Archive for the ‘HipTips’ Category

Management tips for hyper-growth companies: Part 1, Building great teams

| November 23, 2015

HipChat_Team_2Group chat is on fire! It is growing incredibly both in terms of numbers and in importance. We’ve become a tier one, mission critical app for many companies. In fact, some companies truly run their business within chat. This is called “chatops,” and it is how teams collaborate to run their business.


Engage your community with new HipChat Connect add-ons

| November 18, 2015

HipChat Connect add-ons

HipChat Connect add-ons for business teams just got a whole lot cooler.

Traditionally HipChat has been used to communicate with teammates internally, but with the dawn of HipChat Connect, HipChat lets you bring the outside world in. The new class of add-ons let you do some pretty incredible things, including engage with your community in a way that makes sense for your business.


Meekan and Convergely will elevate your chat game

| November 11, 2015

HipChat add-ons Meekan and Convergely

Last week we announced our all-new integrations framework, HipChat Connect. Integrations powered by HipChat Connect are the most sophisticated on the market with abilities far beyond the “normal” integration experience.



Boost work productivity with keyboard shortcuts

| September 29, 2015

HipChat keyboard shortcuts for productivity

If you’ve been using HipChat, you already know how much faster work gets done when using chat. But let’s amp up your work productivity another notch.

If you’re not using all of HipChat’s productivity-enhancing features like keyboard shortcuts, you’re wasting precious time. And that just drives us crazy!


The complete guide to using HipChat as an agile team

| August 25, 2015

HipChat resources for agile teams

Taking root in the Agile Manifesto, the agile methodology emphasizes a fast, iterative process. A divergence from traditional project management, agile teams work in “sprints” (usually between 1-2 weeks) and rely on rapid delivery and continuous testing.


Meet Standup Bot

| August 20, 2015

HipChat standup bot

Standup Bot is the friend of remote, agile teams everywhere.

Out of the office? Working from home? Taking a “sick” day? No worries. Standup Bot records everyone’s standup and reports it on command.


Accelerate team communication to the speed of agile

| August 13, 2015

When your team is moving at the speed of agile, communication is the force holding it all together. It’s one of the primary laws of physics. You know – gravity, relativity, communication.

Just as everything that goes up will come down, teams that communicate effectively will work faster and better together. Open and frequent communication creates a safe space for teammates to ask questions, share information, and make informed decisions.


Thanks to you, emoticon limit is raised to 500!

| August 05, 2015

Just last month we gave emoticon-creating powers to everyone (not just admins), and it was the dawn of a new era: HipChat custom emoticons


Four HipChat secrets for remote teams using agile

| July 30, 2015

HipChat for agile remote teams Agile development was created with the idea that teams would work in close proximity with one another in order to operate faster as a team. But, let’s be honest, working remotely today is as ubiquitous as Elvis in Vegas. Most businesses now have a few – or several – distributed teams. And for good reason. Strong talent can be found in less competitive markets, and teams can work around the clock.


Four HipChat tips for agile ceremonies

| July 21, 2015


“Agile” is defined in the dictionary as “able to move quickly and easily.” You can apply that to your ninja nunchuck skills, yoga moves, or, even, the way your team works.

The agile methodology is an alternative to traditional project management that uses an iterative approach to software delivery. Broken up into “sprints,” teams can tackle tasks in pieces and review along the way.