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Posts from Date:   2017-11

Analytics and Community at Salesforce’s Dreamforce

by Cindi Howson  |  November 21, 2017

I attended my first Salesforce Dreamforce user conference earlier this month, along with 171,000 of my other friends! As it was my first time attending, I was overwhelmed but impressed by the size, the style, and not-so-subtle messages of community.  CEO Marc Benioff kicked off his keynote by thanking his customers and recognizing the trailblazers—the […]

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Analytics Thought Leadership a la ThoughtSpot and Condoleezza Rice

by Cindi Howson  |  November 7, 2017

Analytics and BI is a crowded market. So what’s a new vendor to do to get on people’s radar? Bring in some serious star power courtesy of Condoleezza Rice and Tiki Barber. ThoughtSpot’s New York event last month was sold out with over 500 attending. What struck me most about the event is the number […]

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