Enterprise Applications: Anatomy of Chatter File Collaboration

 
 
By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2011-06-06
 
 
 

Two Users

Two users, Steve and Jake are both using Salesforce Summer -11. Steve wants to collaborate with Jake on a Microsoft Excel 2010 spreadsheet.

Two Users

Upload a File

Steve uploads the file and shares it with Jake.

Upload a File

Share with People

Steve is shown selecting to share the Excel file with Jake. By default, an email will also be sent notifying Jake that a file has been shared with him.

Share with People

Collaborator

New in Summer -11 Steve is shown here sharing the file as a collaborator with Jake and the Competitive Intelligence group. ??í

Collaborator

Jake Gets the File

The shared folder appears in the files shared with me view.

Jake Gets the File

Change Log

The file is changed, and optional notes are added to the change log associated with the file.

Change Log

Version History

The version history is shown for the file on which Steve and Jake are collaborating, along with the notes that were manually added during each iteration.

Version History

Chatter Activity Stream

The torrent of activity relating to the file is shown in Steves Chatter stream. Its not hard to imagine what this would look like if all 19 members of the Competitive Intelligence team were also working on the file.

Chatter Activity Stream

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