You can get Cflow integrated with Slack in under a minute. Everything from creating a request to being notified of pending requests and approving a request can be done right within Slack.

Here is how you integrate with Slack –

Login

1. Log in to your Cflow account and click security settings from admin tab. Click the Integrations icon.

integration-menu-screen

2. Select Slack from the next screen to connect to Slack. Select the team and channel in Slack and authorize.

slack-button-menu-screen

3. Select the Cflow notifications you wish to receive in Slack. Map the Cflow user logins with your Slack user logins.

slack-notification-menu-screen

4. Click on Save to save these details.

Notifications

You can select to be notified on any of the following actions:
1. New request created
2. Approve or reject a request
3. New workflow created

Slack Commands

List active Workflows:

Syntax: /cflow-workflows

Input

/cflow-workflows

Output

active-workflow

List fields of a workflow:

Syntax: /cflow-fields workflow name

Input

/cflow-fields Leave Process

Output

cflow-fields

Create a request [without using parameter names]

Syntax: cflow-add Workflow Name,val1,val2

Input

/cflow-add Leave Process, C006,Chandran,11/12/2016,Casual,11/12/2016,11/14/2016,-,Vacation to Goa,tbls=Contact Info=Day 1,After 5PM,Day2,After 7PM

Create a request [using parameter names]

Syntax: /cflow-add Workflow Name, field1=val1, field2= val2

Input

/cflow-add Leave Process, Employee No=C006,Employee Name=Chandran,Leave Type=Casual,From Date=11/12/2016,To Date=11/14/2016,Reason=Vacation to Goa,tbls=Contact Info=Day 1,After 5PM,Day2,After 7PM

Output

cflow-add-slack-command

Review a request:

Syntax: /cflow-review workflow name,stage name,recid,approve/reject/completed/pending,comments

Input

/cflow-review Leave Process,Manager Approval,14,Approved,Have a great trip.

Output

cflow-slack-review-screen

Know the status of a request:

Syntax: /cflow-status workflow name, recid

Input

/cflow-status Leave Process,14

Output

know-status-of-request