This week on Halpful Tips Roundup we dive into some of this week's hot topics we see in the tech and workspaces. We first turn our attention to one of IT's big service providers who had a data breach causing an onslaught of cyberattacks. Slack released its top apps that help to reduce context switching in the workplace. Next, we turn our attention to a company that is focusing on internal onboarding automation workflows. Lastly, we look into one of Slacks most powerful organizational tools for your company the Channels feature and how to organize them better.
By Brian Kreb, Author focusing on Computer Security and Manages krebsonsecurity.com
On Monday, news broke that multiple sources were reporting a cybersecurity breach at Wipro, the third-largest IT services provider in India and a major, trusted vendor of IT outsourcing for U.S. companies. The story cited reports from multiple anonymous sources who said Wipro’s trusted networks and systems were being used to launch cyber attacks against the company’s customers.
By Slack Team, for Slack.com
Some of Slack's most popular apps now include interactive features like calendars and polls that help you work quicker and easier inside Slack. The company recently built a new framework for developers designing apps. Check out this weeks' most notable Slack apps that can help cut down context switching bring new functionality to your Slack workspace.
By Kristine Colosimo, Writer focusing on Customer Stories, for Workato.com
Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading online-to-offline (O2O) platform, is scaling at hypergrowth. To keep up with their new employees and an influx of initiatives the company is requiring that processes become automated. No one understands this better than Grab’s IT team – in a cloud only company where employees and devices are highly fluid. Because these workflows span many enterprise apps like JumpCloud, their HRIS, and Slack, the company turned to intelligent automation to help create an infrastructure for those processes.
By Halp Team, for Halp.com
One of Slacks most powerful organizational tool for your company is the Channels feature. Slack channels help keep team conversations all in one place. It allows your team to chat throughout the day using various channels to organize conversations based on projects and more.
Slack reminders are great for same-day notes to yourself... Once a reminder is set, you'll get a Slackbot message saying so. Things like remembering to ask Suzie about when the next office D&D meet up is when she gets into work tomorrow, picking back up that content brief in a few hours to review one last time, or reminding your whole team about the card for Cathy in the break room. They are endless, mindless tasks we need a little nudge on.