Evolving Convergely – Delivering an Embedded experience in HipChat

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Here at Convergely, we fundamentally believe in the power of team chat to make every team more productive. Email is an outdated collaboration mechanism. As chat tools have become more popular, we’ve focused on bringing greater value to teams by building capabilities on top of chat.We built Convergely to help make individuals, and teams, more … Read More

Slash commands – important update

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Hey there!Are you using Convergely with your Slack account? Then we have an important update to share with you.Thanks to Slack’s new easy-peasy Slash commands, now you don’t have to bother changing your settings and manually adding Slash commands to your account anymore. We do it for you! Before this update, you were supposed to … Read More

Annotate with HipChat Connect

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New feature! We’ve recently added one of our favorite features to our HipChat Connect integration.Our favorite thing about it? It’s so easy to use and such a time saver! You no longer have to toggle between different tabs, download an image, annotate it with another app and then upload it to your conversation. To use … Read More

Exciting news! Convergely partners with HipChat on HipChat Connect

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We are very happy to announce that Convergely is partnering with HipChat for the HipChat Connect integration platform. This initiative will allow you to have feature-rich communication experiences right within the app.As you’ve probably already noticed on our website, in the past few weeks, our team has been working hard on integrating our most used features … Read More

Annotate your images using /keo (our slash command)

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Maybe you noticed that after somebody posts an image to any of your channels you will no longer receive the annotate this image message.Instead you can use our slash command to get a list of the recent images posted to the channel or group, like this:To which Keo will answer with:From there, you can click … Read More

Yes or No? – Introducing polls for your team!

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Now without leaving the Slack app, you can create polls within your groups.Using Keo, via your slash commands, he can help you create a quick and simple poll.You can start by first typing “/keo ask” and the rest of your command! For example, /keo ask Guys do you like Convergely? will turn into:  And people will be able to … Read More

Changing the current dashboard- In a good way!

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We did some changes in order to improve the usability of Convergely in the web browser or mobile responsive..Although it would make us really really happy if you used it via slash commands right within your Slack app!Since this is a major change we will be rolling out to a few small sets of users until we … Read More

Introducing our handy helper raccoon, Keo!

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After many months of negotiation, Keo, our handy helping raccoon (who has always worked behind the scenes), has decided to become our public, Convergely mascot. What has he done before?Keo was already helping you with your day to day tasks–he was just sneaky about it, as many raccoons are in nature. But now, he has come out of the shadows and … Read More

Besides messages, schedule files

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Saying something later? Need to show something too? Well, no you can add attachments to you Slater messages. This means that you can discuss early in the morning those files you are working up late now! Just click the link “Attach file here” below the date field when composing a message.   Happy Scheduling,

Follow up on your teammates the Slack way! The easy way.

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We all have been in the situation where most of the slack messages we send are for following up on our teammates. It sucks for us and for them to be reminded constantly. Luckily for everyone our elves had develop an easy way around this!   1. Use the assign slash command when typing a message.  2. They … Read More