Why Your Enterprise Data Management Strategy Should Include Messaging Apps

Why Your Enterprise Data Management Strategy Should Include Messaging Apps

Enterprise data management strategies are highly complex, requiring intensive consideration of how a company’s data is processed, stored, protected and audited. But despite the challenges, data management is an area where an increasing number of companies are investing time and resources — and for good reason: your data is among your most valuable assets. An organization’s data is also among its greatest vulnerabilities.

A company’s messaging apps and associated messaging data should be a key consideration as an organization develops or refines its enterprise data management strategy. This messaging data is critical not only from a security standpoint, but also from a perspective of compliance for companies that are subject to regulatory oversight.

Messenger Mobile App Market Expected to Grow by 3.9% in 2022

Messaging Mobile App Market Projected to Grow by 3.9% in 2022

Worldwide, the messaging app market is expected to see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9%, driven by factors such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent rise in popularity of remote work. What’s more, it’s predicted that we will see the messaging app market sector grow from $313,600 million in 2021 to $409,900 million in 2028.

Slack Outage Underscores Importance of Reliability in Enterprise Messaging Tools

Slack Outage Underscores Importance of Reliability in Enterprise Messaging Tools

The day got off to a rocky start and continued down that rocky path for many companies using Slack, which reported a “partial outage” beginning around 9:30 a.m EST on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Primarily affected was Slack’s messaging and chat feature, which was not loading for a portion of users. Although notably, the feature has remained fully operational for some so it’s fair to surmise that this inconsistency in the outage contributed a fair amount of confusion to the equation.

Ephemeral Messaging and its Uses for Business in an Enterprise Messenger App

Ephemeral Messaging and its Uses for Business in an Enterprise Messenger App

The term “ephemeral messaging” often brings to mind visions of adulterers and suspicious characters sending text messages and photos that they don’t want the world to see. In fact, that’s how Snapchat originated, although the social media platform has successfully shed its shady roots as it emerged into the mainstream.

The reality is that ephemeral messaging has some very useful and legitimate business applications, making this functionality a good choice for inclusion in an enterprise messaging app. Organizations in a broad array of business sectors can benefit from an ephemeral messaging feature in their messenger app, whether it’s a component of a desktop platform or a companion mobile application.

The Benefits of Using an Enterprise Messaging App for Your Business

The Benefits of Using an Enterprise Messaging App for Your Business

Many companies take the easy route by opting to use a consumer-grade messaging mobile app such as WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal. But this strategy can backfire in some costly ways as JPMorgan recently discovered. The company was slapped with $200 million in fines for allowing its staff to use WhatsApp for business-related messages. A messaging mobile app designed for enterprise usage touts some major advantages over a consumer-grade application or other communication tools like email.

7 Traits Found in the Best Enterprise Messaging App Admin Portals

7 Traits Found in the Best Enterprise Messaging App Admin Portals

DMs are rapidly becoming the preferred method of communication in many companies and organizations, as the succinct, to-the-point messages align well with how we naturally communicate — in short bursts rather than long, drawn-out missives. As with any messaging platform, moderation is essential. But what admin portal features and functionalities should you be looking for in an enterprise messaging app?