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Scheduled downtime on Monday Nov 20th

New version coming up

We will deploy a new version on Monday, Nov. 20th, at 06:30 CET (7:30 EET, 00:30 a.m. ETC, 16:30 AEDT). The downtime will only last a few minutes. As always we will inform users about the upcoming downtime on our Twitter account (@desk_net).

Sorry for any inconveniences this may cause.

The Desk-Net team

 

Slack in the newsroom - how and why Slack is re-writing editorial workflow

“Our office in the cloud”, “where work happens”, “chat on steroids”, “the new water cooler”.

All of these are ways that Slack users have described the newsroom tool to media Ccnsultant Marian Semm. “For some it is even the central tool replacing the CMS” declares Semm, who went from a newspaper background into specialising in media technology.

New version: Tasks, Slack, location data

A new version of Desk-Net (1.89) has just been released this week. Many new features relate to a better task management and we introduce a new page:

  • New Tasks page: The most visible change is the new Tasks page which by default lists all tasks for a specific time range (e.g. Today) by deadline.