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How to block Slack in the office

How to block Slack in the office

Need to block Slack in the office? Slack now boasts 10 million daily active users (DAU). As one of the most popular productivity tools in the world, Slack connects everyone, anywhere and at all times. On the surface, it can seem like a valuable tool to have. After all, constant communication paves the way for ...

Enterprise messaging FOMO

FOMO in enterprise messaging – how fear is affecting your workforce

FOMO: Fear of missing out. Enterprise messaging apps like Slack, Cisco Webex Teams and Microsoft Teams have enabled more communication and collaboration than we once thought possible. An ever-evolving roster of available productivity tools has made constant communication the new norm. Team discussions continue at all hours of the day. Emails constantly fly back and ...

Connect Slack and Microsoft Teams DMs

Connect Slack and Microsoft Teams DMs

January 11, 2019 Community Insights 0 Comments

Direct messaging is crucial functionality in both Slack and Microsoft Teams. But, if your business uses both Slack and Microsoft Teams then direct messaging becomes less direct. Slack users can DM each other. Microsoft Teams users can DM each other. But, when a Slack user wants to reach out to a Microsoft Teams user, it’s ...

Does multiple messaging platforms mean you have to block Slack?

Why is having multiple platforms “bad”?

As businesses go through digital transformation, it’s common they end up with multiple messaging platforms in their Unified Comms and collaboration estate. Some businesses reach this stage because they’re testing tools and looking for a best of breed strategy. More than half of IT leaders believe that using best-of-breed tools for communication and collaboration tools is ...

Microsoft Teams Slack Channels

How to connect Slack and Microsoft Teams channels

December 6, 2018 Community Highlights 0 Comments

Use Slack and Microsoft Teams in your workspace? Still suffering from silos? You’re not alone. As collaboration and chat tools continue to enable the modern office, enterprises are usually left with two choices:       Force everyone onto the same platform, resulting in productivity loss and unhappy employees       Risk losing information and operate a disconnected workforce as ...

level-up-security

Level-up your messaging app security

December 3, 2018 Insights 0 Comments

According to Nemertes, security concerns are the number one blocker of app adoption in the workplace. So does achieving great collaboration in the workforce mean compromising on messaging app security? Some companies certainly think so. There are now over 230 tools that give today’s teams the chance to collaborate. However, with any industry-changing technology, security ...