Tag Archives: Slack

Slack Could Quickly Become Salesforce’s Golden Goose (VentureBeat)

Salesforce could provide a great platform for Slack and has plenty of experience and success in integrating major acquisitions, which would give Slack’s customers confidence if t... More

Amazon Licenses Slack for All Employees, While Slack Adopts AWS Video-Calling Tech (CNBC)

Slack and Amazon are deepening their partnership. Under a new deal announced, all Amazon employees will have access to Slack’s workplace collaboration tools. In addition, Slack w... More

Adobe Builds a Deeper Integration With Slack to Boost Team Collaboration (Adobe Blog)

Adobe has announced big improvements to how Adobe Creative Cloud and Slack work together. There is added support for Creative Cloud apps like Adobe XD, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDe... More

Box, Slack Partner to Make it Easier to Share Content Securely (Silicon Angle)

Collaboration software companies Box and Slack are launching a revamped integration in the form of a new application that should make it easier to for users to manage and share con... More

Top Slack App Tips, Tricks and Hacks for Power Users (Computerworld)

Slack is a powerful collaboration tool in its own right, which means it also has a lot of hidden ways of doing things. Here’s how to get the most from it from users who know it b... More

Slack Moves to Integrate with EMM for Enterprise Security (Computerworld)

Slack has enabled integration with more than a dozen enterprise mobility management (EMM) platforms in order to offer security and policy management features to its four-year old, ... More

Slack is Raising $250 Million from SoftBank, Others (Bloomberg)

Slack Technologies Inc. is raising about $250 million in a funding round co-led by SoftBank Group Corp., according to people familiar with the matter, as the Japanese investment fi... More

Slack Analytics Update Provides a Closer Look Into Activity (CMSWire)

Last week Slack added new analytics features to its real-time communication app to provide deeper, contextual insight into channel and individual user activity. In the blog post an... More

Slack Makes Push for Developers as Competition Intensifies (Reuters)

Slack Technologies Inc on Wednesday showcased new tools designed to make it easier for developers to build apps for the company’s workplace collaboration software. The develop... More

Slack Moves its App Store Front and Center, Backs Seven More Startups in Platform Push (Forbes)

With more than five million daily users, Stewart Butterfield and Slack know they've got a hit on their hands. But for the popular messaging company — No. 3 on the Forbes Cloud 10... More

Slack’s Quest to Make Work Easier (Fortune)

How will we work five to 10 years out? And what’s Slack’s role in that future?: Stewart Butterfield: "One way to describe it is that we are giving everyone a virtual chief of s... More

Slack Launches Highlights to Surface the Top Messages You Missed (CNBC)

Slack's corporate chat service is taking a page out of the Facebook and Twitter playbooks and adopting an algorithmic approach to showing messages. The start-up, which is valued... More

Slack is Working to Make Bots More Discoverable (VentureBeat)

Slack recently shared insights into how it plans to compete with new entrants to the enterprise chat landscape that include Microsoft Teams, Google’s Hangout Chats, and Workplace... More

The Human Element of Slack: How the Communications Platform Aims to Take on Imitators with Courtesy (The Drum)

It's unusual for a technology company to talk about what it means to them to act in a 'human' fashion but that's been part of the success of Slack, one of the most celebrated tech ... More

Slack’s Updated Search Helps Find the Right Team Member to Answer Your Question (VentureBeat)

Slack has launched a feature designed to elevate how you search for information in the team chat and productivity app. Instead of querying by messages, you can now look things up b... More

Slack Opens New London Office Amid Brexit Uncertainty (Bloomberg)

Britain’s forthcoming exit from the European Union poses little concern to corporate chatroom startup Slack Technologies Inc., which opened a new office in London Thursday. ... More

CEO Stewart Butterfield: Slack is Evolving Into an ‘Always-On Chief Of Staff’ (Forbes)

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield wants his service to be an "always-on chief of staff." Stewart Butterfield says that when he first pitched Slack to investors, he saw a $100 million m... More

Slack, an Upstart in Messaging, Now Faces Giant Tech Rivals (NY Times)

Slack is the classic Silicon Valley accidental success. Born three years ago, with roots in a failed video game, the messaging software is now used by five million people. The comp... More

Custom Status Messages are Coming to Slack (TechCrunch)

AFK, BRB, in a coffee meeting or what not — Slack, with its constant stream of communication, is probably not the the first place you’d drop an away message or status update to... More

CEO says Slack is Growing Up, but Maybe Not Going Public (Axios)

What are the major areas of focus these days? What are you spending your time on? Stewart Butterfield: "Making Slack a good solution for a broader array of businesses. Here I speci... More