In December of 2013 Business insider published a short article about a mortgage bank titled "This Company Banned Email And Loved It." Since then, Unison, the workplace collaboration tool featured in the article, has been busy fielding calls.

As it turns out, there are a surprising number of e-mail haters actively looking for alternative solutions. Even Wall Street institutions are jumping on board. But why all the ill will towards e-mail?

The short answer points to a number of studies have that conclude internal e-mails and productivity do not mesh well: Independent research by Atos Origin highlighted that the average employee spends 40 percent of the week dealing with internal emails which add no value to the business. Read full story on Wall Street & Technology


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