By Denis Pombriant on July 1, 2015
It was gratifying for me to see the Salesforce announcement about the latest iteration of its SMB service desk product, Desk.com because it is so in-line with my thinking as well as my book, Solve for the Customer (I know, it’s a shameless plug). While I happily acknowledge that I advise the company from time […]
By Denis Pombriant on June 25, 2015
There’s an old saying: if you can’t make money at your business then you don’t have a business, you have a hobby. What happens when we have an economy of hobbyists?
By Denis Pombriant on June 25, 2015
Like driving on the interstate, you can cross boundaries without noticing but after a while you just know you aren’t in Kansas anymore. I had one of those moments the other day talking about mobile technology. It occurred to me that calling what we do on devices “mobile computing” was just wrong, at least linguistically, […]
By Denis Pombriant on June 24, 2015
Larry Ellison This is hard—moving a huge number of customers from on-premise systems to cloud systems while continuing to run the business. Hard but there are few alternatives. The last time anyone seriously tried to rip and replace was the Y2K conversion of back office systems to accommodate the new century’s date format. The effort […]
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By Dave Kellogg on June 19, 2015
This year I’ll probably fly 30K miles on United out of a total of 200K. Next year my goal is zero.
By Denis Pombriant on June 19, 2015
You need both quantitative and qualitative information to arrive at correlation and causation if you hope to understand customers
By Denis Pombriant on June 18, 2015
On the strength of its latest earnings, which placed Salesforce’s revenue run rate at $6 billion annually, Fortune magazine came calling with another accolade for the cloud software maker—membership in the prestigious Fortune 500. That’s the list of the 500 largest companies in America. There are other lists that take a more global perspective but […]
By Denis Pombriant on June 15, 2015
Salesforce brings Connections, its marketing show, to New York this week. It’ll be three days of the usual breakouts and education along with keynotes and presentations designed to make you think about what could be, not just what is. That last bit is important because too often we embrace new technologies to do what we’ve […]
By Louis Columbus on June 7, 2015
Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) estimates adding analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) applications will increase their Total Addressable Market (TAM) by $13B in FY2014. 89% of business leaders believe Big Data will revolutionize business operations in the same way the Internet did. 83% have pursued Big Data projects in order to seize a competitive edge. Despite the varying […]
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By Denis Pombriant on June 5, 2015
Z-Insights will begin appearing in the market pre-Dreamforce but here are the announced modules and my rough cut at what they do.