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.
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.
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Slack is filled with shortcuts and keyboard commands. With the ability to create your own keyboard commands, the possibilities grow even larger. At a certain point I realized I wasn’t going to remember every single keyboard shortcut on the platform, I have boiled them down to the five I actually use on a daily basis