Category: CRM for independent advisers Inc is going after the independent adviser market with Salesforce for Wealth Management, a customized, adviser-focused version of its popular customer relationship management application.Odds are good that the software will make the short list among advisers who desire a hosted solution.Its existing version of Salesforce can claim 60,000 users who are brokers and advisers […]

Tags: Recognized by Aberdeen Group

The Annual State of the Market report released by the Aberdeen Group has placed as one of the top vendors. The report evaluates a 100 organizations and ranks them for providing value to the business community. The rankings were arrived at based on information provided by more than 5000 business decision makers. has […]


Andy Ross Joins Model Metrics veteran Andy Ross has joined Model Metrics as Director of Corporate Sales. Ross was a senior manager at and one of the earliest employees of the company. Ross will be responsible for developing the mid market for Model Metrics. Ross has come quite a long way since the early days of establishing SaaS […]

Fooling around, speculating on Salesforce

The interest in is hardly limited to those dealing with CRM or even those merely intrigued by the whole Software as a Service phenomenon at large. The way that Salesforce stock and profits have been moving since 2006, Salesforce attracts quite a share of attention from investors as well. The excellent investors’ website The […]

The week in Salesforce closed out the week with a handful of announcements and moves. Biggest kudos go to the on-demand software giant for being named to the 2007 SD Times 100 list of technology influencers. The list of Influencers consists of companies that the SD Times has identified as “having the greatest impact on the software development […]

Bonvanie from SAP to Salesforce to Serena

Is this being underrated or am i overrating it? Serena Software, Inc., a software company of sole focus on application lifecycle management, today announced the appointment of Rene Bonvanie as senior vice president of worldwide marketing, partner programs and online services. Bonvanie has jumped ship from, where he was named AppExchange general manager. Bonvanie […]

Beginning of the LucidEra

The folks over at LucidEra announced today that its first solution, LucidEra Forecast-to-Billing, is now available on the AppExchange. Here comes the gauntlet, replete with the “R” word: “The first on-demand revolution was for CRM and other transactional applications. These solutions were focused on getting the data ‘in.’” said LucidEra co-founder/CEO Ken Rudin. “LucidEra […]

On (Time)Track

Saaspoint has announced the availability of the AppExchange application TimeTrack. TimeTrack enables the recording of time spent of projects and tasks, automating the reporting process by “capturing the time electronically.” (Wow, that sounds useful. Do you need a time machine to do it?) Timetrack is immediately available to download for a free 14-day test […]

Salesforce stock’s Friday roller-coaster ride

In the investment world, had an, um, exciting Friday and early on appeared to have snapped its recent two-week slump. On Friday, stock was reported as “breaking out on increased volume and is attempting to rebound.” Alas, it wasn’t meant to be. By 10am, Marc Benioff’s company had prices up to $46.60 after […]

A bit more on Googleforce

Following the underwhelming news of an expected grandiose mega-collaboration between Inc. and Google Inc. to take down Microsoft Corp. reduced to an agreement for’s 32,300 customers to distribute online ads through Google. The more formal press release announcement came later with all the expected spin. Calling the agreement instead “a strategic global alliance […]