Why Email is a hard habit to break

There are many reasons why people resist change, Harvard Business Review identified ten and we assume these factors are at play as to why organizations still rely on email systems that has outgrown its original purpose and now become a productivity killer as people drown in email overload. The prominence of email to business is significant and still dominates the realm of communication. But there has to be a better way and SEDNA is taking charge to solve this issue.

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Slack went public last week, representing the beginning of the end for traditional email systems

Slack, the messaging system used by everyone from startups and dentists to multinational companies went public this past week. A significant milestone in the history of corporate communication and a validation that SEDNA is on the right path. Both companies in our own way are working to solve a problem neglected for decades. As a fellow Vancouver software company we could not be happier for their success and the future that we both envision where people have a better way to communicate and collaborate.

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SEDNA Launches API Program to Unify Enterprise Data & Simplify Workflows

Today, we announce an API (Application Programming Interface) program to help our clients unify their corporate information with key business applications. Organizations can now leverage SEDNA’s off the shelf API integrations with applications like Veson IMOS and Microsoft Dynamics. We're also opening the API program to the developer community in order for technology leaders to create connections with SEDNA to other business applications.

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6 Keys to Manage Technology Change

Shipping organizations face intense pressure to operate more efficiently and many are adopting new technology to be more productive. But beware as research shows over half of those investments into new technology fail due poor management according to a report in Forbes. A panel of industry leaders was convened to explore the challenge of “Managing Technology Change” in shipping and from the discussion 6 key insights were identified for organizations to consider.

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Swire Bulk Selects SEDNA’s Market Leading Solution

Swire Bulk, the dry bulk ship operating arm of The China Navigation Company (CNCo), has selected SEDNA as their team-based transaction management platform for managing email and team collaboration. The organization believes they have found the optimal solution in SEDNA to create a more engaged and productive working environment that will generate a 25% improvement in productivity.

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Shipping Industry Adopts SEDNA to Digitally Transform

The latest results show a change is happening in the shipping industry as more and more organizations choose SEDNA as their communication and collaboration platform. SEDNA’s business grew 605%, over the past year, as thousands of employees and hundreds of teams across organizations around the globe use the system to manage nearly 50,000 projects.

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Western Bulk Leaps into the Future with SEDNA

Western Bulk is making bold changes to modernize their core communication systems and explore new ways of working more efficiently by moving to the cloud with SEDNA. The Norwegian dry bulk shipping company Western Bulk, chose SEDNA as their team-based transaction management platform for managing email and internal collaboration.

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6 Things I Learned Working Remotely

Working remotely is a hot topic.  Some companies encourage it, others are against it. As a customer support specialist at SEDNA, I’ve had the fortune to work remotely for big companies and small start-ups. What follows are six of the most important things I’ve learned from working remotely.

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Top digital transformation trends for 2019

The decade has brought near-mass adoption of cloud technologies and the expectation of instant access to enormous data, whether it is your office documents, movies over Netflix, streamed music, or mobile and social media. What digital transformations will the next 10 years bring? Will they disrupt business, much like how the cloud, mobile and increased social media use did? Here are three areas where we predict innovation and business will soon intersect.

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Monson Agencies Australia - Defeating the Email Monster

Australian shipping agency Monson found themselves spending an inordinate amount of time wrangling thousands of emails. With Outlook’s shortfalls in team email, Monson created elaborate workarounds to try to cope with the volume of email. With the advent of SEDNA’s new transaction management platform, they now have a team-based email platform with improved security, enhanced tagging and a unified user interface.


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NORDEN Adopts SEDNA as their System of Record for Transaction Management

With an owned and chartered fleet of over 300 dry cargo and tanker vessels, NORDEN is the latest in a line of businesses in the shipping industry to adopt SEDNA’s software. NORDEN will use SEDNA across its business, replacing email as the default mode of communication for teams, and forming a key part the company’s business strategy of ‘Focus and Simplicity’.

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How SEDNA Experimented with Machine Learning to Better Classify Our Clients' Email

Accurate email classification is an important mechanism our clients use to efficiently handle their communications. This blog article authored by Gurinder Walia, a co-op student studying computer science at UBC, provides insight into the technical inner workings of SEDNA and how we use machine learning.

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The Digitization of Shipping

On June 19, 2018, a group of industry leaders came together to address the topic of "Time as a Commodity" and the digitization of shipping with industry executives from the US, UK, Singapore, Norway, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, and South Africa in attendance. Read about the key areas they’ve identified that help bring technology to organisations seeking greater efficiency and profits.

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SEDNA Launches New Platform to Increase Productivity & Enhance Data Security

We are very proud to announce a major update to our transaction management platform. This latest version represents an evolution of our first generation system from 2015 which introduced the concept of a shared team inbox, message tags and search functionality to help organizations optimize the performances of their teams.

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Change management - Keys to a successful email implementation

After choosing an email client to simplify team communication and improve workplace efficiency, it is time to implement it. The process of getting your team to switch to the new client can often be more difficult than the technical implementation itself. Here are some best practices on how to execute a successful change management program to implement new email software.

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The Best Way to Communicate With Remote Teams

Remote work helps with productivity and work-life balance, but communication becomes a challenge that team managers need to address. Team leaders should choose a communication channel that best fits the task at hand, and set expectations and usage guidelines for each. Find out how the right solutions can help your team be more productive and efficient.

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