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Gov’t Market Vet Michael Lewis Joins Salesforce as Strategy, Business Development VP

Michael Lewis VP Salesforce

Michael Lewis, former vice president and general manager of Iron Mountain's (NYSE:IRM) government services unit, has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as VP of strategy and business development. He brings more than three decades of industry experience to his new position and will be responsible for Salesforce's BD efforts in the aerospace, defense and federal systems integration segments.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: FY21 NDAA Major News; Will Roper Talks Live Operations for ABMS; Gen. John Murray Discusses AI, Autonomy for Battlefield; GDIT Secures $241M CMS Cloud Implementation Order, Amy Gilliland Quoted; Salesforce to Buy Acumen Solutions

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THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Reps. Adam Smith, Mac Thornberry Announce Bicameral Agreement Over FY 2021 NDAA House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith, D-Wash., and Ranking Member Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, issued a joint statement Wednesday saying both chambers of Congress have reached agreement on …

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DataRobot Secures Investments, Partners With Snowflake, HPE, Salesforce; Dan Wright Quoted

Dan Wright President and COO DataRobot

Boston-based enterprise artificial intelligence company DataRobot has received an investment from and expanded its partnership with cloud-based data warehousing company Snowflake (NYSE: SNOW) to advance product integration and go-to-market initiatives to deliver improved user experience and help customers derive insights from data using AI. DataRobot said Wednesday it also secured strategic investments from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and Salesforce’s (NYSE: CRM) venture arm.

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Salesforce to Buy Enterprise Software Firm Slack for $27.7B; Marc Benioff Quoted

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Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has agreed to purchase Slack Technologies (NYSE: WORK) for approximately $27.7B in a strategy to create a unified technology platform for enterprise collaboration and communication. Marc Benioff, chair and CEO of Salesforce, said the combination seeks to “shape the future of enterprise software and transform the way everyone works in the all-digital, work-from-anywhere world.”

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Salesforce’s Tahera Zamanzada: Cloud Key to Enhancing Customer Experience, Advancing Digital Transformation

Tahera Zamanzada Director Salesforce

Tahera Zamanzada, director of digital strategy for the global public sector at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), said the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted government agencies to advance digital transformation and deliver better customer service through the adoption of cloud platforms.

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Salesforce Launches FedRAMP Certified Government Cloud Plus; Dave Rey, Teresa Carlson Quoted

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Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has launched Government Cloud Plus, a multitenant cloud infrastructure specifically isolated for U.S. federal, state, and local government customers, contractors and federally funded research and development centers, the company announced Thursday.

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Salesforce’s Teresa Smetzer: AI Could Help Agencies Leverage Data, Expedite Gov’t Service Delivery

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Teresa Smetzer, vice president of national security programs at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said the adoption of artificial intelligence could help government agencies leverage large volumes of data, allow them to free up employees to focus more on mission-critical issues and accelerate the delivery of services to citizens.

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Salesforce’s Jenny Berarducci: Cloud Tech Could Help Agencies Transform Customer Experience

Jenny Berarducci, regional vice president of customer success at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said a cloud-based tool provides government agencies the capability to improve the customer experience and earn the public’s trust, which is key to any mission. Berarducci wrote about the need for agencies to implement a flexible technology that could enable them to meet current and future needs.

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