Considered by some to be better to work with confidential information, and also features tight integration with issue tracking system like Jira.

For example, the Mattermost and Zulip, which you manage yourself and the that can run both in their own operation or in the cloud.

To have access to the source code means that these products can be easily modified or fixed, which can be appealing to developers – a group that historically is quite keen to make use of collaboration tools.

In the same way, IRC is a legitimate alternative to the Slack says Gartneranalytikern Adam Preset.

For example, IRCCloud has developed a uppbiffad IRC client that offers many of the features that make that people will be drawn to products that Slack.

Toggl scales seamlessly so it is well suited for project teams and across different departments.

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