What tools are you using for internal comms besides email - slack, teams, etc?

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Today shit blew up so much on my two gigs all I could hear for hours was the constant barrage of pinging noises from outlook, gmail, slack and teams. Like some kind of hellish tech sounding symphony. I will probably go to sleep tonight with pings, clicks, chimes and whooshes echoing in my head into the void. Seriously y’all how do we not lose our fucking minds?

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Anyone who prefers Slack/Teams to in person communication is a psychopath.

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Why are firms so hesitant to fire low performers? It’s horribleeee for the teams that these people are on because everyone else has to pick up the slack

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Teams are burnt. We’re all in different places. Blah blah blah. The usual hybrid work challenges. In light of that - has anyone had luck in using Slack successfully for sharing inspiration outside of just posting links? Any facilitation tips to encourage conversation, inspiration sharing and engagement amongst creative teams?

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By all means, please feel free to send me as many Teams or Slack messages as possible while I’m trying to present or actively listen to someone’s feedback. It’s not distracting at all.

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Do you/your team members ever use a platform that's not company sanctioned? We like Slack but the company has everyone on Teams. We communicate with other people on Teams and it doesn't harm our productivity but we just work really well on Slack within ourselves. Don't know if that's a problem.

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Feel like my team's Slack channel is bombarded with way too much personal stuff or commentary, or gossip about other teams. I'm not a manager or anything and don't want to be a spoilsport. I think if I said something they wouldn't change anyway - it's pretty much everyone but me and one other colleague that does it. Help?

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Have any of the MBB firms changed how they do work? As in, traditionally used shared drives and office products / analytics programs, but have moved to MS Teams or Slack based file sharing, coauthoring, etc. If so, how did that go?

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Anybody have both Slack and Teams deployed? Everyone on both? Some on one others on the other? Software to integrate them?

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Anyone have Slack and Teams running? Integrated using something like Mio? Some people have one and some the other? People use both?

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Slack or Teams? Why. Especially if you work on either product...

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What communication platform does each MBB use? Teams, Slack, etc.? Curious to see what their main interface is

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How do you prefer to receive 'constructive feedback'? Email. Phone/video call. Slack/Teams Chat message. What makes one of these methods of communication better than other(s)? #performanceevaluation #feedback #constructivefeedback #email #videocall #phonecall #email

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I want to try and convince my leadership team to get licenses for us to start using Slack in addition to teams – what do you think are some good selling points about Slack to highlight? (Aside from the emoji game being light years ahead)

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For those companies who use Zoom, is it because you’re not on collab platforms like Teams, Slack or G-Suite?

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Do you think WLB would be better if Teams/Slack got rid of statuses, since it will remove pressure to stay online, or worse since people might ping you all the time not knowing whether you’re on or off?

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Good news: my meeting calendar is pretty light today. Bad news: between internal Slack/email and client Teams/email, I am completely slammed with work.

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This “always on” slack/teams culture needs to end. Timestamped emails after and before work hours should be penalised as signs of poor time management skills and project management efficiencies. I hope we do like germans and labor laws are made for after work hour messaging.

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Almost done with second weeks in industry. I absolutely LOVE IT! Ive been making a point to reach out to people from different teams via Slack and arrange a quick meet and greet zoom call. Been introducing myself mostly to the heads of each department, head of marketing, head of sales, head of product development. to get a better idea of what everyone does, and asked sales/product for walkthroughs of the products so that I know exactly what we offer as a company

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Agency leadership, can/do you read employees’ teams or slack messages? I don’t have anything “to hide,” but occasionally shoot the shit with my partner about co-workers and bosses. Am I putting myself at risk?

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Just read about Salesforce takeover of Slack for $27.7bn (54% premium and 26x sales NTM), and the subsequent reaction of Salesforce stock -10% Salesforce is trying to compete with Microsoft, which offers teams bundled with O365 for free, however, the PF rev is only 40% of the MSFT commercial cloud business The price seems exaggerated, but given the massive potential synergies + impressive unit economics of slack, why has the market reacted so poorly? Was it a bold move from Salesforce?

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Slack >> Teams Who built MS Teams? The same group who built Vista? Lol.

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What’s the deal with Slack? How is it different or better than Teams?

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Who else gets anxious when they hear the teams/Skype/slack ringtone now?

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I was laid off in April when there was just email and phones. Cut to five months later and I’m working again. Yay. But suddenly it’s all Zoom, Slack, Teams, Slides, Sheets. Email is dead. And phones are only for Zoom, Slack, Teams, Slides and Sheets. It feels like I woke up from a coma in a shitty version of the future and everyone else is fine with it. How did anyone adjust to this?

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