Will Google acquire slack ?

Nov 21, 2019 7 Comments

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  • Uber dBag
    No way. Building the next chat service is the #1 way to get promo at google.
    Nov 21, 2019 1
    • Microsoft / Eng Harmar
      This. They’ll build and subsequently abandon their own new service.
      Nov 21, 2019
  • Deloitte / Data Ceeker
    I selected 'No'
    The battle for supremacy in enterprise collaboration and messaging will be won by the company that can best blend personal assistants and proprietary analytics, with a focus on business productivity.
    Google is so well positioned for that. Why not focus on that as a distinction and then build the rest around that?

    The functional overlap of Slack and Hangouts would also require some rationalization, which would likely be a challenge. Both vendors offer platforms that support APIs, third-party and custom integrations, and extensions into other vendor ecosystems, so decisions would have to be made about strategy and prioritization, as well as logical avenues for consolidations
    Nov 21, 2019 2
    • Confluent udTC08
      Hangouts is a terrible product and Google would be wise to kill it.
      Nov 21, 2019
    • Cisco man242
      Didn’t google kill like 10/20 messaging services already anyway
      Dec 17, 2019
  • New vhwiWd
    Google does not buying useful companies
    Jan 9 0
  • Travelport / Eng buttnpushr
    Even if it does it will be too late because M$ already cornered the part of the market where it actually makes money
    Nov 21, 2019 0

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