Salesforce Announces Latest Lightning CRM Release With SteelBrick Integration

 This afternoon at a big presentation in San Francisco, Salesforce announced a new version of the Lightning CRM platform that includes built-in Wave analytics, intelligent email from its RelateIQ purchase in July, 2014 and configure-price-quote features from its SteelBrick acquisition… Continue Reading

Salesforce AppExchange Revolutionized Software Distribution When It Launched Ten Years Ago Today

 The Salesforce AppExchange turned ten years old today and it represents quite a milestone for enterprise software development. In fact, the app store concept that Salesforce developed pre-dated Apple’s consumer app store by a couple of years. It’s safe to say… Continue Reading

Salesforce Has Acquired MinHash, Creators Of The AILA Virtual Marketing Assistant

 Salesforce has made another acquisition to build out its big-data analytics for marketers. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed with Salesforce that it has acquired MinHash, a young startup based in Palo Alto co-founded by two data science engineers formerly with eBay and Avaya. MinHash had… Continue Reading

Salesforce And Microsoft Continue To Broaden Partnership

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 Salesforce.com and Microsoftannounced today that the companies would bebuilding upon previous integrationsand further strengtheningtheir partnership.They made the announcement this afternoonin San Francisco at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s customer extravaganza. The two companies introduceda broad newset of integrations to help Microsoft products work… Continue Reading