By Paul Greenberg on November 7, 2016
Dreamforce 2016 was pretty simple. It was a microcosm for Salesforce’s activities and place in the larger maelstrom roiling in the tech world – and a likely indicator of why they will have continued real success in that marketplace. Dreamforce was simple but the context wasn’t.
By Michael Fauscette on October 17, 2016
Dreamforce 2016 was as action packed as expected. To close this one out, I’ll recap the announcements and dig deeper into a few subjects that I mentioned in my 1st post. Salesforce Einstein was the big topic of course, but there were several other interesting announcements and even a few surprises. Before getting into the […]
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By Dion Hinchcliffe on October 12, 2016
The ambitious tech company’s cloud offerings have expanded in numerous dimensions over the last few years, from community and analytics to Internet of Things and most recently artificial intelligence. Where will the Salesforce platform and ecosystem ultimately end up taking its customers?
By Michael Fauscette on October 5, 2016
As I’m headed into another Dreamforce event I plan to keep you updated on the happenings this week. As usual Dreamforce promises to be a whirlwind of activity and a high energy event. I attend a lot of conferences and while it can be a grind sometimes, Dreamforce is usually a high point in the […]
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on October 5, 2016
Five years ago, I called Dreamforce a “rainbow coalition” given the wide range of musicians, politicians, and guest executives you could see on the stage and often run into the luminaries on the floor. If that was diverse, you should see this year’s keynote slate – sports luminaries, political activists, philanthropists, CEOs of Fortune 500 […]
By Jason M. Lemkin on September 29, 2016
Next week is the largest SaaS event on Planet Earth: Salesforce’s Dreamforce. (The SaaStr Annual ’17 will be #2). I’ve been going since 2005, from ’06-’11 as a vendor, and ’12-today as a participant / speaker / etc. I went first in ’05, when I knew nothing about SaaS. Back then, I think it just […]
By Denis Pombriant on September 27, 2016
Salesforce isn’t even waiting for Dreamforce to begin the drumbeat over its AI offering which is or will be called Einstein. There is so much to discuss over this turn of events that it’s hard to begin so rather than starting at a conventional jumping off point let’s think for a moment about the name. […]