Marie Rosecrans: Two years ago at Dreamforce, we actually launched Salesforce Essentials. It is, we feel, the easiest way to start on Salesforce. It really takes the small business buyer and user in mind because as I mentioned, these are small businesses that are running their businesses on spreadsheets and through inboxes and on paper-based systems. We also know that they're doing up to four jobs a day, right? They're selling, they're supporting, and doing everything else. And so we created one unified app that includes sales and support. Because we know that the small business customer is super budget conscious, it's priced at $25 per user per month. You can't get better than that. … [Read more...] about Salesforce SMB exec Marie Rosecrans shares insights on meeting the unique needs of small business
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While I never met Terry Pratchett, he played an oddly large role in my development as a reader, writer, and nerd. When I was 12 or so, I found a battered copy of The Colour of Magic on a bookshelf at home. I was in the middle of my summer vacation and had nothing else to do, so I sat down and read it... and didn't like it at all. I put it back on the bookshelf and didn't read another Pratchett book until I was 15. Then, I was stuck at college after hours, waiting for my mother to pick me up, so I started reading random books from the library. As it turned out, the librarian was a huge Discworld fan, and so she'd acquired the entire series. Ook! I don't remember exactly which Discworld novel I picked up first, but I think it was Jingo. … [Read more...] about Sir Terry Pratchett finally meets the
"The COVIDSafe app was launched for Android and iOS on 26/04/2020, and within hours several serious privacy and functionality issues were discovered by the tech community," the team of researchers wrote. "Four weeks later, this app continues to be a privacy risk for anyone who installs it and there is no ETA on when these issues will be resolved." … [Read more...] about 6 million COVIDSafe downloads and a AU$60b JobKeeper data error
John Gaughan, managing director of technology recruitment firm Finlay James, said he has a number of clients who are hiring and using remote on-boarding when filling SaaS tech sales roles and technology leadership positions. Recruiters are switching from in-person interview to video meetings with candidates, and in some cases, with everyone working from home, it may be some time before new recruits actually meet the people they are working with. … [Read more...] about IT jobs: Why developers and engineers are still in demand right now
Walking the track is a must: Monaco’s circuit might appear narrow and boring on television, but experiencing it in person gives you a true sense of just how difficult it is to maintain control on those sharp corners. (On Friday, when racing is suspended so people can get to the shops, you can also drive it, although the roads are two-way, traffic can be heavy, and the police are omnipresent, so a lap might take you 30 minutes.) … [Read more...] about Can a trip to the iconic Monaco Grand Prix cure an F1 cynic?