It’s been over a year since most U.S. knowledge workers shifted to working remotely. As we start to see a return to normalcy, the workplace that we’ll return to won’t be the same as the one we left. One trend is here to stay: the growing reliance on cloud-based collaboration applications. Hundreds of millions of people use Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Slack to share information and stay connected.

But as the use of collaboration tools grows, so does complexity of finding information across these disparate platforms. For those responsible for the daunting task of accessing and protecting this information, the proliferation of fragmented data and maturing privacy regulations is a perfect storm of risk.

The Unique Challenges of Unstructured Data