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Watson Assistant

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Ability to copy dialog nodes between skills

We need the ability to copy dialog nodes (and, if possible, also the child nodes) from one skill to another.
over 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 5 Not under consideration

Warning when deleting any Dialog node that is used elsewhere (for Watson Assistant Dialog Skills)

Problem statement: In Watson Assistant Dialog Skills, you can currently delete a node that is used in the flow (i.e. if it is jumped to or if any of the children nodes are jumped to) without any warning. Real Life example of this issue: I recently...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Not under consideration

LInk to export JSON in Watson Assistant

One of our team members asked for this. Here's their request: ... I really miss the ability to export the JSON without having to go back to the skills page. There used to be an icon next to Try it that gave you that ability. I used that A LOT to m...
over 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Not under consideration

Add handling of carriage character

The API currently does not support handling of carriage character. While our UI does handle this, in cases where customers copy/paste data, we are unable to handle unless we build a custom handler to remove carriage characters. While we can implem...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Not under consideration

Ability to Perform Source Management and Control

Watson Assistant would benefit greatly with course management and control capabilities. These would allow best practice development capabilities and process as are normally used in enterprise applications. Large organizations would benefit from th...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Not under consideration

Update cursor to provide more contrast in JSON editor

A few versions ago, we were able to see the cursor in the JSON editor within a dialog node, but now it's very difficult to see so it makes editing very difficult. Can the cursor be changed to provide more contrast so we can find it.
over 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Not under consideration

Add Skill Description to Skill Tile

In the Watson Assistant UI, currently you can only see the Description of a skill when you are in the skill (shows in upper left corner) and when you Rename the skill (it does not show under 'View API Details). It would be helpful to show the Desc...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Not under consideration

Watson Conversation - loops for dialog responses

AFAIK, the expression language does not allow looping through data. I a conversation, you often have the situation that multiple entities are recognized. You can easily create a response for one recognized entity. But you may want to loop through...
almost 6 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Not under consideration

Analytics in Read Only Profile for Continual Improvement

BMC Helix integrates Watson Assistant to support Virtual Agent activities for Enterprise customers. The continual improvement process with Helix Knowledgebase (external to Watson) requires Weak Understanding output/analytics access for knowledge w...
over 1 year ago in Watson Assistant 1 Not under consideration

When changing Intent name, offer to change corresponding dialog nodes

When we change an intent name, then all the dialog nodes that use it have errors because the old intent name no longer exists. We suggest that when an intent name is changed, then the option is provided to also change where it is used in dialog.
over 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Not under consideration