Ready to supercharge your Slack experience? Slack powers the communications of so many teams that its no wonder there are so many crazy and awesome integrations out there. So we had to make a list of some of the best. This article is a mix of some serious integrations that are meant to help you get more work done and some fun integrations that will bright some joy to your otherwise monotonous work day. DO NOT miss the last item on this list 🙂
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The Slack List
Check out The Slack List; a hand-picked selection of the best Slack communities. Browse everything or choose from categories like technology, business, gaming, TV, design and more.
By mentioning @large in Slack someone from Large will do whatever it is you need done (well, probably not whatever, but you know what I mean). From getting some food for lunch to arranging travel plans to getting someone out to fix the plumbing to researching to making purchases.
What happens in your Slack channels doesn’t have to stay there. SlackDigest aims to extract the most important info from your channels and present it in your inbox at the start of everyday so you can be 100% caught up as to what was discussed/done previously. It even works for channels outside of your organization.
Nestor can be your team’s virtual assistant. Spend more time doing more meaningful work (or carve out some extra break time) by offloading some of the tedium of your day. Things you an do with Nestor: find out how much money your business makes, schedule your calendar, call an Uber, find restaurants, etc.
Tatsu — which means stand in some language I don’t know — helps your team waste less time by facilitating asynchronous, remote standup meetings. It’s as simple as that.
People deserve to get some praise for their accomplishments. And for doing stuff that helps other people out. And for generally being awesome. Give your team that power with Prowd, an easy way to give people the recognition they’ve earned.
bndr is just fun. Well fun and useful. bndr can make decisions for you (ha — don’t ask it to decide the really important stuff, okay?), search Google from within Slack, create funny memes, quote quotes… and more. If you’re so inclined (and slightly code savvy) you can also make your own bndr commands.
The Slack Post
The Slack Post is a simple, free, public newspaper powered by Slack. Not much else to say…
If you’re looking for the best private Slack chats to join, Slack Chats has you covered.
And finally… I’ve saved one of the very best for last as a reward for reading this far. Slacker lets you post funny stuff as characters like Darth Vader, Sean Connery, Princess Leia, Bender and many more.