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7 Nov 2016

The Evolution and Future of Enterprise Communication

CIOs and IT managers regularly ask themselves, what communication tools and services are required to increase the productivity of the enterprise. Until today enterprises primarily have been using email, unified communications and social networks. However, in today's dynamic IT landscape there are daily news of innovative tools and services for the communication and collaboration of businesses. It is often difficult for enterprises to understand which solutions are really beneficial to improve the collaboration and communication with colleagues and teams and to increase the productivity of the business overall. 

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3 Sep 2016

The New Terms of WhatsApp and the Consequences for Businesses

Last week Whatsapp updated its terms and related privacy policy, and made several significant changes that were kind expected since the acquisition of Whatsapp by Facebook in 2014. In summary, Whatsapp will share personal information and data of users with Facebook, in order to mainly improve advertising related revenue channels. For enterprises which use Whatsapp for business purposes these changes of terms have critical consequences. We have written of the disadvantages and damages of Whatsapp for business use in the past, and suggested to look for a dedicated enterprise messaging app in order to ensure company-wide security, strong data protection and maximum productivity. However, we believe the new changes of the terms of Whatsapp should now make every enterprise seriously considering to stop using Whatsapp for business purposes, if an enterprise wants to avoid damages to and sharing of employee, customer and partner data with Facebook.

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19 Aug 2016

The Importance of Enterprise Messaging for the Mobile Office

In the mobile era an increasing part of the workforce uses smartphones and tablets for work. Mobility is the core driver for the productivity of the enterprise. 70-80% of the business communication and coordination with colleagues, customers and partners is done via mobile devices nowadays. Smartphones connect the workforce on the road and in the office and ensure real-time team collaboration whenever it is necessary. Mobile devices ensure remote access to enterprise resources like documents and files, allow analyzing financial and production reports, enable updating customer data at anytime and allow research on the go. That's why today the mobile office is mission-critical for any enterprise.

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18 Aug 2016

Teamwire Integrates Leading Enterprise File Sharing Solutions

For the productivity of businesses and for our enterprise messaging app we have some important news to announce today: Teamwire's business messaging app is now capable of sharing all kinds of files - e.g. PDFs, Word-documents, Excel-tables, Powerpoint-presentations, different photo and video formats, and even ZIP-files.

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5 Jun 2016

Top 10 Use Cases of Mobile Enterprise Messaging for Businesses

Fast and straightforward mobile messaging is becoming increasingly important for businesses. 70-80% of the internal communication of an enterprise will be done via messaging apps on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets in the years to come. Mobile enterprise messaging is an important driver for businesses for improved communication, better collaboration and increased productivity. There are many important use cases of a mobile enterprise messaging app in an organization. Here are the Top 10 use cases and resulting benefits for businesses:

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16 May 2016

Why Enterprise Messaging Is a Core Component of the Digitalization

The digitalization is currently one of the largest challenges for businesses. IT research firm Gartner describes the digitalization "as the use of digital technologies to change a business model and provide new revenue and value-producing opportunities”. It is basically the process of moving to a digital business. The increasing convergence of the physical and virtual worlds offers boundless digitalization opportunities in almost all areas of society. This convergence implies the need for enterprises to identify new business models and adapt processes in response to a world that increasingly does business digital and online.

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5 May 2016

How Enterprise Messaging Improves Team Communication and Collaboration

One of the most important benefits of Teamwire is better team communication and collaboration. Our enterprise messaging app helps businesses to significantly improve the internal communication and increase the productivity of teams. Businesses and their teams benefit from our enterprise messaging app in the following ways:

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9 Apr 2016

Potential Damages of Using WhatsApp for Business Purposes

In January we wrote a detailed article about the disadvantages of using WhatsApp and similar consumer messaging apps for business purposes. These apps have significant weaknesses in security, compliance, administration and business productivity. If you use WhatsApp and Co. in an enterprise environment, these weaknesses can lead to substantial damages for your business. Today we want to follow up on our first article about the disadvantages and explain as well as quantify the potential damages of using WhatsApp and Co. for an enterprise: 

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