In December 2020, Salesforce made its largest acquisition to date by purchasing Slack for $27.7 billion. Slack is a business messaging app that facilitates direct communication among colleagues and enables collaboration through dedicated channels designed for specific purposes, such as project management or regional office discussions.

Salesforce acquired Slack with the aim of transforming business communication, particularly in the evolving landscape of remote work. Explore the initial integrations introduced by Salesforce to seamlessly unite the functionalities of these two platforms.

Slack is where work happens, offering one platform for your team to share, collaborate, and move business forward. Tableau integrates with Slack, helping everyone across your organization make smarter, faster decisions. Whether it’s notifications for data-driven alerts, intuitive search commands so you can find analytics content, or seamless sharing across your entire organization, Tableau and Slack put data at the center of every conversation.

CRM Analytics offers a native analytics solution for Salesforce users. Quickly find, share, and collaborate on analytics from CRM Analytics directly from Slack. You get easy access to recent and favorite assets, as well as the ability to search for analytics and share with everyone on your team, including external stakeholders with Slack Connect. Not only that, but you can proactively stay updated on all of your insights with Slack notifications for data-driven alerts, regular digests of watchlist metrics, and more. If you need to dig deeper, you can quickly jump into CRM Analytics.

What is Slack used for?

Slack is a messaging app for business that connects people to the information they need. By bringing people together to work as one unified team, Slack transforms the way organizations communicate.

Why is Slack so popular?

Slack is a cloud-based communication tool that provides transparency, flexibility, collaboration, security, integration, and automation. These features combined make Slack the ultimate communication tool for businesses and teams.

Slack gets expensive, especially compared to similar collaborative software. There is a free plan, but it’s a bit limiting for businesses that need to access historical messages and documents beyond 90 days.

Why is Slack better than Google Chat?

Slack: Provides advanced security features, including enterprise-grade data protection. Google Chat: Offers a functional mobile app, consistent with its desktop version. Slack: The mobile app is highly rated, offering a near-complete experience compared to the desktop version.

Why do employers like the use of “Slack?” It has expansive information storage capacity. It is useful for lengthy discussions. It is not distracting to employees. It allows them to monitor, log, and archive all communication.

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