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Product Tip Tuesday: How to Automatically Clean Up Empty Slack Channels

Welcome to a new series called Product Tip Tuesday, where we’ll give you a quick use case that you can apply in BetterCloud. We’ll kick things off with a customer favorite: how to automatically clean up empty public Slack channels using BetterCloud.

Joey Kaiser
2 min read

Blind Spots in Slack: 5 Things You Didn’t Know Your End Users & Admins Could Do

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.

Christina Wang
7 min read

5 Reasons Why Amazon is the Perfect Buyer for Slack

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.

David Politis
2 min read
Implementing new technology

Technology Adoption Done Right: These Are the Lessons Implementation Experts Live By

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?

Scott Solomon
6 min read
Slack Admin 101

Slack Admin 101: 5 Simple (Yet Essential) Tasks Every Slack Team Owner Should Know

IT admins working for companies that use Slack must know that it requires significant IT administration, especially if it’s housing sensitive company data.

Scott Solomon
2 min read

Slack, Microsoft Teams, & What Real-Time Messaging's Battle for the Enterprise Means for IT

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.

Christina Wang
4 min read
Security AMA - Slack Community

We Let 300 IT Professionals Ask Our Cloud Security Expert Any Question They Wanted, These Were the Best

Here’s what members of our new Slack community, BetterIT, asked during our first-ever security AMA. BetterIT is a community for leading IT professionals to share ideas, discuss best practices, and talk about the solutions they use every day.

Scott Solomon
6 min read
Upserve

Here’s How IT Helped Reinvent the Brand Behind This Growing Company

It’s not every day that a company transforms its identity, but when it does, IT plays a central–and often overlooked–role. Find out how Upserve’s IT Operations Leader Adam Codega managed the brand evolution of this growing startup.

Scott Solomon
7 min read