Will the Coronavirus Spark a New Era for Business?

Andy Kessler, a technology writer for the Wall Street Journal, suggests that similar to other world crises events, the coronavirus could spark a new era for business and the world. Notably, will the advent of millions of new people suddenly working and being educated online become the norm once the fear and facts of the virus fade?

Yesware Founder: Have Sales Conversations that are ‘Authentic at Scale’

Matthew Bellows, Founder & Chairman Of The Board at Yesware, recently talked at Web Summit about salespeople being ‘Authentic at Scale’ and how Yesware can help companies and their sales teams more effectively drive lead generation.

Slack Helping Companies With Historic (Coronavirus) Shift To Remote Work
Slack Helping Companies With Historic (Coronavirus) Shift To Remote Work

There are a lot of people who are moving to a remote work or work-from-home situation for the first time. A lot of executives who are struggling to figure out how to manage and maintain operational performance in this kind of environment.

Splunk CEO: Coronavirus “Social Distancing” Feeds Into Digital Transformation Movement
Coronavirus “Social Distancing” Feeds Digital Transformation Movement

“When I think out over the next two or three years, and even the next few months with coronavirus, it feeds into this whole digital transformation movement,” says Splunk CEO Doug Merritt.

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DocuSign Buys Seal Software, Maker of AI-Driven Contract Analysis

DocuSign is moving into AI with the acquisition of Seal Software, maker of AI-driven contract analysis, for $188 million in cash.

Go Where Your Customers Are… the Mobile Phone

At the recent Social Media Day Jacksonville 2018 conference, Carlos Gil, founder of Gil Media Company, spoke about current social media marketing strategies.

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IBM Goes All-In On Slack, Deploys App To All 350,000 Employees

“Going wall to wall in IBM — it’s basically the maximum scale that there is, so we now know that Slack will work for literally the largest organizations in the world,” Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield said.

Digital Transformation is the Biggest Opportunity of Our Time

I’m so excited about this cloud future and digital transformation. I have been all over the world and met hundreds of customers in the last three months. Digital transformation is the biggest opportunity of our time. ServiceNow is the platform that essentially is the platform of all platforms. Every environment in the enterprise today is a heterogeneous environment.

Business Prioritizing Digital Transformation For Competitive Advantage - Equinix CEO Charles Meyers
Business Prioritizing Digital Transformation For Competitive Advantage, Says Equinix CEO

“We’re seeing right now continued strength across our business because people are prioritizing digital transformation as a way to gain competitive advantage,” says Equinix CEO Charles Meyers. “The reality is people who are responding well to that are thriving and people that are not are being left behind.”

Selling To the Enterprise Has Been Wildly Successful, Says SurveyMonkey CEO Zander Lurie
SurveyMonkey CEO: Selling To the Enterprise Has Been Wildly Successful

“We really took a strategic imperative about two and a half to three years ago to step up our enterprise game,” says SurveyMonkey CEO Zander Lurie. “This has been a company that has thrived in going direct to end-users. We’ve built up a user base, a paid customer base, today of almost 700,000 people.”

Mobile Is Finally Coming To the Enterprise, Says ServiceNow CEO John Donahoe
Mobile Is Finally Coming To the Enterprise, Says ServiceNow CEO

“Mobile is coming to the enterprise, finally,” says ServiceNow CEO John Donahoe. “It’s been a long time coming. We are very excited about the mobile capabilities coming in Q3, native out of the box so every one of our customers can build them in a low-code or no-code way.”

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Every Digital Transformation Begins and Ends With the Customer, Says Salesforce CEO

“Every company is going through a massive digital customer transformation,” says Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. “When you see this transformation happening it’s just incredible to watch. Every one of these major transformations is exactly that, it begins and ends with the customer.”

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IBM Applies AI to Real Estate

IBM announced it has added artificial intelligence (AI) to its TRIRIGA facilities management solution. TRIRIGA…

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Microsoft Search Unveils Acronym Search Feature

TLA, TOS, GAAP, SEO, GDPR, CCPA, NTP, RTM—the acronyms in business are endless. Now Microsoft…

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The Need to Transform is Front and Center for Every C-Level Executive, Says Adobe CEO

“When people look at what’s happening with Amazon trying to get into their businesses, the need to transform is also front and center for every c-level executive,” says Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen. “Given that Adobe’s been through our own transformation they want to experience that same benefit that we have been able to see.”

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Microsoft Expects ‘Halo Effect’ From Winning Pentagon JEDI Contract

Fresh off of winning the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI contract, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said…

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Amazon Joins Hybrid Cloud Market, Announces Outposts Rack Servers

After years of convincing customers they should rent server space and computing power, Amazon is…

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Oracle Releases Critical Patch Update For All Product Families

Oracle’s October 2019 Critical Patch update contains 219 security patches across virtually all of Oracle’s…

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Lowe’s Goes the DIY Route For Software Development

Lowe’s slogan is “do it right for less.” While that primarily applies to home repair…

Salesforce Launches Single Souce of Truth | Benioff: A Computer Science Holy Grail
Salesforce Launches Single Souce of Truth | Benioff: A Computer Science Holy Grail

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says that Salesforce is now entering the fourth stage of computing, the pursuit of Single Source of Truth. The official name is Customer 360 Truth and it is a new set of capabilities that allow companies to connect, authenticate and govern customer data and identity across Salesforce.