Picking Up the Slack in The Seattle Times

No, this isn’t a critique of the Seattle Times. In this case, I’m talking about Slack the communications software.

No, this isn’t a critique of the Seattle Times. In this case, I’m talking about Slack the communications software. For a while, you only heard about Slack if you were in a company that had started using it. Or if you followed technology companies and venture capital investments and the like.

But now, Slack is starting to appear in other situations: in groups within companies that don’t have anything similar, instituted by the employees themselves; in small businesses, tying together workers who live in different cities; and even, in my case, within families.

In my latest Practical Mac column for The Seattle Times, I write about Slack and why you’re likely to hear more about it. Read it here: Why You Might Want to Be a Slacker Too.

tco_slack_basics.pngAnd if you already use Slack, you should be reading one or both of Glenn Fleishman’s Take Control books about it! Take Control of Slack Basics for most people, and Take Control of Slack Admin for folks who find themselves creating and managing Slack teams.

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