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Vote Now: Winter '15 Nominations are Now Open!

Vote Now: Winter '15 Nominations are Now Open!

If you are anything like me, I am glad that the colder weather is approaching. The season brings warm winter fires, even more Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and it's the time for you to nominate awesome individuals from the community as the Winter '15 MVPs. Even if you are not familiar... Read More»

IdeaExchange Update: Customer Ideas in the Winter '15 Release

IdeaExchange Update: Customer Ideas in the Winter '15 Release

The Winter ‘15 release is here — which means it’s also time to take a look at the customer Ideas being delivered! As a reminder, these Ideas come from our IdeaExchange—the place where members of our community can go to create and/or vote on the product enhancements they deem important.... Read More»

5 Key Questions from the Bluewolf State of Salesforce Report

5 Key Questions from the Bluewolf State of Salesforce Report

Every year, Bluewolf, a global business consulting firm, publishes The State of Salesforce, an annual analysis of how the best companies use salesforce.com. Bluewolf, in partnership with the MIT Sloan School of Management, collects data from more than 1,000 salesforce.com customers, with respondents from a variety of roles, company sizes,... Read More»

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»

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»

Hillary Clinton at Dreamforce: Education, Tech, and a Little Bit of Politics

Hillary Clinton at Dreamforce: Education, Tech, and a Little Bit of Politics

One of the highlights at Dreamforce '14 included an appearance by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in discussion with World Economic Forum Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab. Schwab started by recalling when he first met Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, back when the company had just 12 employees.... Read More»

Neil Young Gives Us the Full Studio Experience at Dreamforce

Neil Young Gives Us the Full Studio Experience at Dreamforce

When it comes to listening to music, are we settling for “good enough?” The artists certainly think so. Listening to compressed digital music such as MP3s is like “seeing a xerox of the Mona Lisa,” according to Elvis Costello. In our quest for portability, we lost more than the charming... Read More»

ICYMI: 5 Highlights from Today at Dreamforce

ICYMI: 5 Highlights from Today at Dreamforce

After months of anticipation, Dreamforce is finally here. We’ve wrapped up the first day of breakout sessions, keynotes, and the opening of the Cloud Expo. Before you head to the Networking Reception tonight, check out five highlights from today. They’re key talking points for mingling with your fellow attendees! 1.... Read More»

Introducing Salesforce1 Lightning

Introducing Salesforce1 Lightning

I recently celebrated my nine-year anniversary at Salesforce. And one of the really amazing things about working here over the years is that you get to see the Salesforce1 Platform evolve from humble beginnings into what is today — an amazing force for innovation for our customers. It’s fun to... Read More»

Wave: Analytics for the Rest of Us

Wave: Analytics for the Rest of Us

In case you missed it, today marks the beginning of Dreamforce '14 — and, in addition to all the happy hours, breakout sessions, keynote speakers, philanthropy, and concerts, that means product launches. One of those includes Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud. It’s analytics for the rest of us: a beautiful... Read More»