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Salesforce to Buy Demandware for About $2.8 Billion
Salesforce

Salesforce to Buy Demandware for About $2.8 Billion

The deal will help Salesforce open a new front as it look to take away more market share from traditional software providers such as Oracle and SAP.
Powerful Tech CEOs -- More Than Politicians, Advocates or Religious Leaders -- Are Driving the Debate Over LGBT Laws
Leadership

Powerful Tech CEOs -- More Than Politicians, Advocates or Religious Leaders -- Are Driving the Debate Over LGBT Laws

Salesforce came in and pushed the governor of Georgia up against a wall over a anti-gay legislation, and this week, Apple, Google and Facebook are among the companies putting serious pressure on North Carolina's governor over anti-transgender laws.
Catherine Clifford
Salesforce CEO Threatens to Take Business Out of Georgia If 'Anti-Gay Bill' Is Signed
Civil Rights

Salesforce CEO Threatens to Take Business Out of Georgia If 'Anti-Gay Bill' Is Signed

Marc Benioff has fought for gay rights before, and he's been supportive of equal pay for men and women.
3 Ways Marc Benioff's AppExchange Transformed the Cloud
Enterprise Tech

3 Ways Marc Benioff's AppExchange Transformed the Cloud

Ten years later, the app powerhouse Benioff built is still changing the game for partners and customers.
Christopher Cabrera
Use Your Customer Support Staff to Improve Every Aspect of Your Business
Customer Experience

Use Your Customer Support Staff to Improve Every Aspect of Your Business

Not sure how to improve customer experience? Start with your team already on the front lines.
Leyla Seka
15 Tools to Create Automation in Your Small Business
Automation

15 Tools to Create Automation in Your Small Business

Social-media management, sales and digital marketing are just a few areas that could benefit from automation.
Adam Toren
5 Books to Read Before Starting Your Business
Ready To Launch

5 Books to Read Before Starting Your Business

From Walt Disney's famous philosophies to the success behind saleforce.com, learn some tricks of the trade before making your own way.
Ken Dunn
Unbundled Software and the Golden Age of Marketing
Marketing Bootcamp

Unbundled Software and the Golden Age of Marketing

The solutions to marketing dilemmas promised by the all-in-one software of decades past are finally here, but they aren't all-in-one.
Michael Sharkey
8 Apple Watch Apps That Help You Run Your Business
Apple Watch

8 Apple Watch Apps That Help You Run Your Business

Help is as close as your wrist for the zillion daily tasks necessary to keep your business growing.
John Boitnott
How Disruptive Startups Spread the Wealth by Encouraging Derivative Businesses
Business Growth

How Disruptive Startups Spread the Wealth by Encouraging Derivative Businesses

Genuinely revolutionary companies create opportunities for yet more startups. The shrewdest disruptors embrace the process to create a bigger market for everyone.
Sohin Shah
Salesforce Adds Big-Data Buddies to Improve Analytics Service
Collaborating

Salesforce Adds Big-Data Buddies to Improve Analytics Service

The cloud CRM giant adds Google, Cloudera, Hortonworks, New Relic, Informatica, and Trifacta as key partners for Wave.
Looks Like Microsoft Might Consider a Bid for Salesforce.com
Acquisitions

Looks Like Microsoft Might Consider a Bid for Salesforce.com

Shares of Salesforce were briefly halted following rumors of Microsoft's intention to submit a takeover bid for the cloud software company.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
Salesforce May Be Up for Sale
Acquisitions

Salesforce May Be Up for Sale

The cloud computing giant is reportedly listening to takeover offers. Could Microsoft be interested?
A Girl's Guide to Finding an Awesome Mentor (and Being One)
Mentorship

A Girl's Guide to Finding an Awesome Mentor (and Being One)

Sixty-seven percent of women rate mentors as extremely important. So why have 63 percent never had one?
Leyla Seka