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Facebook adds new class of 'strategic' partners in PMD program

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Facebook today announced a new level of its Preferred Marketing Developer program, naming Salesforce Marketing Cloud and a number of companies as “Strategic PMDs.” The news was announced today by Facebook VP of Marketing David Fischer at Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference. Ads performance company Nanigans is another company confirmed as part...
Facebook adds new class of 'strategic' partners in PMD program

Salesforce Unveils New Ways to Motivate

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In the business of selling stuff, there’s a lot of managing. Sales reps usually have a boss they check in with update on the status of deals in the pipeline, maybe get some advice on how to close a deal when there’s stiff competition from another company, or to go...
Salesforce Unveils New Ways to Motivate

We need intelligent political leadership if we are to prosper | The big issue

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Successive governments have to failed to nurture the country's great innovatorsWill Hutton is absolutely spot on when he claims that Britain's future lies in a culture of open and vigorous innovation. ("Our future lies in a culture of open and vigorous innovation", Comment). Four of the world's leading universities lie...
We need intelligent political leadership if we are to prosper | The big issue

Eight Questions for Hewlett-Packard Software Head George Kadifa

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It wasn’t so long ago that Hewlett-Packard looked like a hardware company fundamentally transforming itself into a software company. Until former CEO Léo Apotheker was fired by the company’s board of directors and replaced with current CEO Meg Whitman, the official line at HP was that the way out of...
Eight Questions for Hewlett-Packard Software Head George Kadifa

Facebook platform industry update: Adaptly becomes Strategic PMD; Kenshoo and Moontoast partner

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Social advertising company Adaptly today announced that it has been selected as a Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer by Facebook, joining 12 other companies with access to some of the social network’s alpha and beta products, as well as more support from its sales, product and engineering teams. sPMD companies also serve on...
Facebook platform industry update: Adaptly becomes Strategic PMD; Kenshoo and Moontoast partner

HP Promotes a New General Counsel

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HP today named John Schultz as executive VP and general counsel, replacing David Healy, who took the post on an interim basis in December. Schultz, who joined HP in 2008, will serve on the executive council and report to CEO Meg Whitman....
HP Promotes a New General Counsel

Google, Yahoo executives back CISPA through lobbying group

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The battle raging around the Cyber Intelligence Security Protection Act (CISPA) just got a little dirtier. A lobbying group that counts top executives at Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo as board members has officially thrown its support behind the controversial bill. "TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology...
Google, Yahoo executives back CISPA through lobbying group

Facebook's John Yi on the state of the Preferred Marketing Developer program

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It’s been just over six months since Facebook created the Preferred Marketing Developer program, which certifies developers with badges in up to four areas: ads, apps, pages and insights. In that time, Facebook has introduced a host of new ad types and page products — mobile app install ads, custom...
Facebook's John Yi on the state of the Preferred Marketing Developer program

9 steps to build your personal brand (and your career)

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Personal branding isn't a new topic. In fact, it's been around since roughly 1997 when Tom Peters coined the phrase, but as we slowly recover from the economic downturn and with the rise of new technology, personal branding is becoming more prevalent and more important. Developing and maintaining your...
9 steps to build your personal brand (and your career)
Lobbying group representing Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft sends letter in support of CISPA

Why women are leading the transformation of IT

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Until just a few years ago, CIOs have largely been defined by how well they could deliver products or solutions to their core customer, the business user. However, as the cloud emerges as a truly viable alternative to IT, it has become clear that the transformative CIO must rethink the...
Why women are leading the transformation of IT

Marc Benioff, Lars Dalgaard, and David Sacks Are About To Do Battle, Says VC Who Backed Them All (SAP, MSFT, CRM)

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Get ready for a fight between Salesforce.com's Marc Benioff, Lars Dalgaard of SAP's SuccessFactors, and Yammer's David Sacks. "The cloud titans are lining up for battle," Jason Green, partner at VC Emergence Capital recently told us. He would know. His firm funded all three of these guys. Green personally backed...
Marc Benioff, Lars Dalgaard, and David Sacks Are About To Do Battle, Says VC Who Backed Them All (SAP, MSFT, CRM)

HP names new COO, taps outsider to lead software unit

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HP’s Bill Veghte Last week, HP CEO Meg Whitman tapped Bill Veghte to take over the company’s “disappointing” Autonomy business unit.  This week, the company named Veghte as its new COO and brought in George Kadifa of Silver Lake Partners to spearhead software. All of this is in service of fixing...
HP names new COO, taps outsider to lead software unit
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