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Slack

A popular workplace collaboration application from Slack Technologies (www.slack.com). Introduced in 2013 and originally developed as a tool for its own video game development, Slack lets people organize chat "channels" for projects, departments, groups of users, etc., all of which reside in a sidebar. Messages can also be made private, and files can be shared by dropping them into a channel.

Documents can be searched, and social media, cloud storage and other services can be plugged in to keep all communications in one place. Available as a freemium product, the paid versions offer many more features, including tech support, usage statistics and unlimited searching and service integration. See collaborative software.



collaborative software

Software that allows people to work together on the same documents and projects over local and remote networks. IBM Notes (originally Lotus Notes) is considered the father of "groupware," which was the first term coined to describe collaborative software. Also called "social software," collaborative software embraces the communications systems as well, including instant messaging, chat, videoconferencing and email. See Slack, groupware, application sharing, wiki, email, instant messaging, chat, blog, data conferencing and videoconferencing.



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