By Paul Greenberg on October 18, 2012
In Part 1, I looked at salesforce.com, Marc Benioff and their vision as salesforce’s greatest asset. Here, within that context, I’m looking at the products and the technology ecosystem. As compelling as it is, there is a lot to be done yet.
By Paul Greenberg on October 11, 2012
Dreamforce 2012, a.k.a. Dreamforce X, the annual nodal point and Hollywood(like) bash run by salesforce.com was bigger and better this year than ever. Thing is, that isn’t just a comment on its coolness – though it was that, without any doubt at all. W…
By Zoli Erdos on October 7, 2012
OK, so I ‘m abandoning my pictorial post schedule, as Box-mania just broke out, and I feel compelled to jump in. But the skipped NetSuite post is coming soon… I’ve been following Box longer than probably most observers and some of the old memories are worth sharing – from an admittedly subjective point of view. [...]
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By R "Ray" Wang on October 7, 2012
On September 18, 2012, Pleasanton, CA based Spigit, a social innovation vendor acquired Crowdcast, a San Francisco based social business intelligence pioneer for an undisclosed sum. Crowdcast Founder/CEO Mat Fogarty and Chief Scientist Leslie Fine will join Spigit’s executive team as part of the acquisition. Crowdcast is backed by Menlo Ventures and Alsop Louie Partners. [...]
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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 Phil Wainewright on September 18, 2012
Instead of speeding content to users, Box Accelerator is a ‘reverse-CDN’, speeding user content back to Box.
By Phil Wainewright on September 14, 2012
UK-based software success stories have been a rare commodity and one of the most successful until its $10 billion acquisition by HP has been Autonomy. Now London-based enterprise cloud collaboration provider Huddle is aiming to follow in its footsteps. Here are some pointers to how that could work. The cloud collaboration and content management space in which [...]
By Paul Greenberg on August 28, 2012
What to do when you realize influencer monogamy doesn’t work and you need to have and maintain multiple relationships.
By R "Ray" Wang on August 28, 2012
Convergence In The Five Forces Of Consumerization Of Technology Drives The Next Big Thing Social has given us the tools to connect. Mobile has given us the ability to interact any time and anywhere. Cloud delivers access points to us with a rich array of content and information. Big data provides us with the context [...]
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By Phil Wainewright on August 1, 2012
The race to build a winning platform for files in the cloud warmed some more today with Microsoft’s Hotmail makeover and Box’s $125m funding round