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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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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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27 Jan 2016

The Disadvantages of Using Whatsapp for Business Purposes

Whatsapp and other consumer messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Threema, WeChat and Line are increasingly part of the shadow IT in enterprises, and are often used by employees for business purposes. The main advantage of these messaging apps is, that they are much faster and efficient than email, and lead to improved team communication and higher productivity. On the other hand when used in businesses these consumer messaging apps have significant weaknesses with regard to uses cases, data protection, security, administration, ecosystem integration and support.

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2 Jan 2016

Why Business Messaging Is the Next Big Thing in Enterprise IT

Currently a transition takes place away from email towards enterprise messaging apps for internal communication of businesses. This shift is driven by consumer behavior where everybody nowadays mainly sends text messages and shares digital content via messaging apps, because it is simply much faster, more effective, leaner and easier than email. (For more details on this shift please read our blog post "Transition from Email to Business Messaging".)

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