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Slack is a CHAT app. That is getting beat by Teams. What is their next product? Not exactly like they are deeply embedded into an enterprise with a chat app.

My research suggests otherwise. Teams DAU's may be inflated due to automatic logins but without actual use. And the consensus seems to be that Slack is easily the superior product with a better user interface. Okta's CEO suggested (during a discussion of Slack), if I recall correctly, that companies are typically looking for the best in breed for this type of product - which means Slack. Unless the Teams product improves significantly, I would guess that Slack will be the winner. Microsoft is a gorilla but has a lot of balls to keep an eye on.

As for being "embedded," there is some stickiness with Slack and I'm not sure if companies will be quick to change once employees are accustomed to it.

But your concerns are warranted and may outweigh the positives. I share your concerns and I've lowered my position in Slack for this reason.

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