Whether celebrating a birthday, holiday, or product launch, work parties are a great way to blow off some steam and bond with teammates. But for those planning the party, it’s not always as stress-free. This holiday season, we have an easier way for you to plan your office party: ChatOps.
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This is a guest post by Bryn Huntpalmer, Editor-in-Chief at Modernize.
Here at Modernize, our work is helping homeowners improve their spaces by keeping their energy profile at the forefront. But we don’t think energy efficiency has to end at the home’s front door. We take our ethos of conservation with us into everything we do, from helping a homeowner remodel to making our business work more smoothly than ever. And we do it all with the help of group chat in HipChat.
Starting Friday, November 11, we’ll be turning off comments on the HipChat Blog. Don’t get us wrong, we love talking with you and hearing your feedback! But we’ve found that it can be harder to make sure you get the right answers from the right people through blog comments.
Fun-loving and wise, Sassy Bot has the Internet at its disposal and isn’t afraid to use it. With a simple slash command, Sassy will retrieve images, .gifs, maps, videos, weather, and more.
This is a guest blog post by Justin Witz, CTO and project manager at PlanTools.
As a CTO and project manager of a remote team, I am particularly sensitive to issues that cause project failures. For my company, PlanTools, failed projects can mean lost profits, dissatisfied customers, reputation damage, lost opportunity for future engagements, and failure to secure a reputable referral source. While project management always has challenges, the particular obstacles of doing so with a remote team are unique.
It’s an age-old lesson, and it continues in HipChat: do good, and good will come to you. Karma Bot makes sure this is so.
Karma Bot enhances camaraderie and teamwork in any HipChat room by giving your team a fun, easy way to celebrate and encourage teammates. Using this bot, you’ll be able to give (and take away) karma points to teammates in your HipChat rooms, and this wise bot will keep tally.
Designers, marketers, engineers, and meme-lovers alike will fawn over the new Adobe Image Editor in HipChat. Instead of uploading and downloading images all day, you can now edit and create beautiful images right inside of HipChat using the power of Adobe. And that is some serious muscle.
If you’re a HipChat newbie, welcome! We’re super (content) to have you aboard. HipChat is easy to use and set up, so don’t worry about reading tons of boring instructions. Just do these three steps, and you’ll be smooth sailing.