Harsh Jawharkar

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Why rolling out Slack on a snow day was pretty perfect.

Contrary to popular belief, it’s always snowy in Philadelphia. All 25 of us at Philly-based Ticketleap, after another foot of snow on the ground, are …

Slack for Collaboration

Glassboard, Google+, Viber, Patter, Wordpress, Basecamp, I've tried a lot of collaborative messaging services. Every one of them has been a terrible …

How to get the most out of Slack (and avoid distractions)

Tips and tricks to configure Slack for your Team.<p>We’ve been using Slack at Yoyo for about a month now. Slack brings all your team communication …

Chatting with bots: How Slack is changing how newsrooms talk amongst themselves

Only a few months old, the chat app has gotten major uptake in digitally savvy newsrooms. Death to email!<p>Election nights are always busy for Jacob Harris, a senior software architect at The New York Times. Using internal data and feeds from external sources, he helps feed election results to …

How I Cut the Amount of Email I Receive by 83% in Less Than a Week

Lousy communications is one of the biggest challenges any team faces. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve lost files, even whole conversation …

Streamline Your Team Communications With Slack

Over the years there have been a lot of messaging services designed to help teams collaborate more effectively. They’ve each offered their own set of …

My best friend Slack

I just told the story about Automile visualization on your fleet with Geckoboard here.<p>My favorite service is Slack. Most tech people remember IRC as …

how Slack turned my inbox into the happiest ghost town

I've written before about how the Offbeat Empire leans on Flickr, and now I find my business suddenly equally dependent on Slack, a tool created by …

Bunch of Slackers: a new workplace

The App-rentice, Week 1: Slack

The double installment of The Apprentice this week has led to double the app reviews. Slack is the second app to be chosen; you can find it in the …

Account Suspended

9 Slack Hacks We Couldn’t Live Without – The Event Log

Working Together<p>There are a number of Slack integrations that make it super easy to round up a bunch of peeps and get them in front of each other, …

The email detox for a cleaner, leaner working life | Financial Times

When Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of tech start-up Decoded, switched her email off for a month this year, people were shocked. “My email had got out …

Josh Pollock - I make awesome things with WordPress.

This post is a companion to my talk for the JavaScript for WordPress conference. The talk is supposed to be titled “State Management with Redux in …

070 - Using Slack

The topic for this week is the new collaboration service Slack – what is it, what can you do with it, and why is it useful?<p>It’s not that bad<p>If Erik …

So, We Started Using Slack

There have been many times when I’ve heard friends and colleagues start a sentence much like this:<p>“We tried using (<i>insert popular tool name here</i>) for …

Why We've Switched From HipChat to Slack

We’ve used Hipchat for a very long time. Overall we were satisfied about the tool and the workflow it offers. <b>But then Slack materialised</b>.<p>We’ve heard …