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Do You Want Your App to Talk Back to You (as a Chatterbox)? - Part 2
In Part 1 of this blog series I admitted to being a late adopter of a sort, in part for not immediately jumping onto the social media bandwagon. In particular

new product speech proposal  generation of wildly innovative new apps that will change entire industries.” Other comparisons between Cloud 1 and Cloud 2 paradigms and metaphors are that  tabs  are being replaced by  news feeds , chat is being replaced by video, creations of services are being replaced by consumption of those services, whereas Cloud 2 applications are also location-aware. Salesforce Chatter harnesses these Cloud 2 capabilities to help users stay on top of their critical issues. What I really want to emphasize is

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Product Development and Portfolio Management

The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses Product Portfolio Management (PPM), including the evaluation processes of new and existing products and product portfolios to provide the most valuable, balanced, and well aligned portfolio of products.  

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The Convergence of ERP and Field Services-One Vendor’s Leadership


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