5 months ago

And the winner is...

Hi Slackathon participants! 

We thank you for your patience during the delay in announcing the Slackathon winners, and we're now excited to recognize the innovative solutions you've built!

Please go to the Digital HQ Slackathon gallery to view all of the submissions and congratulate the winners of the $47,000 in prizes! Congratulations to all Slackathon participants in bringing your Slack solutions to life!

Special shoutout to the Most Valuable Feedback for the next generation of the Slack Platform winners! You each win $1,000 USD! (Devpost will email you shortly!)

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6 months ago

Update about the Winner Announcement

Thank you for participating in the Digital HQ Slackathon! Congratulations to all of the participants for contributing innovative Slack apps and workflows. Remember to check out all the projects in the project gallery.

We have so many great submissions that we need a little more time to test and judge the projects. 

We are now planning to announce winners on February 28th, 2022. Thank you for your time and patience! 


7 months ago

Today’s the day!

Today's the last day to submit your Slack app or workflow. You can do this!!!

Submission deadline = Tue, Feb 1 at 5:00pm (PT) / 8:00pm (ET)

4 hours left to submit. Submit your project now. Might as well submit it early… You can always edit it before the due date and a rough draft is better than nothing!!

Submit your demo video. Remember the major requirement is a 3-minute demo video. Make sure it is public and playback is allowed on other platforms. Your video should include a complete walkthrough of your app or workflow and…

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7 months ago

A video is worth 1000 words

These are your last few days to submit your project. Update or Finish your Submission so you don’t forget. 

Reminder: On Monday Jan 31th @ 12 PM ET / 3 PM PT join us for the last check-in before the due date on the Digital HQ Slackathon workspace. 

Your video is a major component of your submission. Here are some helpful tips for you to plan, create, and publish a winning video. 

Get organized. Write out a script of what you need to say, demonstrate in your video, and rehearse it before recording. A good script should: 

  • Be…

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7 months ago

Feedback Prizes

As you know, your main project for the hackathon should be built using the public (non-beta) features. However, the beta features that are available in the Digital HQ Slackathon workspace are for you to try out. You can also provide valuable feedback about beta features to be eligible for extra cash prizes.

SUBMIT FEEDBACK FOR A SHOT AT $1000 CASH PRIZES.

1 - 2 business days after you registered for Slackathon on Devpost, you should have been invited to the Digital HQ Slackathon workspacePlease check the email you use for Devpost.

As long as you’re signed into that…

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7 months ago

Is your app or workflow on track?

There’s only two weeks left to enter your submission to the Digital HQ Slackathon. Submissions are due February 1st, 2022 @ 5:00 PM PT.

We know that the final weeks of a hackathon can be stressful, but we encourage you to take the time to celebrate the journey. By this time, you may already have learned something new about Slack — you’re awesome! :smile:

If you need additional help, head over to the Digital HQ Slackathon workspace and ask a peer for help OR join in on the final office hour check-ins:

  • Monday Jan 24th @ 12 PM ET / 3…

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7 months ago

Slackathon welcome from Slack SVP of Platform

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Hello everyone, I'm Steve Wood, I lead our Platform team at Slack. Thank you for joining our Digital HQ Slackathon. I want to offer our support as you build high-impact solutions to help transform how organizations work. :slack:

:moneybag: And we're offering a $47,000 prize pool for the best apps in various categories. Including cash prizes for the best actionable feedback on our next-gen platform!

If you haven't already, we invite you to join our dedicated Digital HQ Slackathon workspace to collaborate with other developers, see what's being discussed, and ask questions.

:calendar: Next up in that workspace — our Slackathon Office Hours this Monday,…

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8 months ago

New Year, New Slack

Slack is in the midst of building exciting new components and rearchitecting the developer platform experience. 

These capabilities are currently in beta, and as a hackathon participant, you have access to a shared workspace where the new platform functionality is enabled for your development and testing. You do not need to Apply to the platform beta program. 

Please check the email you used for hackathon sign-up, and you’ll find a workspace invitation for Digital HQ Slackathon. As long as you’re signed into that workspace, you’ll be able to view all API documentation for the new Slack Platform on api.slack.com/future. …

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8 months ago

Who are you building for?

Accelerate the deal cycle for sales, automate approvals for finance, resolve incidents faster for IT – the possibilities are endless! Whatever you decide, this is an opportunity to connect with your teammates to identify and build solutions for high-impact problems on Slack.

How to get started? Pick a team you would like to help and get to know them. Here are some questions to kick off your conversation:

  • What are your challenges while working on distributed teams?
  • Where does your team face roadblocks that hurt productivity?
  • What KPIs are the highest priority and which process would you want to improve…

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9 months ago

Get a few steps ahead…

Join us today at 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET to ask the Slack team questions or share news about your project. 

Starting today, the Slack team will be hosting an office hour every second Monday on the dedicated Slackathon Slack. For access, please check the email you used for hackathon sign-up, and you’ll find a workspace invitation for Digital HQ Slackathon.  Check the schedule here.

Remember to also check out all of the available resources to help you build. From webinars to tutorials and beyond. Check out the resources here.

Now it’s time to get connected - we…

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