Salesforce exec warns of an AI winter led by users’ trust issues – Fortune

The lighting-fast advancements in AI have necessitated some guardrails and a developing philosophy on how to ethically incorporate the technology into the workplace. AI should play the role of co-pilot alongside humans—not exist on autopilot, Paula Goldman, Salesforce’s chief ethical and humane use officer, said during Fortune’s Brainstorm AI conference in London on Monday. “We […]

Microsoft, Salesforce woo skeptical CFOs on new generative AI tool spending – CNBC

Founding Members CNBC CFO Council The artificial intelligence boom has been embraced by companies and the market, leading to massive investments and bets on the transformative nature of the technology. But CFOs, often risk adverse, have been a little slower to charge full-speed into generative AI, in some cases due to conservative spending plans or […]

Microsoft, Salesforce woo skeptical CFOs on new generative AI spending – CNBC

Founding Members CNBC CFO Council The artificial intelligence boom has been embraced by companies and the market, leading to massive investments and bets on the transformative nature of the technology. But CFOs, often risk adverse, have been a little slower to charge full-speed into generative AI, in some cases due to conservative spending plans or […]

Profluent, spurred by Salesforce research and backed by Jeff Dean, uses AI to discover medicines – TechCrunch

Last year, Salesforce, the company best known for its cloud sales support software (and Slack), spearheaded a project called ProGen to design proteins using generative AI. A research moonshot, ProGen could — if brought to market — help uncover medical treatments more cost effectively than traditional methods, the researchers behind it claimed in a January […]

Salesforce Field Service users get generative AI helpers – TechTarget

Salesforce users who deploy field service technicians on the platform now can use generative AI tools for common tasks such as site visit summaries and collecting background information beforehand. Einstein 1 Field Service Edition, released earlier this month, adds tools commonly needed in vertical industries such as construction, home healthcare, utilities and telecommunications. They include […]

Together AI valued at $1.25 billion in Salesforce-led funding round – Yahoo Finance

By Jaspreet Singh and Krystal Hu (Reuters) -Nvidia-backed Together AI said on Wednesday it has raised $106 million in a new funding round, doubling its valuation since last fall as investors rushed to back startups capitalizing on the generative AI boom. Led by Salesforce Ventures, the funding valued Together AI at $1.25 billion. Other investors […]

Salesforce AI a work in progress for customers – TechTarget

SAN FRANCISCO — Business software makers are rapidly integrating generative AI into their products, triggering numerous questions among customers enticed by the potential for significant productivity gains. Last week, Salesforce answered the queries of roughly 5,000 developers attending its TrailblazerDX conference to tackle the company’s latest GenAI technology, including the new Einstein 1 Studio. The […]

Salesforce’s behind-the-scenes co-founder is tackling Slack as software company turns 25 – CNBC

Salesforce co-founder Parker Harris wants to more tightly integrate Slack after the $27 billion acquisition, which closed in 2021. Parker became Slack’s technology chief in January after months of work to ensure that Salesforce could lead in generative artificial intelligence. Harris spoke to CNBC ahead of the company’s 25th anniversary celebration this week. Parker Harris, […]

Salesforce announces new AI tools for doctors – CNBC

Salesforce on Thursday announced new AI solutions for health-care workers that could help automate some of the manual administrative tasks that are driving physician burnout. Einstein Copilot: Health Actions will allow doctors to book appointments, summarize patient information and send referrals by prompting AI with conversational language. Assessment Generation, will allow organizations to digitize health […]