Who Uses This Software?

Our customers range from two-person startups to Fortune 10 corporations. In fact, 77% of the Fortune 100 uses Slack.


Average Ratings

1900 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 3 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $6.67/month/user
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Slack
  • slack.com
  • Founded 2014
  • United States

About This Software

Slack is an operating system for teams, where people and apps work together. Slack helps your team work transparently so you can find the people and information you need to make decisions efficiently. Slack is on a mission to make your working life simpler, more pleasant and more productive. Check us out at www.slack.com


Features Checklist

  • Budget Management
  • Bug Tracking
  • Collaboration
  • File Sharing
  • Gantt Charts
  • Idea Management
  • Issue Management
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Planning
  • Requirements Management
  • Resource Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Task Management
  • Testing / QA Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking

Product Reviews

Fun way to chat among office!

Mar 22, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: We love #Slack. We use it for interdepartmental as well as whole company communications. It's easy, fun, and a great way to communicate!

Slack is an excellent communication tool

Mar 21, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I love this app! What can I say? Great way to communicate with teams and I enjoy every single thread and how easy it is to communicate.

Air Traffic Control

Mar 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: Our teams leverage Slack to communicate internally and engage in gif wars. Whether it's a very important company announcement or a battle of the best cat gif, we use Slack.

Reliable Chat

Mar 03, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Easy to use. Reliable.

Overall: Slack is great for communicating both interoffice and with remote office staff. It's easy to use and customize. The channels make it easy to message between teams. The features for reminders are great. Love the emojis ;)

Best Chatting Tool for small businesses

Mar 03, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Everything!

Cons: Nothing, so far!

Overall: Our team initially used another service, which was okay, but not as organized as Slack! Slack allows you to organize different rooms (public/private) per your departments or preferences. You can also send direct messages, and video chat, if needed. Invitations can be sent to people that you'd like to become apart of your Slack community. You can pin important posts/files/etc. for members to be able to easily access and view and/or download. So, it's a real game changer for those companies seeking better communication tools for a remote work environment.

Recommendations to other buyers: Try it before you buy, always!

Slack solves for small business

Mar 03, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Slack is simple to use, integrates with so many other apps and brings the team together. I like the ability to have both direct and team conversations and the flexibility with task assignment. Easy. Flexible. Efficient.

Outstanding

Mar 03, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use, very clean interface, excellent all around for internal business communication.

Cons: Nothing

Overall: Slack works so well for my company. Seemless use on laptop and phone. It has HUGELY helped my business stay limber and fast. Can't say enough good.

Recommendations to other buyers: Use it!

Our Teams Love Slack!

Mar 03, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We have several smaller teams in our company that utilize Slack. It is awesome for communication and project management in small groups. It is easy to use and we have fun with the Gifs. The only downside is it is pretty pricey if you want to scale it for an entire organization that can communicate across teams.

perfect tool for medium teams that don't like formality

Mar 01, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Comments: In a team of 15 we use slack for our daily communication and it has helped reduce emails among us drastically and fasten some decision making.
Although, for very active teams sometimes might lead to missing some communication.

Team Communication made easy

Feb 27, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Slack helps every development team in their daily communication, the integration of other services makes it even better.

Team communication made easy

Feb 27, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Slack reminds you of the old-school IRC. However, it has a lot, a lot more power. You can share documents across channels, you can even implement your own extensions, and it makes it so easy to communicate with your peers at work or even collaborate with them over chat. Totally recommended.

Communication made easy!

Feb 25, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: Slack allows anyone on our team to easily chat for a quick answer to a question. We no longer have to send emails back and forth when we need a quick answer to a question. Very user friendly and easy to use.

Slack for talking about anything

Feb 25, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Comments: We've been using Slack to talk to everyone inside the company, and many outside the company as well. It is great to see it adopted across the whole developer/designer community. Using channels a lot is a great way to organize your conversations - probably the best feature in Slack!

Better team communication

Feb 25, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: *Instant communication.
*Apps multiplatform.
*Multi teams.
*Calls.
*Personalize notifications.
*You can react over other people comments

Cons: *In phone application can't send multiple files.
*In Mac application can't open downloaded files directly, always send to finder.

Overall: With a team distributed geographically and with different time zones, the communication was a disaster. With slack increased communication between team members and decreased response time.

Slack Is Great

Feb 25, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Love using slack. Has become our main form of internal communication. Easy to use, and a lot of built-in features that are helpful.

Slack is best tool for communication

Feb 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Teams at my work has their own slack channels. It's the best way to broadcast your message to entire team. It's a wonderful communication tool for a business.

The best chat technology available

Feb 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Slack is definitely the the most feature packed and easy to use of all the chat tools out there. If you're looking for chat, Slack is your answer. But I'm not yet convinced that chat is the best project management tool as it is very interrupt driven and data is mainly just organized by channels or rooms. The search functionality is great, but it would be nice to know where to look based on organization.

New User Experience with Slack

Feb 19, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like that Slack shows the conversation history, including who viewed each message.

Cons: I'm not yet sure what else the software can do.

Overall: We started using Slack at our small nonprofit organization for external volunteers to be able to communicate about ongoing project ideas. It was very easy to set up Slack and invite users to begin using it.

What you ne

Feb 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Comments: Slack just do things the way the should be done. It's purpose is simple and they get there the best way possible, always innovating.

Great communication platform!

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Comments: We transitioned from GroupMe to Slack about 2 years ago with our company and have not looked back since. I love how you an create different channels for whatever topic needs to be discussed and how you can pin files as well. Being able to send gifs through Slack is also a very fun feature. We use this software to communicate with both our employees and the leadership team. Easy to use interface and customer suppprt has always been swift and helpful.

Great for team and project management, provided everyone is always plugged in

Feb 23, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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Pros: Centralized platform for project and team management.

Cons: Can be distracting if you're not careful.

Overall: Really easy way to centrally manage all projects and follow progress of team members. Because of the tagging and metadata, is a powerful platform where you can do virtually everything.

Unfortunately, our users began to suffer from slack creep, where you end up incessantly checking slack, instead of doing work. Plus, most people have notifications enabled, which means you get pinged with notifications anytime people post things to you, which is a massive distraction.

These are people problems, rather than with the software, but you've been warned. The software itself is great.

Great for teams!

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: We've just started using slack and have been very pleased with the communications opportunities it has for all businesses large and small.

Slack review

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Great for communicating! Love how you can have multiple channels and you can choose for it to be private or not.

Cut down on emails

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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Comments: We introduced Slack into our studio to cut down on emails and enable quick chat-like conversations. Slack works perfectly for this and all staff make use of it daily. We make use of the channels feature for specific projects or topics, and there's been no shortage of banter in the #townsquare thread.

One draw-back we found with the free account was the speed with which older messages disappeared. Was slightly frustrating when we wanted to go back a reviews some comments from a few days back, and they were gone - but that's their business modal and needed to start paying to get the full archive of messaging.

There's a reason Slack has blown up!

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality

Comments: Slack is an amazing tool for teams. It makes it easy to collaborate and manage projects. The great thing is that Slack can scale from small teams to massive ones easily. I highly recommend trying it out and getting rid of internal emails!

Super easy to use!

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality

Comments: I love how easy Slack is to use. I am a part of several different teams through our church and it's so convenient to have all these group and personal messages in one app, neatly organized. The app is pretty much self-sufficient and I've yet to find anything I don't like about it

Great Free Solution

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We use it to communicate quickly with staff at our office. It allows for multiple channels that you can add certain people to. It also has a way for direct messages. We use it all throughout the day. Great tool.

Great for small teams!

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I enjoy using slack, but I didn't give it a full five stars because of lack of being able to customize keybinds.

An admin on slack

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I am an admin on a slack account. We use it for communication throughout our whole church. Really easy to pick up. Some things take a while to get the hang of, like adding new members but overall really great.

Slack is the best!

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I truly couldn't work without slack! It helps me communicate with my team and makes me never have to open my email. I would recommend Slack to anyone!

Absolutely Amazing

Feb 15, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Can't overestimate how great this product is,
It solves your communication issues, has integration with everything, its great

Easy to use and highly recommended

Feb 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Light and easy to use

Cons: Participation in multiple projects (slack teams) can be made better

Overall: Slack is really nice for a broad range of group-interactions. It can be used for both in-company need and for a group of individuals with shared interests. For example it is really nice to share scientific articles with collaborators!

Love Slack

Mar 18, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We recently switched over to Slack and it has been very popular with all of the employees. From the developers to the admin staff. It is easy enough to create groups or just have a one on one conversation. In addition, being able to communicate using other types of social media is great. For example: Twitter. Very easy to train on it and they are constantly updating their sites.

Open Communication with Slack

Feb 13, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Slack is an efficient and well thought out system for keeping people in contact. It allows high customization and integration with other technologies, such as Bonusly for sending "thank you" bonuses, to cater to and improve end-user experience.

Cons: The UI can sometimes be hard to navigate.

Overall: Slack is a strong platform for keeping company employees in contact along with allowing a forum for easy communication and announcements.

Recommendations to other buyers: Great system that is popular among many companies for communication.

Great Collaboration Tool

Feb 12, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I have been using Slack for the last several months, and have come to enjoy it more than any other messaging product I have used in the past. It is truly the leader in this market. I use it regularly between my PC and Android phone, and have never had an issue with syncing unlike other products.

Slack - best thing since sliced bread

Feb 12, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: ease of use

Cons: pricing can quickly add up for standard/plus packages

Overall: I'm a slack power user, use it for work and personal projects. Great experience - it reduces my daily email load by several hundred emails and makes organizing in teams easier.

Recommendations to other buyers: use single channel guests where possible

Become Close with your Team

Feb 07, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Slack is a smart tool, perfect to connect with your team. At our company, we have different sites all around the world, yet, we all feel closely connected thanks to slack. It is well organized, making it simple to create public or private channels, (with a specific purpose), private groups or direct messages. There's a variety of integrations. Some, add personality to your messages (like emojis and gifs) and others are really useful in work-related topics, speeding up processes and helping you manage your time more efficiently (reminders, gDocs, etc). The messages are archived, and searching for them is pretty easy. There new "Threads" feature makes the messaging experience even better. It avoids spamming the channels. It also has voice calls. All you need to communicate in one place.

Fun Interdepartmental Communication

Feb 11, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I most like that you can have multiple channels. And, the GIF's- the auto-generated GIF's are quite funny.

Cons: It is just another form of communication with which I need to try to keep up.

Overall: Slack is a great way to organize group chats or conversations. The use of GIFs always keeps things fun. The fact that you can link certain channels to your email updates is a plus. It keeps you from missing any developments in the thread

Recommendations to other buyers: Use the GIFs

Chat for your team!

Feb 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use, simplicity and lots of features

Cons: None at the moment

Overall: Slack has become essential for us in CodeFuel. All our day revolves around slack for coordinating with our remote team members, and to stay up-to-date on what's going on in every project.

Recommendations to other buyers: Try the slack mobile app, great for staying in the loop while on the move

Great for Non-Profit Project Management/Implementation

Feb 10, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Simple. Intuitive.

Cons: One more thing to remember to use (no fault to the program, just our overly congested digital lives)

Overall: I recently joined my neighborhood organization board of directors. I introduced the team to Slack (well most of them, some already were familiar). We are beginning to use this tool to organize our committees and those committees task. It is also nice to have an avenue of communication other than email chains that overwhelm the inbox. We are only beginning our journey with Slack but the free version is easy to use and offers all the features we need at this time!

Simple the best

Feb 10, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: - Fast.
- Userfriendly.
- Excellents apps (Windows and Mobile - iOS).

Cons: - None.

Overall: We use the free version of slack for a couple of months, than we chose to try other similars software s cheapers than slack. The experiente wasn't the same. Slack is fast, userfriendly, intuitive and it's windows and mobile app works very well.
Their features, integration with googledrive, specifically, is very useful.
Slack improved our communication and project management.

Recommendations to other buyers: Try to look after all features that Slack offers to maximize the potencial of the software.

Information exchange simplified

Feb 10, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: We use slack for our team collaboration. Chats, data sharing and the built in hashtag intelligence are great features. The desktop and seamless mobile app integration works well.

Great communication platform, but need improvements on apps integration

Feb 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use, the cross platform & mobility option

Cons: command line tasks option

Overall: Hi there,

First of all, I Love slack! It solves me a communication issues by consolidating in one place all the projects I am currently work with.

I think the most relevant feedback I provide is regarding the other apps integration usability. It is a little bit difficult to use command line base; a better approach could be using a graphic contextual menu of options to do some tasks.

Additional to this, as a Kanban expert, it could be more valuable if slack provides integration to open source Kanban tools. I just found an integration to Kanbanize.

Hope this helps.

Marco L Salas

Recommendations to other buyers: Have more apps integration with Kanban tools (open source based), with other productivity apps like Evernote to create notes.

Slack... the AIM of the corporate world

Feb 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Using Slack on a daily basis has made communication from team to team that much easier. Easy to access shared files, etc. UX is great!

Slack is awesome

Feb 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: The best messaging app i've ever used. Plugins and features make it simultaneously easy and fun to communicate with my remote and in-house team members alike. Really handy tools and mobile app keep things extra convenient

You need slack, even if you've never heard of it

Mar 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Everything! But in all seriousness, the API is it's biggest pro. If it doesn't exist yet, then you can build it. And with all the gems, modules etc it is super easy to build for slack.

Cons: Threading, long requested, finally delivered. I suspect it's still being evaluated, but this is the only thing that was actually better implemented in Flowdock. Otherwise Slack wins in every aspect.

Overall: Having used many collaboration tools before, none of them have transformed company culture as much as Slack. Rather than just being a messaging tool, Slack actually makes you more effective.
The absolutely amazing API means you can turn slack into everything you want.
Want to deploy new commits directly from slack? There's a plugin for that.
Want to schedule something in Google Calendar? Yup, you can do it...
etc.

You need slack, even if you've never heard of it

Feb 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Having used many collaboration tools before, none of them have transformed company culture as much as Slack. Rather than just being a messaging tool, Slack actually makes you more effective.
The absolutely amazing API means you can turn slack into everything you want.
Want to deploy new commits directly from slack? There's a plugin for that.
Want to schedule something in Google Calendar? Yup, you can do it...
etc.

Great chat service, but not always recommended

Feb 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Comments: It's tough convincing people to switch over to Slack as it doesn't bring that much to the table. It does become nice when you integrate it with some of your existing software like Trello. Again it's only useful when you both use Trello and Slack.

Other than that it does work nicely when you share various content in the chat windows, by giving you a good preview of the content before you view it. Muting notifications are nice but it doesn't allow you to mute a single chat for a limited time.

We like it

Feb 06, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We have used google chat, emails, glip, and what feels like 100 other systems. Slack made it through as the winner. Gets the job done great. Wish it had real-time read receipts.

Solved internal communications nightmare

Feb 06, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Working via email for internal communication was a nightmare for us. Thanks to Slack we were able to become more focused, less destructed, and have more information available when we need it, the way we need it.

Review for Slack

Feb 06, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: By far the best internal communication tool that we have implemented in our company. You can connect it to endless other extensions.

Best group chat software I have used

Feb 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: just works

Cons: searching can be slow sometimes

Overall: I have used Microsoft Lync, Skype, IBM Sometime, WhatsApp. This is by far the best group chat experience I have ever had. Good thing is that they always strive to get better.

Looks good, but not for everyone.

Feb 04, 2017
2/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
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Pros: Looks good in theory

Cons: You need to build your business operations and culture around it.

Overall: Maybe my company didn't really get this. Maybe we are too old and wedded to email and Skype. But I just couldn't see the point of Slack unless you are going to have a policy decision to ditch the other tools. People just gravitate back to what they know. Needs a proper culture shift in the organization to make the best use of it.

We love Slack

Feb 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Slack is a great way to keep our company connected! We use slack to make general announcements and stay connected with remote employees!

Slack makes communication efficient!

Feb 04, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Efficient communication and resource sharing tool.

Cons: A little cumbersome to integrate new people.

Overall: We love slack, I work at a church and we use it to communicate with staff, leaders, and volunteers. It is a great way to communicate with out team and provides a way to track conversations & share ideas! I don't know how we would communicate without it.

I use it daily. Very good

Feb 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Slack is a great way to communicate. It's not perfect, but it gets the job done and has personality. Great for a workforce of millennials, which is what most of my team is. We encountered problems when having too many people in the group audio chat, and had to resort to Google Hangouts, but that's the only bad thing I've encountered.

The best or nothing. Really.

Feb 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Slack is really cool app for dev teams. It has perfect mixture of features but not complicated at all. Love it!

Slack: The expensive HipChat

Feb 04, 2017
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: So many people export the value of Slack. The biggest complaint I have here is "value for the money". I'll put it to you in simple terms: Download the HipChat server and HipChat client (Mac, Windows and Mobile clients) and save yourself a ton of money. HipChat will also give you encryption, AD integration/SSO, and an API.

The user interface leaves less than to be desired also. I have no idea why Slack is valued at $ when better products exist for free with the same or better feature sets.

Great tool to keep everything going on the business. Communication and co-working is great.

Feb 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Call feature and integration with other platforms such us Salesforce is great.

Cons: The mobile app needs more stability in some devices, especially android.

Overall: Slack is a great tool to keep people in your team organized and engaged. Being able to work/follow channels (topics) instead of people, give us the opportunity to have the right people in the right place.

Slack permanently changed the way we look at internal communication

Feb 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: https://i.imgur.com/A18dSJ1.png

Cons: Honestly, I got nothing here.

Overall: After several years of most, if not all, of our internal discussions taking place in lengthy, fractured, and frustrating email threads, we decided to "try out" Slack and see if it was something we could use. Of the entire organization, I was the least optimistic, but now I cannot imagine working without this tool. Even without any integrations, internal communication is now so much easier and cleaner. Integrations allow us to centralize communication from a surprisingly growing number of third-party services. We've even developed integrations for our own apps. I cannot overstate the value this app provides.

Use Slack daily at work

Feb 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Love Slack. Easy to use, makes messaging co-workers much easier than email or phone call. Wish the app notified me of messages after hours without having to program setting.

Don't know how - But it makes processes work very well

Feb 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The integrations. eg. #media #business

Cons: Can't really think of any. It serves its purpose well.

Overall: Been using slack for over a year through my last two jobs. Helps structure office communication really well. Far better than any other chat app or mail.

Slack solves our multi-location communication needs

Feb 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use. Ability to communicate with teams easily.

Cons: I can't think of any right now.

Overall: Since we have two locations for our business, we rely on Slack wholeheartedly to communicate between us. This has created a way for us to avoid overuse of calls and meetings to coordinate efforts. Also, the integrations are useful and can be a lot of fun.

Recommendations to other buyers: Use it. Get everyone on your team on board.

Slack Review

Feb 04, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Just started using slack on a regular basis. So far so good. Not a huge fan of individual channels for every conversation. Would like to have one master view that would aggregate all channels into one. Additionally, the search functionality is not my favorite.

Indespensable

Feb 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Communication is key in any company. Slack makes it easy. Slack integrations makes it easy to see information at any moment.

Amazing tool

Jan 29, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: A lot of integrations

Cons: Sometimes its too dificult to memorize all this tool can do...

Overall: I love this product, so im using this every day with my team, we recommend a lot, for beginers and pro users...

Recommendations to other buyers: nah

How Slack has changed content creation for me

Jan 29, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Bot integration and team chat.

Cons: Cant add apps from the mobile. (maybe I dont know how to do it)

Overall: Slack has been one of the best things I have added to my video production teams. As a content creator and 10 year freelancer, putting my projects and multiple teams inside slack has increase my productivity and streamlined my workflow in countless ways. The intergration of the bots to my life has really held myself and team members accountable. Thank you, thank you for adding this to my life.

Recommendations to other buyers: More app integrations based on growth hacking and video production please.

Our Communication Hub

Jan 29, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use for current and new employees. Free teams and affordable pricing for companies. Continual improvements from small fixes to big features.

Cons: No spellcheck in Posts, lack of file organization features, a few important integrations are still missing.

Overall: Slack has become our communication hub, having switched over during the early days from HipChat. Most of our major tools integrate seamlessly with Slack (we even removed Zapier recently!) and, in conjunction with Notion.so for long-term document storage, everything we need can be found easily by our team.

Our needs from Slack start with small annoyances, such as not having spellcheck in the Posts feature (which, for many people, makes that feature irrelevant) and not having better file organization, storage, and discovery in general. But for an in-the-moment communication tool with most communication being say-if-and-move-on, Slack is an excellent app for our team.

Recommendations to other buyers: We :heart: Slack. Please add spellcheck to Posts. It's been long enough.

Great for teamwork!

Jan 29, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: All the team can read notes or you can have a 1 on 1 conversation.

Cons: Sometimes it doesn't open or load or freezes.

Overall: We LOVE slack! It has been a great addition for our team and has eliminated many inefficiencies due to communication.

Excellent Product

Jan 29, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Efficiency, design, simplicity

Cons: It can also be distracting sometimes & risk of overusing it for integrations

Overall: I love slack and its amazing how it increases communication and removes noise (if used properly). I use it very actively, both on a professional level but also personally, to stay in touch with groups of people i stay connected with.

Recommendations to other buyers: It's a lot of fun and a little addictive.

Communicate with and manage your remote team easily

Jan 28, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I love slack. It's made it possible for me ( a solopreneur) to manage several different teams from all over the world. Because it's cross-platform, with apps for mobile and desktop, you and your team are never out-of-touch (unless you want to be). Quick and simple file transfers, link-sharing, and even realtime audio and video calls make staying in touch and on-task a snap!

Amazing platform

Jan 28, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: easy to use, so simple to setup, great UI/UX. Overall an awesome app!

Cons: none

Overall: We use slack for all out inner company communication and it is amazing! When we are working remotely it keeps the team updated and is so easy to streamline all communication through the app .

Surprising limited and slow for such a popular software

Jan 28, 2017
3/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use, beautiful.

Cons: Limited, poorly organized, slow, bloated.

Overall: We use Slack for internal communication between many teams. It is straightforward to use, indeed, its usability is the winning point. One does not take too much time to understand how it works and can get proficient in it very fast.

Yet, it is very hard to make sense of knowledge that is archived there. It is also too easy for more talkative employees to monopolize a channel - not that they did anything wrong, it is just that the tool leads to it. It is limited permission system makes it awkward to allow many users to create channels: either user can do almost anything, or cannot create their topics' channels.

Those are mostly details, however, because the worst problem is the performance. Slack is surprisingly heavy for the kind of features it brings. Their native clients are also bloated, but it is even worse to people like me, who work on platforms that do not have native clients: we're forced to have many tabs open, which consumes a lot of memory and slow down the browser. Since there is no way to compartmentalize channels into organizations, we ended up with many slack domains here, which made everything even worse: I have many different memory eaters.

In general, I do like the appearance and simplicity, but I'd expect simplicity to make me do less with more. This is not what Slack provides.

Simply the best work IM client there is

Jan 23, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Pros:
-Friendly UI: emoji integration, gifs, smooth animations makes using slack a delightful experience.
-Versatility: you're able to use it in your web browser, desktop app and mobile device
-Bot Integration: you can either customize the preexisting Slack Bot to do whatever you like or find one.
Cons:
-Uses a little too much bandwidth
-You're not able to set "not disturb" schedule for weekends/specific days

Slack is the Easy Answer to Moving off of Text Messages and Messenger

Feb 03, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: It's like IM or Messenger slightly tailored for business.
It's important for me to use a separate interface for work. It's pretty easy to get distracted by other text messages or FB Messenger if I'm also using that for work.

Slack Free is actually incredibly handy, especially if you're on a small team.
I haven't tested any of the paid features but I can see the benefits of unlimited conversation storage, haven't really needed it yet though.

Useful Tool

Jan 27, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I like Slack. It's a helpful way to stay in touch with your team members. Can be a bit distracting, but they have settings to mute channels you don't need.

Most convenient way to communicate

Jan 27, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Here at MeUndies, we use Slack regularly to communicate within our own teams and across the company. It allows us to keep up with the business in real time and has elevated our business to a more efficient one.

Slack - Interactive Tool

Jan 24, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments:
1. Slack gives you a centralized place to communicate with your colleagues through instant messages and in chat rooms
2. Slack helps in reducing the time for easy communication.
3. Slack is a really complete instant messaging and collaboration system.
4. One of its best features is easy to use file sharing system. It works really well, it is fast and simple so that even people who are starting to use slack and are not that skillful with the digital world can learn who to use it pretty fast.
5. Even though it is an expensive product, Slack is worth the investment.
6. Slack is built around a channel format that allows you to quickly go from asynchronous to synchronous communication. When it matters, the real-time response cannot be undervalued, but 7. Slack¿s highly customizable notifications allow you to jump in and out when you¿re needed.
8. The numerous integrations give companies another distinctive reason to choose Slack for their needs.

My favorite way to communicate

Jan 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: How similar it is to text messaging

Cons: I don't like the process to attach files. I liked the old way better.

Overall: I love how fun slack is to communicate with internal and external employees. This program allows you to stay organized and easily communicate with others to get immediate responses and feedback. Slack is also very easy to send and receive files.

Not slacking!

Jan 22, 2017
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Good program. Initially difficult to use certain features or find same chats when switching from desktop app to web browser site. Otherwise, it was very helpful to keep up with chats in my group.

Saves us time and makes us more efficient!

Jan 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We have a small team around 5-10 actively on Slack. Slack, has allowed us to cut out an email (for internal use) which has made us more efficient as a team. It's great as it allows you to break out into new channels (rooms ) to chat. I also love it for its power of search, you can jump to any date or do a keyword search. For happy with Slack and we will continue to use it!

Awesome software for communication!

Jan 20, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I can talk to my colleagues with this, I also can send pictures, is great. Slack is an excellent online communication tool with a rich collection of settings and options. It's not a soup-to-nuts collaboration tool, but there's nothing better for messaging and back-channel chat.

Product is Awesome!

Jan 20, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Very useful! Cant stop using it!
Excellent private backchannel. Great for nonessential communication and discussion. Wonderful, rich set of tools and options.

Slack is great for our company

Jan 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I really enjoy using slack. It makes it easy to communicate with the whole office and especially share code or documents.

My Work Hub

Jan 27, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I've only started using Slack this past August. As a tool that's used by our clients and our different departments, it's constantly becoming an even more necessary tool than it was before. Thanks to all of the integrations available, it allows me to keep better track of things like my work email and calendar. Aside from that, being able to keep private conversations with work friends to send the occasional silly GIF is always a good way to blow off some steam too.

Love Slack!

Jan 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Slack has been a great product and my whole company uses it. We have all been able to communicate and send funny stories, etc.

Slack em' jack em' . Slack is dope

Jan 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: It has been pretty great for internal communication and sharing small files. I use it for my job as well as my non profit organization and it has been a very useful communication tool. I use it on my phone and both my work desktop and home desktop as well As my Ipad. I also have a few channels with friends at other companies. Great way to keep in touch. We also used the video feature recently and found it very useful.

Slack is where it's at!

Jan 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I have been using Slack for less than a year and it has totally streamlined internal communication at work, as well as some volunteer groups I'm a part of. Yes, it's just another chat app, and it's hard to communicate its awesomeness to other people in words. You just have to use it. It doesn't have one big feature that makes it so great. It has a ton of a small features that make it amazing. I hope this helps. If you are still sending SMS and emails to your team to stay on top of projects, you need to get on Slack and out of the dark ages.

indispensable

Jan 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: If anyone would have told me years ago that I would have been so productive using IRC I would have laughed, but that's what Slack has achieved. Of course you must be disciplined because it's very easy to derail and let it become a huge time-waster, but the integrations it has and the simplification of the way international teams can communicate with it, make Slack a must-have.

We never stop SLACKing!

Jan 15, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Communication, sending files on the fly, customization using third party vendors, customizable Slackbot, animated gifs, supports code snippets

Cons: None, well maybe more third party vender support.

Overall: Our company has been using Slack for over 2 years now. Even though we work in an office we do not always have time to just up and go ask someone a question. We might even be in a playful mood and send someone a viral video. It is even nice to receive a smiley face once in a while.

Recommendations to other buyers: Just use it... It is free... and it is great for communicating with friends and other employees.

So cool!!!

Jan 15, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Makes team work easier and what I like the most is that let you integrate other apps in just one place.

Recommendations to other buyers: Keep it simple!

Team Communication!

Jan 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We use Slack as our main method of communication between team members. Its fast, easy to use, and has a lot of great features. You are able to create multiple chat groups for different departments or just message someone one-on-one which is great for large teams and managing multiple projects.

Collaboration a few keystrokes away

Jan 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Comments: We use Slack company-wide. It is a flexible, dynamic communication tool that allows people to self-organize around topics they are interested in and need to know about to do their jobs. We appreciate that Slack automatically only charges you for the users that are active on the platform.

Manage Team with Ease

Jan 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Private message

Cons: Sometimes it crashes

Overall: I am using Slack since 2016 before slack it was very difficult to manage tasks and people but when I switched to Slack tasks are properly managed and peoples are happy to work & collaborate together.

Recommendations to other buyers: Make it reliable.

Amazing Tool for its value

Jan 13, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to integrate

Cons: There should be a way to least more easily all the advantage slack can be use for

Overall: I love slack as a company tool it helps with the communication and the integrations with different bots is what makes this tool so useful for so many things is everything in one place

Stellar and essential intracompany communication tool!

Jan 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I love the ease of use and how reliable it is.

Cons: It's super intuitive, so I can't say anything bad about it.

Overall: I absolutely love Slack! It's a definite lifesaver in the world of multinational corporations. The company I work for would not function without it. We are able to quickly and efficiently create channels, private channels, group messages all in a completely seamless fashion.

Recommendations to other buyers: None.

Communicate within your organization

Jan 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We integrated Slack into our organization about a year ago and it has boosted internal communication. Teams and groups are now communicating with ease. It has become to go-to tool for team collaboration.

Communication

Jan 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is simple to use

Cons: You can always go back and check the conversation

Overall: Slack is a great way to communicate with teams. It is easy to use and also helps us follow up on tasks that need to be completed. It is nice to be able to go back on chats if something has to be checked.

Best Internal Communications Tools There Is

Jan 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Slack reduces the number of internal emails you'll have, gives everyone more transparency and makes communication more human. I also love all the software integrations. Plus, it's free until you want to access the archive of messages!

Nice and easy way to stay connected

Jan 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use

Cons: Everything's fine

Overall: We use Slack within the company to interact with other structural unit (we share quite a number of tasks and processes, but we're located in different offices, and not all the staff members know each other in person). It's a really good and easy way to solve problems and find necessary answers in a prompt manner, opportunity to create thematic channes and send DM is also great.

A nice way to chat & work together

Jan 12, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Can be used anywhere (web, computer, mobile devices)
Easy to start
Easy integration with some other services
Nice bot functions

Cons: So far the only con would be that sometimes you're not able to find all the content but that only happens on the free tier.

Overall: The first time I heard about Slack was all about the company itself then I found that it was all about this very cute looking app that is highly integrable with third party services, like in our case, heroku and git that notifies the entire team when someone deploys new code to one of our servers.

Recommendations to other buyers: iOS App

Quality product that continues to innovate

Jan 12, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's sleek, got great keyboard shortcuts, and is free to use if you don't need an extended history, making it the ideal communication tool for low-budget teams.

Cons: It can't replace email necessarily: coming to work in the morning to 100+ new Slack messages means that something is definitely going to missed. During the workday though it's fantastic.

Overall: Great product! Used it in the workplace and educational settings. It's free to use for small teams, which is great for project team Slacks in a university setting, and great for workplace settings too.

Recommendations to other buyers: The free to use version allows for any number of users, just won't record an extended history of messages. However, if you purchase Slack, it'll restore all of the messages written during a trial.

Slack is Awesome!

Jan 12, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Super easy to use

Overall: Slack is great at keeping remote teams together! Easy to use, fun to use! The newly added call and video features make it even better than before!

Every Agency Needs Slack

Jan 12, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The desktop app is amazing. Love the multiple teams in the sidebar (I use 3-4 at a time). Love the integrations with dropbox and Google Drive, but I know there are so many more!

Cons: The way Slack has you get to more settings seems kind of backward. I feel like adding additional teams, changing my user picture, etc. all needs to be in one place - however, I find myself logging in online and changing settings in-app to configure my settings. It could be a user error or a lack of knowledge, but I think this could be a more fluid experience. (where the UX designers at?)

Overall: Our agency, which may only be 1-10 people big, could not survive without Slack. I've tried other products. But there is no replacing Slack. It is not only a corporate chat feature, it is a sharing software for all of your most important documents and conversations.

Recommendations to other buyers: Start advertising on Facebook. Lots of agencies are on FB and I think Slack could benefit from this type of ad source.

Great cetralised hub for communication

Jan 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy, fast, multi-platform.

Cons: -

Overall: Slack is pleasant to use and has a whole lot of integrations, which make it easy to connect the application with third party software. Well done, Slack team!

Modern Business Chat

Jan 11, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: What Slack lacks in functionality, it makes up for in speed and ease of use. While I would see a less cumbersome form of searching chat logs, I find Slack gets the job done, albeit not quite as easily as I would like.

Simply Brilliant

Jan 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality

Comments: Our team is spread over 4 different countries and more than 6 different cities. Slack is an everyday must for our workflow. We use it as our main method of communication. I love their simple design and how flexible/customizable it is with their API.

The only thing I'm not comfortable with is readability of messages. Since all messages are in purely chronological order, sometimes it becomes difficult to follow a conversation. Sure there is a 'Reply' feature that shows your reply and the message you're replying to, but that also will be displayed as a new message. Instead, it would be more convenient if you could reply or comment on a specific message and have that comment attached to that message (kind of like Reddit).

Slack is great for teamwork and collaboration

Jan 10, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: Not
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Pros: Easy to use, great for communication, love having multiple channels

Cons: None!

Overall: Slack helped change the dynamic of our organization. Before we used to use Google Chats to communicate, but group chats were hard to follow and it was always one chat. With Slack, we have multiple channels for specific topics where conversations are organized and easy to find. Privacy settings are helpful and it is nice to be able to communicate effectively with one another. Great product!

Slack for Effective Team Collaboration

Jan 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Effective communication.
Cross Collaboration.
Text message and calls

Overall: We've been using Slack for Effective Team Collaboration, we've used Slack for one to one conversation via text message as well as calls, also we have set up various groups to enable cross-team collaboration. Like we have our own scrum group which we use to discuss our progress and any dependencies. Slack is working great for us....!!!

Recommendations to other buyers: Would like to see video calls and screen sharing options.

The ultimate business chat

Jan 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of integration with tons of tools, clean & beautiful interface, great mobile apps.

Cons: Can be annoying when you have many chatrooms. However, you can silence them off.

Overall: Why use slack, when there are hundreds of business-oriented chat rooms? one word: integrations.
For us, the integration of our workflow tools with the virtual place where we hang out is essential.

Recommendations to other buyers: Please, check their integration options. You'll find that many of your days to day tools are there.

Changed the game for my team's communication

Jan 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Integrations

Cons: I do wish there was something in-between paying full price for a team member and a guest.

Overall: Slack is an amazing product. It combines old school IRC chatrooms with business savvy functionality and does it in a fun, lighthearted way. I run a startup with employees and contributors all across the globe. Using slack as our main communication hub makes it feel like we are all in the same room. It makes group chats and 1on1 communication searchable, creates a directory of people in the organization so people can easily contact each other, and you can send files!

Then there are integrations with integrations and bots slack can help your team stay on top of service requests, have emails sent directly inside channels, ping a database for the info, integrate with services like zendesk, trello and google drive and I'm barely scratching the surface of possibilities.

Recommendations to other buyers: They have some competition, if you are heavily invested in Office 365 check out Microsoft Teams.

Flexible and modifiable messaging platform

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: I love being able to integrate other services with Slack for notifications. It centralizes messaging so we don't have to check dozens of monitoring sites.
Copy and paste images, upload files, chat...whatever you need for office communication and collaboration, Slack tend to do it quite easily.
Support is quick to help and ready with good solutions to help get integrations working.

It has just about everything!

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: We recently moved over to Slack and it has made communicating fun. The available integrations are some of the best things about Slack. It's easy to learn the basics, and as you continue to use it, there's always another trick or shortcut to learn. It's really organized how we communicate internally.

Remote collaboration

Jan 08, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Slack helps organize remote teams and centralize communication. It has the flexibility to create unlimited custom channels.

Though there is a limited options of shortcuts. Slack is used by many developers and programmers, that usually don't use mouse or trackpad. Most of the actions are done by keyboard.

free and awesome

Jan 15, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: liked that it was a downloadable software (not cloud)

Cons: the learning curve for the team

Overall: this software has changed the way I interact with my team. in the past, we were always tracking down old emails and this changed all that. Such a timesaver.

Recommendations to other buyers: no

Easy to use and communicate!

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use, great way to communicate, great features

Overall: Started using Slack only a few months ago but love it for team communication! It also integrates with other software we use here in the office!

Great Communication Tool

Jan 08, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Slack is a great tool to use for communication with your company. The ability to create different groups for different departments makes it an irreplaceable.

Slack Gives Our Company A Watercooler

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to Use. Great for talking to one or multiple people. Giphy feature very funny.

Overall: Our company loves using slack to communicate. It is like our mini-watercooler and allows our digital company, which is all over the United States, to have a company culture. Easy to use for personal chat and project chat. Not good for project management, but that is not what it is made for. The alert system is great and it is using the Giphy feature is very humourous at times.

All the Best of Communicatons Platforms...in One!

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Controllable and focused communications with team

Cons: None. Seriously. None.

Overall: I use Slack daily for two of my businesses, on Desktop and mobile. It's incredible the ease of use and how much it allows me and my teams to stay productive and focused. I love the ability to create channels per topics. Replaces much of the email and text communication I had to do before.

Slack has changed communication in our company!

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We started using Slack in 2015 and it has been an incredibly helpful tool. We operate out of a central location but a lot of our employees work remotely, travel, or have the flexibility to work from home. With Slack, we always know where to go for a day to day updates as well as general company-wide communications.

Slack Review

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Simple to use and really effective way to keep our team connected in real time.

Cons: Lack of gear S3 app

Overall: Our team has been using Slack for internal communication for over a year now and it really helps keep everyone connected.

Gives Slacking off a good name ;)

Jan 08, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: Not
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Comments: We use slack in our office for general communication. Admittedly, it can be a distraction with all the GIFs being passed back and forth. However, at the end of the day, it cuts down on office chatter and allows us to pass files back and forth with ease. Love it!

Slack is Great for Small Teams

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: A generous free offering hosted and plenty of integrations.

Overall: We've been using Slack for about a year now and for a small bootstrapped team like ours, it fits the bill! It has a free offering, is simple to get up and going. And it provides great integrations to the most important services for a small team like ours!

Recommendations to other buyers: Might not be right for large teams as chatter can result in distractions.

Excellent tool

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Fast, easy to use, and fun!

Cons: Currently no cons.

Overall: Really easy to use, quick and reliable. It integrates with many other tools that can help with your team productivity such as zoom, teamwork etc. Our team just loves it.

Recommendations to other buyers: Make sure to save files that are sent via Slack, as depending on your subscription plan they can disappear after a while.

Just what we needed

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: Not
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Comments: We use Slack as a way to help our team stay up to date on our tasks and projects.
Love the ease of use and the ability to personalize. This program has greatly helped us reduce our email traffic.

A great way to foster community in a remote environment

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Easy to use
Lots of features
Cuts down on email clutter

Cons: It can be easy to lose track of messages
Statistics for individual channels (number of messages, participants, etc.) could be more robust

Overall: I work for a nonprofit organization with more than 50 employees working in more than 25 states. In that sort of environment, it can be challenging to foster community and organizational spirit when you can't stop in and chat with your co-workers easily. We used to communicate via other softwares. About 2 years ago, our organization started using Slack as well, and it has greatly increased ease of communication and allowed us to foster a better work community.

There are several ways to communicate, such as direct messaging, open groups, and closed groups. We use all of these features, and they work incredibly well. Even if you work in a traditional office environment, I would encourage the use of Slack. It's easy and fun to use and can help to cut down on email clutter, as you move shorter/less important messages to that platform.

The best chat for developers team

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Simplicity, comfortable

Overall: I started using Slack 6 months ago, but its advantages we feel in the first week. Earlier we use other software, but don't like both. Slack give us simplicity for ideas sharing in the team and comfortable chatting. Now all in our team likes Slack and chats only in Slack, so I strongly recommend to use it.

Recommendations to other buyers: We want to start using bots in Slack for automating many tasks.

Slack is great.

Jan 08, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I replaced s7 Signals Campfire with slack and it was a major upgrade. Slack has all the features I want and works wonderfully. Interesting and useful integrations.

Could be useful, but not for me.

Jan 08, 2017
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Using Slack was nothing more than just a BBS system for me; completely unnecessary for my needs. I never fully understood its purpose or benefit. I'm sure that it could've been more useful, but my patience ran thin with it.

Great for quick communication

Jan 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We use Slack every day at work, and it is so much easier than emailing back and forth. It allows us to move quickly and get things done.

Must use for any team work.

Dec 30, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: It's the simplest way to integrate communication, discussion, and spread information within a team, especially remote ones.

Slack makes life easier

Dec 30, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We use Slack in place of email. Love that it cuts down on email and communication is easier, faster, and more concise.

Slack does a good job

Jan 03, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We use slack at the site I am currently working. Slack helps our large team keep connected and able to work together without breaking stride. Slack customer support got back with me about a small issue within a day. Haven't had a bad issue using slack yet.

Muy bueno!

Dec 30, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Slack loved me because I really found the ultimate tool to communicate with my team. Also, a great advantage was that many teams of work known to me also use it, so I add very easily.

Love using Slack!

Dec 26, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I use Slack across a number of teams. Makes communication easier and faster. I like the ability to search old conversations for files and info.

Review-Slack

Dec 26, 2016
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Use it for work and is great for quick notices and dev type communication. Looking forward to using it at home.

Awwwww yea

Dec 25, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I use slack in a ~60 person organization, split into 6 teams (~30 channels). Works very well in keeping conversations organized and compartmentalized. One suggestion would be to push a bit harder, initially information on how to use @channel vs. @here appropriately.

IRC Gets a Facelift

Dec 25, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality

Comments: I like Slack.

Its done a good job of accomplishing what Google Wave never could by helping to corral our business communication into a single, searchable location.

However, the dreaded @channel notification should be removed immediately. Hate that thing!

Impressive feature

Dec 25, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Collaboration with colleagues and clients is so much easier with Slack than email alone. Channels, Direct Messages, Calls, and Videos. The feature set outclasses any other Product.

Great Product

Dec 25, 2016
5/5