What Is Slack?
Slack is your productivity platform.
Welcome to the command center of your workday. Discover a more flexible way to work with all your people, apps and partners in one space. Slack connects people with each other and with their tools and data. Equip teams to be their most efficient and productive—to save time, increase ROI and open up all kinds of opportunities. Slack isn’t just a tool for sending messages. It’s a place where work flows between all your teams, tools, customers and partners.
Who Uses Slack?
Our customers range from two-person startups to Fortune 100 corporations. In fact, 77% of the Fortune 100 uses Slack.
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Reviews of Slack
The best chat for work
Slack is the best communication tool there. I work remotely so having a tool that can effectively allow us to communicate is very important and Slack has done a perfect job there. Besides communications, we can also have integrations with Hubspot, Airtable, PandaDoc, etc so we can receive important notifications when something important happens.
Nothing to point out. Sometimes there are some bugs where I record a video or audio message and the audio is not there, it's missing. Which is a bit annoying since I have to do it again, but it only happens once in a while.
Great collaboration platform
Comments: Slack seems to been the best collaboration currently available
Simple to install, setup, and use for an organization of any size. They continue to enhance and improve. The search capability is very slick and the option to save a message for quick find later is great. Easy to organize channels and direct messages into groups. Has a lot of add ons which help integrate with other tools within a work environment. Great documentation and community support. Ease of management is a highly desired feature, which slack provides. Collaboration options like audio/video calls, file sharing, screen sharing, ability to select which screen/desktop to share, and group calls are amazing features which work really well
Nothing that stands out other than occasional bugs which get addressed soon. Some apps send notifications even after they are muted.
Slack – Managing projects optimally
Comments: Slack is a tool which can be used as a project management tool for managing projects and also it can be used for internal communication inside a project group or a company. Each project group can have its own channels inside the company workspace. Communication through private and public channels has made Slack more popular among the users.
Slack can be considered as a project management tool. Slack provides both mobile version and desktop version applications where the mobile version is installed in the mobile phone so that whatever may be the situation user may not miss any important information about the project instantly. While the desktop version helps to transfer files of the working project easily while working on the project. Slack provides the facility to share the files, folders, audio and video clips, links. there are private and public channels in slack. Users can be added to these channels and if the users prefer they can have their own personal chats through slack. The emojis, stickers, GIF are also added In Slack to provide better user experience and attract the users with its familiar look to most of the social media or texting apps.
In order to use Slack users need to have a proper network connection. Without proper network coverage, Slack won’t work. Sometimes messages won’t be delivered to the other side after a selected time(10 PM). Unless the user sets his or her state into active user won’t receive notifications after 10 pm. If the state is away then the messages sent after 10 pm won’t be delivered till the next morning. Because of this sometimes users may miss some important messages. It is both an advantage and a disadvantage too. There is no mechanism to know whether the receiver read the message or not once a message is sent. The sender has to wait until other messages come from the receiver acknowledging that the receiver read the message.
Great Platform for Internal Communication
Comments: Slack is a convenient workplace communication tool. It allows us to create different team channels where we share the details of a specific project. Slack sends real-time notifications to ensure no one misses important information. We usually use it for business communications and use other apps for personal chats and it meets our expectations.
Slack is a versatile platform that allow convenient communication using text, audio, or video. It has an simple design which makes it easy for anyone to get started easily. Slack sends notifications quickly, ensuring you don't miss important files or communication. It is better for official communication than the regular apps we use on phones daily.
I dislike too many emails notifying me what happened on Slack. The notifications may come in handy when you missed a lot but they could also bother you because they are rather too many. The mobile app seems too congested compared to the desktop access version.
I LOVE Threads and Apps. Slackbot is my new best friend
Comments: Overall, absolutely love it. I have always been a preacher of adopting Slack at workplace
I love the threads - they way collaborative messaging is arranged. Easy to manage and track in the future. I also love apps and slack bot to automate some stuff and communications
I feel it is a bit pricey for smaller size teams.