Microsoft’s Cortana Wants To Play Nice With Salesforce

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sees the company’s new Cortana Analytics Suite as a way for Salesforce customers to engage with data. Cortana wasn’t quite cooperating onstage at Dreamforce, though. 8 Smart Cities: A Peek At Our Connected Future (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Microsoft wants its Cortana voice recognition technology to help Salesforce customers question the cloud about their data. At Dreamforce 2015 in San Francisco on Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced that the company’s Cortana Analytics Suite, announced in July, can be used with Salesforce.com. The cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) combines Microsoft’s Cortana voice interface with the company’s Power BI technology and machine learning. Used in conjunction with Salesforce and Alpine Metrics, the Cortana Analytics Suite promises a way to improve the management of sales processes through…


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