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Salesforce has launched myTrailhead, a platform allowing organisations to create their own learning experiences to help employees up skill.
CRM software company Salesforce has launched a US$50 million ($70.5 million) Australia Trailblazer Fund to invest in local startups.
RMIT Online has again expanded its course offering through a partnership with an industry player, launching CRM Professional with Salesforce.
Launched by former Apple executive Daniel Gross with backing from Stripe, Pioneer looks to find and support the ‘Lost Einsteins’ of the world.
Pendula enables organisations to send automated two-way communications, such as SMS, email, and post, for operational and financial transactions.
Over 65 percent of Aussie workforce wants more women in leadership roles – but the culture has to keep up
A survey found over 65 percent of the Australian workforce would like to see more women in leadership roles, with almost half the women women surveyed stating they would like to pursue a leadership role in the future.
Visual marketing software company Autopilot raises US$12 million and announces new customer tracking tool
Autopilot has announced the closing of a US$12 million funding round and the launch of a new customer tracking tool, Insights.
After nearly three years of service, Dropbox ANZ Country Manager Charlie Wood has departed from the company to launch his own startup, ‘CheckIn Safe’.
Bard is particularly passionate about the small to medium businesses that make up the bulk of the 200,000 clients using Campaign Monitor.
Telstra has appointed Julie Trell as the new head of its accelerator program muru-D, following the departure of cofounder and former chief Annie Parker.
Workible partners with recruitment agency Chandler Macleod to launch new initiative to tackle unemployment
Job platform Workible has today announced its partnering with recruitment agency Chandler Macleod to launch a new initiative called The Jobs Agenda. The initiative will look to tackle the levels of unemployment in Australia and help people overcome the challenges of getting a job in the 21st century.
American customer relationship management (CRM) company Salesforce has today announced the appointment of Mark Innes as its general manager for the Asia Pacific.
Customer service startup Zendesk has today announced a partnership with Be My Eyes, through which it will look to show support for the healthtech sector and offer assistance to socially minded startups. Zendesk will provide the startup with business mentorship, resources, and a financial contribution to help connect the blind with a network of sighted people.
It may not have shut the city down like its big brother Dreamforce does San Francisco, but the Salesforce World Tour saw thousands flock to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre to learn how leading businesses are using Salesforce to better serve their customers, and hear what’s coming next.