We use Slack extensively!

Channel naming conventions

  • All channels begin with #login-
  • All channels with external collaborators start with #login-partners-
  • Sprint team channels look like #login-team-<name>
  • All program working group channels start with #login-wg-


Use these to ping a large group of people, without having to @here or @channel a room full of the wrong people.

Oncall Handles

These handles ping oncall engineers, use for emergencies or urgent items.

  • @login-appdev-oncall The application developer oncall
  • @login-devops-oncall The devops oncall
  • @login-deployer The weekly appdev app deployer
  • @login-devtools-oncall The devtools developer oncall

Team Handles

  • @login-devops-team Group to tag the devops team
  • @login-finops use this group to communicate with all login financial and acq operations team members
  • @login-iaa-finance Members of this group participate in IAA and finance activities
  • @login-partnerships-team Group to address partnerships team members
  • @login-product-team Group to address product managers
  • @login-ux-team Group for the design/UX team
  • @login-appdev-team Group for application development teams
  • @login_leads login team leads
  • @login-feds Group for federal FTE employees
  • @login-ada To tag members of Team Ada
  • @login-grace To tag members of Team Grace
  • @login-katherine To tag members of Team Katherine
  • @github-admins-login members of this group can edit identity-core GitHub team membership


Here are some common Slack Channels for the team

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All-team Channel

  • #login: important Channel for the whole team, team-wide announcements and so on

Sub-Team Channnels






Other Channels