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Reviews on messaging apps, bots & integrations to improve workplace collaboration.

Bridging the Gap: Email & Slack

A series looking at the current ways to unify incoming messages As teams have embraced new messaging tools for work chat, applications such as Slack, Cisco Spark, Stride, Skype for Business, and Microsoft Teams have taken center stage. Despite all the great features and improved workflows built into these enterprise messaging products — email maintains a death-grip on ...

Reducing Noise in the Workplace with MRT

January 11, 2018 How We Chat 0 Comments

Using Media Richness Theory as a Guide for Effectively Communicating in the Modern Workplace Notification Overload Through Multiple Communication Channels If you’ve had the experience of working with a small startup in its earliest stages, you’re aware of a certain magic ✨: Everyone is in the same room. When everyone is in the same room, ...

Product Review: HourStack

Track and Connect Remote Teams, Increase Productivity Team Based Time Tracking and Resource Scheduling: HourStack.io The world of work as we know it is dynamic and changing more than ever. Freelancers occupied just 6% of the workforce in 1989. Today, that number is over 43%. Remote working has also become more accepted, with reports showing ...

How we chat: Breather

October 24, 2017 How We Chat 2 Comments

A look at how one team created a company-wide “Slack Chat Style Guide” to work better together. Breather, meeting rooms on demand & short term office space. There are few better ways to unite a team than a well-designed style guide. In many cases, a style guide is designed as a living document. It can change ...

Product Review: Butter.ai for Slack

October 18, 2017 How We Chat 0 Comments

Infinitely smarter through team shared knowledge How many times has a teammate asked you the following line: “Hey- what’s the name of that file with notes from our October planning session?” “Where are the PSD files for our logo?” Whether you remember or not, one of you ends up spending some unwanted amount of time discussing ...

How we use Atlassian Stride

October 6, 2017 How We Chat 0 Comments

An inside look at how our team is using the new collaboration app from Atlassian 🎟 Get early access for Stride at signup.stride.com Our team converting chat into action through Atlassian Stride 🤘 At Summit 2017, Atlassian publicly announced their flagship contender in the enterprise chat platform space, Stride. As a team that obsesses daily over ...

How we use Workplace by Facebook

August 31, 2017 How We Chat 0 Comments

An inside look at team collaboration with the latest business productivity app from Facebook. A view of our Facebook Workplace News Feed https://www.facebook.com/workplace/ In March, our team at Message.io signed up for Workplace by Facebook: the online team collaboration tool for companies and organizations. To help you better evaluate the product, we’re sharing the benefits, channels, ...

Try Our 4 Sample Enterprise Chat Bots!

August 9, 2017 How We Chat 0 Comments

If you’re wondering how chatbots work on different enterprise platforms — look no further. We’ve created a collection of starter apps to learn from and build your own. Interested in building a chatbot for your company as a proof of concept or to learn how they work? We’ve built 4 samples across Slack, Cisco Spark, and Twilio SMS ...