Salesforce Gets a Makeover

Aug 25, 2015


Salesforce has gotten a much-needed facelift. Originally launched in 1999, the well-known CRM tool used by about 150,00 customers announced Salesforce Lightning in a blog post, saying "It's a re-imagined platform designed to maximize sales rep productivity, complete with analytics and in-line intelligence that will drive sales precision."  

New features include an activity feed, contextual hovers, an opportunity board, customizable dashboards, and more. In all Salesforce says there will 25 completely new features in this release.

Lightning will become available October 17 and users "have control over the roll-out strategy for your organization, as admins can enable Lightning Experience access at the user, profile, and organization level."