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Stardog Joins Cloud Information Model (CIM)

New standards, spearheaded by partners Amazon Web Services and Salesforce, promise to create seamless and tailored personal experiences across cloud-native applications Stardog, the leading Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, announced it has joined the open consortium tasked with creating the Cloud Information Model (CIM). The goal of CIM is to create a cloud-native, application-agnostic data model. This shared open data model will improve upon standard data integration practices that require custom tooling for each new…

TechBytes with Adi Kuruganti, GM, Community Cloud and SVP, Products B2B Commerce at Salesforce

Could you tell us about your journey in technology and how you started at Salesforce? When I was in business school at the Kellogg School of Management, I discovered that I loved solving real-world problems and I wanted to apply my background in engineering to solving them. Since joining Salesforce 14 years ago, I’ve been taking new products to market across the entire Salesforce platform to help our customers grow their businesses. I worked on Sales Cloud and our launch of partner relationship management (PRM). Then, I…

Salesforce Selects Esri as Key Geospatial Partner

The first sentence of the fifth paragraph should read: Salesforce Maps will be released at Dreamforce 2019 (instead of: Salesforce Maps will be released at Dreamforce 2019 and available for purchase in February). .@Esri selected by @Salesforce as key #geospatial provider #DF19 The corrected release reads: SALESFORCE SELECTS ESRI AS KEY GEOSPATIAL PARTNER Today at Dreamforce, Esri, the global leader in mapping and location intelligence, announced that Salesforce has selected Esri as the key geospatial partner for…

Deloitte Digital Wins Three Partner Innovation Awards at Dreamforce 2019

Awards Recognize Innovation in Digital Transformation for Organizations in the B2C Commerce, Higher Education and Health Care and Life Sciences Industries Deloitte announced that it has received three Salesforce Partner Innovation awards in the B2C Commerce, Higher Education and Health Care and Life Sciences categories. Deloitte Digital was recognized for its work with True Alliance, Southern New Hampshire University and Amgen respectively. The awards were presented at Dreamforce 2019. Deloitte Digital helped True…

New Informatica Salesforce Guides Improve Access to Enterprise Data

Guided Workflows Boost User Productivity by Automating Salesforce Tasks and Simplifying Access to Cloud, Hybrid and On-Premises Data Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, announced the launch of Informatica Salesforce Guides for Hybrid Data Access at Dreamforce 2019, held this week in San Francisco. The guides provide a simple workflow experience that helps users automate Salesforce tasks and gain real-time interactive access to Salesforce cloud data and on-premises data, eliminating complex…

Dreamforce Update: Salesforce Blockchain Helping Automobili Lamborghini Restore Trust in Heritage Cars

World's Top Luxury Sports Car Maker Automobili Lamborghini Is Accelerating Trust and Authenticity with Salesforce Blockchain Within months of its launch, Salesforce Blockchain platform has already earned the trust of customers. In the latest Dreamforce update from SF, the Italian brand and manufacturer of super sports cars and super SUVs - Automobili Lamborghini announced how it uses Salesforce Blockchain to trace, certify and authenticate heritage cars faster and more securely than ever before. Currently, Automobili…

Dreamforce Update: Chili Piper Launches the First Collaborative Inbox Built for Sales and Revenue Teams

Chili Piper is a Sales Tech Platform; Now Enables Optimized Task Management for AEs and AMs From Dreamforce 2019, Chili Piper, the Sales tech pioneer known for its smart scheduling solutions, announced the launch of the first email inbox specifically designed for account executives and account managers. Chili Piper’s Inbox provides the following features: A main email view that shows only account-related emails to apply focus and eliminate clutter The ability to share and re-assign emails among sales team members…

5 AI Sessions at Dreamforce that Will Change How You Use Salesforce

Keelin McDonell, SVP at Narrative Science Blogs about the Best 5 AI Sessions at Dreamforce that Will Change How You Use Salesforce So you’re building your Dreamforce Agenda. That’s no small undertaking, with four days of programming and hundreds of useful events to choose from each day. This year, I’ll be on a panel about how AI can help companies accelerate their growth, so I’ve been paying attention to the AI-focused events on offer. Recommended: Dreamforce Interview with Keelin McDonell, SVP at Narrative Science…

Dreamforce Interview with Keelin McDonell, General Manager of Business Intelligence & Integrations at Narrative Science

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Narrative Science? I’m the General Manager on the Integrations and Business Intelligence business. I manage our AI-powered products that are integrated with Tableau, Qlik, and Power BI. What is the data engine driving your next-gen AI platform? How does your product help companies to make more accurate data-driven decisions? Our hypothesis is that the easiest way to understand data and insights is through stories and language. We have two products…

Royal Resorts, a New Salesforce Partner, Poised to Present a Digital Transformation Success Story at Dreamforce

Leader in Mexican Tourism Continues Innovation with New Guest Experience-Enhancing Technology Cancún pioneer tourism company Royal Resorts® and Salesforce® partner is participating in Dreamforce 2019, the global technology event in San Francisco. Royal Resorts "is honored to be among a select few companies in Latin America invited by Salesforce to participate as speakers in this year's Dreamforce event," noted Corporate Special Projects Manager Federico Beyer.  Other participants and speakers in this year's edition…

Salesforce Continues Commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals at Dreamforce 2019, Commits $17 Million and One Million Volunteer Hours…

Salesforce joins the United Nations Global Compact and signs the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced today the company's continued commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with $17 million dollars in grants and a pledge of one million employee volunteer hours over the next year. Salesforce has also joined the United Nations Global Compact, signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles and the company's emissions reductions targets were…

WalkMe Releases Unprecedented Data Highlighting the Positive Business Impact of Lightning Migration

Ahead of Dreamforce 2019, WalkMe's New Data Uncovers Best Practices for Lightning-Fast Migration with Its Digital Adoption Platform WalkMe, the leading Digital Adoption Platform and one of the fastest-growing software companies globally, has disclosed unique new data that reveals where organizations and employees struggle when migrating and adapting new software and tools. The data is being released ahead of Dreamforce 2019, where WalkMe will present demonstrations of its leading Digital Adoption Platform (DAP) and…

Deluxe Small Business Revolution Co-Hosts Ty Pennington and Amanda Brinkman to Speak at Dreamforce

Salesforce Chief Marketing Officer, Stephanie Buscemi will speak to the Deluxe Small Business Revolution co-hosts about issues and opportunities facing small businesses Deluxe Corporation, a Trusted Business Technology company, announced that Chief Brand & Content Officer and host of Small Business Revolution, Amanda Brinkman, and her co-host and renovation icon, Ty Pennington, will appear at the Salesforce Dreamforce conference on Wednesday, November 20, at 2 p.m. PST. Salesforce Chief Marketing Officer,…

Never Let Marketing Write a Sales Email. Here’s Why

You crafted the perfect email. Or so you thought. It was clever, brimming with helpful data, and funny, too. But click-through rates were poor. And response rates? Abysmal. What did you do wrong with the sales email? The answer? Probably not much. But a few key things you did (or didn’t do) tanked your engagement metrics. Increasing sales email engagement remains a perennial issue for marketers. And while we haven’t found all of the answers, we have found what’s working best right now. To combat email marketers’…

5 Ways Salesforce’s Dreamforce 2019 Perfectly Sums Up the ‘MarTech’ Mood

The world's most creative and successful MarTech and SalesTech platform, Salesforce is organizing its annual conference - Dreamforce, between 19 and 22 November. The venue - Downtown SF, which is expected to be packed with some of the biggest names in the tech business. The period between 2011 and 2019 can be called the 'Salesforce economy'. The Salesforce economy witnessed the birth, evolution, and maturity of three big technology platforms - Marketing Clouds, Sales Intelligence, Retail, and Customer Data Management. 5…

New Customers and Industry Recognition Sets up UK Start up SalesTrip to Compete Against US Giants

SalesTrip, travel booking and expense system on Salesforce that combines business travel, expense and operational data to demonstrate the impact of travel spend on company revenues, has expanded its US and UK presence with the announcement of customer wins and new hires. The UK-HQd start up, which has just been recognised as a ‘High Performer in the G2.com Fall Reports on Travel Management and Expense Management, is seeing growing demand from companies for a single platform to book, manage and expense their employees’…

Dreamforce Interview with Doug Winter, CEO, Seismic

"Buyers want to be treated as individuals, to have a fully digital experience, and have seamless transitions as they move through their decision to purchase."What is the most exciting aspect of being a part of a cloud tech company? I’m thrilled that we’re seeing the marketplace realize how vital Sales Enablement technologies like ours are to their business and how much value customers are getting out of our product. For example, Guggenheim Partners and Seismic recently won a Gramercy Financial Content Marketing Award for…

Interview with Fred Studer, Chief Marketing Officer, FinancialForce

"CMOs today have to make sure they are listening to both — the communities that are building marketing technology and the marketing leaders who have their fingers on the pulse of what's going on."What is the most exciting aspect of being a part of a Cloud Tech company? My favorite thing about working in Cloud software is the pace at which change is happening. It continues to accelerate but we also see new, innovative companies entering the market across sub-sectors, including B2C and B2B, and across an entire…

Interview with Bhaskar Roy, Head of Growth, Workato

"I find it useful to always ask: What are the key things that we need as a team to do our jobs 2x better and faster? Then we can identify the tech that could help us achieve that."Tell us about your role at Workato and the team you handle? I’m the VP of Growth at Workato. The team I oversee is mostly marketing — from product to content — but it also includes our sales development team. What was the biggest attraction for you at Dreamforce 2018? Personally, I’m a big fan of the expo floor. I loved walking around and…

Dreamforce Interview with Raju Vegesna, Chief Evangelist, Zoho

“As machine learning algorithms develop at an alarming pace, it won't be far-fetched to say that sales would be a much easier job by 2020.”Tell us about your journey into software and how you reached Zoho.  Our software journey began in 1996 with Adventnet, which was into network management software. It was quick to pick up pace and before long, we started serving some of the biggest telecom brands. Our cloud journey began in 2005, with our bestselling product — Zoho CRM. Today, Zoho consists of over 40 different apps and…