How To Use Geekbot In Slack

Slack has rapidly gained popularity as a collaborative platform for businesses globally. For an even more efficient daily workflow, you have the option to incorporate multiple integrations into your Slack workspace. Among these valuable integrations is Geekbot.

Geekbot is a virtual assistant that helps you conduct asynchronous standup meetings, track daily tasks, and manage your team’s productivity all within Slack. In this blog post, we will guide you through the steps to effectively use Geekbot within your Slack workspace.

Step 1: Install Geekbot on Slack

The first step is to install Geekbot in your Slack workspace. You can do this by visiting the official Geekbot page on the Slack App Directory and clicking on the “Add to Slack” button. You’ll be asked to authorize Geekbot to access your Slack workspace. After confirming, Geekbot will be ready to use.

Step 2: Set Up Geekbot

Once installed, you can set up Geekbot to better suit your team’s needs. Simply go to your Slack workspace and find Geekbot in the Apps section. Click on it and select “Set Up a Standup”. Here you can customize the questions that Geekbot will ask your team, the frequency of the standup, and the time at which it will occur.

Step 3: Utilize Geekbot Commands

After setting up, you can start using Geekbot’s features. To communicate with Geekbot, you will use commands. These commands are typed in the Slack text box as if you were messaging another team member.

Some of the most useful commands include:

  • /geekbot: to communicate with Geekbot.
  • /geekbot settings: to manage Geekbot’s settings.
  • /geekbot report: to send your daily standup report.

Step 4: Review Reports

Geekbot can compile your team’s standup answers into a report. You can review these reports by typing the /geekbot report command. This way, you can easily track your team’s progress and manage tasks effectively.


Geekbot is an excellent tool for teams that want to boost productivity and streamline their workflows. Its integration within Slack makes it even more accessible and easy to use. With these steps, you should be able to effectively utilize Geekbot to enhance your team’s productivity and communication.