Education Summit Homecoming: 4 Trends From This Year’s Event

May 10, 2023
Trellis team poses in front of Salesforce education summit backdrop

Kim Winchell, Meredith Aronson, and Sarah Wieland were our Trellis representatives at this year's Salesforce Education Summit in Dallas, Texas.

"A big topic of conversation was the reimagined Education Cloud, which Salesforce announced on March 15. Education is one of multiple industry verticals Salesforce serves, and the company is leaning into a new capability model that provides an institution-wide approach to common services. Lego has served as a common analogy for building on the Salesforce platform: You can buy a box of Legos and start from scratch, or you can buy a kit with instructions. The reimagined Education Cloud will be a hybrid with pre-built starter packs on which applications can be built for customization. The new data model is more complex, but more robust than the Education Data Architecture (EDA), which meets the evolving needs of institutions, including various structures and learning models."

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