Perforce, Slack integrate with Helix Swarm

Perforce Software has integrated Helix Swarm, the collaboration engine within Perforce Helix, and Slack, the instant messaging and communication application, the company said.

The integration will enable teams using Helix Swarm to track project modifications from within Slack´s communication environment.

Slack´s fast-growing communication tool is favored in development and IT departments all over the world for its ability to increase workflow continuity by consolidating notifications and file-sharing in a centralized environment.

Helix Swarm, a collaboration engine for all types of intellectual property, unites project teams through a powerful web-based interface that automates content reviews for complex and extensive sets of data and code. It is part of the Perforce Helix version management and collaboration platform, which enables global teams to collaborate on any type or size of file through both centralized and distributed (DVCS) workflows.

Perforce Software helps companies build complex products more collaboratively and securely. Its highly scalable source code management (SCM) and collaboration platform, Perforce Helix, enables global teams to collaborate on any type or size of file.