The Challenge of Annual Employee Surveys

Posted by Wiretap Staff on 6/22/18 11:29 AM

Human Resources teams commonly invest in employee engagement surveys annually, in order to better understand employee sentiment and perception of the workplace. However, this process is inefficient at best, and inherently flawed in three key respects:

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Topics: #employeemonitoring, Culture, Artificial Intelligence, Workplace Collaboration

Insider Threats & Workplace Collaboration Platforms

Posted by Wiretap Staff on 6/20/18 11:36 AM

An insider threat is a risk of breach that comes from individuals within a given organization (e.g. employees). The risk level with this type of threat is especially high given the amount of access, knowledge, and autonomy employees possess.

The truth is, inconveniently, people act one way in formal meetings and another way on their company's digital collaboration network. And this inconvenient truth can add a layer of risk, or a blind spot, for the organization.


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Topics: Security Audit, Record Retention, #employeemonitoring, Artificial Intelligence, Workplace Collaboration

What a Toxic Employee Can Cost to Your Company

Posted by Wiretap Staff on 6/14/18 11:34 AM


Rarely a day goes by without a headline that reveals misconduct or poor culture at a major enterprise organization. Depending on the offense, the impact of toxic behavior varies widely, but regardless the potential damage is significant. 

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Topics: Culture, Workplace Collaboration

Yes. You Should Know What Employees Are Saying in Private Messages.

Posted by Greg Moran on 6/11/18 12:00 PM

As the conversation continues regarding the evolving role of collaboration technology in the enterprise space, we thought this article that was recently published by People Management (UK) was particularly interesting: Do You Know What Employees Are Saying In Private Messages?

The piece illuminates—in detail—the risk that companies unknowingly take on as associates begin using these technologies to interact with their co-workers, on both corporate-owned and personally-owned devices.


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Topics: #employeemonitoring, Workplace Collaboration

Reframing 'Being Watched at Work'

Posted by Greg Moran on 6/4/18 9:43 AM
On Thursday, May 31, Wiretap was featured in BBC World Service Business Daily’s podcast titled: Being Watched at Work.

The conversation that the BBC is helping to precipitate—at the intersection of data transparency and privacy, is a hugely important conversation, and its thornier bits were amplified recently by scandals at Uber, NBC, Cambridge Analytica and others. We are grateful to BBC Daily and Ed Butler for including us in this important discussion.
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Topics: #employeemonitoring, #bigbrotheremployer, Artificial Intelligence, Workplace Collaboration

The GDPR Is Here... And This Is a Nightmare Employee Demand Letter

Posted by Wiretap Staff on 5/25/18 10:46 AM

With the arrival of the deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement, companies across the globe are updating privacy policies and procedures to avoid heavy fines and penalties.


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The Basics of Artificial Intelligence: What It Is and Who Is Using It

Posted by Wiretap Staff on 5/22/18 1:50 PM

The introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) is comparable to the invention of the Internet or electricity in terms of its global impact. From our smart phones to the internet, artificial intelligence guides our lives in unprecedented ways.

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Every Company Should Have a Record Retention Policy—Here's Why

Posted by Wiretap Staff on 5/22/18 12:15 PM

These days, headlines around the globe focus on conversations around data and data management. With the impending enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and increasing interest in how personal data is collected, leveraged, and maintained, it is more important than ever to audit the health of your employee data.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) at a Startup: From 0 to 1

Posted by Wiretap Staff on 5/17/18 4:54 PM


Our own Vice President of Behavioral Intelligence at Wiretap, Dr. Jason Morgan presented on building a data science team at Techstars Startup Week Columbus.

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Topics: Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

Using AI to Identify and Reduce Sexual Harassment at Work

Posted by Wiretap Staff on 5/2/18 10:10 AM


The Cost of Sexual Harassment to an Enterprise

A staggering 25% of women will experience sexual harassment in the workplace at some point in their career. And the reality is, sexual harassment cases – reported or unreported – are harmful, and expensive, to both the employee and to the company.

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Topics: Insider, Enterprise Social Network, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence