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"The online editing capabilities, file sharing, auditing, information security, ease of solution management, and the easy user adaptation to the platform are the most valuable features.""The most valuable features are the collaboration and sharing.""Ability to store files of any type."

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"The most valuable feature is the screen sharing, which works well.""The most valuable features are video conferencing and sharing content during meetings.""Slack makes it easy for employees to contact each other and exchange documents or information.""The most valuable feature for me was the different channels.""With respect to being a clean and efficient communications platform, I think that it does the job quite well.""The feature that I have found most valuable is communication between team members."

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"The way to change the version of the files in SharePoint should be improved. The method of synchronizing files from local to cloud can also use improvement.""The workflow engine cannot support the business needs.""The solution lacks collaboration features."

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"I would like the text in chat to be more customizable.""I would like the in-meeting content sharing facility to be improved.""I would like to see a special feature for multiple people to collaborate on a document, working on it at the same time.""Slack does not have videoconferencing capabilities, which would have been nice.""I have found it cumbersome to create and set up groups, or channels.""Customization is something that Slack is lacking."

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Top Answer: Ability to store files of any type.
Top Answer: The license is a one-time cost when you purchase the solution, but there is an annual support fee.
Top Answer: Some suggestions: * Link library New options to both corporate and nominated department template libraries, so that templates can be managed as a dynamic corporate resource * Streamline document… more »
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Also Known As
SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
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Overview

SharePoint is a Microsoft-based platform for building web applications. It covers a widerange of capabilities and while it is appropriate for experienced webdevelopers, even non-technical minded users can easily navigate through thesystem and execute functions such as collaborating data, managing documents andfiles, creating websites, managing social networking solutions, and automatingworkflow.

Major areas that SharePoint deals with are websites,communities, content, search, insights, and composites. The purpose is to give usersthe ability to create or develop these key business components on their owneven without technical knowledge of, for example, how to build a website or howto integrate coding. Configuring SharePoint into a business's system is meantto cut out all of the complicated steps, and pave the way for easierimplementation all around.

Slack is where work happens. It’s a digital workspace that powers your organization — all the pieces and the people — so you can get things done.

Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It's real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.

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Sample Customers
Toyota, Aeroports de Paris, ASBBank Ltd., Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, CambridgeshireConstabulary, D&M Group, NPL Construction Company, and The Regional Municipality of Niagara.
Strava, The New York Times, Spotify, Blue Bottle Coffee Company, Eventbrite, Box, Circa, Stripe
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm12%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
University10%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government11%
Financial Services Firm5%
REVIEWERS
Marketing Services Firm26%
Government11%
Computer Software Company11%
Financial Services Firm11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise41%
REVIEWERS
Small Business68%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise20%
Find out what your peers are saying about SharePoint vs. Slack and other solutions. Updated: March 2020.
542,823 professionals have used our research since 2012.

SharePoint is ranked 1st in Enterprise Content Management with 6 reviews while Slack is ranked 3rd in Enterprise Social Software with 6 reviews. SharePoint is rated 7.8, while Slack is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Offers great OCR capabilities, metadata storage and proficient archiving ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Slack writes "A clean and efficient communications platform that is good for large teams". SharePoint is most compared with WordPress, Citrix ShareFile, Box, OpenText Content Suite Platform and OpenText Documentum, whereas Slack is most compared with Symphony, ChatWork, Atlassian Confluence, Chatter and Huddle. See our SharePoint vs. Slack report.

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