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Slack adds integrations for Salesforce Sales, Service Clouds

https://www.zdnet.com/article/slack-adds-integrations-for-salesforce-sales-service-clouds/

3 days ago

These integrations will be delivered via a new Salesforce for Slack app.

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Salesforce: Why we ditched Python for Google's Go language in Einstein Analytics

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-why-we-ditched-python-for-googles-go-language-in-einstein-analytics/

2 weeks ago

Salesforce explains why Google's Go programming language is a better fit than Python and C for Einstein Analytics.

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Salesforce Partner NexGen Consultants Acquired By Chicago Firm

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/sikich-acquires-salesforce-partner-nexgen-consultants

2 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The professional services firm, which fields an IT division focused on emerging technologies and industry expertise, looks to stand out in the CRM leader's ecosystem by delivering artificial intelligence and multivendor integration.

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Salesforce intros new capabilities in Financial Services Cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-intros-new-capabilities-in-financial-services-cloud/

4 weeks ago

The latest cloud updates aim to help insurance companies better execute digital strategies and retain top talent.

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Why one Java developer jumped to Salesforce and hasn't looked back

https://www.zdnet.com/article/why-one-java-developer-jumped-to-salesforce-and-hasnt-looked-back/

4 weeks ago

A former Java developer explains why he made the jump to Salesforce and offers practical advice to software engineers considering a similar career change.

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We sense a great disturbance in the Salesforce: File-slinging feature breaks down for more than 12 hours

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/20/salesforce_outage/

4 weeks ago

It felt as if millions of SaaS customers suddenly cried out in frustration, then headed off for the weekend early

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Why one Java developer jumped to Salesforce and hasn't looked back

https://www.zdnet.com/video/why-one-java-developer-jumped-to-salesforce-and-hasnt-looked-back/

4 weeks ago

A former Java developer explains why he made the jump to Salesforce and offers practical advice to software engineers considering a similar career change.

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Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer product goods clouds as it expands industry efforts

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-launches-manufacturing-consumer-product-goods-clouds-as-it-expands-industry-efforts/

a month ago

Salesforce has a blueprint for tailoring its platform to industry specific use cases and is using it with the launch of clouds targeting manufacturing and CPG companies.

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10 months of Jeremy Kyle later*, ex-BT boss Gavin Patterson shacks up with Salesforce

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/05/ex_bt_boss_gavin_patterson_to_head_salesforce_europe/

a month ago

Guess it's time to put down the crisps and get off the couch, Gav ...

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Salesforce Q2 tops estimates on strong sales across clouds

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-q2-tops-estimates-on-strong-sales-across-clouds/

2 months ago

Subscription and support revenues increased 22% annually to $3.75 billion.

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Salesforce takes the multi-signer DNSSEC ball and runs with it

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/15/salesforce_multi_signer_dnssec/

2 months ago

Extending DNS security protocol to multiple platforms takes root

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Shopaholic Salesforce flashes $1.35bn, sucks up field service biz ClickSoftware into cloudy arm

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/08/salesforce_snaps_up_clicksoftware_for_135bn/

2 months ago

Greased Field Service Lightning

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Salesforce to acquire ClickSoftware for $1.35B

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-to-acquire-clicksoftware-for-1-35b/

2 months ago

ClickSoftware is already a key component of Salesforce's Field Service Lightning offering for mobile workforces.

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Guidewire hires former Salesforce exec as new CEO

https://www.zdnet.com/article/guidewire-hires-former-salesforce-exec-as-new-ceo/

2 months ago

Mike Rosenbaum joins the insurance industry cloud player after more than a decade at Salesforce.

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Salesforce's Partner Relationship Management Platform Gets An AI Boost

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/salesforce-s-partner-relationship-management-platform-gets-an-ai-boost

3 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The platform for building partner portals and optimizing channel relationships now helps partners expand their practices with self-reporting capabilities, AI insights, and Quip integration

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Microsoft, Salesforce Help SaaS Spending Reach $100B Run Rate

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-salesforce-help-saas-spending-reach-100b-run-rate

4 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Software-as-a-Service will achieve a $100 billion run rate this year, and the market still has a lot of upside as it displaces on-premises software, according to a recent analysis by Synergy Research.

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Salesforce outlines Customer Data Platform, aims to advance Customer 360 strategy

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-outlines-customer-data-platform-aims-to-advance-customer-360-strategy/

4 months ago

The CDP effort by Salesforce, which will be piloted in the fall, is seeking to redefine the category known as data management platform, or DMP.

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How Salesforce got its developer conference right, while Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Google lost their way

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-salesforce-got-its-developer-conference-right-while-microsoft-apple-facebook-and-google-lost-their-way/

4 months ago

Salesforce made developers and admins the stars at TrailheaDX 2019. Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook failed to do the same at their developer conferences.

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Salesforce-Tableau, other BI deals flow; the tally’s now five in a row

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-tableau-other-bi-deals-flow-the-tallys-now-five-in-a-row/

4 months ago

While analytics sector consolidation had been ongoing in dribs and drabs, we’ve now seen five BI acquisition deals in a period of less than ten weeks. Data mavens Brust and Baer share their thoughts on why, and what's next.

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Why Is Salesforce Buying Tableau Software For Almost $16 Billion?

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/why-is-salesforce-buying-tableau-software-for-almost-16-billion-

4 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Wall Street frowned at the blockbuster deal, but Salesforce partners see a deep integration of the leading BI platform as a game-changing play in a data-centric enterprise market

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