CRM industry news
- October 26, 2010
Companies that got a discount with their initial SaaS CRM implementation may not get the same kind of treatment when they renew their SaaS CRM license three years later, but the buyer still has the upper hand.
- September 29, 2010
Oracle finally took the wraps off its Fusion Applications, and CRM got plenty of the attention. But how long before people start migrating?
- June 29, 2010
The renamed Customer 360 Summit, Gartner revealed its analysis of CRM's past and how that history is affecting the present CRM market, plus its predictions of CRM’s future.
- May 11, 2010
Social networks and the expanded use of CRM are bringing engineers and product development people into contact with customers. Is that a good thing, and is it worth it?
- April 27, 2010
At Convergence, Microsoft gave a high-level view of its CRM strategy, including ripping out Siebel internally, and previewed some features in the next release.
- April 26, 2010
Microsoft is adding three languages and four accelerators to its online CRM product and will offer it in 32 countries next month.
- December 28, 2009
The next year promises big changes and big opportunities in the CRM market, from sales in the contact center to social media marketing and social media hype, according to industry experts.
- November 12, 2009
Sage and Consona are both offering cloud-based CRM software "in the cloud" running on Amazon's infrastructure, but there are differences between this and the SaaS model.
- November 04, 2009
Microsoft has updated its SaaS CRM application and is offering six months free for Salesforce.com and Oracle CRM On Demand customers.
- October 27, 2009
Microsoft said its Dynamics CRM Online software will be released in all major international markets next year. It also plans to update the on-demand product next month.
- October 20, 2009
At one point, Siemens had 500 CRM systems across the company. It has tried custom development, SAP and now Oracle CRM in an attempt to standardize.
- October 13, 2009
Marc Benioff, who invested heavily in a booth and an appearance at Oracle's OpenWorld, claimed companies can deploy Oracle and Salesforce.com together.
- October 13, 2009
Oracle executives outlined the company's plans for CRM in the coming year, including a REST API, running Siebel in Outlook out of the box and social data mining.
- July 13, 2009
As it expands and draws more CRM users, Microsoft, like Salesforce.com, is emphasizing its capabilities as an application platform, not just a CRM provider.
- March 10, 2009
The first day of Microsoft's annual business application user conference was light on new features but heavy on Microsoft's pledge of commitment to its customers.