Assign tasks by rotation in Slack

Assign someone from @users / @groups / #channels by round-robin rotation

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Share responsibilities

Assign tasks by fair round-robin rotation without having to manage a rotation spreadsheet.

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Have tasks picked up sooner

Don't worry about checking if team members are offline or away. Pickle asks people if they're available and detects offline users.

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Automate with rotations

Create rotations and use them in Slack workflows and as shortcuts for your team.

Rotations maintain their own independent assignment order and configuration.

Easy to use

1
Pick someone
Use the /pickle slash command or the form. Pickle will pick the next person in the rotation (default).
2
Await a response
Pickle posts a public message and notifies the picked person via DM.
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Karie picked @Fred to Review PR3306. Waiting for them to accept or decline.
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Confirm availability
The picked person accepts or declines the pick.
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Decline
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Done!
They accept and its confirmed. If they decline, you cancel the pick or try the next person in the rotation.
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Karie picked @Fred to Review PR3306. User Accepted.

Features

  • Create and manage rotations
  • Impromptu rotations (#channel / @group / @user)
  • Static and daily rotation rosters
  • Confirmation flow
  • Highly configurable
  • Slack workflows integration
  • Missing something? Request a feature

Use Cases

  • Code reviewers
  • QA testers
  • Meeting hosts
  • First responders
  • Support tickets
  • Coffee / lunch roulette

FAQ

Can use Pickle in Slack workflows?

Yes, Pickle has its own workflow step.

I'm not sure if I'll need a subscription. Do I need to sign up?

No, just install Pickle and don't bother signing up for a trial or subscribing. It'll ask you to subscribe if/when you hit the active user threshold.

Does Pickle support Slack Connect / Enterprise Grid?

Yes. Users from your organization can include external users in picks. External users can accept/decline but can't perform other actions.

Pickle is in active development. Check out planned features!

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Pricing

Per active Pickle user.
A free trial is available - no credit card required.
Read more about pricing here.