Stride is a new way for teams to talk, meet, decide and do. With group chat & direct messaging, voice and video conferencing, and built-in collaboration tools, Stride is a team communication platform from the makers of Hipchat.
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Hipchat, the venerable team communication app owned by business software maker Atlassian, is making way for a sequel. The company today introduced Stride, which replicates the core of Hipchat while adding natively hosted audio and video meetings, task and decision tracking, and a "focus" mode that collects important notifications for you while you concentrat…See more
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Atlassian today announced the launch of Stride - its new collaborative messaging platform that's unashamedly designed to take on the current incumbent, Slack. Stride works a lot like Slack. There are rooms, and you can have one-on-one conversations.
One nice thing about the rise of design thinking within enterprise software has been the emergence of workplace tools that people actually like to use. The meteoric rise of Slack is one of the best examples of this, and now Atlassian, which has an extensive background in communication and project management tools, thinks it has come up with something better.
Atlassian, the company behind popular tools like Jira, Trello and Bitbucket, has also long offered a team communications service in the form of HipChat. Over the last few years, Slack has had an outsize influence on this space, though, and the Atlassian team decided to go back to the drawing board and see what its take on a Slack-like team workplace communic…See more
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Chat and share info with your team instantly. Channels serve as data repositories so that's a plus. Also you can integrate PM tools like Trello, Asana. Covers all bases.
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There are a lot of reasons that Flock is the best! One being that it greatly reduces your dependency on apps for task tracking and setting up reminders due to its inbuilt PM tools.
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