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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A year after its acquisition of customer service vendor Activa Live, Salesforce bought social customer service startup Assistly for about $80 million. Assistly provided technology that helps companies gather customer conversations and organize them into prioritized, actionable lists.
The service based on Assistly is now marketed as Desk.com.
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.