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Setting up the Slack integration
Setting up the Slack integration

Use Slack in your team? Great! Here's how to integrate KYT with it.

Written by Support
Updated over a week ago

Avoid asking your team to use “yet another tool” by using our Slack integration.

Now your team can benefit from everything KYT has to offer all through the tool that they’re already using: Slack.

Get questions, Icebreakers, and summaries delivered to your team via Slack direct messages. Here's an example of what it looks like to receive a message in Slack with our integration:

Our Slack integration is a great way to encourage folks to engage in KYT. It can be used alongside or as a replacement for email, and every person can decide what's their personal preference in their personal messaging settings.

Here's how to set up the Slack integration

Visit "Email & messaging" in the upper righthand corner of your navigation:

Then, click "Connect to Slack" on the page:

You'll then be prompted to log in to your workspace in Slack – and that's it! 🎊

💫 Important: The integration requires the email addresses of your team members to be the same on both Know Your Team and Slack. So you'll want to make sure this is the case before initiating the integration.

A few helpful tips...

Selecting a channel for each KYT tool

For each KYT tool, you're able to select which channel you'd like the message or question to be delivered. For example, if you're using the Heartbeat Check-in, you might create a #heartbeats channel and ensure the Heartbeats are shared there.

To do this, you'll want to visit the tool page settings and click "Change settings." For example, here are the Heartbeat settings:

Then you'll want to specify which Slack channel you'd like the message or questions delivered:

Integrating with a private Slack channel

If you have a private Slack channel that you'd like to integrate KYT with, here's how to integrate with a private Slack channel.

Then, in KYT, you can select the private channel to integrate with.

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