By Heather Foley
Running a small company is a lot like spinning plates. You need to be responsible for ensuring monthly salaries are paid, creating opportunities for growth, keeping customers satisfied and ensuring your teams are happy too. Do you really have time to worry about the environment? Has the issue of sustainability taken rather a back seat?
by Brian Womack
Salesforce.com Inc. is targeting the biggest of customers to get big itself.
The company, once known for selling business productivity software to small- and medium-sized clients, is getting more traction with large companies while drawing closer to an annual sales goal of $10 billion. Salesforce said it landed the most large deals ever in a three-month period during the fiscal first quarter, including one worth at least $100 million. The company also Wednesday forecast revenue in the current quarter that topped analysts’ estimates, sending shares up as much as 6.6 percent in extended trading.
By Michael Krigsman for Beyond IT Failure
Before inviting a guest to appear on CXO-Talk, I consider two questions. First, is this person shaping the future of technology and business? And, second, will this guest add significant, unmistakable value to the CXO-Talk community?