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Bret Taylor, Alex Dayon Named to Salesforce Leadership Posts

Bret Taylor, formerly CEO and co-founder of collaboration platforms provider Quip, has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as president and chief product officer. Taylor will oversee Salesforce’s go-to-market strategy, product vision, development and design efforts in his new role, the company said Tuesday. He previously served as chief technology officer of …

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Accenture/Salesforce Sponsored Study Shows Need to Address Access to Gov’t Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) have found through a survey that 49 percent of adults in the U.S. prefer to interact with government and access services via websites, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The companies jointly commissioned the Governing Institute study, which also …

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Salesforce Pledges $50M, Volunteer Hours & Free Software for K-12 Computer Science Education

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2017 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has committed one million volunteer hours and $50 million in investment to support computer science education at public K-12 schools in the U.S. over five years, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its philanthropic arm Salesforce.org will also provide free software subscriptions …

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SalesRobot Retained by ArchIntel™ for CRM Provider Integration Work

Tysons Corner, VA, August 18, 2017 – SalesRobot has been retained by ArchIntel™ to integrate the ArchIntel Daily Competitive Intelligence Briefing into CRM providers’ platforms, such as Salesforce. The contract calls for SalesRobot to integrate each day’s ArchIntel Briefing into CRM providers’ platform, creating a tab that leads to an …

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Accenture Closes Phase One Buy in Federal Cloud Market Push

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has wrapped up its acquisition of Alexandria, Virginia-based federal government cloud services provider Phase One Consulting Group for an undisclosed sum. Both companies first announced the deal in June and Accenture said Tuesday it made the acquisition to expand its Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) and cloud offerings in the federal market. It marks Accenture’s seventh Salesforce-related …

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Accenture Eyes Federal Cloud Portfolio Expansion Through Phase One Purchase

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to purchase Alexandria, Virginia-based Phase One Consulting Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand the global management consulting and professional services contractor’s Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) capabilities and cloud platforms for U.S. federal agencies. Accenture said Wednesday it will integrate Phase One into the Accenture Federal …

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Novitas Group Founder Chris Taylor Succeeds Eric Gillespie as Govini CEO

Chris Taylor, founder and former CEO of Novitas Group, has joined government market research firm Govini as CEO. Govini said Tuesday he succeeds founder Eric Gillespie, who will shift into a new role as executive chairman of the company’s board of directors. Taylor established Novitas in 2012 to offer a range of technology and …

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Salesforce’s Kevin Paschuck: Agencies Should Adopt Cloud Platforms to Facilitate Citizen Interaction

Kevin Paschuck, chief operating officer and senior vice president of public sector and aerospace and defense business unit at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said agencies should deploy cloud technology platforms to facilitate interactions with citizens and advance delivery of services. Paschuck wrote cloud platforms work to help agencies direct resources …

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TechnoMile Appoints Salesforce Ecosystem Vet Daniel Osborne as Managing Director; Ashish Khot Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2017 — TechnoMile has hired Daniel Osborne, formerly managing director at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) Bluewolf subsidiary and an information technology veteran in the Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) ecosystem, to serve as managing director, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Osborne will be in charge of developing new and existing products and services …

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Salesforce Gov’t Cloud Secures IL4 Provisional Authorization From DISA; Dave Rey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2017 — The Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) cloud platform for the public sector has received Impact Level 4 provisional authorization from the Defense Information Systems Agency for deployment to Defense Department users, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday Salesforce Government Cloud features role-based security and encryption functions and will work to help …

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