Slack Integrations — Game Changing Capabilities!

Mind. Blown. Couldn’t believe it until I saw it!

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Search page for Slack Integrations

“The companies announced an integration that enables Slack users to work with Box content directly within Slack. According to Box blog post penned by Slack engineer Ben Redmen, many of Slack’s 750,000 active users also use Box as their choice cloud storage provider.” — 4/28/15 — http://www.zdnet.com/article/slack-integrates-with-box-for-simplified-importing/

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Box.com
  • As linked documents are updated in Box, the Slack documents would not need to be updated (this is significant!).

Now I Get Blown Away

Using my iPhone Slack app, I was conducting a search for VLOOKUP (just to understand what content had been included so far).

The Slack / Box Search Process

  • Access Slack search — let’s search for content including “VLOOKUP”
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Slack search screen
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Slack Search Results
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Slack view of file (connected through Box)
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Slack — Tap to “View in Browser” to open file
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Box File view in browser → Search for term
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Search results for VLOOKUP
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Document view, Search term highlighted

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