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Slack Integration

Receive updates about projects in your Slack channels

Time to read: 5 minutes


Main takeaways: 

  • The integration with Slack allows you to receive notifications directly in your Slack channels
  • You decide which projects in Forecast and which channels in Slack should be connected
  • Initiate the integration from your admin panel 
  • Connect projects in Forecast with channels in Slack in a few simple steps 

Setup

Step 1: Go to the Slack integration in your admin panel
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Step 2: Click the Add to Slack button

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Step 3: Click Allow in the new window

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The integration is now active.

 

Step 4: In Forecast, go to the project(s) you wish to receive notifications from through Slack

 

Step 5: Go to Project Settings

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Step 6: Scroll to the Apps & Integrations section, and look for Slack

 

Step 7: Select the Slack channel in which you wish to receive the notifications for this project

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Notifications list

The notifications you will receive in the selected Slack channel is:

  • Task description updated
  • Task title updated
  • Task estimate updated
  • Task start date changed
  • Task end date changed
  • Task sprint updated
  • Task milestone updated
  • Task status changed
  • Task project changed
  • Todo/Subtask state changed
  • Todo/Subtask estimate changed
  • Todo/Subtask name changed
  • Todo/Subtask added
  • Todo/Subtask removed
  • Comment added
  • Comment updated
  • Comment removed
  • File added on task
  • File removed from task
  • Task marked/unmarked as bug
  • Task marked/unmarked as blocked
  • Task marked/unmarked as repeating