Communication is essential with virtual teams

A bit about Slack

A bit about Hipchat

Comparing these two giants of messaging

Messaging Functionality

Integration

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Pros and Cons

Hipchat

· Pros

  • Seamless integration with Jira and Confluence.
  • Ideal for Project Management.

· Cons

  • Inadequate notification system.
  • Messages often went unseen.
  • Multi-person chats were difficult.

Slack

· Pros

  • Easy to use.
  • Multiple integrations,
  • Reliable notification system so messages aren’t missed.

· Cons

  • Limited integrations compared to Hipchat.
  • Add-ons needed for video chats and file uploads.

Winter migration conclusion

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