Donut Slack Bot is a tool that strengthens your team's relationships, empathy, and culture by connecting co-workers together to get to know each other better.
How IBM is using Slack to persuade software engineers to socializeTodd Kaplinger has been at IBM as a software engineer for more than 15 years. In that time, he's been a part of radical re-imagining of the business. First, he helped shepherd the mainframe pioneer into the cloud. Now, Todd is using Slack to transform the way his team works together.
Connect with coworkers, make a date with DonutAs a growing company with new people arriving nearly every week, it can be hard to to maintain a feeling of connectedness. Add being dispersed across multiple locations in different countries, time zones, teams, and not having the ability to run into someone to have a casual chat, it can be even harder.
Donut Roulette: Building Stronger Relationships with Technology - Converge ConsultingIn July 2017, Converge found itself in an ideal place. We'd recently on-boarded five dynamic employees over the past month and received word that we would be listed among the prestigious Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies for a second year in a row. But the honor came with a challenge.
Slack invests in 11 bot startups to seed its platformSlack announced today that it has invested in nearly a dozen new bot startups to bolster its Slack App Directory. The team collaboration chat app has invested in 25 startups thus far with money from the Slack Fund, an $80 million investment fund backed by venture capital firms like Index Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz.
Eleven bots for better work in the new year - Several People Are Typing - The Official Slack BlogNew Slack Fund companies to help with sales, meetings, and more The Slack Fund backs new companies that bring more streamlined workflows to Slack-reducing the small, yet high-frequency tasks that consume chunks of our time. Today we're growing the Fund and introducing new tools you can use at work, with the addition of eleven companies.
Slack makes another 11 new investments in its Slack fundAs Slack's rapid growth begins to slow a little bit, the company is looking to become a wider productivity platform - and that includes getting as many developers as it can building applications that can figure out new and unique use cases for it.
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