tips of the iceberg

It's rare to see "list-icles" on this blog but I wanted to compile some excellent resources and articles to share with the TDAA community. Stop by for links to beautiful stock photos of people of color, stay for a special segment on "what I'm reading." Plus, more!

spreadsheet bliss

Isn't it great when spreadsheets just WORK, making your repetitive tasks faster and more accurate? Here are two examples of spreadsheet tools I've built with a combination of Salesforce exports and spreadsheet prowess. Using them makes me feel proud and blissful!

oops baby

You’ve heard of oops babies, right? This post is about being an oops database manager – in the field, we call them, “accidental admins.” It’s a story about how I made this my career (as early in my career as I am, I really love what I do!) and the values that guide my work.

(re)portable

Imagine your data are stored in a database. When should you save a new report versus modifying a template? How should I tackle a reporting strategy? What kind of winter coat should I buy? These questions are all raised, and maybe answered!