Oracle vs. Salesforce: Social Acquisition Face-off
Oracle and Salesforce.com have established a pattern of dueling acquisitions of social business companies. Here's how that battle is shaping up.
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Salesforce.com's acquisition of Buddy Media and, almost simultaneously, Oracle's acquisition of Vitrue showed the importance companies of all types are putting on social media--as well as the challenges they face in effectively implementing and managing a social media strategy on their own. Buddy Media helps brands manage their presence on social networking platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.