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Slack (company)

Slack (company)

Slack Technologies or Slack is a company operating a messaging platform that enables teams to communicate. It provides real-time messaging, archiving and searching services.

Slack is a communication tool in which chats happens in channels, are organized by project, topic, or team. Conversations are searchable.

Slack was incorporated in 2009 as Tiny Spec, Inc. Later in 2009, they changed name to Tiny Speck, Inc. and in 2014 changed name to Slack Technologies, Inc.

Timeline

April 26, 2019
Slack made its IPO filing public
2009
Slack was founded by Cal Henderson and Stewart Butterfield.

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Cal Henderson

Co-Founder

Eric Costello

Co-Founder

Serguei Mourachov

Co-Founder

Stewart Butterfield

Co-Founder

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Brand Post
June 16, 2021
CIO
A global survey of 1,200 IT decision makers shows that business communication is moving away from traditional mediums and toward collaboration platforms.
Mike Butcher
June 14, 2021
TechCrunch
Because of the pandemic, we're all a lot more familiar with remote working than we used to be, whether we like it or not. But the remote tools of the pre-pandemic era - Slack, Trello, Zoom, Asana, etc, etc, etc - are, if we admit it to ourselves, barely scratching the surface of what we [...]
Mike Butcher
June 14, 2021
TechCrunch
Because of the pandemic, we're all a lot more familiar with remote working than we used to be, whether we like it or not. But the remote tools of the pre-pandemic era - Slack, Trello, Zoom, Asana, etc, etc, etc - are, if we admit it to ourselves, barely scratching the surface of what we [...]
Romain Dillet
May 28, 2021
TechCrunch
Meet Café, a new French startup founded by two brothers that wants to help companies switch to a hybrid remote-and-office workplace model. Café isn't a traditional desk-booking tool. Instead, the company helps you see when people in your team are coming to the office so that you can plan when you should go to the [...]
Romain Dillet
May 28, 2021
TechCrunch
Meet Café, a new French startup founded by two brothers that wants to help companies switch to a hybrid remote-and-office workplace model. Café isn't a traditional desk-booking tool. Instead, the company helps you see when people in your team are coming to the office so that you can plan when you should go to the [...]
Veritonic
May 27, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Audio-based media is experiencing a massive rise, across podcasts, streaming services and even social media platforms, with new live-audio...
Projector PSA, Inc.
May 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Projector PSA, Inc., the leading independent provider of Professional Services Automation (PSA) software, announces the release of their latest...
Anthony Heddings
May 24, 2021
www.cloudsavvyit.com
With the help of a few webhooks, you can turn Slack into a notification center for your command line. There's a lot you can do with this, from simple message feeds to custom Slack integrations for your app.
USA TODAY
May 21, 2021
USA TODAY
As we say goodbye to Internet Explorer, let's take a look back at some of the best (and worst) products Microsoft has released.
Anthony Heddings
May 22, 2021
www.cloudsavvyit.com
You probably want to know when your server is running out of disk space. An easy solution is to configure a cron job to run daily and send you notifications over Slack if there are any issues.
Brian Elliott
May 21, 2021
Harvard Business Review
Organizations no longer need traffic cops. They need leaders.
Kon Leong
May 14, 2021
Harvard Business Review
Analyzing digital communications can help you identify which people are high performers and which roles are becoming obsolete.
Madeline Stone
May 10, 2021
Business Insider
Shopify employees were upset by the handling of several incidents related to race at the height of racial-justice protests last summer.
Alex Blake
May 5, 2021
Digital Trends
Tired of constantly switching apps on your Mac? Try Slidepad, an app that takes a brilliant iPad productivity feature and ports it right over to the Mac.
Rukmini Reddy
May 4, 2021
Business Insider
Rukmini Reddy shares 3 tips she personally relied on to get plugged in and says "remote natives" must invest in building relationships quickly.
Nilay Patel
May 4, 2021
The Verge
Shopify president Harley Finkelstein on the explosion of online retail during the pandemic, Shopify's place in it, and the influence of tech giants like Apple and Amazon.
Guest Author
April 27, 2021
Crunchbase News
The concept of company culture, just like the very notion of the office, is in flux - with employee well-being hanging in the balance.
Clint Boulton
April 26, 2021
CIO
Slack's business technology team is automating tasks for sales, marketing, and other teams as part of a cultural shift to product operations.
Joao Silva
April 9, 2021
TechSpot
Research published by Cisco's Talos division tells us hackers have been using Slack and Discord to hand out malware through links that seem legitimate. Both Slack and...
Rob Woodgate
April 6, 2021
How-To Geek
Emoji and GIF integration are two of the standout and well-loved features of Slack. But the continuous loop of a "party parrot" emoji or a GIF can be distracting. Here's how to turn them off.
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