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Salesforce.com's Chatter: A walkthrough

Salesforce unveils Chatter, the industry's first cloud-based enterprise social collaboration application and platform. Take a look and see how it works.
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Salesforce unveils Chatter, the industry's first cloud-based enterprise social collaboration application and platform. For more on Chatter, read Larry Dignan's blog.

We begin our Chatter walkthrough with the Salesforce.com main screen. What Salesforce did was add a profile page. Click on profile and you get more on this person.

Credit: Salesforce. Click on any photo to enlarge.

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Here's a Facebook lookalike screen. You have followers and can sort people by expertise. This person is also following documents.

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This person is following documents as well as people.

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Changes are made onto feeds. You can see this person is following Oracle data, Jigsaw data as well as news and sales cases. Click to enlarge.

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If you click on something in your feed you're off to a sales opportunity. It's all integrated.

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There are also other groups to track for research.

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Sharing information.

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Enterprise vendors such as CA are also building apps.

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From within the app, Chatter is integrated. This application tracks project development.

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