20 comments

  • Gajus Kuizinas, 4 years ago

    Integration with GitHub would be nice.

    7 points
  • Dan BerkoDan Berko, 4 years ago

    Now we know why there wasn't support for Slack. ;)

    Beautifully done.

    5 points
  • Ryan GloverRyan Glover, 4 years ago

    API, please :)

    Would make this thing a spaceship.

    3 points
  • Brad McNallyBrad McNally, 4 years ago

    I REALLY love the combination of List and Kanban views!!!! I feel like I've been looking for that forever. The only downside I've found is that it is extremely catered towards teams. Any tips on how to use this by myself?

    2 points
  • Philip AmourPhilip Amour, 4 years ago

    UI of the iOS client looks much better than Slack; however, it lacks a lot of features, UX is not polished and interactions are really cumbersome. (e.g. switching between chats, dismissing chats, adding chats, etc.) Good luck with the product! :)

    1 point
  • Santiago BaigorriaSantiago Baigorria, 4 years ago

    Awesome product! Thanks for making it free. I'm trying to make my current team like it! Hope they fell in love with it and start paying a subscription soon!

    1 point
  • Christian Poschmann, 4 years ago

    great job guys! ;)

    1 point
  • Jonathan KelleyJonathan Kelley, 4 years ago

    Really nice, but getting any team that isn't design related (such as an agency) off Slack/Flowdock will be a tough sell.

    0 points
  • Jacob TaylorJacob Taylor, 4 years ago

    Just FYI there's already an Instagram app called Flow.

    0 points
    • Casey ZumwaltCasey Zumwalt, 4 years ago

      This Flow is not a new app, just greatly improved. The original version launched in early 2011. To the same point, though, the OSX FTP app Flow is at least 6-7 years old. Original names are hard.

      2 points
      • Jacob TaylorJacob Taylor, 4 years ago

        They really aren't. But people love to have single word names these days, which limits options.

        0 points
  • Julian LloydJulian Lloyd, 4 years ago

    Looks nice, but I’m skeptical.

    Slack does a great job with chat, so much so that everyone is riding their coat tails. The teams I’ve worked with recently use Slack with JIRA or Pivotal (with Aha! or equivalent for road-mapping), which while not perfect, are quite robust. There’s always a sliver of the market for me-too companies, but I like to think there's more than meets than eye here.

    I’d love to be a fly on the wall during a Flow sales pitch to a company already using Slack and their favorite task tracker — maybe their strategy is targeting non-agile teams? Perhaps better pricing (paying for one app instead of two)?

    0 points
    • Andrew Wilkinson, 4 years ago (edited 4 years ago )

      A little like saying "why would anyone add a tasks feature to their product when Asana already exists?" ;-)

      It was a problem we'd been thinking about for years, and our customers asked for it in just about every feedback email we received.

      We've used a ton of chat products over the years—all the big ones—and while we found that they made us feel great, and super connected, we noticed that we actually got less done. We found that using chat was a little like having a manic brainstorming session. You leave a messy whiteboard and walk out feeling super energized, but then when you meet a couple weeks later you haven't actually moved the ball forward. We realized that if we didn't convert our big, messy conversations into next steps, nothing got done.

      Of course, we used Flow for this, but it was a pain to jump back and forth. We also looked at an integration, but it didn't feel like the best possible solution. Ultimately, we feel we can do something really interesting with Chat—and we've just begun. Stay tuned ☺️

      1 point
  • David DarnesDavid Darnes, 4 years ago

    Forgive me for the crude comparison, but is this Slack + Basecamp + Address Book? If so, cool!

    0 points