By Dion Hinchcliffe on October 15, 2014
The vision Salesforce has for market-facing engagement is the right one: Tear down data, app, and user experience silos between marketing, sales, operations, and support. But does their cloud measure up to this vision yet?
By Vinnie Mirchandani on September 24, 2014
In 2009, I wrote a blog about Parker Harris, the co-founder of Salesforce.com titled The Loneliness of a Pioneer. I wrote “..in some ways he wishes the larger vendors would be there today. There are common engineering and plumbing challenges every competitor hits which are useful to share experiences around. It would be good for the […]
By Denis Pombriant on March 7, 2014
Fifteen is an interesting anniversary. We tend to think about major anniversaries in ten-year increments with the five-year internode acting more as a gut check. Fifteen is close enough to the creation that all of the relevant parties are still around and most are still in place. But it’s also far enough in the rearview […]
By Phil Wainewright on September 19, 2012
Rather than centering collaboration around documents, Salesforce.com’s new file syncing add-on to Chatter centers file sharing around signals
By R "Ray" Wang on August 29, 2011
Welcome to an on-going series of interviews with the people behind the technologies in Social Business. The interviews provide insightful points of view from a customer, industry, and vendor perspective. A full list of interviewees can be found here. Parker Harris, Co-Founder and Executive VP of Technology Biography Parker Harris founded salesforce.com along with […]
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By R "Ray" Wang on May 29, 2011
Executive Profile Series Delivers The Inside View On Disruptive Technologies Starting this week, we’ll be kicking off an on-going series of interviews with the people behind the technologies in Cloud Computing and Social Business. The interviews should provide insightful points of view from a customer, industry, and vendor perspective. The transcript of the 30 minute […]
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By Michael Coté on March 12, 2011
Overview of a cloud panel at SXSW I’m moderating.
By James Governor on December 8, 2010
I came into the office this morning to see a tweet that stopped me in my tracks. Salesforce.com is acquiring Heroku for $212m. In cash! Beyond the obvious bubbliciousness of the deal was a cold hard truth about the once and future kingmakers – developers. You see I didn’t first hear about Heroku from a […]
By Michael Krigsman on May 3, 2010
Salesforce.com’s Chatter platform offers a promising advance for collaboration in the enterprise. Watch an important video interview with the company’s co-founder.
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