Facebook Buying CRM Startup Kustomer

Facebook has reached a deal to acquire Kustomer, the maker of a “customer service CRM platform built for today.”

Salesforce/Slack Deal Expected Tuesday

Salesforce and Slack are expected to announce a sales agreement Tuesday, in what would be Salesforce’s biggest acquisition to date.

Salesforce May Buy Slack

Salesforce may be looking to make its largest acquisition to date, possibly snapping up Slack, the popular corporate message platform.

Salesforce Beware: Microsoft, Adobe and C3.ai Reinvent CRM

Microsoft, Adobe and C3.ai have joined forces to use artificial intelligence (AI) to reinvent customer relationship management (CRM).

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.”

Google Acquires AppSheet, Leading No-Code Development Platform

Google has announced its acquisition of “AppSheet, a leading no-code application development platform used by a number of enterprises across a variety of industries.” Custom applications are an excellent way for businesses to meet their needs and adapt to an…

Aviso Launches Version 2.0 of Its AI Guided Selling Platform

Sales tech company Aviso announced version 2.0 of its AI-powered guided selling platform during Dreamforce event

Salesforce Launches Sustainability Cloud Ahead of Climate Week 2019

Climate change has been in the news, with people on both sides of the issue debating what should or shouldn’t be done. In the meantime, companies large and small are taking steps to minimize their own carbon footprint, with global sustainable investing (PDF) reaching $30 trillion in 2018, a 34 percent increase over the previous two years.

The Agreement Cloud Is Going To Be The Next Big Cloud, Says DocuSign CEO

The new cloud opportunity that we see is in the Agreement Cloud, says DocuSign CEO Dan Springer. It is going to be the next big cloud because we think this is about bringing multiple clouds together. We work strongly with ERP and strongly with CRM. What connects them is the agreements those companies do.

If You Don’t Provide a Great Customer Experience You Won’t Survive, Says Zendesk CEO

“We definitely help companies provide great customer experiences,” says Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane. “That is the new currency of today. You can have the greatest product in the world and you can have the greatest service in the world, but if you don’t provide a great customer experience you’re not going to survive.”