Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Style | Slack Wants to Replace Email. Is That What We Want? Advertisement Supported by As the office chat start-up prepares to go public, some of us are still figuring out how available we want to be — and whether it’s O.K. to ping the C.E.O. ByJohn Herrman June 19, 2019 Slack is coming for your job. The workplace chat company, more than $7 billion at the time of its last funding round, is going public this week. It claims to already have more than 10 million daily users and, in its listing prospectus, bills itself as the answer to bloated inboxes everywhere. This is all very exciting, if you’re Slack. But most of us aren’t quite there yet. The company says it has 88,000 paying customers — a sliver of a sliver of the world’s desk-and-phone-bound office workers, and … [Read more...] about Slack Wants to Replace Email. Is That What We Want?