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Why Mattermost?

A new wave of collaboration tools are taking hold in workplaces, particularly ones that value fast and frictionless communication and spontaneous collaboration.

The most popular of these is Slack. It works because it is focused, fast, and works well across devices.

However, due to BC privacy legislation, using US-hosted services like Slack for coursework raises concerns. There are open source alternatives, one of which is Mattermost, hosted here.

How Mattermost?

https://matter.tru.ca/appsf18/

to join: http://bit.ly/appsf18

That link above should allow you to self-enrol. If you email blamb@tru.ca I can also add you.

Once you are in... browse and join channels.

Configure your account, set your notifications.

Joining, managing, and creating channels: open and private.

Search is key!

Pin key entries. Describe attached files. #hashtags

Mattermost works well on mobile devices, and has Android, iOS, and Desktop applications.

The Blog

https://lawinnovation.trubox.ca/

It is recommended longer pieces be written, or at least copied somewhere, before posting... Word or whatever platform is preferred.

We might be able to help!

https://thedogfiles.opened.ca/

blamb@tru.ca