SaaS technology is the hottest thing going, and our own CEO Dave Elkington runs one of the hottest cloud companies out there, according to The SaaS Report. The list of the top 50 SaaS company CEOs was based on such criteria as: company growth work culture product technology financial performance professional experience This recognition follows…

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While at the Forbes 2017 Cloud 100 event last night, our (newly promoted) Chief Strategy Officer David Boyce had a chat with a reporter from NASDAQ, discussing what makes InsideSales technology unique and how we’re transforming B2B sales through the power of AI and the cloud. Dave also offered some interesting insights into his personal…

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The second annual Forbes Cloud 100 list was published today, and XANT is featured for the second year in a row. The Cloud 100 is a prestigious list populated by some of the biggest innovators on the planet. If you want to see the future of tech, this is where to look. Selection is limited…

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As readers of this blog know by now, one of the gems of the sales world is XANT Labs. Led by Ken Krogue and very ably executed by Gabe Larsen and Bryan Perry, Labs regularly publishes outstanding bits of original research that offer stunning insights into the world of business generally, and the science of…

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Mark Twain said, “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” It seems like the same can be said for the goal of increasing opportunities for girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs: everybody talks about the virtues of it, but it’s rare that anybody actually does much to make…

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Startup finance represents a true chicken and egg problem: how to build company infrastructure without revenue, and how to acquire revenue without the infrastructure necessary to generate it? Of course myriad options exist for disrupting that conundrum via the infusion of outside money, but the strings attached to such cash at an early stage are…

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We’re excited to announce the addition of data from Owler to the Playbooks sales acceleration platform. Up-to-date data is an essential component of Playbooks, which brings the software directly to reps in their browser. Owler’s data has been proven by over one million business professionals to be the most reliable company information on the market,…

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For many years, artificial intelligence has been grounded in science fiction, academic projects and invariably rendered an ever-receding destination society was consistently “five years away from.” While our current reality doesn’t reflect the stereotypical dystopian Hollywood narrative rooted in robots, what it does indicate is that AI has in fact successfully made its way into…

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