The team collaboration tool *Slack* is one of the fastest-growing startups and it has become a favourite at places such as NASA, the New York Time and even Slack itself. It truly is a fantastic service that can be used by organizations and any type of teams who wish to communicate efficiently and productively. As a real Slack enthusiast, I’d reference the tool’s core capabilities as: unified communications, archiving and search. And these are essential features for proper communication! So you really have to understand Slack. But what are some of the basics that you should know about?