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Slack and Zapier automations

My 10 Favorite Slack and Zapier Automations

I love Slack. I love Zapier. Both are incredible platforms that have revolutionized how we use technology. Not just at work but in many areas of our lives. When I’m running a project, you know I’ve got a Slack channel running the show behind the scenes. Communication is one of the biggest issues in modern ...

Cross platform messaging

How To Enable Cross-Platform Messaging In Your Business

Cross-platform messaging is the ability to send a message from one platform to another. We do this from Apple to Android in the mobile world. We can now even do this between Xbox and PlayStation. So why can’t we do this in the business world? The answer lies in APIs. Or, more pertinently, access to ...

Integrate Webex Salesforce

How To Integrate Webex With Salesforce

If you’re a user of both Webex and Salesforce, integrating the two is a no-brainer. But it’s not something that happens out of the box. In this article, we walk through the possible ways you can integrate Webex with Salesforce. Does Webex integrate with Salesforce? Yes. Webex integrates with Salesforce (and even Slack). As both ...

Webex interoperability

The Impact Webex Interoperability Has On Users [And Partners]

Unlike most traditional VoIP/unified communications providers, Cisco has long taken the approach that an open and integrative ecosystem is a thriving one. Looking as far back as XMPP in Jabber or not so far back to Webex Teams, external federation has been part and parcel of the collaboration offering. If you use Webex in your ...

Context switching

The Real Cost Of Context Switching [And How To Solve It]

Context switching is the art of moving between different apps, modes of work, conversations, or topics. It’s an art that so many of us have perfected. And, like all great art, it’s mighty expensive. We can switch apps (and therefore context) at the drop of a hat. Or, more accurately, the alt+tab of a keyboard ...

Integrate Zoom with Google Calendar

How To Integrate Zoom With Google Calendar

Zoom + Google is one of the most popular combinations for both work and personal use. Whereas Microsoft Teams users often stick with Outlook, Word, Excel, etc., if you’re a Zoom user running a calendar, it’s quite possibly Google. While you may be tempted to try and run your calendar via Zoom, it’s limited to ...

Teams Federation With Slack

How To Set Up Teams Federation With Slack

If you need to set up Teams federation with Slack for your messages, Mio provides behind-the-scenes message interoperability.  This allows you to connect channels or users cross-platform so they can send a message from Teams to Slack or from Slack to Teams. In this guide, we’ll show you how to set up Teams federation with ...