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Salesforce today confirmed the reports it will acquire workplace collaboration company Slack and revealed it will integrate the companies’ main platforms. The CRM giant will pay $27.7 billion for Slack, according to a statement released today. “Under the terms of the agreement, Slack shareholders will receive $26.79 in cash and

Australian marketers are getting bogged down by misalignment on reporting, budget constraints and varied views of performance as pressure mounts to move from brand custodians to drivers of growth and ROI, according to research from Salesforce. The results also show the much hyped data driven approach to marketing still relies

Australian workforce on-demand training platform GO1 has raised US$40 million in Series C funding led by Seek and US VC firm Madrona Venture Group. GO1 says the recent boom in remote work has tripled demand for its online learning platform. Salesforce’s venture arm joins existing investors M12 – Microsoft’s venture

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WPP AUNZ has launched a new division, the Centre of Excellence which advises clients to navigate the digital landscape, drive maximum value from their existing data and fully leverage their martech investments.  Led by Adam Good, executive director – marketing technology, the Centre of Excellence main focus is marketing automation.

Australian fintech unicorn Airwallex today announced the close of its US$160 million Series D funding raise, including investment from the venture arms of ANZ bank and CRM giant Salesforce. Airwallex, a Melbourne-based fintech which allows companies to manage cross-border revenue and financing, says the new funds will be used to

Adobe today announced Simon Tate as its Asia Pacific president. Tate joins from Salesforce where he spent six years as APAC senior vice president. From May, Tate will lead Adobe’s business across the region and report to Adobe president, international, Paul Robson. Webinar: The role of the CMO at the

At a time of huge disruption, how can businesses ensure they continue on the most sustainable footing? Which-50 interviewed Salesforce ANZ CEO Pip Marlow who said the bushfire crisis and coronavirus pandemic have forced deeper consideration of sustainability measures.  “Sustainability has never been a more important lens for viewing how

Former NetSuite exec Lee Thompson is the new Managing Director of Nutanix Australia and New Zealand Based in Sydney, Thompson will be responsible for driving customer acquisition and continued expansion of the enterprise cloud computing company’s local presence, with a focus on commercial and enterprise customers. Thompson’s comprehensive experience and

Global and local tech giants are offering their services for free via an online portal that has launched to assist Australian companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) unveiled the online resource centre yesterday to help businesses and workplaces move towards remote working arrangements as the

Salesforce has hailed its rejigged online-only World Tour event as a success which collected over a million social media impressions, in one of the early tests of the impact of coronavirus on the industry. But research suggests event attendance is a huge driver of business for hosts and exhibitors and