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The buyers of a Slack for an enterprise organization wouldn't be developers doing "Deep Work". The buyers would be executives and managers, ie: the people pushing the content that causes the annoying notifications, anyway.

I am a product manager and basically live in slack. My job is basically to communicate all day. On the flipside I've spent the last couple years learning to code in my free time and I can't imagine being interrupted by slack while im in a groove. It's def made me better about waiting to talk to my devs in our daily meetings despite being right next to them

Paul Graham's essay "Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule" should be required for anyone working with developers.


Thanks for recommending that, well written and gives clarity to something that can be a source of misunderstanding and friction.

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