Salesforce Goes Social With $27.7B Slack Deal
"Slack looks like the natural fit for Salesforce to beef up its collaboration and messaging footprint and keep pace with [Microsoft]."
Facebook Adds CRM Platform With Kustomer Buy
The deal “could provide businesses and customers with more support for interactions that occur on Facebook and its other apps."
Salesforce Tops Estimates as Q1 Sales Rise 30%
"Our results, amidst this global crisis, demonstrated our ability to execute at speed, innovate at scale and the strength of our business model."
Salesforce to Buy Vlocity in Vertical CRM Move
The $1.33 billion deal "signals the importance of making industry capabilities even more a part of the [Salesforce] platform offerings."
Salesforce Accused of Aiding Sex Trafficking
Trafficking survivors allege Salesforce's CRM tools helped the Backpage website to facilitate prostitution and sexual exploitation.
What Are the Top ERP Systems for 2019?
The ERP market is in great flux as 2018 winds down, positioning some ERPs in unaccustomed positions as market leaders.
Cloud Software Firm Qualtrics Files for IPO
Qualtrics says its "experience management" solutions represent a “vast, rapidly growing, and underpenetrated market opportunity.”
SAP Cloud Sales Top 1B Euros for First Time
“We grew faster than every ‘best-of-breed’ cloud [competitor] out there,” CEO Bill McDermott says.
The Growing Importance of Forecasting
Few CFOs take the time to forecast their balance sheets, preferring to rely on their P&Ls to monitor their cash levels.
Data Integrator Rides Surging Demand
The growing popularity of best-of-breed applications plays into the hands of data integrators like Talend.
Predictive Analytics: An Essential Tool for Today’s CFO
While no one can look into the future, a smart CFO can use predictive analytics to understand the market and use that insight to generate growth.