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How native apps can turn Slack into the operating system for your workplace

Kyber Blog

Like any emerging technology, bots and apps for messaging have been closely following the famous hype cycle chart from Gartner: I think it’s fair to say we are now past the “Peak of inflated expectations”, especially in enterprise. The industry has awakened from the dream of building fully conversational bots able to understand and interact with humans like humans, in every …

The first calendar for Slack

How to add a calendar to Slack

Kyber Blog

With Kyber you can create one or more calendars directly on Slack and export them to your Outlook, Apple or Google Calendar. Calendars are very useful to visualize personal, project, team or company activities all in one place. Stay in sync, review project plan and status, hit your goals without leaving Slack. Shared Team Calendars Kyber lets your team add …

How to review assigned tasks and follow up on them

Kyber Blog

Kyber is already the best Slack app to assign tasks and manage projects on Slack. Once you send a task with Kyber, it automatically gets added to the assignee to-do list, ensuring it’s not missed. But as a manager, even if you delegate a task, you still need to track it until completion. With Kyber is easy to review all the tasks you …

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The easiest way to track tasks at work – and make things happen

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Creating, assigning and labeling a task has always been a tedious and long process. First, you need to find and launch the task or project management app. Then you have to navigate and click somewhere to create your task. Finally, you are presented with a list of empty text fields to be filled: the task name, the assignee, the project, …

Why a project management app for Slack

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My team is partially based in San Francisco and partially remote. We build a Slack and mobile app called Kyber. To collaborate, we need two main kind of tools: a messaging app to communicate and a set of productivity apps to manage projects, track tasks, and schedule meetings. For messaging, we use Slack. For productivity, we replaced many apps with …

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How to have a fun, stress-free, holiday season

Paolo Perazzo Blog

The holidays are quickly approaching along with their fun and… craziness. Parties with friends and big family get together, one after the other. Either as organizer or guest, there is always so much to plan, so much to do, so much to keep track of – even to just show up and eat ?. Guess who can help you and …

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How to make things happen in 3 easy steps

Paolo Perazzo Blog

Our lives are getting busier – and more interrupted – than ever. Keeping the focus and getting those millions of things done is a big challenge. I studied a lot of books and techniques to solve this problem, but I personally found them way too complicated and practically useless quite immediately. Therefore I ended up designing a flow that has …

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How to use Siri for todos, reminders and calendars

Paolo Perazzo Blog

I wrote before on how efficient is to enter tasks in Kyber via Siri: this step only has increased my productivity by a lot. I got asked by blog readers and Kyber users to come up with a quick guide on how to effectively use Siri. Before we jump into that, let me first explain why Siri turned out to …

The era of super-humans

Paolo Perazzo Blog

Connecting dots sometimes takes years. When I was a kid, I remember being fascinated by Sherlock Holmes in ‘A Study in Scarlet’ describing the brain and how he used it: I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all …

How to be more productive at school

Paolo Perazzo Blog

With school about to start again, I thought about writing some tips for students on how to be more productive at school using Kyber app. By making you more organized and efficient, Kyber helps students getting through one semester at a time and building, from the young age, good habits that will be very useful to succeed in their future …