The constant buzz about artificial intelligence (AI) being on the horizon is incorrect because that horizon arrived years ago.
What’s in a name? Everything.
When we launched Wiretap earlier this year, we found that our name resonated and intrigued, while generating a curiosity that continues to differentiate what we do: extending traditional governance and compliance technologies by providing human-centric insight to enhance employee engagement and reduce the risk of unsafe behavior on enterprise collaboration tools.
On Sunday, November 12, LinkedIn included in its Daily Rundown an article from The Guardian about employee monitoring technology. They then asked for feedback under the hashtag #bigbrotheremployer (nothing leading in that hashtag!).
Full disclosure: I'm the COO of Wiretap™ and I am quoted in The Guardian's article. I thought that it might be helpful to provide a perspective from the point of view of someone who has spent years contemplating the virtues, vices and slippery slopes of the employee monitoring landscape.
Many risk-adverse companies find that keeping their Yammer content for too long is a risky practice when disaster strikes. Disaster can come in many forms; a security breach, lawsuit, information ex-filtration and more.