Say that you have created a custom action button for the quote line editor in Salesforce, or that you only want certain users to have access to certain buttons. You may be wondering if there is an easy way to hide or show those buttons based on the Profile of the user as the criteria. … Continue reading How-To: Display Custom Action button by Profile
Recently, I was asked how to create a bundle product in CPQ. Before I dive into the how I first want to explain the what and the why. Many companies have products that may have accessories, add-ons, or different components that make up a product - think about purchasing a laptop and the various configurations … Continue reading How to Create a Product Bundle in CPQ
If you have made the leap and successfully achieved gaining the CPQ Specialist exam certification, congrats! Now on to the next hard thing about CPQ, passing their maintenance exams. Unlike the Admin exam which can be passed with just the release notes, passing the CPQ maintenance exams requires a little bit more practice and finesse. … Continue reading Tips to Pass CPQ Maintanence Exams
UPDATED Aug 2018: Winter and Spring ‘18 CPQ releases. I have added 3 questions that represent the incremental changes that Salesforce has done to CPQ. The next update will come after the Winter ‘19 release has a maintenance exam.
Typically the release cycle for CPQ does not contain many items, however, the items it does include can be pretty useful. Winter 18 release focused on three aspects: Global Attributes, Percent of Total Products, and Order Product field updates. Global Attributes Global Attributes is a new record type that expands the already existing functionality of … Continue reading CPQ Winter ’18 Release Notes in Depth
Recently on a project, we were looking into how to maintain the old pricing for existing quotes and use new pricing for future quotes. Up until this point, the client had been overriding their existing pricebooks. To support two prices, we decided to create new pricebooks in addition to the existing ones. In order to proceed with … Continue reading How To: CPQ Multiple Price Lists
Last week I attended Salesforce's CPQ (previously known as Steelbrick) Roadmap Webinar. During the presentation, the speakers, Dan Milbrath, talked about what users of CPQ can hope to see down the line.