Over 100 billion work e-mails are exchanged each day, but research suggests that only around a quarter of those are actually essential. IBM hopes to lighten with new online e-mail service called Verse, which uses algorithms to work out which messages and people are most important to you
IBM’s new messaging software uses algorithms to learn how to organize your e-mail better. Few interesting scorecard on Industry work mail usage.
IT industry analysts estimate that 108 billion work emails are sent daily, requiring employees to check their inboxes an average of 36 times an hour. It is also estimated that only 14 percent of those emails are of critical importance.
IBM's Verse Highlights:
- Verse combines an e-mail client, a digital calendar, internal collaboration tools, video chat, and content from social networks including Twitter and Facebook into one interface.
- It analyzes your communication patterns to try to understand which people matter to you most.
- It then highlights important e-mails accordingly.
- A toolbar provides one-click access to the latest messages from the people judged to be your most crucial contacts.
According to IDC, email remains the single most widely used collaboration tool, with worldwide revenue for enterprise email expected to reach USD 4.7 billion in 2017