Salesforce’s Community Cloud gets big data analytics, speedy templates

Hosted customer relationship management (CRM) vendor Salesforce has updated its Community Cloud solution with new capabilities around targeting recommendations, a new template tool to build communities more quickly, and a direct connection to

Published on: May 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HR departments failing to adapt to changing business demands: Report

New research shows that, while human resources (HR) organizations are expecting marginal increases in staff and budget in 2015, they’re failing to adapt to changing business demands for enterprise agility and tying HR

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Salesforce offers Canadian startups one free year of Desk.com

Salesforce.com Inc. dropped by Toronto to remind Canadian startups about some of the free access to its platform they can take advantage of, and pile of some new freebies too - but like

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Salesforce for HR a new solution with no new software

San Francisco-based Salesforce Inc. launched a new solution on Thursday, Salesforce for HR, that takes the cloud software companies would normally use to serve their customers and instead use it to serve their

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

12 useful Apple Watch apps available on launch day

 

Published on: April 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson

Salesforce Pardot update powers up marketing automation

San Francisco-based Salesforce Inc. is rolling out more marketing automation features for its B2B customers, putting its acquisition of Atlanta-based Pardot to use with a couple of new tools for marketers and sales

Published on: April 9th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Salesforce releases tool for businesses that want their own app stores

Salesforce Inc. has launched a new tool called the AppExchange Store Builder, which helps companies create their own app stores. That allows them to skip mainstream app marketplaces, where their business apps are typically

Published on: December 11th, 2014 Candice So

Wearable tech firm Bionym closes $14 M Series A round

Toronto-based Bioynm Inc. has closed its first major round of financing to the tune of $14 million. This Series A round was led by Ignition Partners and Relay Ventures and also included Export Development

Published on: September 24th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Salesforce Wear launches new apps, partners with Oculus, Jawbone

Salesforce.com Inc. is announcing a slew of new partnerships with some major league wearable device makers, including Jawbone and Oculus, as well as eight new apps built for its ecosystem – all in

Published on: September 4th, 2014 Candice So

Chekkt aims to be a new Amazon or eBay for B2B buyers

For B2B buyers on the hunt for a software solution, combing through technical manuals and wading through vendor websites can be tedious work – and for small businesses and startups, it’s often just

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Candice So

First look at IBM’s new mobile-friendly Concert and analytics apps

IBM Corp. announced yesterday it is bearing new fruits from several of its analytics software acquisitions over the years, offering mobile access to IBM Concert and a new data-crunching piece of software. From

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

The Hunger Games of digital marketing: Adobe versus Salesforce

If you're the least bit familiar with The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' popular young adult book-turned-movie franchise, you know the plot follows a teenage girl sentenced to a fight to the death with

Published on: April 17th, 2014 Candice So

IBM acquires Silverpop to add to its marketing automation arsenal

IBM Corp. is scooping up Silverpop Systems Inc., a marketing automation software provider based in the U.S., as part of its bid to bolster its marketing offerings. It did not disclose the terms

Published on: April 11th, 2014 Candice So

Marketing point solutions yielding to platforms : Constellation

It's no longer early days for social media marketing solutions as the market is beginning to trend towards platforms offered by large vendors that can aggregate many of the features seen offered by

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson