Digital wave and values-based business are driving Salesforce’s growth, CEO says

Tyler Clifford

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Modern corporations have shifted focus to partner with companies that are value-focused, Salesforce’s Keith Block said on CNBC Thursday.

That’s why Salesforce joined about 200 other businesses to proclaim that pleasing shareholders is no longer their main goal, Block said. The co-CEO was responding to a question from Jim Cramer about how the company is having an “Impact Per Share” — what companies are doing to promote eco-friendly and sustainability initiatives.

Five Trends Shaping the Future of Sales (And Other World Tour London Insights)


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There’s never been a better time to be in sales. This is something at Salesforce we feel so passionate about. Sales is in our DNA, and was from our very beginning (hint: it's in our name). Which is why every year we try to showcase the latest and greatest solutions for sales at our annual World Tour conference in London. This year we welcomed over 11,000 delegates, all seeking to understand how to build lasting customer relationships in today's ever-changing world. 

Salesforce wants to deliver more automated field service using IoT data

by Ron Miller

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Salesforce has been talking about the Internet of Things for some time as a way to empower field service workers. Today, the company announced Salesforce  IoT Insights to deliver automated IoT data to service technicians in the field on their mobile devices.

What do the Google, Salesforce analytics deals mean for CIOs?

by George Lawton

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In the past two months, the IT community has seen a spate of analytics acquisitions. In May, the BI platform company Sisense acquired analytics startup Periscope Data; on June 6, Google said it was acquiring Looker, the data analytics toolmaker, for $2.6 billion; a few days later Salesforce announced a deal to buy analytics platform Tableau for $15.7 billion -- the CRM company's largest acquisition to date. Data analytics market experts assure us that more deals like the Google and Salesforce acquisitions may be on the way.