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Salesforce Tower Is Now San Francisco’s Tallest Building
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Here's Why Amazon Hasn't Crushed Makeup Retailers Yet
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These 4 Small Business Trends Are Defining 2017
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Salesforce Apps Add Functionality to Cloud Computing
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Salesforce Could Lift Guidance
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Salesforce.com (CRM: NYSE) By Evercore ISI ($90.25, Aug. 15, 2017) We continue to like the risk/reward into the print and Salesforce.com remains one of our favorite growth ideas in software into the second half. We reiterate an Outperform rating and $110 price...
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What 11 CEOs Have Learned About Championing Diversity
Harvard Business ReviewStefanie K. Johnson
The business case for diversity is clear. Diversity can boost innovation and employee engagement, and companies with greater gender and racial diversity financially outperform their peers. Yet progress within organizations has been slow – there is still a lack of women and...
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Salesforce Tower Is Now San Francisco’s Tallest Building
Fortune MagazineRachel Lewis
San Francisco has a new tallest building after construction workers put the finishing touches to the 61-story Salesforce Tower, ABC reports. At 1,170 feet, the building towers high above the city's familiar landmarks, like the 853-foot-tall Transamerica Pyramid and the 210-foot Coit...
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Here's Why Amazon Hasn't Crushed Makeup Retailers Yet
TheStreetLaura Berman
Despite the widespread retail doldrums, specialty makeup retailers like Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA) and Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (SBH) are able to balance both selling in bricks-and-mortar locations and expanding their online presence. In 2016, the U.S. prestige makeup category grew 12%,...
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Cloud Computing Services, Marketing Automation
These 4 Small Business Trends Are Defining 2017
Business 2 CommunityMeredith Wood
There’s something about the promise of the new year. In the aftermath of all the feasting and reveling and overindulging, that makes us do two things: we pledge and we predict Small Business Trends. We make impossible-to-keep diet and exercise plans, assign...
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MyPlanner inks deal with tech provider
Financial StandardJamie Williamson
As part of the dealer group's business-wide technology transformation strategy, MyPlanner and its adviser network will now use PractiFI's solution as its core business management platform. The integrated platform has already dramatically improved efficiencies across the MyPlanner network, allowing its businesses to...
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Upcoming Workday PaaS aims to open HCM ecosystem to cloud developers
TechTargetJoel Shore, By
"When will Workday open up its platform?" It's a question posed by none other than Workday CEO Aneel Bhusri in a blog entry he posted on July 11, 2017. The answer appears to be October 2017. In his post, Bhusri said Workday...
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Salesforce Apps Add Functionality to Cloud Computing
Talkin' CloudDerek Handova
Salesforce apps extend the functionality of the CRM cloud platform, and an online marketplace offers many choices. And there is little doubt that Salesforce is the leading value-added cloud business platform. But the maker of CRM software also had foresight to realize...
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Cloud computing is consolidating, raising the risk of customer lock-in
SiliconAnglePaul Gillin
Barely a decade into the cloud revolution, consolidation is already setting in, and the implications for customers aren’t good. That’s according to a new report from Forrester Research Inc. The three areas of greatest consolidation are currently in the base-level computing and...
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