Collaborative chat app vs. email perceptions in organizations worldwide 2016

The statistic shows perceptions of collaborative chat applications compared to traditional email among organizations worldwide, as of December 2016. At that time, 59 percent of respondents agreed that sensitive files and information should not be shared via collaborative chat applications, while 52 percent disagreed that collaborative chat applications would replace email within the following 3 to 5 years.

Perceptions comparing collaborative chat application and email use among organizations worldwide, as of 2016

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Release date

January 2017



Survey time period

December 2016

Number of respondents

448 respondents

Special properties

IT professionals

Supplementary notes

Respondents represented companies in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, from a variety of industries.

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