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Alkymi wants to bring custom automations to every business user

Alkymi launched in 2017 with a goal of helping financial services companies automate mundane tasks, a kind of lightweight RPA to grab information from emails and spreadsheets and eliminate a lot of co

Mvmnt is driving freight brokerage into digital age

In the United States, much of commerce relies on moving goods to market on trucks. The way it works is a manufacturer calls a shipping broker with instructions like “I need to get a load of beer

Confluent launches visual streaming data pipeline designer

Confluent, the company that built a streaming service on top of the open source Apache Kafka project, has always been about helping companies capture streams of data. First it was on prem, then later

Securiti launches data security cloud and announces $75M Series C

The combination of rapid data growth and expanding data regulations like GDPR and CCPA is putting a lot of pressure on companies to figure out just what they have and provide the necessary controls th

Why aren’t we seeing more aggressive SaaS M&A?

With public stock valuations way down, it's surprising we aren't seeing more aggressive M&A activity from acquisitive companies and private equity alike.

Arcade scores $7.5M seed to make it simple to build a product demo

Software product marketers typically are charged with creating demos for potential customers. These let people who are interested in the product see how a function inside an application works as a way

UiPath co-CEO Rob Enslin still sees plenty of potential despite stock turbulence

UiPath co-CEO Rob Enslin believes that RPA is just the tip of the automation iceberg.

Jeli.io keeps rolling with free Slack incident response bot and new investment

Just about every company is going to face a catastrophic incident at some point where a key part of the system goes down, and you need to know not only how to respond in the moment, but how you figure

Arthur.ai machine learning monitoring gathers steam with $42M investment

It’s widely understood that after machine learning models are deployed in production, the accuracy of the results can deteriorate over time. Arthur.ai launched in 2019 with the goal of helping compa

Designers underwhelmed by Adobe-Figma deal

For now, it seems as though designers will stick with Figma for lack of a reasonable alternative, which is something that Adobe and Figma can build on.

Smaller Dreamforce still comes up big in first live meeting in three years

With the Salesforce event back live and in person this week, just in time for its 20th anniversary, everyone seemed to be happy to be together at a live event.

DocuSign has hired former Google ad exec Allan Thygesen as its new CEO

DocuSign announced today that it has hired Allan Thygesen as its next CEO, effective October 10. Thygesen was most recently at Google where he was president of the Americas and global partners. He was

How Adobe and Salesforce are fine-tuning customer experience tools

It was a big week for the customer experience market, with two major players in the marketing tool space taking swings to bring the idea to the next level.

Steadybit wants developers involved in chaos engineering before production

Chaos engineering was originally developed at large companies to help them pressure-test systems in production. Over time, startups and open source projects have made it more accessible, but for the m

Salesforce Genie brings data sharing to Amazon SageMaker and Einstein

Salesforce is the most successful SaaS company in the world. AWS is the biggest infrastructure player, and the two giants have gotten together over the years whenever it makes sense. As a couple of ex

Envoy Connect brings automated visitor management to high-rise buildings

Envoy launched in 2013 with the promise of bringing visitor management for individual companies into the modern age. When the pandemic hit, it quickly pivoted to control who could come into an office

Jitx wants to change the way engineers design circuit boards using code

Electrical engineers have been designing custom circuit boards on computers for years, but this approach simply moved the paper and pencil method to digital. It didn’t advance the craft or make it e

Slack adds persistent information layer to channels called Canvas

Slack has succeeded in large part in the enterprise by allowing people to communicate in a number of ways while integrating with many common enterprise applications. This lets you stay in Slack to get

Salesforce built a data lake to transform how customer data moves on the platform

The ultimate goal of pulling customer data together into a customer data platform (CDP) is building more meaningful customer experiences in real time. Up until now, that’s been more aspirational

Adobe makes $20B bet on a collaborative future with Figma acquisition

The first rule of the $20 Billion Acquisition Club: Don't mess up a good thing.
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