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Managing Instant Messaging
Discussion of issues associated with Instant Messaging (IM).
# 122342 | 750 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This is a paper about the use of Instant Messaging (IM) in the workplace. It discusses the advantages of IM over email as well as the current problems with IM including concerns about data security and the ability of the employer to monitor its use by employees.

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"Despite its speed e-mail simply is not fast enough for some business functions. The sender has no way of knowing whether the intended recipient is in or available to address the sender comment question or concern. According to an essay published by Sun Microsystems online, over the next few years Instant Messaging (IM) could become one of the fastest-growing Internet-based messaging applications. Many companies are using IM for worker to worker, worker to client and worker to vendor communications. IM can improve communications and collaboration..."

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