Slack Competitors and Alternatives

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Anonymous User
Consultant
Senior Consultant, Business Analysis at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
May 22 2017

What is most valuable?

This product was intended to be a corporate social network, but it serves many purposes to different people. * In our organization, we have... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Productivity can be increased as colleagues from across the world share their knowledge and experiences, reducing the need to create... more»

What needs improvement?

The product itself is fine, in that it serves a purpose. The issue is in the adoption. * Employees need to be trained on how to use it, and to... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

There was no tool that I used which served the same purpose. I think SharePoint had a social wall feed, which was similar on team sites, but... more»

What other advice do I have?

* It is all about creating a strong culture from the leadership down, where collaborating and sharing on Yammer is encouraged. * Adoption will... more»
Marcelle Braithwaite
Consultant
Salesforce Senior Cloud Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
May 24 2017

What is most valuable?

Salesforce Chatter allows for contextualized collaboration on records that allows you to have historical conversations,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Chatter is a great way to connect your users, especially if your team is working in multiple time zones or locations.... more»

What needs improvement?

Live consumption of the communication needs to be improved so that it can offer more features similar to Twitter/Slack,... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Chatter is included at no extra cost for all editions. Chatter is also available to non-Salesforce users for additional... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

Previously, a team had used Yammer for collaboration, but it was siloed from the rest of the business and did not... more»

What other advice do I have?

Don't choose, just turn it on and hope for the best. Chatter needs love and attention in order to be successful. Look... more»
Julian Lin
Real User
CTO with 51-200 employees
Apr 23 2017

What is most valuable?

The ‘Community’ feature is the most valuable. It is a good place to gather a web home page, wiki, blog, forum, file... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is a good product for making improvements across departments and in communications. People can share knowledge and... more»

What needs improvement?

* It is not easy to create a company’s Intranet home page since the home page is the first page the user lands on. IBM... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price should be lower. The pricing model should count concurrent users, not named users. Otherwise, a large company... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

Previously we used IBM’s TeamRoom. We changed because IBM changed the strategy from TeamRoom to Connections.

What other advice do I have?

IBM Connections is a good product with many functions. People should refer to the best practices to guide the company... more»
Nitish Kamal
Real User
Atlassian Expert - Jira/Confluence Ninja at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
May 11 2017

What is most valuable?

* Unlimited group chat rooms * Group video chat * Screen sharing * Security * Persistent messaging * Seamless... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have distributed teams, as well as remote teams in our organization in different geographic locations. After HipChat... more»

What needs improvement?

Currently, one email ID is linked to one HipChat cloud group. As a user and an administrator who may manage multiple... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

HipChat offers the most competitive pricing among the enterprise chat solutions in the market.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We have used Lync/Skype for Business previously and had constant issues with these products.

What other advice do I have?

If your organization is struggling with team collaboration and never ending email chains, HipChat is the perfect... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Tech Director at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

One of the valuable features is Confluence and JIRA integration. The most valuable integration feature between JIRA and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The tool improved team collaboration around a usable source of truth.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see an improvement in licensing so I’m not paying for inactive users. Basically, I’d like the “system”... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Slowly release to users and add subscriptions. Keep on top of subscribers and remove idle/inactive users.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used SharePoint and Wikis. They were hard work and had poor integration.

What other advice do I have?

Just do it.

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