Ecommerce, Search, Social… and Conversational Space?

When I look at the conversational space I think it’s going to have as much impact as ecommerce or search or social, says LivePerson CEO Rob Locascio. The conversational space is going to be just as big.

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Mendix: ‘Low-Code Achieves Mainstream Status’ In Enterprise

Mendix has released a comprehensive study of the low-code market within the enterprise, and it shows how important the technology has become.

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Zoom Acquiring Five9 for $14.7 Billion

Zoom announced it is acquiring Five9, a leading intelligent cloud contact center provider, for approximately $14.7 billion.

Outreach CEO Manny Medina: The Rise Of The Revenue Innovator
Outreach CEO: The Rise Of The Revenue Innovator

“We’re seeing the rise of what we call the “revenue innovator, says Outreach CEO Manny Medina.” The new job description is the revenue innovators, the digital-first, and the digital native.

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Jamf’s Quarterly Results Indicate Strong Apple Demand in the Enterprise

Jamf’s latest quarterly results are good news for the company and for Apple, indicating increased demand for Apple products in the enterprise.

ServiceNow CEO on "The Whole Point Of Digital Transformation"
ServiceNow CEO on “The Whole Point Of Digital Transformation”

Business is really simple, and people are more productive and they’re doing things that can lead to growth and opportunity says ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott. That’s the whole point of digital transformation.

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield: No Intention To Make Slack Free
Slack CEO: No Intention To Make Slack Free

Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, says that both Slack and Salesforce have no intention of making Slack free for enterprises.

Salesforce Buys Slack for $27.7 Billion
Salesforce Buys Slack for $27.7 Billion

Salesforce announced that it is buying Slack for $27.7 billion in cash and stock. The company says that combining Slack with Salesforce Customer 360 will be transformative for customers and the industry.

Text is a Great Way to Increase Your Engagement with Consumers, Says Zipwhip CMO

“For businesses, the communication channels of email and phone are just becoming less and less effective,” says Scott Heimes, Chief Marketing Officer at Zipwhip. “Text is a great way to increase your engagement and responsiveness with consumers. They’ll actually respond to a text.”

Are Big Physical Tech Conferences Dead?
Are Big Physical Tech Conferences Dead?

CEOs around the country and the world are debating whether they should abandon expensive physical conferences altogether once the pandemic restrictions are lifted.