Ecommerce merchants are used to figuring things out on their own. But they don’t have to. Podcasts offer easy access to ecommerce veterans with helpful …
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has quit Facebook and shut down his account, sparking speculation as to his motives. Is Salesforce at odds with Facebook? Is Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg no longer Benioff’s BFF? Is Salesforce planning something with Twitter?
“I’m on a FB pause,” Benioff posted on Robert Scoble’s Twitter account, in response to his query. “It was too overwhelming to keep up to date on TWTR and FB after Dreamforce. I needed to reduce.” Asked why he deleted his account instead of just taking a break, Benioff replied “Just too much.”
Benioff Flees Facebook in Search of Peace
Sales over the next three months will be crucial to the profitability of many ecommerce merchants. However, credit card processing costs over this timeframe will …
There’s strong, scientifically verifiable evidence indicating Microsoft’s move to join the rest of the tech world in open source and collaboration was propelled by a compelling force: the Nadella effect. While tech analysts and reporters had fun with CEO Satya Nadella’s odd “cloud first, mobile first” mantra last summer, his much less concise — yet more encouraging — message has been one of collaboration, and meeting consumers on their terms. For example, Microsoft pushed Office 365 to all major platforms.
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Microsoft and Google End Hostilities, Partner Up
The recent flurry of consulting company acquisitions focused on cloud computing is another clear indication of the accelerating shift of IT systems and enterprise applications to Software as a Service, Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service alternatives. IT and business decision-makers are no longer asking why they should move to the cloud, but instead are trying to figure out exactly where, when and how to capitalize on the rapidly expanding array of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS options.
Cloud Consulting Acquisitions Accelerate