Infor has introduced Inforce Everywhere, which is designed to integrate the company's enterprise resource planning capabilities with Salesforce.com. The product can import data from Infor's ERP systems into Salesforce.com's CRM service. Infor's new product costs $30 per user per month.
By 2013, more than half of the mobile devices used by corporate employees will have been purchased by employees, who may then submit expenses for reimbursement, according to research by IDC. While the arrangement appears to be a cost-cutting strategy, it creates security risks, according to this article.
President Barack Obama told students in China that he has never used Twitter. Obama's account has more than 2.6 million followers, but the messages are written by staffers. "This is interesting considering the Internet, and social media in particular, was considered a large part of his ascension to the Presidency," MG Siegler writes.
In an effort to boost business for its Force.com development platform, on-demand CRM vendor Salesforce.com has launched a new reseller program based around the custom application platform. The program will allow VARs to develop and sell their own applications to clients, with Salesforce.com supporting the underlying service.