What’s up with WhatsApp, and why it might be bad for business.

There’s a lot of buzz around social media in the workplace and messaging apps at the moment. Organisations are realising that increased communication can lead to higher levels of employee engagement, productivity and better business results.

There’s a lot of buzz around social media in the workplace and messaging apps at the moment. Organisations are realising that increased communication can lead to higher levels of employee engagement, productivity and better business results.

For many businesses WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging apps, has been a favoured communication tool. However, for organisations concerned about security, compliance and privacy it may not necessarily be the best fit.

Although WhatsApp privacy has been improved with the introduction of end to end encryption, there is still the fundamental issue that the users account is linked to a personal phone number, which means even after the user has left the company they can still access information.

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StaffConnect, has been designed with the modern enterprise in mind. The chat feature has the same ease of use and functionality of WhatsApp, without the risks.

 

Our latest blog post looks at the issues businesses are facing as a result of using the WhatsApp business model and looks at why StaffConnect may be a more suitable alternative.