Like automotive firms, agricultural equipment maker AGCO is planting the seeds of transformation, implementing a common global IT infrastructure, more digital manufacturing processes and an agile approach to IT service and development. By Christopher Ludwig Manufacturers of passenger vehicles are not alone in implementing technology that will change the way their products and business Read More..
MUNICH – With 7,100 guests registered to attend the German part of its World Tour, Salesforce.com is sending a clear signal that it aims to grow its presence in Europe. The San Francisco-based business software group has been on a roll worldwide, with sales jumping 32 pc in 2014 to 5.37 billion dlrs.Â Co-founder and CEO Read More..
SalesforceÂ stagesÂ its annual Dreamforce convention in San Francisco Sept. 15-18, expecting to bring together more than 100,000 people for its annual gettogether. The cloud-based CRM company continues to grow rapidly. In the quarter ended April 30, the company boosted sales 21 pc to 1.51 billion dlrs. On an annualized basis, Salesforce expects this year to generate Read More..
In a bid to increase its operational efficiency, Hella has implemented a cloud-based CRM software platform built by Salesforce. The German automotive lighting specialist said in a press release that it had decided to implement the technology to speed up the time it takes to respond to customer requests. Hella said the Salesforce platform, which Read More..
MUNICH â€“ Germany’s Media-Manufaktur has published a book that provides an in-depth look at how the world’s biggest car companies are preparing for an era of new mobility. The German business publisher, parent company of automotiveIT and automotiveIT international, said the new 88-page â€“ English-language â€“ book is titled â€œAutomotive 4.0 â€“ The Digital Revolution.â€ Read More..
SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce.com opened its annual mega-convention here with a series of announcements that underscored the business software group’sÂ determination to continue to grow its business sharply. The company announced at its Dreamforce event here how it plans to offer tighter integration with Microsoft productivity software. Salesforce and Microsoft signed a strategic cooperation pact in Read More..
Salesforce.com will host its Dreamforce convention in San Francisco October 13 through 16. The annual gathering, which brings together more than 100,000 IT professionals and users of Salesforce software, is a forum for discussions about the latest IT trends, the role of technology in today’s world and a broad range of other issues. This year’s Read More..
MUNICH â€“ Google may not be a direct competitor to established automakers yet, but the internet company’s drive to capture customer information is a threat to car brands. That’s the message Patrick Pelata, head of Salesforce.com’s automotive operations, is sending to the auto industry. “I think Google is competing with carmakers in the area of Read More..
In a move to speed up the integration of so-called “wearables” in corporate IT systems, Salesforce.com is launching a developer kit specifically targeting the new mobile communications devices. Wearables, which include cloud-connected smart watches, glasses, wristbands and other devices that are worn on the body, only recently made their appearance. Google led the trend with Read More..
Salesforce is stagingÂ a large customer event in Munich July 3 to provide further details of its new Salesforce1 customer platform. The one-day conferenceÂ will hear keynote addresses from Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff and various European executives from companies using the cloud-based software. Salesforce is the world’s biggest cloud-based CRM software provider. The US-based company Read More..