Broker recommendations for Slack Technologies
The Slack Technologies, Inc. stock is rated at 1.673077 (on a scale 1-3, where 1 is ‘strong buy‘ and 3 is ‘strong sell‘) from Wednesday 22 July, 2020 by a total of 26 brokers. This means that the consensus of the 26 different brokers is leaning toward to moderate buy/hold.
3 (11.54%) Underweight
1 (3.85%) Hold
9 (34.62%) Overweight
2 (7.69%) Buy
Slack and Atlassian deepen their partnership with deeper integrations
Thursday, 13 August 2020, 17:00:48
A lot of “partnerships” between tech companies don’t get very far beyond a press release and maybe some half-hearted co-selling attempts. When Atlassian sold its chat services to Slack in 2018, the two companies said they would form a new partnership and with Atlassian leaving the chat space, a lot of people were skeptical about […]
Microsoft just had a reorg that affects its Azure, Windows, and Surface teams — here are the 22 power players running its Windows and cloud software businesses (MSFT)
Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 22:18:00
As part of a reorg, Microsoft just moved a team from its Azure cloud business into the organization responsible for Windows, Surface devices, and Microsoft 365. Microsoft 365 is the bundle of business applications that includes the Office 365 productivity suite, collaboration tools like OneDrive and SharePoint, the Microsoft Teams chat app, and even the Windows 10 operating system itself. The Microsoft 365 bundle represents a huge portion of Microsoft’s catalogue of cloud software — an area where it has a clear advantage in the cloud wars over rivals like Amazon Web Services and Google’s G Suite. Below are the 22 power players behind Microsoft 365. Click here to read more BI Prime stories. Microsoft just bolstered the organization responsible for Windows, Surface devices, and its Microsoft 365 bundle of business applications with some internal cloud talent. The company recently relocated a team from its Azure cloud business to this organization, known as “experiences and devices,” according to longtime Microsoft pundit Brad Sams, writing for Petri.com, “to help the Windows/Surface teams build more cohesive experiences that the company hopes customers will love and push the Surface team to create better products as well.” The experiences and devices team is responsible for a big part of Microsoft’s business.
— Business Insider
Slack talks up security with new encryption options, FedRAMP certification
Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 19:43:00
As Slack works to entice large organizations to deploy its channel-based collaboration app, the company is touting a variety of security upgrades, including an expanded enterprise key management (EKM) system and stronger compliance capabilities. Among the updates announced Tuesday is the extension of EKM to give admins greater flexibility over the encryption of message data. Slack’s EKM, introduced in 2018 for Enterprise Grid customers , can now cover data sent by users accessing the Workflow Builder automation tool. The company also plans to expand EKM to messages sent in Slack Connect – the company’s recently announced platform for multi-company conversations – when it launches later this year. To read this article in full, please click here
5 tech platforms capitalizing on the virtual workplace by making internal comms look and feel more like customer-facing marketing tools
Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 18:14:37
Strong internal communication tools are paramount to delivering targeted and relevant information to remote employees everywhere. These five tech platforms are proving to be major players in the employee communications software market, which is expected to grow to $1.6 billion in the next five years, Research Dive predicts. The platforms innovatively mirror the way people consume content outside of work with internal social media, hyper-personalized content, and built-in engagement analytics. “The need for this type of solution has definitely been validated,” Smarp CMO Bruno Bin said. “The ecosystem is so complex for communications technology that these platforms do different things in different ways. It’s a really tough place to navigate.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . In the never-ending battle to get employees’ attention, the look and feel of communications inside large companies now mirrors the external campaigns that marketers use to engage and sell to customers.
— Business Insider
Slack Announces Date of Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Results
Monday, 10 August 2020, 22:15:00
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Slack Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WORK) today announced that it will report its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2021, ended July 31, 2020, following the close of the U.S. markets on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Slack will host a conference call that day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time (5:00 p.m. Eastern time) to discuss the results. To access the conference call, participants need to register in advance online at http://www.directeventreg.com/regist
— Business Wire