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13 Aug 2020

15 Requirements for a Business Messaging App

One might think that a messenger has reached the level of maturity in the product life cycle. Interestingly enough, it applies to private use. The technology is a standard in everyday private digital communication. And so it is widely known that WhatsApp is the undisputed leader in personal messaging - simple and reliable.

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9 Jul 2020

Full Professional Administration and Compliance - Teamwire Dashboard 2.0

Today Teamwire is releasing the version 2.0 of the administrator Dashboard. During the last 12 months we have completely rebuilt the Dashboard from scratch, in order to improve usability, increase performance and add even more administration features. While our old administrator portal has been comprehensive from a feature perspective - especially with regard to security and data protection, it was time for the next level in enterprise messaging administration The goal of the new Dashboard was to set leading standards for ease of use, speed, security and compliance in enterprise-grade administration.

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29 Jul 2018

Self-Hosted HipChat Alternative for Enterprises with Own Data Centers

Last week the professional collaboration tool Slack announced that it is acquiring the workplace chat tools HipChat and Stride from the software company Atlassian. The plan is to discontinue HipChat and Stride, and migrate their users to Slack. Apart of all the migration questions that users of HipChat and Stride are now bothering, there are even bigger problems for enterprises with the self-hosted version of HipChat:

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31 Dec 2017

New Feature: Quick Start of Large Group Chats and Combinations of Groups

 

Last week Teamwire released updated versions for all platforms that included important new features: Teamwire now enables employees to quickly create large group chats based on all kind of combinations of contacts, managed groups and user groups, and makes inviting multiple users to chats much easier.

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20 Jul 2017

External Communication: How to Message Customers and Suppliers with our Enterprise Messenger

There are many use cases and multiple productivity benefits by using an enterprise messenger for the internal communication. However, sometimes enterprises want to communicate with customers, partners, consultants or suppliers via the messenger as well. Since instant messaging is faster and more personal than email, and easier and more direct than phone calls, an enterprise messenger offers many advantages and use cases for the communication with customers and suppliers. Some examples for an external communication are:

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12 Jun 2017

Teamwire Releases Managed Groups and Managed Chats

Teamwire today announced new Managed Groups and associated Managed Chats for its enterprise messaging app. These new groups enable enterprises to centrally manage, control and where necessary adapt chats to participants. All in all, enterprises with new Managed Groups and Managed Chats can improve productivity, simplify administration and increase security.

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12 Mar 2017

Teamwire Releases New Monitoring and Audit Features for the Administrator Portal

Professional administration and leading compliance are important benefits of our enterprise messaging app. Teamwire today released a couple of new features for its administrator portal. The new administrative controls enhance monitoring of our messenger for enterprises and offer advanced audit functionality:

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1 Feb 2017

How to Identify if Your Enterprise Has a Shadow IT and a Whatsapp Problem?

The majority of executives and IT managers are normally unaware how many unauthorized shadow IT or shadow cloud apps and services their employees are using. Cloud apps and services are easy to use without oversight, they can be quickly adopted by employees or teams to solve business problems, and often no formal involvement of the enterprise's IT department is required. Since there is a huge demand for messaging for the internal business communication, if there is no enterprise messaging app available, employees are quick to use Whatsapp as an insecure and unprotected alternative (please read our blog posts on the disadvantagesdamages and security of Whatsapp). Actually many businesses currently have a huge Whatsapp problem as part of the shadow IT, because they haven't deployed an enterprise messaging app yet.

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28 Jan 2017

Best Practices for Implementing, Rolling Out and Using an Enterprise Messaging App

Today's blog post is a short guide, best practices and a couple of recommendations how enterprises can successfully deploy, roll-out and use an enterprise messaging app for their employees and teams:

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