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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  • 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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  • Powering the Grid Event by Slack: Partner panel with SAP

    This session was filmed at Slack’s Powering the Grid Event in January 2017. The panel on apps that are integrated with Slack features David Ragones, Group Vice President of Product Management at SuccessFactors, John Gibbon, Vice President of Platform at Concur, and moderator Brad Armstrong, Head of Business Development at Slack. Learn more at Slack.com/enterprise

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  • Powering the Grid Event by Slack: Customer spotlight with Jennifer Manry of Capital One

    This session was filmed at Slack’s Powering the Grid Event in January 2017. Jennifer Manry, Vice President of Workforce Technology at Capital One, and moderator Pamela Hinds, Professor and Director of the Center on Work, Technology and Organization at Stanford University, discuss the ways in which people work at Capital One. Learn more at Slack.com/enterprise

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  • Famous in the Philippines

    An artist struggles to translate success in one culture to mainstream notice in anotherRomeo Candido in Manila, Philippines in 2014. Images courtesy of Romeo Candidohttps://medium.com/media/f308eeed59df7dfa406f04d03f162825/hrefAn extended audio version of this story can be heard on Episode 17 of Work in Progress, Slack’s podcast about the meaning and identity we find in work.Romeo Candido got his ...

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  • Meetings that work (and don’t) in Slack

    How to spend more time working, less in meetingsIllustration by Pete RyanMeetings are great. Or they’re terrible. Either way they are a vital part of every organization, in some way.But meetings take time and coordination, and are famous for inefficiency. They require physical travel to a designated room, you have to remember call-in codes, and you have to navigate any necessary A/V equipment. The...

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  • Asking hard questions when work and family loyalty are in conflict

    A police officer takes lessons from lossIllustration by Ping Zhuhttps://medium.com/media/92db0339fce3ce9b4aa8a2c0b2da9dea/hrefAn extended audio version of this story can be heard on Episode 20 of Work in Progress, Slack’s podcast about the meaning and identity we find in work.Peter Muyshondt is a high-ranking police officer in Antwerp, Belgium with over 20 years of experience in law enforcement. I...

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  • Inside Slack’s Search, Learning and Intelligence team

    Head of SLI Noah Weiss on using data to focus our attention in everyday workA year ago, Noah Weiss started up Slack’s Search, Learning, and Intelligence (SLI) team and New York office, interviewing candidates and working from coffee shops all over the city. Now he leads a team of 12 people applying search and machine learning to build an intelligent layer on top of Slack that gets smarter and make...

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  • The story of #beeftweets

    How we use the combined power of customer complaints and the Reacji Channeler to improve SlackIllustration by Kelsey WrotenThere are probably more delightful names for initiatives. There are probably more enticing names for channels. But for what it is, #beeftweets works for us. Because it is a channel full of tweets that are beefs, and it causes a considerable amount of delight, both inside this ...

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  • How a former futures trader became a renowned internet hoax buster

    For Taryn Wright, finding fake stories is a true callingIllustration by Matt Huynhhttps://medium.com/media/54783959da9842cb3fca2d0b6a4ea441/hrefAn extended audio version of this story can be heard on Episode 19 of Work in Progress, Slack’s podcast about the meaning and identity we find in work.I t can be hard to spot fake news, but some people have a knack for sniffing out untruths, like accidenta...

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  • Know what your creative work is worth

    How Manjula Martin started an important conversation about income transparency for a growing independent workforcePhotograph by Ted WeinstenManjula Martin has never been particularly great with finances. The 40-year-old writer grew up in Santa Cruz, California as a “dyed-in-the-wool lefty radical” and has always been attuned to labor issues — but when it comes to the nitty-gritty, she welcomes as ...

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  • Simplify your workflows

    More options for internal integrations to connect your tools in SlackHaving more tools at your disposal doesn’t necessarily equal more productivity. For most people, responding to a customer support ticket or checking on the health of a sales pipeline means toggling between disparate systems to find the information you need.But for the many thousands of companies using Slack today, our API makes i...

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  • Protecting hearts from hackers

    A woman’s personal predicament turns into her professional odysseyIllustration by Christina Unghttps://medium.com/media/2d81f57c9a13df5e47fd310f03c66174/hrefAn extended audio version of this story can be heard on Episode 18 of Work in Progress, Slack’s podcast about the meaning and identity we find in work.What if someone told you there’s a chance the electronic pacemaker defibrillator implanted i...

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  • Historian Abby Smith Rumsey on how digital memory shapes the future

    As electronic records replace physical ones, how do we make sure we don’t overwrite our history?Historian and archivist Abby Smith Rumsey has long been fascinated by the way information technology shapes our collective memory and perceptions of history. Trained as a Russian scholar, she’s worked in Soviet-era archives and spent a decade at the Library of Congress.In her new book, When We Are No Mo...

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