Slack is a cloud-based team collaboration tool founded by Stewart Butterfield. Slack began as an internal tool used by their company, Tiny Speck, in the development of Glitch, a now defunct online game. The name is an acronym for "Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge".

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  • How to manage software development in Slack

    Tips and tricks from engineering teams of all sizesIllustration by Pete RyanLots of engineering teams (including ours) use Slack to manage their software development process. We were curious: exactly how do these teams use Slack to keep their work focused and ship stuff faster? So we did as we do, and talked to a bunch of technical teams to find out what works best for them.TL;DR: Every channel sh...

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  • Diversity at Slack

    An update on our data, April 2017A few months ago, Slack celebrated the third anniversary of its official launch. In that time, we’ve grown from 20 employees in two countries to nearly 800 employees across five countries. Since we last reported diversity data in February 2016, our global workforce has more than doubled.This year, our reporting format adheres to the Equal Employment Opportunity Com...

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  • Making a living while watching the grass grow

    What may seem boring to some is one man’s dream of turf management superstardomIllustration by Josh CochranAn extended audio version of this story can be heard on Episode 24 of Work in Progress, Slack’s podcast about the meaning and identity we find in work.Going to the Super Bowl was a lifelong dream, and a peak professional achievement for Sean McLaughlin. But McLaughlin is not a football pro. H...

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  • TLC for new artists at Darling Recordings

    How the founder of an indie record label uses Slack to manage multiple bandsFLANCH, Hales Corner, Moor Hound, Poor English, Stone Irr: These aren’t just names of up-and-coming American indie bands, they’re also the names of channels in the Darling Recordings Slack workspace, where label founder and one-man-team Nick Faidley works with his roster of artists.Faidley owns and operates Darling Recordi...

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  • How to find and connect with your coworkers in Slack

    Make the most of the directory, user profiles, and user groupsIllustration by Pete RyanA n important goal of the Office Hours series is to help you find the small but useful features in Slack that you may have missed. This time, I want to highlight how the team directory, custom user profile fields, and user groups work in concert to help you connect with colleagues and learn more about them.The m...

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  • Set your status in Slack

    A new way to let your teammates know what you’re up toLet’s say you’re stepping away from Slack for a bit — maybe you’re grabbing some lunch, taking a week off, or even just focusing on a task for a few hours. Now you can set a custom status in Slack to share what you’re up to, when you’ll be back, whom to contact in your place, or anything else that helps your team know when they can expect to he...

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  • Coworking beyond community

    With Deskpass, workers can try different environments to fit their needs and budgetsDeskpass is a subscription service providing coworking spaces in Chicago, Los Angeles and Denver. The above images are a sample of their Chicago spaces.Whether contracting, self-employed, or full-time remote, American workers without a workplace now represent a large chunk of the workforce, and with them has come t...

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  • Take your pick

    New message menus expand the ways you can get work done in SlackCommunication is the heart of what we do at work. That’s why in Slack, messages are not just how you interact with your team — they’re also how you interact with the apps you need to get your job done.In a Slack message, apps can unfurl charts and images, surface important data, and include buttons you can use to complete a task in on...

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  • When your true self is at odds with your professional identity

    A rugby player comes to terms with coming outIllustration by Kelsey Wrotenhttps://medium.com/media/524e15504e16336cd813b795dd1a6d30/hrefAn extended audio version of this story can be heard on Episode 23 of Work in Progress, Slack’s podcast about the meaning and identity we find in work.Being drafted into the United Kingdom’s rugby Super League is a lot like being drafted into the National Football...

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  • How Slack’s recruiters use Slack

    Our team’s workflow for getting a lot of great people through the doorIllustration by Pete RyanSlack is a lot like any high-growth startup. A small team had an idea, gathered funding, then quickly hired people to help build it. Recruiting at Slack began with a single channel to handle everything, but once hiring ramped up, that wasn’t enough.Today, Slack’s recruiting team numbers around 30, and th...

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  • Expanding how you pay for Slack

    Now supporting billing in €, £, and ¥All over the world, companies come together in Slack to move their work forward. In fact, half of our daily users are based outside of the US, with London and Tokyo as two of the top cities where people use Slack. Starting today, teams in these cities, and others where Euros, British Pounds, and Japanese Yen are used, can now pay for Slack in their local curren...

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  • Should you hire your friend?

    The benefits — and risks — of bringing a pal on boardIllustration by Christina UngMost of us have seen the posts on social media, or made them ourselves — someone’s company is hiring, and they put out a call to friends who might be interested in the position. It’s natural to want to work with people we know and like, and to help our friends with good opportunities, as long as they’re qualified.But...

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  • In case you missed it: Preview Giphys, find renamed channels, and more

    A quick roundup of some features new to SlackIn Case You Missed It is back with another roundup of recently released features in Slack. Let’s get you all caught up on these small-yet-mighty updates.Find channels, even if the names have changedSometimes, you want to rename a channel to better reflect how it’s being used — that’s fair. Now, it won’t go missing when you need find it. Whether you’re s...

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  • The true colors of stock photography

    Startup Colorstock leads a charge for representation and authenticity in workplace imagesColorstock founder Jenifer Daniels / Images courtesy of ColorstockI n 2014, Jenifer Daniels, managing director and founder of Colorstock, had a dream to “change the hue of stock photos.”“As a PR professional I’ve always worked for nonprofits or educational institutions, companies with limited budgets,” she say...

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  • An easier way to use JIRA with Slack

    Helping teams get more context and resolve issues in a jiffyWhen it comes to people working together to build great software, the right tools can make all the difference. That’s why we’ve teamed up with the fine folks behind JIRA — the software development app favored by thousands of agile product teams — to bring you the new JIRA Cloud app for Slack. Connecting our products simplifies the develop...

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  • Recreating a secret sauce

    With no restaurant experience, one entrepreneur is determined to revive a defunct but beloved chainChristian Ziebarth, founder of the Naugles reboot, at the Naugles test kitchen location in Huntington Beach, California. Photo by Mio Adilman, image by GluekitAn extended audio version of this story can be heard on Episode 22 of Work in Progress, Slack’s podcast about the meaning and identity we find...

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  • From army colonel to exiled hardware store aisle worker

    Finding new purpose in a Home Depot away from homeIllustration by Josh Cochranhttps://medium.com/media/52dbe83dbb17a86b30ff5cf748d2379d/hrefAn extended audio version of this story can be heard on Episode 16 of Work in Progress, Slack’s podcast about the meaning and identity we find in work.The hardware section of Home Depot in Hoover, Alabama, might seem like an odd place for a rebel base. Here, j...

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  • Feigning sickness to improve healthcare

    After a life-altering diagnosis, a ‘standardized patient’ does her part to improve doctor-patient communicationIllustration by Sarah Lazarovichttps://medium.com/media/636e4d4a0d2168400e0589b994769c11/hrefAn extended audio version of this story can be heard on Episode 21 of Work in Progress, Slack’s podcast about the meaning and identity we find in work.Not everyone we encounter day-to-day is as he...

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  • Who’s that guy hosting Slack’s podcast, anyway?

    A question we answer in this interview with ‘Work in Progress’ host Dan MisenerDan Misener, the host of Work in ProgressIt’s midway through the season of Slack’s podcast Work in Progress, a show about the meaning and identity we find in work. A common question we get is: Who’s the mystery voice narrating the show? Though he introduces himself at the top of every episode, when you think about, just...

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  • Powering the Grid Event by Slack: Event Highlights

    This session was filmed at Slack’s Powering the Grid Event, which took place at the SFJazz Center in San Francisco in January 2017. At the event, Slack launched Enterprise Grid, its product for large organizations. Featured speakers included Diane Greene (Senior Vice President of Google Cloud), Jeff Smith (CIO of IBM), Jennifer Manry (Vice President of Workforce Technology, Capital One), and Stewa...

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