Excerpt from a Salesforce.com + social business update
Third is Chatter Connect, which is intended to entice software developers to work Chatter into other other enterprise applications which many people think are where the real action is in the social enterprise field. Ask the soon-to-be-public Jive Software, which can add social features to, among other applications, Microsoft Office. There’s also Yammer, which grabs social feeds from any application that has them, including, uh, Chatter. It’s not the newest idea under the sun, but Salesforce is off to a respectable start: Its first conquest is Microsoft’s collaboration software Sharepoint.