According to TechCrunch, 94% of paid business users use apps and integrations, and 65% of teams build their own. Mission visual flows make it easy to create new integrations and give Slack users the customization they want. July 27, 2018 – Partnership with Atlassian. Slack has announced the acquisition of Stride and HipChat products from Atlassian.
There was a previous ghost mannequin effect service relationship between Slack and Atlassian, Atlassian tools such as Trello, Bitbucket, and Jira are already integrated with Slack, and project management has already been added to the robust communication tools. With Slack's acquisition of Stride and HipChat, you can upgrade your product's workflow capabilities, especially for large companies.
While the Stride collaboration tool enables video, audio and chat at the same time, HipChat is one of Slack's biggest competitors. As their predecessors (HipChat, launched in 2010), they gained a significant user base over the years before losing to Slack's accelerated user acquisition. Both HipChat and Stride will move users to their former rival platforms and will end all support by February 2019.