Do you know anyone who left #Slack? I mean: for good?

If so, how is he/she going? Dying alone in a digital desert? Receiving threats for snobbing The Rest of Us?

I'm seriously considering freeing myself from it.

@bzg we used Slack at my last employer. At my current one, we started using Teams just a few months ago. I've been a longtime IRC user though, so i never see these things as anything more than fancier IRC networks.

@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

which is painfully slow and anti-interactive.


@coldacid @bzg and bloody Skypeforbusiness keeps me firmly stuck in Windows as my primary OS, along with a few other Enterprise IT lock-in problems.

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@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.

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