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    New Client uses Slack, ok fair enough, downloaded the app and had a play, and mostly it's full of people posting silly meme's that belong on facebook, same team use's three different "slacks" and I have to log onto each one individually across every platform, is there a way to have a single generic login which automatically signs me into them all
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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonMac View Post
    New Client uses Slack, ok fair enough, downloaded the app and had a play, and mostly it's full of people posting silly meme's that belong on facebook, same team use's three different "slacks" and I have to log onto each one individually across every platform, is there a way to have a single generic login which automatically signs me into them all
    Isn’t that LinkedIn?

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    Why can't they fecking walk over and talk to each other like normal human beings?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SueEllen View Post
    Why can't they fecking walk over and talk to each other like normal human beings?
    Hard to walk to Texas if you're in London...

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    We use slack.

    I have one log in and then we have loads of channels.

    We have a random channel for your meme posting but in the 'work related' channels it is kept to work related stuff.

    It is useful if properly set up and people have the discipline to use it properly.

    If you work with a bunch of idiots then you are better beating them on the head with a length of 2x4 to get their attention

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiggat View Post
    Hard to walk to Texas if you're in London...
    Even better then as they can't talk to you.
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    Confluence - pretty useful tool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stek View Post
    Isn’t that LinkedIn?
    Now LinkedIn I do find useful, I connect with anyone who want's too (even some beardy weidry UNIX admin's), yes there is a lot of crap in the feed, but if you learn how to filter our the SNR there are more opportunities on there than CWJobs etc., so much so I got this gig from LinkedIn rather than the traditional routes
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    Quote Originally Posted by kaiser78 View Post
    Confluence - pretty useful tool.
    with hipchat integration

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonMac View Post
    New Client uses Slack, ok fair enough, downloaded the app and had a play, and mostly it's full of people posting silly meme's that belong on facebook, same team use's three different "slacks" and I have to log onto each one individually across every platform, is there a way to have a single generic login which automatically signs me into them all
    Used Slack with one login. Its not great but better than Skype. Setup to have separate channels for different parts of the development. You could subscribe if interested or not etc.

    Anyone know on the new Skype app for the pc where you can change the idle timeout for status changes. The last thing I want is my clients to know when I'm not doing anything?
    Last edited by woohoo; 3rd August 2017 at 11:46.

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