There are quite a few intranet systems that include native instant messenger solutions with integrated chat functions. At first glance, an all-in-one package like this might seem attractive. But looking a bit more closely, it might not be such a good idea.
The end-of-support dates for Atlassian’s IM and group chat products HipChat and Stride have been announced as well as a new strategic partnership with Slack, a previous competitor in the IM and group chat market.
We have collected 99 reasons, that speak for the implementation of HipChat in your team and in your organization – all very compact and nearly all within the length of a tweet of 140 characters.
Group chat is a team focused application. We see our enterprise customers struggle and even be completely ignorant to its value and features. The common route for group chat to spread in an organization is still organically bottom up. That is often uncontrolled and chaotic.
HipChat is Atlassian’s chat and IM service for fast and easy communication within teams and beyond. HipChat offers a valuable platform for efficiently exchanging information in real time to spread-out teams. A team might be considered “spread out” if its members are sitting ten yards from each other at the office. Atlassian is now ready to roll-out new features for HipChat, which result in more freedom and customization options for users.