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Seamlessly integrate Secoda with your Slack workspace
Connecting your workspace to Slack allows you to receive notifications from Secoda regarding changes in your workspace and ask questions about your data directly from Slack. When using the Slack Integration you're agreeing to our Privacy Policyand Terms of Use.
You can learn more about all of the capabilities of this integration here: Slack user guide

Steps for setting up Slack

  1. 1.
    Create a new Slack channel, multiple channels depending on your use cases (ideas below), or decide which existing channel(s) you'd like to use
    1. 1.
      If you'd like to use a Private Slack channel for these, you must type /invite @Secoda in the channel and then go to Secoda and follow the below steps
  2. 2.
    After this channel is created or you've decided which existing channel you'd like to use, go to Integrations in the Secoda App.
  3. 3.
    Click New integration and search for Slack.
  4. 4.
    Choose which Teams you'd like to include.
    1. 1.
      We recommend choosing all so that everyone across your organization has access to the Slack integration.
  5. 5.
    Click Connect.
    1. 1.
      Note: This connection will need to be approved by your Slack admin manager.
  6. 6.
    Choose the Slack channel(s) that you'd like to receive different notifications in.
Notifications Channel = Where users receive notifications on everything that is checked off in the Notifications tab of the Slack integration settings
Monitoring Incidents Channel = Where users receive notifications on new monitoring incidents, and when they resolve
Data Requests Channel = Where users can ask data questions and receive Secoda AI-generated responses
  1. 7.
    Within the Slack app, go into the Slack channel(s) you chose and connect it to the Secoda App. This can be done in the channel settings (upper right hand corner) by clicking Integrations > Add an App.
    1. 1.
      Note: A Slack Admin needs to do this step.
  1. 8.
    To set up Secoda AI Slackbot, make sure you've enabled Secoda AI Assistant Set Up in your workspace. You're then able to utilize the Slack:AI Assistant feature.

How it works

There are many ways to use the Slack integration. The following three scenarios can be managed in one Slack channel, or can be split into multiple different channels:
You can also use the Slack integration for personal direct message notifications, and searching Secoda privately.

Benefits to Connecting Secoda to Slack

  1. 1.
    Stay updated: By connecting Slack to Secoda, you can receive notifications about changes to your data or data documentation directly in Slack. This allows you to stay up-to-date and informed about what's happening with your data, without having to constantly check Secoda or other data management tools.
  2. 2.
    Collaboration: Connecting Slack to Secoda allows users to ask and answer questions about your data directly from Slack. This can facilitate collaboration and help ensure that everyone has access to the information they need to make informed decisions.
  3. 3.
    Convenience: By integrating Slack and Secoda, you can access data-related information and communicate with team members directly from the Slack platform. This can save time and reduce the need to switch between different tools and applications.
  4. 4.
    Improved productivity: By streamlining communication and access to data-related information, connecting Slack to Secoda can help improve productivity and reduce the risk of errors or misunderstandings.
Overall, connecting Slack to Secoda can help your team stay updated, collaborate more effectively, and work more efficiently.
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