'We were made for this': How Slack became king of the remote-work world - Deepstash

Bite‑sized knowledge

to upgrade

your career

Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.

published 4 ideas

'We were made for this': How Slack became king of the remote-work world

fastcompany.com

Slack makes it possible for tens of millions of employees to have online conversations, ask questions, share information, make decisions. The platform reproduces the culture of the open-plan office by combining smartphone text messaging with the ability to separate and chronicle streams of workpl...

1

STASHED IN:

49

Slack became indispensable

Investors had been wary of Slack since it went public in June 2019 because of its slowing growth, lack of profitability, and competition from Microsoft's competing product called Teams.

But as business swerved to avoid contagion, people were flocking to Slack's product to cope with...

1

STASHED IN:

46

Although Slack also runs on Slack, the company had a work-at-office culture. As the company closed its offices in March, the executive made a series of decisions to make its mission clearer: Slack would take care of its people first during this crisis. In turn, those employees would take ...

1

STASHED IN:

43

A lot of people are relying on Slack at this moment. They ensure that offices can keep on functioning.

"There's a feeling inside that the company was made for this crisis," says Slack's CTO, Cal Butterfield.

STASHED IN:

38

0 Comments

Discover and save more ideas by creating a

FREE

Deepstash account.

Develop a

reading habit

, save

time

and create an amazing

knowledge library

.

GET THE APP: