Tags: CRM

Salesforce to light up Sydney region soon

Salesforce has announced it will open up a Sydney region before the end of 2017. The announcement came at the Salesforce World Tour in Sydney. It is the growth of customers in Australia that has made this decision worthwhile for Salesforce. Customers such as Transport NSW, Australia Post, ANZ Wealth have increased demand on the…

Are you ready to scale your Professional Services Organisation?

Many professional services organisations (PSO) are successful and grow, fewer grow successfully. Each pathway to growth presents its own challenges. Some are more hidden than others and it takes an experienced leader to spot the issues. These problems can occur in both large and small operations. Paths to growth. There are several pathways to growth…

Apttus continues and prepares for growth

Apttus has enjoyed another successful year as one of the leaders in Quote-to-Cash software. Revenue continued to climb in 2016 and growth was more than 50% year on year. This is the fourth straight year that Apttus has achieved this level of growth. The company has also grown substantially. It now has 1,200 employees spread across eight…

Through Marketing to give growth at FinancialForce

FinancialForce has appointed Fred Studer the architect of Through Marketing as CMO. Studer has previously worked for Oracle and Microsoft with short stints at NetSuite and Gigamon. When we spoke to Studer we asked him why FinancialForce. He commented: “I thought about the world of cloud and companies that are bringing businesses to embrace and thinking…

Rootstock continues spread across Europe

Rootstock has announced it has signed up another partner in Europe. Optingo is a Poland-based consultancy that also operates in the DACH region from its office in Vienna. They are a gold Oracle partner specialising in CRM and a Salesforce consulting partner. Optingo has an impressive list of customers including ThyssenKrupp, Orange, T-Mobile, Sky and Canon.…

IBM brings AI to Salesforce pack

IBM and Salesforce have jointly announced a strategic partnership. It will see Salesforce Einstein leveraging IBM Watson to enhance the artificial intelligence available to Salesforce customers. The partnership also sees the creation of a new business practise within Bluewolf to deliver cognitive solutions. The third part of the agreement will see IBM rolling out service…

Sales Cloud – “Better than Oracle’s entire cloud business” -Benioff

Closing in on $10 billion run rate Salesforce have released their fourth quarter and annual results. Revenues for this quarter were $2.29 billion, up 27% year over year and up 28% in constant currency. The full year revenues were $8.39 billion, up 26% year over year. This led to Benioff commented on the next fiscal…

Equinix delivers private access to Salesforce

Equinix has announced it is delivering direct and private access to Salesforce via the Equinix Cloud Exchange. This is available to all US and European customers with no details of when they will support other regions. Private and dedicated connections improve speed and reliability. They also reduce compliance concerns for customers in regulated industries. According…

Has Salesforce Quip outsmarted Office

Salesforce has announced the next version of Quip. They have delivered several enhancements that ties it closer to Salesforce and improves the productivity and collaboration components of the software. The new features include a new design, project management features and Salesforce integrations. Listening to its users Talking to some ex Facebook employees last year at…

Salesforce powers “Bridges to Opportunity”

Salesforce has announced the US Farm Service Agency (FSA) is to implement Service Cloud in a new program known as “Bridges to Opportunity“. FSA is part of the US Department of Agriculture which has used Salesforce for several years. Bridges to Opportunity Powered by Salesforce the new program allows FSA employees to advise farmers and…