What the Rise of Slack and HipChat Mean for Small Business

If you’ve been following recent valuations of companies like Slack, you’d be forgiven for wondering how a simple messaging application could fetch such a lofty sum. After all, AOL instant messenger (AIM) never reached a $2.8 billion price tag like Slack just did. So why all the noise about business chat? Because instant, integrated communication is the future of teamwork.Read the full article