CRM powerhouse Salesforce joined the ranks of Google and Microsoft Tuesday when it announced its own generative AI technology to deliver personalized content across every sales, service, marketing, commerce, and IT interaction in every Salesforce cloud.
It's vital to stay ahead of the activists and to act before they force your hand, even if the results will be very similar. Staying ahead means possibly keeping some activists off your board of directors.
DevRev is an API-driven, developer-first CRM platform for product-led SaaS companies that merges customer support conversations and tickets with developer issues and product enhancements.
Attention retailers! Are your stores ready to get phygital? A successful phygital retail strategy blends the useful elements of the in-person customer experience into the digital sphere interchangeably.
Zoho Desk provides impressive agent productivity and happier customers because its "blended conversations" drive solutions and keep waiting times minuscule.
The model for success in CRM always went through first helping customers do right by their customers, but then also helping the second generation of customers help their customers in turn, and not just customers but stakeholders -- employees, partners, localities -- all of them.
The need for greater spending control in a tough economy, plus bulging inventories of best-of-breed apps, suggests that 2023 might be challenging for smaller CRM vendors.
Implicit in the failure idea is that you succeed now and then, and it’s only to get to the successes that we seek fast failure. If it ain’t gonna work, let’s be done with it and try something else.
Maybe it's time to reinvent the corporate research lab for IT in the 21st century. If Salesforce isn't a good pick to bring back the corporate research lab, I don't know who could. I think Bret Taylor could run it, which might be a greater use of his prodigious talents.