Marc Benioff’s company revolutionized the software industry with a unique business model that integrated philanthropy as a core element. Salesforce was in the cloud before there was a cloud, selling its software via subscription rather than the standard licensed approach.
The jargon-filled technology world outdid itself in 2017 with talk of artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, mixed realities, neural networks and edge computing.
These words were heard a lot in 2017 and they will be heard even more in the coming year. And for good reason.