Five Steps to Choose the Best Slack to Teams Migration
If your organization is planning to migrate from Slack to Teams, the
next step would be finding the right migration tool. As an IT admin,
you should keep in mind that there are not a lot of Slack to Teams
migration tools. There are, however, a few on the market that are
worth researching and trying. In this article, we wrote down five very
important factors you need to keep in mind before choosing a Slack
to Teams migration tool.
1. Research on Tool’s Features and Capabilities
Not all Slack to Microsoft Teams migration tools work the same or
offer the same features. Some can only migrate the channels and
direct messages, others can migrate workspaces as well.
When migrating from Slack to Teams, you can categorize Slack into
2. Direct Messages
5. Apps and custom integrations
If you plan to migrate from Slack to Teams manually, you can only
migrate the Channels and not the chats. Even Microsoft suggests
working with a third-party tool like CloudFuze to migrate the
Understandably, apps and custom integrations can’t be migrated
using a tool. You need to find and add a relevant app in the Microsoft
Teams marketplace to ensure the functionality. If you don’t find it in
the marketplace, your company has to build it from scratch.
2. Check for Auto-Mapping Functionality
If your company is large and if there are thousands of employees, it is
always a wise option to check for a feature called auto-mapping in a
Slack to Teams migration tool.
The auto-map option automatically pairs users in the source Slack and
the destination Teams account. This will not only speed up the
migration process but also saves a lot of manual work. A manual-
mapping option would come in handy in different business use cases
such as migrating one users’ chats to another.
3. Prioritize on Security
Business data should be secure and free from unauthorized acces