14 Dec 2019

Background DayBack offers its Salesforce users real-time access to their Google Calendars inside Salesforce. In this environment, DayBack can take advantage of calendar actions to link your Salesforce and Google records. In a previous post, we examined some more straightforward examples, but in this series of articles, we’re going to…

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27 Nov 2019
Time Shame - Your schedule is a Road Trip

Shame Isn’t a Signal to Cram More Into Your Schedule Why aren’t I working on this project? Why aren’t I doing more writing, getting up earlier, chipping away at this backlog of work that I know is essential? I don’t really know. But I do know that I’m ashamed…

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22 Nov 2019
Drag Resources Salesforce Calendar

The latest update to DayBack Calendar helps you organize your calendars by dragging resources (and resource folders) into the order that makes sense for you. Note that the resource columns reflect your changes and appear in the same order as your resources in the sidebar. Resources are people, trucks,…

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20 Sep 2019
Projects Slipping Past Their Deadlines

We Can’t See Late

I don’t need a new productivity hack; I need to rewire how my mind sees time Conference season is winding down in software land and while it’s been good to catch up with people I rarely get to see, it’s also really clear that my people are pretty stressed…

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02 Aug 2019

Deadlines sneak up on us because we’re always focused just a week ahead of time. Our tools don’t help since most calendars keep deadlines off-screen until it’s too late. We need a calendar that can easily zoom out from your daily work to scan your horizon of deadlines, goals, and…

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05 Jun 2019

All DayBack calendar views are now available on mobile. This means you can now use resource scheduling, week, and horizon views in your favorite mobile browser, in FileMaker Go, and in Salesforce Mobile (shown below). More info on setting this up in Salesforce can be found here: Salesforce mobile…

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30 Mar 2019

Color-Coding by a Second Field Here’s a beautiful example of adding additional color-coding options and icons to DayBack Calendar. This customer wanted to retain DayBack’s default color-coding for status but add another color–shown here as the header of the event–for color-coding by resource (salesperson, in this case). They also wanted…

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24 Jan 2019

We’re about to launch a new update to DayBack that will include a new look for the sidebar. This new version introduces a ton of cool new features, but it also introduces a new look that some folks might not like. If you don’t like the black header in…

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04 Sep 2018

Calendar actions in DayBack let you add your own buttons to calendar events. Most folks use these to run flows, navigate to other pages, or connect with other apps–like creating a Zoom meeting for your event. But actions are also a great place to try out new code and…

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29 Aug 2018

Overview Having switched from GoToMeeting to Zoom, we’re having a lot more meetings with customers since Zoom makes it so easy for new users to join the meeting. That means we have a lot more meetings to schedule and we needed a way to see our existing meetings on the…

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