Living in a remote working world, communication is more important than ever for a successful team. With a myriad of tools available, choosing the right platform can be a daunting task. We <3 @SlackHQ here at LTM! Slack is a cloud-based instant messaging service that allows you to communicate and collaborate with your team with ease. It’s essentially eliminated our need for internal email communication (for the most part). Collaboration is key when working with a team, especially if you have a remote team. Thankfully, Slack has made it easier for our team to communicate & collaborate.
In this blog, we’ll explore four compelling reasons why you should consider Slack for your team’s communication needs.
1. Real-time Collaboration:
One of the standout features of Slack is its real-time messaging and collaboration capabilities. It enables team members to communicate instantly, facilitating seamless and efficient teamwork. No more waiting for emails or sifting through long message threads; Slack keeps conversations fluid and dynamic. Whether you’re sharing quick updates or engaging in group discussions, Slack ensures that your team stays connected and in sync at all times.
2. Integration Capabilities:
To streamline your work processes, it’s crucial to have your essential tools and apps integrated seamlessly. Slack makes this a breeze by offering an extensive range of integrations with third-party applications. Whether you use project management tools, file-sharing services, or productivity apps, Slack can easily connect with them to create a unified workspace. This means you can access and share information from various sources right within the Slack platform, eliminating the need to switch between multiple applications.
3. Searchable History:
Remember that vital conversation or document from a few weeks ago? With Slack, you won’t have to engage in an archeological expedition to find it. The platform archives all messages and files shared within the workspace, making it incredibly easy to search and retrieve past conversations and documents. This feature saves you time and ensures that nothing important gets lost in the shuffle, whether you’re looking for a client’s feedback or an internal brainstorming session.
4. Mobile Accessibility:
In today’s increasingly mobile world, it’s essential for team communication tools to be accessible on the go. Slack recognizes this need and provides mobile apps for both iOS and Android devices. This mobile accessibility ensures that team members can stay connected and access work-related communication from anywhere, whether they’re in the office, working from home, or on the move. The ability to stay in touch with your team and stay updated on projects while away from your desk is a game-changer.
Here’s how we use Slack:
1) Channels for each client
2) Internal Communication
3) SlackConnect with Clients
5) File Sharing and Approval
6) Networking – via outside Slack networks