In Slack, end users and admins can do (and view) some things that might surprise you. From creating public links to files to inviting external users to any public channels, here are five blind spots that you should be aware of.
Have you heard the news? Amazon is interested in potentially buying Slack for $9 billion. Many people seem bewildered by this, but it actually makes perfect sense. Here’s why.
Adopting new technology is far from simple. But when done right, new technology can lead to productivity gains and a distinct competitive advantage. What do technology adoption experts do to ensure success?
IT admins working for companies that use Slack must know that it requires significant IT administration, especially if it’s housing sensitive company data.
Connecting your Google Calendar to Slack is a fantastic way to save time and stay organized. You can get Calendar reminders and updates right inside Slack, eliminating the need to use multiple apps and constantly switch between windows and tabs.
Sure, you can easily share Google Drive files in Slack, but what about Dropbox files? Luckily, that’s super easy to do too.
Here’s a neat trick: You can customize your Slack theme to match your company’s brand colors. It’s a great way to communicate your brand’s visual identity and ensure that your company branding remains consistent across all touch points.
If you struggle to stay informed with the latest news, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a really cool tip that lets you push live news headlines right into Slack using Google Sheets and Apps Script.
Did you catch the news? Microsoft launched their Slack competitor, Microsoft Teams, yesterday. The pace of of innovation in the real-time messaging space over the past 3 years has been incredible. 15 years ago we were all using AIM (right?!) and email. Today it feels like there are at least 10 unique channels through which you can reach anyone in your organization.
Be prepared to take your productivity to the next level. Google’s recent integration with Slack means that now you can share and create Drive files directly in Slack.