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Jan 17 2017   7:39PM GMT

Slack

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Slack software is cloud-based collaboration software. Originally founded in 2009 as a chat tool for a now-defunct gaming technology, Slack has gained currency among enterprises and is broadening into a collaboration platform with capabilities beyond just messaging. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“As Google continues to regroup after Google+ proved unsuccessful as a general-purpose collaboration environment, it too may find Slack an attractive acquisition candidate.” – Peter O’Kelly

Learning Center
Slack courts developers in team collaboration tools race
Slack is boosting its competitive edge in the team collaboration tools space by offering money to developers who build Slack-first integrated applications.

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Slack kicks up dust in collaboration software tool market
Today, Slack is largely an alternative to email and instant messenger. But integrations with Box and other services show a collaboration software tool strategy on the horizon.

Slack vs. Microsoft Teams: Which is best for enterprise collaboration?
Both Slack and Microsoft Teams are trying to gain the upper hand among workers as the leading enterprise collaboration platform.

Why Slack collaboration catches on where others can’t
The Slack collaboration tool features fit many business users’ work processes and integrates with other apps.

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Writing for Business
Management chose Slack to encourage communication ________ the company’s marketing team and its sales team.
A. between
B. among
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