Symphony Blog

The Inherent Problem with Data
Lawrence Miller12/07/2018

No one should be surprised about the recent news that Facebook gave some companies special access to user data, allowing them access even after the company had made policy changes restricting it for others. This is the inherent problem with giving control over your data to any technology provider.

Don’t be Slack on Security

It seems like Slack may finally be realizing the importance of security, despite their CSO’s recent public comments dismissing end-to-end encryption. While we found this comment puzzling, Slack’s quick backtracking is even more so.

So is security a priority for Slack, or is it not? Let’s take a look...

Concerned About Protecting Your Data? Collaborate with Confidence with Symphony DLP
Ann Demirtjis11/19/2018

Communicating with customers is critical to your business, but so is maintaining the security of proprietary data and documents. Squaring the two is hard in a world where messaging and collaboration tools allow faster communication and more seamless sharing of data than ever before. Given this, how can security and compliance officers protect employees from sending private customer data, non-public, or sensitive information to the wrong chat room?

Symphony Named an Aragon Hot Vendor in Team Collaboration
Anna Parker11/13/2018

Take it from the pros at Aragon Research: team collaboration is no longer an optional tool for knowledge workers; it is an essential. At Symphony, we agree, which is why we were excited to be named a Hot Vendor in Team Collaboration, a distinction given to companies Aragon believes are the most noteworthy, visionary, and innovative in their respective markets.

Managing Risk Panel: Automating Workflows on Symphony
Katherine Kilpatrick10/30/2018

At Symphony Innovate 2018, leaders from BNY Mellon, DTCC, BlackRock, Vorto, and Willis Towers Watson, discussed the risk of human error in today’s business world. The panelists focused on how their companies are using automation to reduce manual processes, streamline workflows and reduce the risk associated with human error. Read the full transcript.

Digital Transformation in the Enterprise
Katherine Kilpatrick10/30/2018
The theme of this year’s Symphony Innovate 2018 conference in New York was ‘The New Digital Workplace.’ Leaders from Putnam, PwC, Barclays, and RBC came together to discuss the role of digital transformation in their teams, across the Financial Services industry, and beyond. Read the full panel transcript below.