We will present our secure messaging app for enterprises and public authorities on the it-sa 2018 in Nürnberg from the 9th to 11th October. We are going to show how businesses can use a "secure Whatsapp alternative for the enterprise" in order to ensure company-wide security and compliance with the GDPR as well as to improve productivity and team communication in the messaging era.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
For many enterprises the internet of things (IoT) is a very important topic. Given the millions of devices that are forecast to be attached the internet, most enterprises are somehow affected by IoT. As part of IoT effective communication and fast information exchange is a key concern. That’s where enterprise messaging apps come into play. In this blog post we want to describe the importance, requirements and use cases of enterprise messaging apps for IoT.
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.
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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