@coldacid @bzg Isn't use of Slack dictated by project managers and not subordinate project members? Other than bitching and moaning, I don't see how a regular employee could refuse to use Slack unless it's a dysfunctional organization.
My company doesn't use Slack. We use Skypeforbusiness text messaging for most things that were phone calls 25 years ago. Project communication is all in asynchronous issue trackers and wikis.
@coldacid @bzg live conversations, in my company, are NOT documentation and record. The only exception is when someone says "I'm saving this, okay?" and then cleans it up, adds a summary, and drops it in a wiki page.
That seems to be the core problem with how people use Slack; they pretend you don't need to summarize and document things.
> I don't see how a regular employee could refuse to use #Slack
By signing up you are creating a #contract between them and you. Assuming that you live in a country where freedom of association is a protected right (any liberal #democracy), your employer cannot demand that you enter into an agreement with a random third party. All the more so if they don't even provide #liability coverage.
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