Slack Integration

Easily pass on discussions/messages on Slack to your Zeda.io workspace

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Introduction

Slack Integration will enable your team to pass on messages on Slack as requests or features in Zeda.io thereby making it extremely easy for your entire org to coordinate with your product managers.

Integration actions

The Slack <> Zeda.io integration supports the following actions-

  1. Create requests in your backlog directly from Slack
  2. Create features in your Zeda.io products directly from Slack
  3. Share release notes on your team's slack channel

Setup

To setup the integration, follow the below steps -

  1. Log in to your Zeda.io workspace and navigate to Settings > Integrations > Slack
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  2. Log in to your Slack workspace from Zeda.io
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Create requests in Zeda.io from Slack

Once your Slack workspace is connected with your Zeda.io account, you can create requests in Zeda.io backlog directly from Slack messages.

  1. Click on the three dots menu against any slack message and search for "Create Request Zeda.io"
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  2. Select your Zeda.io workspace name
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  3. Define the request details like Type, Title, Description, Client and submit the request.
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  4. View the created request in your Zeda.io backlog. Requests created from Slack have the value of source field as SLACK.

Create features in Zeda.io from Slack

Once your Slack workspace is connected with your Zeda.io account, you can create features in your Zeda.io products directly from Slack messages.

  1. Click on the three dots menu against any slack message and search for "Create feature Zeda.io"
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  2. Select your Zeda.io workspace name
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  3. Define the feature details like Product, Name, Description, Start date, End date, type of the feature and submit.
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  4. View the created features in your Zeda.io product by navigating to Product > features

Share release notes with your team on any of your Slack channels

Once you have connected your Slack workspace with your Zeda.io workspace, you can easily share notes with your entire organization/team by sending a notification to your team on slack when a release note is published in your Zeda.io workspace.

To do this, follow the below steps -

  1. While creating a release note, navigate to audience settings -
  2. Enable the "notify via slack" button to send a notification immediately on publishing the release note.


  3. Please note that your slack workspace should be connected from Settings > Integrations for this to work.