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Webhooks, Integration & Pricing Support

Works the same on all devices and browsers

Whatever your preferred device, browser, or platform is, Workstreams functions in a way that’s consistent with your expectations. It works seamlessly with software platforms like Slack and Microsoft Teams to ensure the best possible user experience. To be even more effective, we also make it easy to sync your tasks with Google and Outlook calendars. Importing tasks from Trello is also an option.

We take the same approach with our webapp. It’s fully responsive, and it scales to whatever size screen you prefer - presenting a consistent and unified view of the big picture. Whether on a desktop, tablet, or mobile phone, you’ll see what you need to see. Most important of all, you’re always in sync on all your devices because any changes in Slack or Microsoft Teams are immediately reflected everywhere else.



Webhook integrations

APIs are cool these days. But even cooler are Webhooks. Webhooks are super-simple APIs that enable you to quickly set up real-time connections between applications. In other words, they put the Web in the World Wide Web. Recognizing this, we built a feature into Workstreams that auto-generates a webhook URL for you with a single command.

A programmer, or even a semi-technical person, can then build this URL into their own app or program. For example, let’s say you have a program that generates a list of 100 positions that are open in your company for the Recruiting department. By programmatically using Webhooks, all 100 of these tasks can be created instantly in Workstreams.

  • On Slack

The process is so simple we don’t even really need numbers in our numbered list, but what the heck:

  1. Choose the channel in which you want to add tasks.
  2. Enter /workstreams webhook. Kaboom. Your webhook is created and the available parameters are listed (as explained below).
  3. Copy the URL into the program or app where you want to use it to auto-create tasks.

Using the webhook parameters

Here’s an example of a Webhook URL that is generated:

#https://our.server.url/webhooks/Q5CQ2LS4NI/tasks.create?title=Created+via+Webhook

This is a bit technical so put your propeller cap on. These are the elements of the URL:

  • Q5CX2LS4NI - this funky number represents your unique webhook id and connects to the right channel, you can pretty much ignore it, just use it.
  • tasks.create - indicates the program call on our server
  • ? - indicates the start of the list of parameters (also known as name=value pairs)
  • title =Created+via+Webhook - the first parameter which defines the title of the task that is created by this URL.

The title parameter is the only required parameter but there are two more optional parameters that you can add to the URL:

  • description - lets you define a free-form text description of the task
  • status - lets you define a status for the description, with valid values being: planned, in progress and completed"

Shared channels

  • On Slack

Slack users with Workstreams.ai can count on shared channels as a way to collaborate with other companies or individuals outside your workspace on a shared Workstreams.ai taskboard. It’s also helpful simply for showing progress on key deliverables for a client, partner, or investor.

Are you loner? Then skip this section because this section is all about sharing with others. In all seriousness though, in our super-connected world you will undoubtedly want to collaborate with other companies and other people. No problem with Workstreams. This section covers how to work with other companies and the next section describes how to work with other people using guest channels.

The first method for sharing is ideal for working with other companies. It is called Shared channels and you can read all about it here:

https://get.slack.help/hc/en-us/articles/115004151203-Create-shared-channels-on-a-workspace-beta-

No time to read? Here’s the gist of it: you need to be on either the Standard or Plus plan with Slack. If you are on the Free plan then you won’t be able to set up a Shared channel. Once you have a paid plan, you just have to be an Administrator of your Slack account, and you then work with the Administrator of the Slack account of the company you want to collaborate with. Your starting point is the down-arrow in the upper-left corner of the Slack window, which you probably use already to Edit your Status and Change your Profile. Once you are set up to use Shared Channels it shows up as an option in this menu.

Long story short: it requires a little bit of effort but it is totally worth it because all those partner companies you work with will be totally integrated into your Slack/Webstreams world. Slackers of the world unite!

Single channel guests

  • On Slack

Here’s how you set it up:

  1. Set up a channel for the individual from outside your company. That is, the guest.
  2. Enter: /workstreams login. A URL is generated for the guest. The web app opens with the standard login.
  3. Provide the URL to the guest that you want to join a channel.

The guest can then log in to a single channel and you are off to the races. And we have another convert to the world of Workstreams! Yes you’re doing some marketing work for us but they’ll love Workstreams too so they will thank you.

Connecting Workstreams.ai to your calendar

Connecting Workstreams.ai with your calendar is an ideal way to both better visualize your own due dates, and make it more clear to others when tasks assigned to you will be completed.

Get a clear look at where your upcoming tasks fit into your schedule - by putting all tasks assigned to you that have due dates right on your calendar! Getting your Workstreams.ai tasks onto a calendar is a great way to plan ahead and keep track of what needs to be worked on next.

  • On the taskboard

  1. Go to your My Tasks view on the Workstreams.ai webapp.
  2. Click on the connect with calendar button to the right of your listed tasks.
  3. Select which type of calendar you would like to connect with Workstreams.ai.
  4. Click to allow Workstreams.ai to connect the selected calendar.
  5. Go to your calendar to see your tasks listed on the days that they are due.

TIP-Once the calendar is connected, you can go straight to your calendar from the same space on My Tasks where you first connected it. You can also disconnect and reconnect your calendar anytime.

Trello Integration

If your team is departing from using Trello, or if you just need to make some tasks created on a Trello board visible on a Workstreams.ai taskboard, our Trello integration makes the process of auto-importing Trello tasks quick and painless.

  • On the taskboard

  • On Slack

  1. Open the web app in your browser.
  2. Click on the Trello icon located in the channel menu. This launches a quick set up process.
  3. Check out all the details of the integration and click on Connect Trello.
  4. Choose the Trello board you want to sync to Workstreams.
  5. Hang tight while we do some magic in the background :)
  6. Click the Let’s go! button to close the dialog and go to your taskboard, now containing Trello tasks!
  1. Navigate to the channel in which you want to integrate Trello.
  2. Type /workstreamsto get to the help menu
  3. Click the Integrate with Trello button.
  4. You will be redirected to the Workstreams.ai web app. Check out all the details of the integration and click on Connect Trello.
  5. Choose the Trello board you want to sync to Workstreams.
  6. Hang tight while we do some magic in the background :)
  7. Click the Let’s go! button to close the dialog and go to your taskboard, now containing Trello tasks!

TIP-You can only integrate a Trello board to a taskboard that doesn't have custom work steps.

Pricing plans

Workstreams.ai works best when you have the full feature set, and we have taken steps to make those features fit into pricing plans that are flexible enough to fit your organization’s needs.

You’re in luck! We know that when people start using Workstreams.ai, they love the clarity, transparency and defined priorities that it gives their teams when they discuss their work and collaborate on tasks. That’s why the Workstreams.ai taskboard Essential package is always FREE for everyone. This lets every team member set up an unlimited number of tasks, taskboards and goals.

That’s also just the tip of the iceberg. For those in need of enough Workstreams.ai firepower to gain some serious productivity leverage, high-achieving teams can always count on our PRO package with even more outstanding features. Whether you are Slack or Microsoft Teams users, PRO costs the same - 7.99€ ($9.99) per user, per month. You also only pay for the users who actively use Workstreams.ai each month - meaning you don’t have to do anything to add or remove users from your bill. It’s also a small price to pay for major productivity gains!

There is a minimum monthly charge of one active user (7.99€) per month in the event of no active users in a given billing cycle, but we know that this rarely happens on high-achieving teams like yours.

Have some unique billing needs we haven’t anticipated? No problem! That’s what our Enterprise package is for. Get in touch with us about how we can make our pricing plan better fit with your organization’s unique requirements and procedures. We want to help companies large and small adopt Workstreams.ai in the format that best fits their needs.

Lastly, Students, researchers, educators, and NGO employees are the luckiest of all. If you’re trying to help make the world a better place, you qualify for an 85% discount on our PRO package. Contact us today to get your discount!

All major credit cards are accepted.

Upgrading to PRO on the taskboard

  1. Open the Workstreams web app.
  2. Click Upgrade in the upper-right corner.
  3. Press the Add payment details button in the lower-right corner of the dialog.
  4. Use the slider to determine the price pointthat is right for you. The total cost and number of users that you get changes as you move the slider.
  5. Click on Card number.
  6. Enter your credit card number in the entry field.
  7. Click on MM / YY.
  8. Enter the month (MM) and year (YY) of expiryof your credit card.
  9. Click on CVC.
  10. Enter the CVC number on your credit card. Typically, this is a 3 or 4 digit number on the signature side of your credit card.
  11. Click the Upgrade to Pro button.

How to give feedback

We don’t just talk the talk when it comes to user feedback. You can directly benefit from giving feedback to us. We take feature suggestions from our customers seriously - and are very likely to make changes that we recognize are in-demand from our users.

We set up a way for you to give feedback on the Workstreams.ai Slack app and on the Workstreams.ai web app. The web app even lets you see other feedback that has been given so that you can see if your suggestion or issue has already been reported. You can also comment on existing feedback or vote for existing feedback that you agree with.

  • On the taskboard

  • On Slack

  • On Microsoft Teams

  1. Open the web app in your browser.
  2. Click Feedback in the upper-right corner of the window. The most discussed feedback displays. You can review the feedback that has already been given, comment on it, and even vote on an item. But let’s assume you want to enter new feedback:
  3. Click the + Give feedback button.
  4. Select either Add new idea or Report a bug.
  5. Enter a title and description for the item.
  6. Enter your name and email. As the message on the screen indicates, your email will not be made public.
  7. Click the Submit button.
  1. Go to any channel Workstreams.ai is present in.
  2. Type /workstreams.

  3. Click the Give Feedback button.
  4. Type in a Subject for your feedback.
  5. Type in your feedback. You can enter up to 3000 words.
  1. Go to any channel Workstreams.ai is present in.
  2. Type @Workstreams.ai feedback [Your feedback here].

  3. Press Enter

Installing the Workstreams.ai progressive web app for desktop on Google Chrome/Microsoft Edge

Lower your tab count and keep Workstreams.ai within clickable view by downloading our progressive web app on your computer.

  • On Chrome

  • On Microsoft Edge

  1. Make sure Google Chrome is up to date
  2. Go to the Google Chrome menu in the upper right corner of the browser
  3. From the dropdown menu, click Install
  1. Make sure Microsoft Edge is up to date
  2. Go to the Microsoft Edge menu in the upper right corner of the browser
  3. From the dropdown menu, click Apps and then Install Workstreams.ai

TIP—you can also install the Workstreams.ai webapp by clicking the install button on your taskboard view’s lefthand navigation

Installing the Workstreams.ai progressive web app for mobile or tablet

People accustomed to on-the-go task management will get the most out of Workstreams.ai on mobile and on their tablet. Updating tasks is not limited to being seated in front of a desktop advice. Our mobile and tablet users have fast access to real-time task updates from others.

For the best possible mobile or tablet experience, we have the Workstreams.ai progressive web app. Use it for quick and convenient task management on the go! To install, just take the following steps.

  • On Android

  • On iOS

  1. Go to the Google Play store on your mobile phone or tablet and search for Workstreams.ai in the Apps section, or visit this link to go directly to the app page.
  2. Click the Install button located in the header
  1. Open Safari on your mobile phone or tablet and visit app.workstreams.ai
  2. Hit the share button on the bottom menu of the browser
  3. Scroll down and hit Add to Home Screen
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