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7 Sep 2020

Teamwire Successfully Completes Cloud Security Alliance STAR Assessment v3.1

Teamwire has completed the Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) in the latest version 3.1. of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) for its business messaging app to demonstrate compliance with all major IT security standards and best practices. With this external guide, we want to help prospects and customers to comprehensively evaluate Teamwire's data protection, security and compliance capabilities and make the best sourcing decision.

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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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30 Mar 2019

More Alerting and Crisis Communication Features for Our Enterprise Messaging App

Last summer we released several features for our secure enterprise messaging app for alerting and crisis communication (=> there is a comprehensive blog post about all the features and uses cases). These innovative alerting and crisis communication features are a great extension of our enterprise messaging app and cover use cases for critical events, in crisis situations and in emergencies. Especially for customers in the public sector, healthcare, security services, financial services, energy, critical infrastructure, logistics and manufacturing these features are of great help. In order to further improve coordination and communication in case of critical events and emergencies, we released additional alerting and crisis communication last week.

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8 Jul 2018

Effective Alerting and Crisis Communication with Our Enterprise Messaging App

This week Teamwire has released innovative features for alerting and crisis communication for its enterprise messaging app. The new alerting and crisis communication features are a useful addition to our messaging app and provide enterprises and the public sector with completely new use cases for critical events, in crisis situations and in emergencies. With our alerting and crisis communication capabilities organizations can also improve the coordination of teams, task forces and on-call personnel, as well as enhance the safety of their employees. At the same time, our alerting features are more reliable and less expensive than alternative solutions.
 

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29 Jun 2018

WhatsApp Ban in the Enterprise: GDPR-Compliant Messaging Apps, Alternatives and Solutions

The use of WhatsApp as part of shadow IT is very common in enterprises. This actually affects every industry, sector and function as well as the entire public sector. Since a WhatsApp usage in the enterprise is not legally compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and WhatsApp can not adequately protect corporate data, more and more companies are banning the use of WhatsApp for business purposes: Deutsche Bank banned WhatsApp and similar messaging apps a long time ago. The automotive supplier Continental has also recently opted for a ban of WhatsApp in the enterprise. Teamwire knows many other companies and organizations that have also banned WhatsApp for business communications. Enterprises know ask themselves the following questions:
   => What are possible solutions for the WhatsApp problem?
   => What secure and GDPR-compliant messaging apps and alternatives are there for businesses and the public sector?
We want to discuss these points in more detail in this blog article.

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10 May 2018

Data Protection Advice - Katharina Mitterer Talking about the GDPR and Secure WhatsApp Alternatives for Enterprises

Today we sat down with lawyer Katharina Mitterer from the law firm ZIRNGIBL and talked in detail about the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With this interview we want to inform enterprises and public authorities about the challenges of the GDPR, what has to be taken into account for the implementation of the GDPR and what requirements exist for GDPR compliant IT tools and messaging apps.

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26 Apr 2018

Audit-Proof Archiving of the Communication via an Enterprise Messaging App

There are several legal requirements that oblige companies to archive business communications. This applies to traditional media such as the letter and the fax as well as to digital media for the communication such as the email but also instant messaging and chat apps and even chat bots. In the following, we describe which communications have to be documented and archived by an enterprise messaging app.

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3 Jan 2018

Happy New Year - Predictions for Enterprise Messaging Apps for 2018

We want to thank all our customers, users and partners for the great collaboration in 2017 and wish everyone a happy, healthy and successful year 2018! Since this is the time where many people reflect on the past year and plan for the new year, we would like to make some predictions and highlight some trends for enterprise messaging apps in 2018:

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