15, Part II: Lightning
Written by Juel Hood
As I mentioned in the last post, I’m really looking forward to Dreamforce this year, especially so I can learn more about Lightning. The consulting team at Luxent is well on their way to being Lightning ready to fully support our customers as they decide if or when Lightning is right for them.
We are in the process of finalizing tools to use with our customers to partner with them on a Lightning-ready strategy. This includes gap analysis, test plan, roll-out/communication strategy, and identifying which features currently are being used in a Salesforce org that are Lightning-compatible.
What is Lightning?
Lightning is the new desktop, Salesforce User Interface (UI) that was globally announced on August 25th, 2015. The new UI is a fresh, modern look for Salesforce that includes 25 new features and 50 redesigned pages (including reporting graphics–many oohs and aahs as this was demonstrated). The current Salesforce is now being referred to as Salesforce Classic.
Here’s a quick side-by-side comparison of Salesforce Classic and Lightning:
As you can see, there’s a lot to understand with Lightning, but I hope to see you in San Francisco at Dreamforce to learn more about Lightning!