enterprise social

Slack wants to be more than a text-based messaging platform

Last October as Slack was preparing for its virtual Frontiers conference, the company began thinking about different ways people could communicate on the platform. While it had built its name on being

Everyone has an opinion on the $27.7B Slack acquisition

When the Salesforce-Slack deal was officially announced on Tuesday afternoon, and the number appeared, it was kind of hard to believe. Salesforce had shelled out more than $27 billion to buy Slack and

Stewart Butterfield says Microsoft sees Slack as existential threat

In a wide ranging interview with The Wall Street Journal’s global technology editor Jason Dean yesterday, Slack CEO and co-founder Stewart Butterfield had some strong words regarding Microsoft,

Slack announces new features to help ease app integration pain

As Slack has grown in popularity, one of the company’s key differentiators has been the ability to integrate with other enterprise tools. But as customers use Slack as a central work hub, it has

Slack integration with Office 365 one more step toward total enterprise integration

Slack’s goal of integrating enterprise tools in the chat interface has been a major differentiator from the giant companies it’s competing with like Microsoft and Facebook. Last year, it b

Enterprise social comes roaring back

You’ll be forgiven if you missed it, but lost in the avalanche of this year’s tech news, enterprise social¬†software made an impressive comeback. Led by products like Slack, Workplace by F

Workplace by Facebook begins to take shape

Workplace by Facebook has been in general release for just two months now, but it's clear that Facebook has big plans for its enterprise social product. Just this week, at TechCrunch Disrupt in London

SAP Melds Social And Learning In New Tool

For many years, we’ve had social tools and formal learning management systems, but we have never really had anything that combined the two — until today, that is when SAP announced a new s

Jive Chime Wants to Ring Slack’s Bell With New Real-Time Messaging App

Jive¬†Software announced the general release of Jive Chime today, a real-time messaging app that could well be a buzz across Slack’s bow — and an attempt to modernize an aging platform Whe

Facebook Where? The Enterprise Reacts To Facebook At Work

Facebook released a public pilot of its long-awaited enterprise social app called Facebook at Work today, but will businesses actually want to use it? Enterprise Social as a category has been with

FoKo Expands “Enterprise Instagram” Product To Desktop

FoKo, the enterprise photo sharing applications that gives companies a private Instagram-like experience, has announced a new desktop version to share items such as CAD drawings, which might not be av