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"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 feature that I have found most valuable is communication between team members.""The most valuable feature is the screen sharing, which works well.""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."

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"The entire product is good."

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"Customization is something that Slack is lacking.""Slack does not have videoconferencing capabilities, which would have been nice.""I would like the text in chat to be more customizable.""I have found it cumbersome to create and set up groups, or channels.""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."

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"The area that needs to be improved is modular asset management. When we are uploading the assets in bulk, it is not aligned."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"We use the free version that does not have a license."

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"It's a costly product, but the number of available features justifies it."

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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.

Symphony’s secure, cloud-based communications service delivers the next wave in organizational productivity where markets and individuals come together to create vibrant communities in which to share content, insights and opinions without compromising on organizational compliance.

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Sample Customers
Strava, The New York Times, Spotify, Blue Bottle Coffee Company, Eventbrite, Box, Circa, Stripe
BNP Paribas, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Citi, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan Chase
Top Industries
Marketing Services Firm26%
Financial Services Firm11%
Computer Software Company11%
Venture Capital & Private Equity Firm5%
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm11%
Financial Services Firm48%
Computer Software Company17%
Comms Service Provider12%
Media Company4%
Company Size
Small Business68%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise23%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Atlassian, Asana and others in Enterprise Social Software. Updated: November 2021.
554,873 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Slack is ranked 4th in Enterprise Social Software with 6 reviews while Symphony is ranked 7th in Enterprise Social Software with 1 review. Slack is rated 7.8, while Symphony is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Slack writes "A clean and efficient communications platform that is good for large teams". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symphony writes "A feature-rich, scalable, and stable solution for asset management". Slack is most compared with ChatWork, SharePoint, Atlassian Confluence, Chatter and Huddle, whereas Symphony is most compared with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Office 365, Mattermost and Drupal.

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