The acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft will help the duo assist client companies, and even individuals in the personal lives, to organise information and orchestrate their functions better.
The deal is expected to give an impetus to Microsoft’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) offering. “It will help Microsoft extend its CRM suite leveraging LinkedIn’s rich data,” Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO at Greyhound Research. LinkedIn would gain as currently its muscle to sell was limited, he said.
Source: The Hindu Business Line