- 150+ total upgrades
- Alerts and reminders will be incorporated - long overdue and much welcomed
- New calendars
- "in-line S controls" - while I don't fully understand this, what I gather is that we can incorporate outside functionality within Salesforce, which could be huge.
- Ajax galore - I'd have about $50 in my pocket if I had a dollar for everytime someone mentioned Ajax within the 30 minutes I saw demos. I don't need to know programming to know from the demos why this will be good for me - slicker functionality and greater flexibility is clearly coming our way
- Widgets - have I ever mentioned how much I dislike this word? Anyway, widgets are here to stay.
Monday, October 09, 2006
Dreamforce 2006 Day 1
I'm in San Francisco for Salesforce.com's annual Dreamforce conference, just a few minutes away from the opening remarks this morning. Not too much happened last night at the opening reception, there were a few demos and sneak previews of upcoming functionality but nothing we haven't already seen on the Idea Exchange. A few things to note: