10 Slack Apps That Will Make Your Remote Teams More Productive

Here you will find 10 Amazing Slack apps that will make your remote teams happier.

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Remote work offers incredible opportunities but faces its own unique set of challenges.

But Slack has some great apps that can help you to work more quickly and connect with your team instantly.

Here you will find 10 Amazing Slack apps:

1. Donut

Donut introduces people who don’t know each other well on teams of all sizes via direct messages and encourages them to meet virtually for a variety of programs: virtual coffee meetups, remote team lunches, daily donut meetings, and cross-department introductions.

2. Disco

This app allows you to give praise and recognition for the accomplishments of a team member within Slack. Points are awarded to that person, and the Slack bot keeps track of who accumulates the most points and displays it in a leaderboard.

3. Workstreams 

Workstreams is a free productivity app and Kanban board for Slack. It creates tasks right in your Slack channels and empowers your team to focus on what matters now!

4. Remote Work Tips 

This tool will help you to get remote work tips every day right inside any Slack channel of your choice. It will improve your team’s productivity and efficiency in the new era of Remote Work.

5. Zoom

Zoom for Slack allows you to instantly share video, audio, and screens from any Slack channel or group. From any channel in Slack, you can start an instant meeting by entering the /zoom command.

6. Workast 

Workast is the project management app for Slack teams. Workast connects directly with your Slack workspace account, so you can get your team up and running instantly.

7. Paperbot 

Paperbot organizes the links shared on your Slack channels so you can view at any time from anywhere via a neat web interface. It helps your team never miss another link again.

8. HourStack 

HourStack is weekly time allocation, time management, and time tracking tool for individuals and teams which integrates directly with Slack.

9. Praisely

Praisely creates a space where team members can praise and commend each other for a job well done. With a simple command and a few kind words, any employee can highlight a coworker’s achievements via Slack.

10. ToDoBot 

ToDoBot is a task management app for slack. It assigns tasks during conversations and set due dates. That way, instead of creating a 15-minute task in your project management tool, you can monitor it straight from Slack.

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