shuttering social productivity app shuttering social productivity app

Summary: Apparently not every app in the Salesforce cloud is productive.

SHARE: is quietly shuttering its social productivity app

Announced in a brief email to subscribers on Friday afternoon, there are few details being made public as to why the Software-as-a-Service giant is discontinuing service as of January 31, 2014.

For now, there are only answers about how to save any data stored in the cloud-based service before it is too late to reach it.

The team affirmed that it is developing an export tool that should be ready by November 15. All user data will be permanently deleted after January 31.

No new users registrations are being accepted, but current subscribers can still invite new people to existing groups, projects and tasks.

As for billing, annual subscribers will receive a pro-rated refund for unused months, effective November 1. launched more than a year ago as the "the app to get work done with anyone" with numerous social media-infused tools for accomplishing tasks with a team. It was most recently updated in February with support for syncing up third-party apps such as Dropbox and Google Drive -- features also available elsewhere in the CRM company's portfolio such as Salesforce Files.

Based on previous versions of the platform, it is possible that spread itself too thin without a clear product focus.

Topics: Enterprise Software, Apps, Collaboration,, Social Enterprise

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  • From to producteev

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  • to Brightpod

    If you are looking for an alternative 'do' give a spin :)
  • Paymo, a viable alternative to

    That happens when big guys don't care too much about their clients. Hopefully the export they've promised in the following weeks will work smoothly. It's pretty sad when such events occur but, at least, there's plenty of time for existing clients to look for alternatives.
    Paymo offers solid functionality combined with a similar and even better interface, so it might worth a look:

    We welcome anyone interested!
  • Azendoo's welcome plan

    It's always sad to see such a service shutting down, especially when you don't have any explanation... But if you're looking for an alternative try Azendoo they built a special offer for users:
  • Wrike starts working on a way to migrate tasks

    Well, that's unexpected, to say the least! With this surprising news in mind, we're starting to work on a way to easily migrate tasks. So, Wrike would be happy to welcome users on board with a special offer. Drop us an email for all details.
    • Migration tool is done!

      We at Wrike have just released an import tool for tasks, so we’ve got your back, DOers :) Here’s a link to the post with detailed instructions –
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  • Sandglaz taking in refugees

    It's really unfortunate what happened with We're welcoming all users to Sandglaz - a flexible task manager that adapts to your priorities and allows you to collaborate with team members in real time. Check us out at We're also working on an import tool from
  • customers won't skip a beat with import to

    Hi Rachel,

    Pretty sweet import coming for customers this week! We know how hard it is to have to find and adopt a new team collaboration tool, so we're doing everything we can to help, so customers don't have to skip a beat. Glip offers similar features, while placing conversation at the center of team collaboration to make sure what people say and do stays in context. Looking forward to hearing what you think about it at