When this happens...
GitLabNew Issue Event
do these tasks!
MeaningCloudExtract Topics
SlackSend Channel Message

You don't need a complete team of developers to review all the issues created in your software repositories. Leveraging MeaningCloud power to analyse the text of incoming GitLab issues, you can notify your team with custom Slack messages pointing them to specific features, allowing more agile project management.

Note: this integration makes use of a custom MeaningCloud dictionary, where each entity is named after the corresponding feature.

How it works

  1. A new issue is created in your GitLab repository.
  2. MeaningCloud detects mentioned features in its text.
  3. Zapier sends a new message to Slack notifying the new issue.

Apps involved

  • GitLab
  • MeaningCloud
  • Slack

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When this happens...
then do this!
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Send Direct Message

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New Message Posted to Channel

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Send Channel Message

Post a new message to a specific #channel you choose.

New Public Message Posted Anywhere

Triggers when a new message is posted to any public channel.

Add Reminder

Adds a reminder for yourself or a teammate, just like the /remind slash command.

New Channel

Triggers whenever a new #channel is created.

Create Issue

Creates a new issue.

New Commit

Trigger when a commit is made on the specified project.

Set Channel Topic

Sets the topic on a selected channel.

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