Cheers. Literally, cheers. When I speak at companies like Cisco and implore employees to find email alternatives, they erupt. That's how much corporate America hates email. I'm not surprised. We're drowning in it. The average worker receives 200 a day, according to the research firm Basex. What's worse, there's a lot of important stuff trapped in those messages, but if you're armed only with Microsoft Outlook, which treats all messages the same, good luck plucking out the pearls.
ClearContext is a software company that makes email more useful. Here founder and CEO, Deva Hazarika, talks to us about why email is so hated inside corporations and how people can dramatically make it easier to deal with.