Email Continues to Grow Exponentially

Messaging Options Grow

It is 2017 and we are spoiled for choice in terms of business communication. Whether it is internal work group collaboration or external correspondence with customers and prospects, the options for interaction continue to grow. In such a landscape, with chatbots, IM, video calls, social media messaging all freely available, it would be forgivable to mentally write off the “old school” email as a thing of the past. However, recent research has shown that not only has email not declined in popularity but contrarily has continued to grow exponentially.

Why is this happening and how is it being managed by organisations already deluged by Data?
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Project Planning for GDPR

New Year, New Data Management Project

On January 2nd, most people will be returning back to work after a Christmas project of greatly reducing their food and drink reserves.

But January will also mark the beginning for a lot of organisations of finally tackling the impending GDPR regulation, coming into effect on 25th of May 2018, which will change how companies can process and control the personal data of EU citizens.

According to our recent survey results, just under 50% of companies have an active project to address GDPR concerns, this leaves approximately half of companies to get the ball rolling.
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Unstructured Data – A Growing Problem

What is Unstructured Data?

Data Management is appearing very regularly in the mainstream media at the moment – for good reasons (GDPR and legislation to properly safeguard personal Data) and bad reasons (front page headline Data breaches and fines), the term “unstructured Data” is now used a lot outside of its traditional IT/Compliance setting. It can sometimes lead to some confusion over what exactly the term means, what is counted as Unstructured Data, how much of it typically exists  in an organisation, how to find where it is and, naturally, how to deal with it.
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10 Things To Avoid Having on Email

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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