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Benioff raised bar on executive nerves of steel

Benioff raised bar on executive nerves of steel

The last thing the CEO of any company needs on the morning of his company's annual conference is some monumental industry announcement to distract him and his attendees from his own company's breaking news.  But, in a real test of public company executive ball juggling, that's exactly what salesforce.

September 14, 2005 by in Oracle

Bosworth: Intelligent reaction, not intelligent design

Bosworth: Intelligent reaction, not intelligent design

Adam Bosworth, former Microsoft and BEA development guru and now a Google engineering vice president, gave a presentation at the salesforce.com user event that offered a much improved articulation of the notion of continuous improvement and innovation I wrote about my recent post on Microsoft making some of its Office interface improvements available now rather than in 12 to 18 months when the new version ships.

September 13, 2005 by in Salesforce.com

MS Office chief responds to my post on continuous improvement

MS Office chief responds to my post on continuous improvement

Steve Sinofsky, senior vice president at Microsoft for Office, responded in a Talkback to my post to BillG about making some of the interface improvements available now rather waiting until Office 12 ships in late 2006, or 2007 if it slips.Hi Dan,I hear you and we are super commited to continuous improvement.

September 13, 2005 by in Microsoft

CRM mashup

CRM mashup

I spent the morning at the salesforce.com event, but much of the discussion in the hallways was about the implications of Siebel getting acquired by Oracle.

September 12, 2005 by in Oracle

Skyping a good deal on eBay

Skyping a good deal on eBay

eBay buying Skype doesn't make a lot of sense if you think of Skype as "just a VoIP company." Thinking of Skype as a CRM solution in embryo, however, yields some interesting ideas.

September 12, 2005 by in E-Commerce

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