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While it’s certainly premature to declare email “dead” as a technology, it’s fair to acknowledge that a new generation of communication tools is gaining traction as a more effective means of communication for the enterprise. Miguel Valdés Faures of BonitaSoft offers some alternatives.

Death of Email

Death of EmailEarlier this year, European IT services giant Atos Origin declared its intentions to completely phase email out of their internal operations within the next three years. This perhaps the most compelling case to date that suggests the declining necessity of email in the enterprise. While it’s certainly premature to declare email — which turned 40 years old in 2011 — “dead” as a technology, it’s fair to acknowledge that a new generation of communication tools is gaining traction as a more effective means of communication for the enterprise.

Email is without a doubt the most tried and true technology for both enterprise and personal communication, but it’s not without its shortcomings. Specifically, Atos CEO Thierry Breton cited email’s spam-like nature as one of the biggest contributors to “information  pollution” that’s bogging down management. His goal is for Atos — which has nearly 50,000 employees worldwide — to be a “zero-email company” within the next three years. In place of email, Breton says that Atos will increasingly encourage its employees to collaborate on instant messaging and social networking platforms.

This marks the first time an organization of this size has made such a definitive statement on email, but it almost certainly won’t be the last. In truth, the gradual shift from email to messaging and social networking platforms began some years ago, but it’s only recently that this phenomenon has penetrated the enterprise from the consumer side.

Over the past several years, the rise of social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter have taken a lot of the conversations that once occurred on email to other channels on the consumer side. While email is still a central repository for tracking updates from various networking sites, it has become decidedly less useful for interacting with friends and colleagues on a daily basis compared to mediums like instant messaging and streaming content feeds.

As is often the case, the consumer side embraced these platforms well in advance of the enterprise. Instant messaging, Facebook and Twitter have all been in use for years for personal computing purposes. As the “internet generation” has come of age, entrepreneurs have increasingly put effort behind enterprise-friendly communication and automation tools. The rapid rise of platforms like Yammer and Salesforce’s Chatter – which are exclusively geared towards the enterprise — suggest the larger rise of the “social enterprise.”

The social enterprise refers to a premium on enhanced collaboration and real-time communication in the name of greater organizational efficiency. As such, there’s no single be-all, end-all tool that will ultimately replace email. Rather, a suite of complementary tools are gradually emerging as more effective mediums for enterprise collaboration.

Some other noteworthy technologies that are emerging in place of email include:

  • Process automation tools: Automating processes via business process management (BPM) tools enables automated responses and actions via automated emails, instant messages, etc. that prompted actionable messages (I.e., a “yes/no” button). This can eliminate the tedious back-and-forth associated with corporate functions like employee on-boarding/off-boarding, invoicing and employee requests. BPM has seen a spike in interest in recent years, with mega-vendors like Oracle and IBM  putting more effort into their BPM offerings, and smaller vendors like BonitaSoft (my company), Intalio and BizAgi also offering BPM suites.
  • Enterprise portals: While enterprise portals have existed for some time, they’ve recently begun integrating more social features to increase collaboration between employees — often via real-time, streaming feeds with more accessible user interfaces. More and more, these portals are including plug-ins for other features like process automation and instant messaging to create a wider social intranet in which employees can collaborate. eXo and Liferay are two examples of enterprise portal vendors that have successfully incorporated a social aspect into their respective offerings.
  • Semantic web technologies: This is a still-evolving area that, while it has yet to make a significant mark in the enterprise, is poised to emerge as a critical technology in the near future. As organizations continue to struggle to manage the massive volumes of unstructured data generated by internal communication, it’s important to have tools capable of properly sorting and analyzing the information it generates. Examples of this can be seen today from the likes of Microsoft (Powerset/Bing), Apple (Siri/Apple 4S) and Google (FreeBase), among others.

This is not to say that email is not still a necessary component of enterprise communication; it’s still a vital cog for many core organizational processes. However, with the rise of tools such as those mentioned above, it’s undoubtedly seeing a decline in overall  usage — particularly in terms of internal collaboration. Atos’ decision to phase out email is perhaps the most ringing endorsement yet for the notion that email is being gradually phased out of the enterprise, and it will be interesting to see how many other large scale organizations will follow in its footsteps over the next several years as collaborative technologies continue to evolve.

Miguel Valdés Faura is the CEO and co-founder of BonitaSoft, a France-based company that produces business process management (BPM) software and provides commercial services and support for the open source Bonita project, of which he is also co-founder. Follow Miguel on Twitter @MiguelValdes.

For more information about the future of collaboration tools, check out GigaOM’s Net:Work event on Dec. 8, 2011.

Image courtesy of Flickr user cambodia4kidsorg.

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  41. Well, so much for workflow. I can categorize email, archive it, and defer reply. I like the idea of creating alternate modes of communication (the yes/no idea in the article sounds useful, though it’s really a hybrid instant message). IM requires I respond immediately — no matter what I’m doing. And no social network outside Google+/Gmail has anything approaching enterprise-grade messaging. Are we seriously proposing to outsource compliance management to Twitter DMs? Is it sane to trust Facebook with a profits forecast? C’mon.

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    1. Seconding Chris here. The author apparently doesn’t understand protocols (email is store-and-forward, asynchronous). The world tolerates both syn and async forms of communication. Each has their place. Many people and enterprises will still use email for decades to come and it probably won’t decline as much as the author thinks. Also the author says nothing about legal records (email can be used in a court of law).

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  80. Here’s a good argument why emails must die. http://t.co/LY9N1xW8

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  88. I am waiting for the day when this social media bubble bursts and the day is not quite far, mind you.

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    1. There is no social media bubble as much as there is no communication bubble or a productivity bubble.

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  93. This is the same proclamation that companies made about paper when email was taking off. Paper has its advantages, email has its advantages, IM has its advantages, platform communication has its advantages. Companies should make them all available and expect their employees to know which is most effective for each situation. This type of grandstanding makes me think management doesn’t understand the company workflow very well.

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    1. “Management” probably spend their time in meetings and “management” probably have a personal assistant.

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  108. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/zhEi3dcY <- young people already moving on, but will enterprises follow?

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  151. Atos Europe phase out email in the next 3 years. Interesting! http://t.co/xu4Ll6Iy

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  152. Good analysis: RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/M3uPGT6X

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  153. One step closer to the death of Email http://t.co/mSRHJoii http://t.co/S8m05H5K

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  162. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/pfT4X1RE
    kellogg should get rid of internal emails!

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  163. Investindo em infraestrutura de email?! PARE AS MÁQUINAS!!! Vc pode estar queimando dinheiro! http://t.co/70w8DQkn

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  164. Ah, the dream of zero email. http://t.co/M3lstp6X

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  165. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  166. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/nCpho0q6 #MultiateParadisaic #BPM #Processautomation #Semanticweb

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  167. I concur with Patrick, e-mail is far from becoming extinct. I remember when I first entered the IT workforce my boss told me that paper will be a thing of the past in a few more years. I was 19 when he told me that, I’m 42 now, and we’re still using tons of paper, unfortunately.

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  168. I dont think so… RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/iet4BnOm

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  169. RT @LucianoPalma: Investindo em infraestrutura de email?! PARE AS MÁQUINAS!!! Vc pode estar queimando dinheiro! http://t.co/ugtVPZuy

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  170. RT @sesog: RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/tmj6yXHK / no estoy convencido sea muerte, si metamorfosis

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  171. MT@gigaom: Company to rely on #socialmedia for communications? http://t.co/ecUa5w5H

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  172. El email ha muerto! larga vida a …. El futuro de nuevas plataformas para comunicación en las empresas. http://t.co/xf7gH6ef

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  173. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  174. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/Os27pJGE

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  175. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/uQH0X7Ev

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  176. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/BY2nBgI2 via @gigaom

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  177. Enterprise Social Network replaces?RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/miKZG5Nm

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  178. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  179. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  180. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/UnqExCzt # ucoms

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  181. MT @andrewjjs: #email is 40 and ready to retire? http://t.co/exxL1gJx <- email is not yet ready to retire, give it another 15 years

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  182. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/FP9jVGxn #in

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  183. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/gnHXWkc6 #DIgital, #Technology, #Communication

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  184. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? — Online Collaboration http://t.co/SMpZX7V3

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  185. Thinking of @smalljones RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/K7y726My

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  186. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  187. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/3Inz3uPd

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  188. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? — Online Collaboration http://t.co/pBNVAuzj // emailing is dying… again…

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  189. #noemail RT @garyalanmiller: Thinking of @smalljones RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/dVYbj7WV

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  190. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  191. Could you survive without email?http://t.co/CjLWCGt9

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  192. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/D2P4Mgg0

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  193. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  194. Social does lack file management but this is version 0.9. I expect words to go away for informal communication and convert to a better file management system. So, we are in an age where email and social really fail us with limited technology and excess drain on time. Anyone for holographic social interaction and machine documentation?

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  195. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/1vPQ75nM

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  196. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? — Online Collaboration: http://t.co/w4qlw1IV

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  197. Email entering its twilight at 40 is it over the hill and pointless? http://t.co/gR6DHFBT

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  198. #googleapps RT @LucianoPalma Investindo em infraestrutura de email?PARE AS MÁQUINAS!!! Vc pode estar queimando dinheiro http://t.co/08HF8AVo

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  199. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/SumHYtlC

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  200. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/OGDEC185 <- so what happens to records?

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  201. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/rPT2Od5i

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  202. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/iHPKgf1R

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  203. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/LXuzEc5m #email #yam

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  204. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  205. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/HD8v50SM

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  206. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  207. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  208. Some companies are going email free, switching to more modern collaborative tools http://t.co/8gN67fT1

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  209. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  210. Say peace to email… RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/zmfwC1p4

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  211. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  212. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  213. RT @pwthornton: Some companies are going email free, switching to more modern collaborative tools http://t.co/8gN67fT1

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  214. Must read… Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? — Online … http://t.co/9pcEq7Yz #socialmedia #smm

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  215. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/9rmYyWz6. #Healthcare could learn a lot from this model

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  216. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/Bc2US3Bw

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  217. “@pwthornton: Some companies are going email free, switching to more modern collaborative tools http://t.co/05TXESuJ“. Can only dream

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  218. Must read… Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? — Online … http://t.co/h9kSpYc5 #socialmedia #s… http://t.co/fu91oLaJ

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  219. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  220. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/oVotgIGZ

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  221. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  222. RT @twilightersnet: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/1g7ZCwCB

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  223. Email is dying. Chat, social… RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/Qm9vbfKX

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  224. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  225. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/IKWFrJJv

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  226. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/h7RUQMcK

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  227. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/hV8IlbXe

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  228. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  229. #Email in the #enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/DLkCt0Hw

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  230. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  231. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/XRdOBxhk

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  232. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/Xkq7ZzP8

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  233. Check out my last post at @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40 http://t.co/IBIIcsPV

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  234. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  235. #Socent: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? — Online … http://t.co/0U0qD8BQ

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  236. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  237. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  238. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/Tw3k2Jlb

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  239. Check out my lastest post @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40 http://t.co/IBIIcsPV

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  240. RT @miguelvaldes: Check out my lastest post @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40 http://t.co/IBIIcsPV

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  241. RT @pwthornton: Some companies are going email free, switching to more modern collaborative tools http://t.co/8gN67fT1

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  242. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  243. Email still the lowest common denom. for next 10 yrs RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/15XgmmrL

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  244. BPM: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? – GigaOm http://t.co/EtPK7q4J

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  245. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  246. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/jrCZ77ni

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  247. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? Social Enterprise on the horizon – http://t.co/plh5DVyV

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  248. RT @jenniferricci: “@pwthornton: Some companies are going email free, switching to more modern collaborative tools http://t.co/05TXESuJ“. Can only dream

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  249. RT @jenniferricci: “@pwthornton: Some companies are going email free, switching to more modern collaborative tools http://t.co/05TXESuJ“. Can only dream

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  250. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? — Online … http://t.co/Bix3VK7C

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  251. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? — Online … http://t.co/L4f1Qu0K

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  252. RT @techsavvyteach: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? — Online Collaboration http://t.co/pBNVAuzj // emailing is dying… again…

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  253. Realize the alternative is being tied to your desk in case the boss pings you -RT @gigaom: Email entering twilight? http://t.co/1CiLBAVf

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  254. RT Is email dead? I still use it a lot. http://t.co/cauM8es1

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  255. RT @gigaom: Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/r83gvkIP

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  256. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? RIP vs Cloud http://t.co/O0rAg2J3 #yegit

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  257. Email in the enterprise: entering its twilight at 40? http://t.co/OMf4SfeC

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