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Cutting Us Some Slack

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Cutting Us Some Slack

Are you ready for it?  The Slack revolution is upon us. In 2015, an article was posted on Time.com titled “How E-Mail Killer Slack Will Change the Future of Work.”  The good news is, Slack has yet to replace email; the bad news is if you haven’t heard of or dealt with Slack, you need to read this article and get up to speed because it’s going to show its face in your investigations or legal discovery. For context, Slack’s usage by a global workforce is staggering the interoffice chat app boasts 8 million users, and is valued at $7 billion. On February 4, 2019, Slack confidentially filed for IPO, with the hope of reaching a $10 billion valuation.

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