You can already send data to Slack on a set schedule with Pulses, but what about when you need an answer right now? Say hello to FantasticBot.
FantasticBot helps add context to conversations you’re having in Slack by letting you insert results from FantasticStay Analytics.
Connecting to Slack.
To use FantasticBot with Slack you’ll first need to connect FantasticStay Analytics to your Slack with an API token.
What can FantasticBot do?
FantasticBot can show individual questions and also lists of questions that have already been asked in FantasticStay Analytics.
If you ever need help remembering what FantasticBot can do, just type
metabot help in Slack.
Where can I use FantasticBot?
You can talk to FantasticBot in any Slack channel, including private ones, as long as you’ve invited the FantasticBot Slack user to that channel.
To see a question from FantasticStay Analyticsin Slack type
metabot show [question name] where
question name is the title of one of your saved questions. If you have several similarly named questions, Fantasticbot will ask you to differentiate between the two by typing the number next to the name.
That number is the ID number of the question in FantasticStay Analytics, and if you find yourself using the same question over and over again you can save a bit of time by typing “FantasticBot show 19.”
If you don’t have a sense of which questions you want to view in Slack, you can type
MetaBot list to get a list of the most recently saved questions in your FantasticStay Analytics.
Connect to Slack to start using FantasticBot
Show data from FantasticStay Analytics in Slack using
metabot show <question-id>
Search for questions by typing
metabot show <search-term>
Get a list of questions by typing
metabot helplets you see everything FantasticBot can do if you forget or need more information