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.@Apttus’ Neehar Giri Wins 2016 Bay Area CIO of the Year

Neehar co-founded Apttus in 2006 and has served as its primary technical executive since that time. His critical role in the creation of Apttus’ outcome-based solutions has culminated in the development of the Apttus Intelligent Cloud. Read the source article at PR Newswire


CIOs Question Value of Microsoft’s LinkedIn Buy

More than a month after the news of the massive acquisition broke, some CIOs are still wondering exactly what Microsoft is getting in the $26.2 billion deal. Read the source article at CIO.com


The Marketing Cloud July 2016 Release is Now Live!

The July 2016 Release is Now Live in the Marketing Cloud!  The wait is over–powerful Content Management and the all-new Content Editor are now live with this release. All new customers will have these tools now, and existing customers will be provisioned on a rolling schedule starting early August. Read the source article at salesforce.com


Investors Sell Shares of Salesforce.com on Strength on Insider Selling

Investors sold shares of Salesforce.com on strength during trading on Wednesday after an insider sold shares in the company. $53.76 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $113.30 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down. Read the source article at Web Breaking News


Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About App Building But Were Afraid to Ask

Today’s customers, both internal and external, have unprecedented power and are looking for a complete and effortless experience. In the Age of the Customer, apps — whether used to connect departments, gather data, or interact with customers — are essential to running a business because they deliver the connected experience that your customers demand. According • Read More »


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Building a Business Designed to Last: Are You Making 10-Year Decisions?

The Importance of 10-Year Decisions I’m convinced there is a difference between making decisions you know you’ll have to live with (10-year decisions) and decisions that might produce short-term results that someone else will be married to in the future. Making 10-year decisions might even require taking a short step backward today in order to • Read More »


Kore Inc. Launches The First Enterprise-Grade Bots Platform-as-a-Service

“We’ve quickly reached the point where having an app for everything is more overwhelming than helpful both at work and in our personal lives,” said Raj Koneru, CEO at Kore. “The solution is clearly bots, but building bots for the enterprise – that go beyond fancy notification systems to provide significant value – is unchartered • Read More »


The Evolution of Training and Certification at Dreamforce #DF16

If you’re heading to Dreamforce 2016, Suzanne Menard  tells you what you should know about training and certification. Read the source article at salesforce.com


Toshiba Announces Salesforce.com Integration for Its IPedge Unified Communications System

The tight integration between Toshiba’s IPedge business telephone systems and the Salesforce application enables call control and management directly from the Salesforce interface, eliminating the need to toggle between applications or perform manual look-ups. Customer interactions become simpler, more efficient and more effective. A simple download and installation of the Toshiba Salesforce plug-in enables access to • Read More »


The rise of Marc Benioff, the Billionaire Founder of Salesforce

It seems like Salesforce CEO and founder Marc Benioff never leaves the spotlight. Between Salesforce’s annual Dreamforce mega-conference in San Francisco , his philanthropy , and his ongoing fight against discrimination laws in places like Georgia and Indiana , Benioff seems like he’s always making headlines. Read the source article at Business Insider


Salesforce Alumni In The News


Former Salesforce Executive, Doug Dennerline, Joins @SugarCRM Board

Dennerline is currently the CEO of Alfresco, a privately held software company in the enterprise content and business process management space. With an impressive career in enterprise technology spanning leadership roles in CRM, document management, collaboration and HR software, he brings a wealth of practical and relevant expertise to help guide SugarCRM as the company • Read More »


Box Names Former Salesforce AVP Tom Addis, Senior Vice President, GM of Global Field Operations

Tom Addis, Senior Vice President, GM of Global Field Operations Most recently, Mr. Addis served as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales at Box where he led the operations and expansion of the company’s Enterprise Sales organization in North America. Prior to joining Box, Mr. Addis held a variety of sales leadership roles at salesforce.com, • Read More »


Former Salesforce Exec is the New Boxed Wholesale CFO

Naeem Ishaq was the senior director of finance & strategy at Salesforce.com where he led the company´s long range planning, supported all significant M&A activity, and headed finance and strategy activities for Salesforce.com´s acquired standalone businesses like Heroku and Radian6. Read the source article at Financial News


Scott Dorsey Joins the Lesson.ly Board of Directors

Lesson.ly, the leader in learning automation software, announced that Scott Dorsey has joined its board of directors. Dorsey is managing partner at High Alpha , a venture studio that conceives, launches and scales next-generation enterprise cloud companies. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of ExactTarget. Dorsey became CEO of Salesforce Marketing Cloud after Salesforce’s historic • Read More »


MassRoots Recruits Former Salesforce VP, Lance Galey, as Chief Technology Officer

MassRoots, one of the largest and fastest growing technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it has recruited Lance Galey as its Chief Technology Officer. Previously, Mr. Galey served as Chief Software Architect of Cloud Services for Autodesk and Vice President and Principle Architect at Salesforce. Read the source article at finance.yahoo.com