Blameless Upgrades CommsFlow
September 07, 2023
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Blameless announced significant upgrades to its automated communication tool, CommsFlow.

This new enhancement introduces a feature that enables triggering and messaging based on changes to incident tags, allowing for more dynamic communication to stakeholders.

By allowing custom tags to trigger a messaging workflow, Blameless empowers teams to apply automated communication more dynamically and effectively. With this advancement, a multitude of benefits are realized:

- Customizable Alerts: Teams can now trigger tailored alerts whenever a tag is added or removed from an incident. This feature empowers organizations to address diverse and intricate scenarios effectively, keeping stakeholders informed.

- Seamless Tag Management: Adding or removing tags to incidents is achieved with a single command in Slack. This streamlines the communication process without disrupting focus or workflow.

- Multi-Channel Alerts: Alerts can be dispatched through multiple channels including Slack, email, and SMS, ensuring timely visibility and response.

- Recipient-Specific Alerts: Tailored alerts can be directed to specific recipient groups, facilitating precise orchestration of action and communication flow.

"Effective incident communication is essential in maintaining operational excellence. With the upgraded CommsFlow, we're empowering engineering teams to manage incidents efficiently without compromising their workflow. These enhancements further solidify Blameless's commitment to providing innovative solutions that simplify complex challenges," said Jim Gochee, CEO of Blameless.

CommsFlow automates stakeholder communications triggered by incident status changes. With the addition of tag-triggered communication, the process becomes even more nuanced and adaptable. For instance, notifying specific customers when a particular service experiences disruption can now be executed seamlessly through tagged incident triggers.

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