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FinancialForce Accounting Summer ’12 Bridges Salesforce Service Cloud and Accounting
FinancialForce Accounting Summer ’12 is launched just in time for the Dreamforce 2012 conference. FinancialForce Accounting has been extended to work with

accounting article  Dreamforce 2012 conference. FinancialForce Accounting has been extended to work with Salesforce Service Cloud (previously it worked with Salesforce Sales Cloud only). This integration is expected to eliminate the proverbial gap between customer service and finance functions and to turn the customer service center (call center) from a cost center to a profit center. Why? Because customer service departments are absorbing ever-more customer interactions, creating the need for a broader, deeper view of

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