Canadian firm Bionym integrates wearable tech with Salesforce app

Toronto-based wearable technology maker  Bionym Inc. is making its Nymi Band hardware available to developers for the first time. At Dreamforce in San Francisco, president Andrew D'Souza shows an example of what a customer-facing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Fastest growing CRM segment is in social media

You probably won’t believe this but companies are spending millions every year on their Customer Relations Management (CRM) systems. In fact, it’s about a $13 billion market with more than $1 billion being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2014 Max Spindle

SalesChoice helps sales reps target winning opportunities

Faced with a multitude of choices, it’s often difficult for sales professionals to home in on the winning opportunity that would guarantee a sale. Toronto-based software company SalesChoice has developed an advanced analytics

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

SalesChoice helps firms make better sales forecasts

Many veteran sales professionals will tell you that for the most part, their job relies on gut instincts. It’s a method that has proven effective for centuries, but as any business owner will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Salesforce partners with Canadian device makers in wearable tech play

Cloud-based CRM maker Salesforce.com is making a play for the lucrative wearable technology market with the rollout of a package of sample applications for leading tech togs including devices made by two Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Big announcement expected from HP boss Meg Whitman

LAS VEGAS – When Meg Whitman took over as chief executive at troubled Hewlett-Packard Co. in 2011, no one doubted she had an enormous job ahead of her. So every time she speaks,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Salesforce gains mobile launch pad with Microsoft partnership

Salesforce.com will be bringing its cloud-based CRM service to Windows Phone and more closely integrating it with Microsoft Corp.’s Office 365 service as the two software firms announced a partnership. It will see Salesforce

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Salesforce offers mobile customer service white label opportunity

Salesforce appears to have beaten Amazon to the punch by allowing customers to white label a mobile customer service which actually is quite similar to Amazon Kindle's so-called “Mayday” help button last year.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 28th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HighTech Countdown: Avaya Canada makes channel changes

In the third episode of the HighTech Countdown for 2014, CDN lets the channel community know about the many changes at Avaya Canada and how them impact the solution provider business. Interviewed on the show

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 13th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Salesforce1 AppExchange Accelerate unveiled, woos startup ISVs

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com introduced Salesforce1 AppExchange Accelerate, a new program for ISVs that supports them with a mentorship program and go-to-market strategies, at its Dreamforce conference on Wednesday. The Salesforce AppExchange has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Salesforce1 platform gives ISVs open access to Salesforce data

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com opened its annual Dreamforce conference with the unveiling of a rebranded platform that gives its independent service vendors more access to Salesforce data. Described as the Salesforce1 Customer Platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Oracle, Salesforce.com cloud highlights

When Marc Benioff and Larry Ellison are the same room you are sure to see sparks fly. And, the two CEOs did not disappoint during the announcement of their strategic partnership. The following

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 2nd, 2013 CDN Staff

Oracle and Salesforce.com bring their clouds together

The cloud is getting bigger. Vendors Salesforce.com and Oracle Corp. announced a new comprehensive nine-year partnership on Tuesday that the vendors say encompasses all three tiers of cloud computing: Applications, Platform and Infrastructure.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2013 CDN Staff

Salesforce.com introduces mobile cloud service

Salesforce.com bolstered its mobile offerings with the launch on Tuesday of Service Cloud Mobile, a software product which aims to port its cloud and social tools to multiple mobile devices. Service Cloud Mobile will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2013 Nestor Arellano