Slack and Salesforce are partnering to integrate platforms and make sure team conversations about sales prospects and accounts are in sync.
For Slack, the Salesforce integration is a nice win. The company is young, and Salesforce integration puts it in a club that includes Microsoft, Cisco, and Box, to name a few.
Slack customers were also requesting the Salesforce integration, which launches in October. Slack, which has three million active daily users and 930,000 paid, has been positioning itself as a core business collaboration tool.
Here's how the integration will work:
The companies said the integration is the first installment of future connections. Future versions will allow Salesforce reports to land into Slack, write in Salesforce from Slack, and integrate approval workflows.