Tuning your Slack Experience

Bots & other hints

Simple Slack Bot

The slack bot has a simple reminder function

 

a) for you

b) for a channel

 

once or recurring

You can let him remind you about e.g. messages

Simple Slack Bot

You can list all reminders

Simple Slack Bot

/remind list (in chat with Slackbot)

Google Bots

Setting up the bots

1. Access the Apps Menu

2. Select the App you want to configure

Google Calendar Bot

Lets you ...

1. look up your calendar on Slack

Google Calendar Bot

Lets you ...

1. look up your calendar on Slack

2. notify you of meeting changes
                   (even if no email was sent)

3. Post you a list of your meetings each morning

4. Update your status depending on if you are in meetings

Google TEAM Calendar Bot

Lets you ...

1. post events from Team Calendars to a channel

(e.g. absences or team meetings)

Google Drive Bot

1. Shows who shared what files with you

2. Who commented what within files (& lets you answer

Google Drive Bot

1. Shows who shared what files with you

2. Who commented what within files (& lets you answer

3. Resolves if you shared in Slack & somebody does not have access

Jira Cloud (Bot)

You can work with it on a ...

 

- team / channel / project level or individual level

Jira Cloud (Bot)

You can work with it on a ...

 

- team / channel / project level or individual level

 

- individual level

(private channel with bot)

Other stuff

Archive channels

/archive + enter

 

-> read-only and not in channel list anymore

@here & @channel

@here
= everybody in the channel currently logged in

 

@channel
= everybody in the channel (even on vacation / DnD mode)

 

=> create team handles

Write yourself

Take notes on the train and have them in your slack in the morning

Questions?

Useful bots (&other hints) for your slack usage

By Felix Handler

Useful bots (&other hints) for your slack usage

Useful bots (&other hints) for your slack usage

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