Category: Foundation

ICYMI: Top 10 Highlights from Dreamforce '14

ICYMI: Top 10 Highlights from Dreamforce '14

After all the months of preparation and growing excitement, it's hard to believe that Dreamforce '14 is over. Four days packed with breakout sessions, hands-on training sessions, keynote speakers, networking, sightseeing, and parties can go by fast — so in case there's anything you missed, here's our rundown of the... Read More»

Dreamforce Attendees and Salesforce Family: Get a Free Copy of Tony Robbins' New Book for a Good Cause (Offer Ends Saturday!)

Dreamforce Attendees and Salesforce Family: Get a Free Copy of Tony Robbins' New Book for a Good Cause (Offer Ends Saturday!)

Dreamforce attendees and Salesforce family, Tony Robbins and Marc Benioff have a pretty awesome offer for you. Here's the deal: Marc Benioff has arranged for Dreamforce attendees to get a free copy of Tony Robbins' new book, Money: Master the Game ($28.95 value) — and for each person who receives... Read More»

Thursday Agenda: 7 Things You Shouldn't Miss Today at Dreamforce

Thursday Agenda: 7 Things You Shouldn't Miss Today at Dreamforce

Can you believe it’s already the last day of Dreamforce? Fill up your coffee mugs, slip into your walking shoes and hit the pavement to see all of the sights that you haven’t made time for yet. How are you going to spend your last day? Here are the seven... Read More»

Marc Benioff Announces Salesforce Customer Success Platform, Analytics Cloud

Marc Benioff Announces Salesforce Customer Success Platform, Analytics Cloud

A traditional Hawaiian blessing and song, plus a surprise performance by The Beach Boys kicked off the second afternoon of Dreamforce 2014. But neither took place simply to entertain the audience. Both were intended to highlight the arrival of Salesforce’s newest innovation, detailed by Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff. Salesforce... Read More»

Dreamforce: The Super Bowl of Cloud Computing

Dreamforce: The Super Bowl of Cloud Computing

Every fall, San Francisco is home to Dreamforce, the largest software conference on the planet. It's the Super Bowl of cloud computing, with more than 135,000 registered attendees and five million people tuning in to watch the live stream. And, like any Super Bowl, it is filled with energy, excitement... Read More»

VetForce: Salesforce for Military Veterans

VetForce: Salesforce for Military Veterans

Leon Edwards served 7 1/2 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He deployed to Iraq on three combat operations, including Japan, Korea, and Singapore, and to Thailand on non-combat operations. Edwards was promoted to Sergeant before leaving the Marine Corps in 2009. Today, he's pursuing a career in cloud computing... Read More»

My Dreamforce Hero: The Daughter of Ghanaian Immigrants, Redefining Sustainable Giving

My Dreamforce Hero: The Daughter of Ghanaian Immigrants, Redefining Sustainable Giving

My excellent colleagues in Corporate Marketing have been asking me for weeks to name my Heroes for Dreamforce. The problem is that I have so many of them Do I choose Rosetta Carrington-Lue of the City of Philadelphia, who has tirelessly improved the lives of our most vulnerable citizens, or... Read More»

Salesforce for Startups: Innovating to Encourage Innovation

Salesforce for Startups: Innovating to Encourage Innovation

When does a company no longer qualify as a “startup”? When it goes public? When it surpasses a certain revenue, transaction, or employee threshold? When its products become stale and innovation begins to falter? Salesforce.com is now 15 years old. We process upwards of 2 billion transactions per business day,... Read More»

Bring a Can to Dreamforce—Help Us Reach One Million Meals!

Bring a Can to Dreamforce—Help Us Reach One Million Meals!

Dreamforce is our community’s annual celebration. We come together to celebrate innovation. We share ideas and network—and we give back. This year, the Dreamforce community is coming together to deliver One Million Meals to fight hunger. Most of us are fortunate enough to know where our next meal is coming... Read More»

Stop Pitching and Start Selling From the Heart

Stop Pitching and Start Selling From the Heart

Over the course of my career, I've heard salespeople at meetings and on calls start and end their introductions by listing their "résumé of experience" and the accolades they or their company have received. Next, they ask the customer if they're ready to hear the pitch — the reason for... Read More»