It’s time to add chat to your communications tools. Which chat platform should you adopt? Teams? Slack? Something else? First off, take a breath. Your search has brought you to the right place. In this post we’ll go over the
Three major powers clash over and over. Challengers appear on the horizon. The productivity of millions hangs in the balance. Welcome back to the ChatOps War. The Current State of ChatOps Messaging apps. Online chat. Collaboration tools. Call them what
Just like that, we’ve reached the last post of 2018! I do have a post on the Mediation Server for our “How It Fits into Skype for Business” in the works. But since it’s already mid-December, I thought a ‘year
Microsoft has released Teams as a free offering. No Office 365 account required. But how viable is it as a standalone chat app? That’s what we’re looking at today. I’ve setup a fresh Teams account for testing. We’re looking at
By now you’ve likely heard about Atlassian’s shuttering of its HipChat & Stride products. The decision has many implications, from Atlassian’s future as a company to the ChatOps space worldwide. Other bloggers have asked important questions about this move. How
Did you know you can add third-party add-ons to a Teams channel? Let’s see what happens when you do! Microsoft calls these add-ons “Teams Apps.” They work like Chrome browser add-ons…a way to integrate third-party software into the Teams experience.
Never Miss a Skype for Business Notification Again In early 2016 I wrote a post titled, Making Sure You See Skype for Business Notifications—No Matter What!. In said post I reviewed a notification app called SuperToast, made by Modality Systems.
We can’t make fully private channels in Teams yet. But we can conceal a channel from other Teams users. Private Channels has taken the top spot at UserVoice, as the most-requested Teams feature. Microsoft is, as of this post, “Working