Email & Instant Messaging

Colligo has announced the availability of the Colligo Email Manager for Microsoft Office 365, an add-in that provides secure knowledge and records capture to Microsoft SharePoint for Office 365 deployments.

Queensland updated its Ministerial Code of Conduct last month, which reflects the state’s legislation regarding official accountability. The Code now bans Ministers from using private email and messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Wickr and Snapchat, for ministerial business.

The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has shelved a plan to automatically delete official emails from its server one year after they are sent or received, the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper has reported.

After months of planning, preparation and migration efforts, you have finally moved from your on-premises Exchange 2010+ system to Office 365. Now you are thinking "do we need to keep our Exchange server(s)?" As with most services, the answer is "it depends".

Unstructured data more or less means any kind of information that doesn’t conform to fixed-rules or constraints. This means data that is variable in length and that is completely unpredictable when it comes to anticipating how or in what form this data, or content, come into play.

DocsCorp has announced a major update to cleanDocs, its metadata cleaning tool, to provide a platform for data leak prevention. cleanDocs 2.0 combines metadata cleaning and email recipient checking in a single product so users can now be confident that private information is going to the right person and that it contains no harmful metadata.

The average knowledge worker enjoys a measly five minutes of uninterrupted time and, once interrupted, half won’t even get back to what they were doing in the first place. Yet organizational expectations or social pressures make it hard to resist the urge to check incoming emails or text messages — pressing tasks be damned.

The University of Sydney is pursuing a multi-pronged strategy for capturing records from email systems, according to Records Manager May Robertson.

OnePlace Solutions has launched a new add-in for Microsoft Outlook on Android that enables Android users to seamlessly connect Outlook to Microsoft SharePoint.  

Encrypted messaging app SafeSwiss claims to have done away with email attachments being sent to the wrong person, with its new ‘push-to-delete’ feature allowing users to securely delete sent messages (along with pictures, documents and videos) from both a sender’s and recipient’s devices.

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