Every team could use a communication tune-up. Slack is a web-based application that improves the way groups of people communicate by bringing real-time messaging, archiving, and search tools into one centralized place.
If you’re using separate apps for email, instant messaging, and file sharing, then Slack is an tool that could streamline your company-wide communication processes. Create new “channels” to organize the projects and topics generating the most discussion amongst your colleagues. Individual channels can include everything from messages to files, comments, and even inline images. For example, you can create an open marketing channel and upload company materials like presentations and spreadsheets. Colleagues can then add feedback to those materials in the form of comments, or they can add “stars” to make retrieving those materials easier in the future.
Slack integrates with dozens of popular business apps, cutting down on the number of automated email notifications that go out each time someone completes an action like replying to a comment or creating a new task. The company also offers native apps for iOS and Android users.
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