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Amazing Technological Advances Part IV
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Salesforce's hiring of ex-Oracle exec Keith Block is paying off in a big way
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SAP's named-user licensing fees apply even to related applications that only offer users indirect visibility of SAP data, a U.K. judge ruled Thursday in a case pitting SAP against Diageo, the alcoholic beverage giant behind Smirnoff vodka and Guinness beer. The consequences...
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Five9's (FIVN) CEO Mike Burkland on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) Q4 2016 Earnings Conference Call February 16, 2017 16:30 ET Executives Tony Righetti - IR, The Blueshirt Group Mike Burkland - President & CEO Barry Zwarenstein - CFO Analysts Sterling Auty - JP Morgan Scott Berg - Needham &...
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Advertising Industry, Facebook Inc
Advertising Insights: Facebook DAUs, Search on Phones, Second-Screening
The ExactTarget BlogZachary Reiss-Davis
This week, we look at how Facebook’s users visit the platform daily, the growth in search advertising on smartphones, and second-screening during major TV moments. During Facebook’s last earnings report, the platform continued to show very healthy user growth —… The post...
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Predictable Prospecting: How to Radically Increase Your Sales B2B Pipeline - Marylou Tyler Interview on CRM Radio
Sales Lead Management TodayJames W. Obermayer
About Marylou Tyler Marylou Tyler is the Founder of Strategic Pipeline, a Fortune 1000 outbound sales process improvement consulting group. Her client list includes Apple, Bose, AMA, Talend, CIBC, Prudential, UPS, Orkin, AAA and Mastercard. She's also co-author of the #1 Bestseller...
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Google Inc, Hedge Funds
Snap’s Valuation, Yahoo’s Compromise, and Salesforce’s Activists
Fortune MagazineAdam Lashinsky
It’s a day of financial reckoning in the technology industry. From multiple perspectives, investors are checking their exuberance on tech. These are tweaks more than corrections, and very likely a good sign. Elsewhere the world is a crazy place; who would have...
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Amazon.com Inc, Cloud Computing Services
Amazing Technological Advances Part IV
9 INCH MARKETINGEvan Carroll
The series continues! There have been some amazing technological advances over the last sixty years. Today, we take a look at some of the biggest tech advances since 1995. 1995 – Google begins as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey...
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Enterprise Software, Salesforce.com
Salesforce's hiring of ex-Oracle exec Keith Block is paying off in a big way
businessinsider.com.auEugene Kim
Shortly after Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff hired ex-Oracle exec Keith Block in 2013, he called him "the best sales executive" in enterprise software history. More »
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Enterprise Software, Salesforce.com
Salesforce's hiring of ex-Oracle exec Keith Block is paying off in a big way (CRM)
Business InsiderEugene Kim
Shortly after Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff hired ex-Oracle exec Keith Block in 2013, he called him "the best sales executive" in enterprise software history. Fast forward three years, and it looks like Benioff wasn't kidding. Under Block's watch, Salesforce has signed more...
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Ohio CEOs make ‘most overpaid’ list
The Business JournalsMargie Manning
Several Ohio-based CEOs have landed on a list of the 100 most overpaid in America. The report from nonprofit watchdog As You Sow includes Columbus-based L Brands CEO Les Wexner as well as Richard Kramer, head of Akron-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber...
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Amazon.com Inc, Cloud Computing Services
Welcome to the Era of Great Data Center Consolidation
Fortune MagazineBarb Darrow
"Friends don't let friends build data centers," said Charles Phillips, chief executive officer of Infor, a business software maker, about two years ago. His remark—which launched a flood of T-shirts—came at an Amazon Web Services conference in April 2014, when he announced...
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