Tips & Strategies: Choosing the right messaging and collaboration solution for your business
A comparative analysis of BlackBerry’s BBM Enterprise (or BBMe) and Facebook’s WhatsApp for Business enterprise messaging and collaboration platforms.
With the risks posed from the growing ranks of users who regularly communicate with peers via messaging solutions today, it is timely to assess some platforms for their enterprise-grade features, the level of security and utility they provide, and their impact on user productivity and experience. VDC surveyed 219 IT decision makers responsible for overseeing messaging and collaboration software for their organization, targeting enterprise users of both BlackBerry’s and Facebook’s secure messaging solutions with an emphasis on:
- Security (archival, encryption, privacy, etc.)
- Manageability (integration with IT systems, lifecycle management and administrative/policy controls)
- Collaboration/productivity features
- User experience