The use of instant messaging apps in the enterprise continues to strongly grow. Some of the most prominent use cases are group chats. While most enterprises are familiar with standard group chats, nowadays there are more advanced and innovative types of group chats within enterprise messaging apps, that highly benefit the productivity, coordination and security of businesses. In this blog post we want to give a comprehensive overview of possible use cases of group chats and required features for an enterprise messaging app.
Teamwire is going to present its secure enterprise messaging app at CEBIT in Hannover from 12th to 15th June, 2018. The new CEBIT is a business festival for innovation and digitization. CEBIT ist a triple-punch event featuring exhibits, conferences and networking. CEBIT covers the digitization of business, government and society from every angle.
Teamwire is going to present its secure enterprise messaging app at MobileIron Live! in Berlin from 16th to 17th May, 2018. MobileIron Live! is a leading event for enterprise mobile security. The event brings together decision makers, leading software vendors and experts from all segments of the IT community.
In enterprises scheduling is often related to inefficient email exchanges that cost a lot of time. Surveys are normally difficult to do in enterprises, since no adequate tools exist and the collection and evaluation of the responses are time-consuming. Teamwire just released a new poll feature for its mobile and desktop apps. The poll feature greatly simplifies scheduling for enterprises and allows employees to quickly create surveys.
Teamwire is happy to publicly release an open API to integrate the IT ecosystem of a business and our enterprise messenger. With the new API any kind of 3rd party software and services can be connected to Teamwire. The purpose of the API is to automate processes and accelerate workflows, and thereby simplify the information exchange and increase the productivity of the employees and the business overall.
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:
There are many use cases for a messenger for enterprises like Teamwire. When evaluating or deploying a messenger, initially most enterprises have got a few use cases in mind. Once the app is rolled out, additional use cases emerge and employees come up with more ideas for an application of the messenger. In order to identify the best use cases of a messenger for enterprises in a more structured and analytical way, the following questions might be of help.
Teamwire is going to take part in the MobileIron Live! in Berlin from 1st to 2nd June, 2017. MobileIron Live! is the premier global event for enterprise mobile security excellence. The event brings together decision makers, leading software vendors and experts from all segments of the IT community.
In evaluations for an enterprise messaging app, customers sometimes compare Teamwire with Microsoft Teams and Slack, which are well-marketed tools from the USA. Slack is a chat-based cloud collaboration tool, which is popular among startups for its integrations. Microsoft Teams is basically a clone of Slack and has more or less the same features. (Microsoft was kind of late to the enterprise messaging market, and Teams is its move to not miss out.) European enterprises often come to the conclusion in evaluations, that Microsoft Teams and Slack are not the right enterprise messaging apps for them. Here is why:
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