5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Use Slack
By Diana K H Y Lee, on 27 January 2016
Slack, and app by Slack Technologies
Where can I get it? https://slack.com/
Is it free? Yes!*
*It’s freemium, but the free plan is absolutely awesome.
When you’re working with a group of people, for example a society committee, or planning a Christmas party, you want to be able to do a range of things to collaborate effectively. Such as sharing documents, to-do lists, and polls, AND have fun while you’re at it so people stay motivated and connected.
After a certain point, Facebook Groups isn’t enough – not to mention how your notifications get drowned out by every other event and news feed notification that floods your attention. It’s time to move on to greener pastures.
A few years ago, Slack answered our prayers, and has, in the last year or so, exploded into mainstream consumption. And if you’re not using it yet, here are 5 reasons why you NEED to be using it now!
- It’s really easy to use
- It’s very smart
- Why would you not use it?
- Ultimately, it’s lots of fun!