New Year, New You…
It is the first week of January and naturally we are being bombarded across all media with offers of health and fitness products and services to repair any festive damage. A huge amount of advertisements, peer pressure and reality TV shows will focus minds on meeting the challenge of getting fit for the year ahead.
Unstructured Data Challenge
Just like people, organisations can get bloated over time and a surplus of Data can clog the virtual arteries of business value. It is bad enough when the Data is Structured (in a database or CRM system) and therefore easily found but this can become a chronic problem when it involves the largely unseen Unstructured Data (email and file) that is generated on a constant basis in the normal course of doing daily business. Normally this is a challenge in itself but this year, we have the GDPR coming into force at the end of May.
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Open All Hours
Working time and personal time are becoming more and more blurred. The reach of the former can extend into literally all hours, especially if you are in a globally active organisation. Emails can appear at any time of the day or night and with smart tech devices, it is easy to get notifications and reply in an instant. Most of the time, with good self-discipline, this is not going to be a problem but what about the times you should hold off on that quick reply?
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Avoid Unnecessary Hassle
It is good business (or common) sense to avoid using certain information, terms and content on your business systems. Besides leaving yourself and your organisation open to legal problems if a case were to come up, the daily headlines of massive Data breaches means that what you might think will never be seen outside of your network could be front page tabloid headlines tomorrow!
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Inappropriate Message Content
While most workplaces have clear email compliance policies enforced by HR and signed by all new employees; yet a whole lot of improper emailing still goes on during office hours!
A careless email can be a termination offence and as a result: damage a businesses reputation. Most of all inappropriate content include jokes, discrimination, harassment or a leak of company information.
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New compliance regulation changes are coming next year. Especially relevant is how email information is stored and for how long. Meanwhile the penalties for non-compliance are potentially company closing.
While email volume continues to grow every year; the chances that your company will need to show records during audit or legal proceedings will massively increase.
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