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slackuum. Noun. ‘slak-kyüm

The verbose blend of attempted productivity and despair that occurs when a company deploys Slack as an email replacement without defining if or how Slack should be used to handle support requests or complex issues.

Usage: We tried to figure out what the next steps should be, but we all got trapped in the slackuum.

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