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  • How The New Base CRM Mobile Apps Expose Market Leader Weaknesses

    How The New Base CRM Mobile Apps Expose Market Leader Weaknesses

    Ubiquity and intelligence are the two maxims of the post-PC world that Base places most importance on in its mobile CRM service. It makes sense. I have talked to several companies that see an opportunity in disrupting traditional CRM tools built for the desktop and the web. Salesforce.com for instance, came into the market more than ten years ago, long before mobile emerged. Read More

  • Elephant Attacks Tech Legend Tom Siebel (And Gets Away With It)

    Elephant Attacks Tech Legend Tom Siebel (And Gets Away With It)

    Silicon Valley billionaire Tom Siebel, founder of CRM vendor Siebel Systems (sold to Oracle for $5.8 billion back in 2005), was reportedly attacked and injured by an elephant in Tanzania about a month ago. The incident is vaguely reminiscent of TechCrunch editor Sarah Lacy’s recent baboon attack in Rwanda, although in Siebel’s case the consequences were a bit more severe than a… Read More