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History of Slack

The History Of Slack & Its Impact On Business Communication

Instant messaging (IM) has evolved dramatically since Murray Turoff invented it in 1971. IM became popular with applications like Yahoo! Messenger, AOL, and MSN in people’s personal lives. During the 2010s, platforms like Salesforce Chatter and Skype for Business (Lync until 2015 and various versions beforehand) introduced IM apps for business with additional features like ...

Slack security and compliance

Slack Security and Compliance Overview

According to data by Enterprise Apps Today, nearly 600.000 firms across the world use the Slack app. Of which around 88,000 use the paid version of the app.  Whether you use the paid or the free version of the Slack app, a thorough understanding of Slack’s security and compliance is paramount. In this article, we ...

Digital Markets Act

How Will The Digital Markets Act Impact Unified Comms?

The Digital Markets Act (DMA), which was signed into law in 2022, will have a significant impact on the field of unified communications.  This legislation, which aims to regulate the behavior of “dominant online platforms”, has brought about a number of potential changes that have affected the way that companies and other digital industries operate. ...

Web browser app comparison Microsoft Teams Slack Webex

We Compared The Web Versions Of Slack, Teams, and Webex

With laptop and PC capacity at a premium, it’s no wonder the leaders in the collaboration space are turning to web browser versions. But the question we’re answering today is…are they any good? In this article, we compare the web browser versions of Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Webex. While we don’t expect to decide on ...

Slack vs Google Chat

Slack vs Google Chat: Is There Finally A Winner?

We’ve been comparing apps like Slack vs Google Chat for many years without finding a winner for the category. Who says there even has to be an outright winner? While we recognize the importance of selecting the right chat app for your organization, we’ve written this article to introduce the main differences between Slack and ...

Cross platform adoption

5 Tips To Boost Cross-Platform Adoption

When you install Mio to enable cross-platform messaging, the key to getting people to break out of their workplace silos is empowering adoption. Rather than investing in message interoperability and hoping people start sending cross-platform messages, we’re going to share five things we’ve seen work first-hand in some of the largest enterprises that use Mio. ...