Why engineering teams love Slack

Slack logo

Back in 2009, Slack was a small team of software engineers, building a massive multiplayer game called Glitch. Today, Slack has become bigger than the company ever imagined - and its adoption by Dev teams of all sizes is a major reason. Yes, Slack is used in pretty much every department and discipline these days, but software engineering is where it all started. Engineering is still the source of a lot of the user love that keeps them coming to work smiling.

This eBook is a quick introduction to some of the ways Slack helps developers. It explains why software engineers seem to like Slack so much and how Slack could benefit your own teams.


ITPro is a global business technology website providing the latest news, analysis, and business insight for IT decision-makers. Whether it's cyber security, cloud computing, IT infrastructure, or business strategy, we aim to equip leaders with the data they need to make informed IT investments.

For regular updates delivered to your inbox and social feeds, be sure to sign up to our daily newsletter and follow on us LinkedIn and Twitter.