Adding Others to Your Slack Workspace: Common Questions Asked and Answered
You can invite others to join you in any Slack workspace or channel you belong to, usually just by sending an invite. But if the person you want to invite isn’t a member of Slack — or even affiliated with Stanford — the process requires a few additional considerations.
Slack Connect Builds Bridges Between Stanford and Outside Organizations
Slack Connect lets you extend the benefits of channel-based communications to organizations beyond Stanford. You can now work with external partners using apps, chat, and file sharing — all without leaving your Stanford Slack workspace.
Slack-in-Place: 5 Ways to Manage Remotely with Slack
Whether you’re temporarily managing from afar during Shelter-in-Place, regularly managing a remote team or individual, or a remote manager of an on-campus team like me, here are five ways I’ve found Slack to be particularly valuable in closing geographical distance and opening strong communication and collaboration practices.
My Take on the New Slack Experience
Along with other invited “Slack Champions,” I began test driving the refreshed platform in March to provide feedback to Slack. With that, I’ve had time to explore. Here’s a summary of what I like most and where I think there’s still room for improvement.
Working Remotely? Here’s a Quick Guide to Slack Best Practices
With many teams putting in place temporary plans to ramp up social distancing, Stanford Slack is becoming an even busier place. While there’s no one universal right way to use Slack, leverage these best practices to stay engaged, informed, and productive.
Engaging Remote and Distributed Colleagues in Slack
When it comes to Slack, one thing is true. It doesn’t matter where you’re located physically; everyone “talks” in the same place. This benefits the whole community, but it’s especially important for those of us who are part of Stanford’s ever-growing remote and distributed workforce.