HipChat Competitors and Alternatives

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Sergio Yazyi
Consultant
IT Strategy & Change Consultant at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 29 2017

What is most valuable?

* Managing notifications * Status updates * Reminders * Selective involvement in conversations with relevant threads when they are of value *... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Increased productivity avoiding email "chat" and creating space for focused conversations which are topic or action oriented * Increased... more»

What needs improvement?

Better ways to help people get up to date when away from a conversation for a long time, or after bursts of a particular discussion. Slack has... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

* Email * Mailing lists * Forums * Internet relay chat * Wikis In the cases where it fits best with the team, Slack can be a replacement and... more»

What other advice do I have?

Consider the resistance to text based communication of people not used to it and those with a fear of transparent communication who are worried... more»
Brad Groux
Real User
Senior Manager of File Services and Clustering at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jun 26 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability to easily communicate and engage with the entire organization is my favorite feature, as it allows everyone... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is especially valuable for multi-site and multi-region organizations. It allows for input, feedback, and discourse... more»

What needs improvement?

There is room for improvement in the customization and administration aspects of the product. Being able to edit posts... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The product is bundled with all the Office 365 levels, and is an invaluable part of the package.

Which solutions did we use previously?

Prior to Yammer, the go-to collaboration for the enterprise was generally SharePoint team sites.

What other advice do I have?

If you're a business that has Office 365, then utilizing Yammer should be a no-brainer. I'd recommend allowing users to... more»

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