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List of Messaging / Collaboration Tools

Note: This tools list is currently sourced from, and thus linked to, XebiaLabs. Much thanks to them for their valuable DevOps Toolchest.

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Jira Jira Software is a powerful platform that combines issue collection and agile project management capabilities into a single application. Using Jira Software helps you plan and organize tasks, workflows, and reports for your agile team more efficiently.
Slack Slack is a team communication tool co-founded by Stewart Butterfield, Eric Costello, Cal Henderson, and Serguei Mourachov. Slack began as an internal tool used by their company Tiny Speck in the development of Glitch, a now defunct online game. Slack was launched in August, 2013, and signed up 8000 customers within 24 hours of launch.
Mattermost Mattermost is an open source, self-hosted Slack-alternative. Mattermost is: Slack-compatible, not Slack-limited – Mattermost features rival Slack features, and support a superset of Slack’s incoming and outgoing webhook integrations, including compatibility with existing Slack integrations. From your existing Slack teams, you can import users, public channel history and even theme setting colors into Mattermost. Mobile and desktop apps, in addition to web – Use Mattermost from your iOS or Android phones and tablets or with installed apps on Windows, Linux and Mac. Easy to deploy, manage, and upgrade – Mattermost runs as Linux binary, Docker image, and many other forms. Try Mattermost with a one-line Docker install, andmany install guides are available. Improvements ship monthly. Supported by a vibrant community – Use Mattermost with dozens of community integrations and applications, including Jira, IRC, XMPP, Hubot, Giphy, Jenkins, GitLab, Trac, Redmine, SVN, RSS/Atom and many others. Build and share your own apps usingMattermost APIs and drivers.
Confluence Confluence is content and team collaboration software that changes how modern teams work. Confluence is the wiki for today’s modern team, giving every project and person their own Space to create and share. When knowledge flows freely, ideas grow and teams evolve - Confluence offers a flexible and customizable platform that grows with you so you can collaborate your way.
PagerDuty The PagerDuty Digital Operations Management Platform empowers teams to proactively mitigate customer-impacting issues by automatically turning any signal into the right insight and action, so you can innovate with confidence. Visualize every dimension of the customer experience with contextual insights and interactive applications, and optimize response orchestration, continuous development and delivery.
ServiceNow ServiceNow is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider of Service Management (SM) software for the entire enterprise. It was founded in 2003 by Fred Luddy, the previous CTO of Peregrine Systems and Remedy Corporation. After building a generic workflow framework, known as the "Glide" platform, Luddy opted to specialize in IT service management (ITSM) applications based on the ITIL standards.
Team Foundation Server Team Foundation Server (commonly abbreviated to TFS) is a Microsoft product that provides source code management, reporting, requirements management, project management, automated builds, lab management, testing and release management capabilities.
Trello Trello is a free web-based project management application originally made by Fog Creek Software in 2011, that spun out to be its own company in 2014. It operates a freemium business model, as well as being cross-subsidized by other Fog Creek Software products. A basic service is provided free of charge, though a Business Class paid-for service was launched in 2013.
Cisco SPARK What is Cisco Spark? It's a simple and secure place to collaborate — with anyone, anywhere. It's a virtual conference room created just for all your teams.
Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams is an entirely new experience that brings together people, conversations and content—along with the tools that teams need—so they can easily collaborate to achieve more. It’s naturally integrated with the familiar Office applications and is built from the ground up on the Office 365 global, secure cloud.
Rocket.Chat Rocket.Chat is an active project for a self-hosted open-source alternative to Slack. The platform allows chat, file sharing, video conferencing, helpdesk and voice messaging services. Rocket.Chat typically works with multiple services including GitHub, GitLab, JIRA, Dolphin and Confluence. Rocket.Chat is an Internet of Things (IoT) application and is noted for running well on small IoT devices, including the Raspberry Pi Zero. Great choice, nice interface, easy to deploy. Supports: videoconference, helpdesk chat, file sharing, voice messages, link preview, API, Mobile App. It can be connected to Hubot!
Flowdock Flowdock is Rally's team communication and collaboration app for desktop, mobile, and web that is comparable to HipChat, Slack, or other messaging / collaboration tools.
Stride Stride is a Web service for internal/private chat and instant messaging. As well as one-on-one and group/topic chat, it also features cloud-based file storage, video calling, searchable message history and inline image viewing. Stride is available to download onto computers running Windows, Mac or Linux, as well as Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.
Wrike Wrike is an online tool for project management and work collaboration. It enables its users to manage and track projects, deadlines, schedules, and other workflow processes. It also allows users to collaborate with one another. The primary goal of the software is to help streamline workflow and allow companies to focus on core tasks. The application is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese and Russian.
Pivotal Tracker Pivotal Tracker is Pivotal Labs' software as a service product for agile project management and collaboration. In July 2011, Pivotal Tracker had over 250,000 registered users.
CollabNet VersionOne Tap the potential of your people knowledge, processes, and tools with VersionOne. Use it across your enterprise and engage stakeholders to help identify potential business and product issues, and improve software quality. VersionOne supports Scrum, Kanban, XP, SAFe® and hybrid development methodologies and makes it easier to plan, track, and report across all teams, programs, software portfolios, and the enterprise.
Wekan The open-source Trello-like kanban. Features : WIP Limits, List of all your public and private boards, board shortcuts at top of page, Star board, Watch board...
Cisco Jabber A chat client that integrates with a cisco phone system. Jabber is based on the XMPP protocol, which was originally called "Jabber". It supports voice, video, chat, and groups.
TaskBoard A Kanban-inspired app for keeping track of things that need to get done. The goal of TaskBoard is to provide a simple and clean interface to a functional and minimal application for keeping track of tasks. It's not trying to be the next Trello or LeanKit. What TaskBoard does is make it easy to start keeping track of anything you need to get done. The visual aspect of a board allows for easy status checks and can be motivating for users who want to move their tasks to the next column.
BMC Remedy Remedy is a powerful service management platform built natively for mobile with an intuitive, beautiful, people-centric user experience that makes everybody more productive.

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