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.
The acquisition today of Fiix is a really exciting one says Rockwell Automation CEO Blake Moret. It spans the gap that’s traditionally existed between manually entered keystroke data and real-time data that’s coming from the equipment itself.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says that over 50% of business travel and 30% of time in the office will never come back even after pandemic restrictions are lifted
Verizon and Apple will be holding a first-ever joint virtual event for enterprise customers to help them take advantage of the iPhone and 5G.
IBM CEO Arvind Krishna says that Microsoft and Amazon will be partners with IBM on the hybrid cloud via their Red Hat technology platform.
“A set of facts could be put forward that would support that (they are destroying the retail landscape),” says former Walmart CEO Bill Simon. “Do I want to go out of business because I’ve lost my sales by not matching them on price? Or, do I want to go out of business because I’ve matched them on price?”
CEOs around the country and the world are debating whether they should abandon expensive physical conferences altogether once the pandemic restrictions are lifted.
Bill McDermott, CEO of ServiceNow, discusses how COVID has exacerbated “broken systems” and has accelerated the digital transformation of companies around the world.
IBM and AT&T have announced they are partnering to help bring 5G and open hybrid cloud services to enterprise customers.