NSDC and Salesforce Partner to Help Bridge the Skills Gap in India

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has announced its partnership with Salesforce (NYSE:CRM), the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM), to enhance NSDC’s skill development and capacity building initiatives through Trailhead, Salesforce’s free online learning platform that empowers anyone to skill up and increase one’s job prospects in the digital economy. The explosion of technological innovation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating a massive demand for new-age skills. By 2022, more than 120 million workers will need reskilling due to advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and automation. According to…

Salesforce.com and Oracle Announce New Strategic Partnership, Agree to Integrate Salesforce.com and Oracle Clouds

Salesforce.com [NYSE:CRM] and Oracle [NASDAQ:ORCL] announced today a comprehensive nine-year partnership encompassing all three tiers of cloud computing: Applications, Platform and Infrastructure. Salesforce.com plans to standardize on the Oracle Linux operating system, Exadata engineered systems, the Oracle Database, and Java Middleware Platform. Oracle plans to integrate salesforce.com with Oracle’s Fusion HCM and Financial Cloud, and provide the core technology to power salesforce.com’s applications and platform. Salesforce.com will also implement Oracle’s Fusion HCM and Financial cloud applications throughout the company. “Larry and I both agree that salesforce.com and Oracle need to…