Uber releases ‘Business Profiles’ to simplify expenses

SAN FRANCISCO - If you’ve ever accidentally expensed your company for a late-night Uber trip home from the bar, then you’ll be one of the people happy to know the San Francisco-based company

Published on: September 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Dreamforce retrospective: a look back at 5 years covering the marquee event for B2B cloud software

This will be my sixth year in a row attending Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce event, a mega-conference that takes over downtown San Francisco for one week every year in autumn. Known as the world’s largest

Published on: September 13th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Salesforce Lightning overhauls CRM with modern UX

Salesforce.com is hoping to give its user experience a jolt with a new, more modern design for its marquee Sales Cloud service with the announcement of Salesforce Lightning on Tuesday. At its Dreamforce

Published on: August 25th, 2015 Brian Jackson

APX Labs puts wearables to work with its smart glasses software

At Dreamforce in San Francisco, APX Labs shows how it can bring data from a company's backend to a whole new class of workers in the field using hands-free wearable technology. Compatible with

Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Wearables in the workplace on display at Dreamforce

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Toronto firm’s software helps sales pros give contacts a Nudge

At Salesforce.com's annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Toronto-based Nudge is launching its beta software for sales professionals. It helps you keep in touch with your contacts, even if you don't often have

Published on: October 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Mark Organ’s secrets of how to create and grow a $1 billion market category

Some startups create new products or services, and others create an entirely new market category. Mark Organ is an entrepreneur that's done this twice with his marketing-oriented startups and he's at Dreamforce, the

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Bionym demos wearable integration with Salesforce app

Bionym is making the Nymi Band hardware available to developers for the first time. At Dreamforce in San Francisco, president Andrew D'Souza shows an example of what a customer-facing implementation of this wearable

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Bionym releases developer hardware in pursuit of ‘persistent identity’

SAN FRANCISCO -- Toronto-based Bionym launched its first wearable technology hardware  that anyone outside the company can get their hands - or, make that wrists - on Tuesday, taking its persistent identity platform

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

A Dreamforce veteran’s guide to surviving the world’s largest single-vendor conference

The first time I attended Dreamforce in 2010, I was the only Canadian journalist in attendance. There were no press handlers herding me into presentation rooms, no familiar faces from my beat back

Published on: October 10th, 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

Mark Organ’s guide to creating Tesla-style $1 billion market category

This is an edited transcript of an interview between ITBusiness.ca Editor Brian Jackson and Influtive CEO Mark Organ, taking place Nov. 18 in San Francisco at the Salesforce.com Dreamforce conference. ITBusiness.ca: What do

Published on: December 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian trio misses out on $1 million hackathon prize

SAN FRANCISCO - A group of three University of Waterloo graduates missed out on being selected as finalists in a $1 million coding contest hosted by Salesforce.com this week as some members of

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Sandberg inspired to Lean In by Zuckerberg’s question to all Facebook employees

Sometime soon after Sheryl Sandberg was hired away from Google Inc. to become Facebook's chief operations officer, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg asked her the question that he puts to all of his

Published on: November 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson