Gain insights about the future of secure sharing and content collaboration from guest Forrester Research senior analyst TJ Keitt after a #ContentCollab Q&A.
Aimed at helping business leaders assess platforms, Forrester outlines the important considerations surrounding document collaboration. These include the solution’s “untapped business value,” the “mobile and cross-organizational” nature of information and the emphasis on the importance of content in the business process. Many businesses do not realize the potential benefits of strong collaboration.
According to Forrester Research, unintended mishandling of information is far and away the most common way that corporate data is lost – far more frequent than malicious acts of data theft or hacking. It’s clear we need a way to guard against our own fallibility and ensure we can always retract access to the information we share, even after it has been copied widely on email or shared through collaboration tools.
In an article in today’s The Wall Street Journal, vice president and principal analyst of Forrester Research Ted Schadler argues for the use of file-sharing services with appropriate precautions, stating “there is a safe and reasonable approach for every company to choosing a file sync/share service.”
The best tip for corporate file-sharing is to stop and think before you share your company’s IP. File sharing is not as simple as it sounds, especially in today’s enterprise. Join Intralinks and Forrester Research to learn seven tips on how managers can share and UNshare corporate files across and beyond their enterprises.