Has it come to this? Do we need corporate CRM tools to manage our individual relationships?
The startup Cloze has launched a utility that scores every relationship you have with your e-mail contacts, based on when and how you communicate with people. The scores look like Klout numbers, but they're personal to you. Cloze uses those scores to rank your people, flagging the top-scorers for followup when you don't respond to their messages. Creepy? Maybe. But fairly handy.
Cloze was designed as a work tool. Founders Dan Foody and Alex Cote said they wanted to create … Read more