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Watson Assistant

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Use the previous action as a condition (New Watson Assistant Actions)

It would be very useful to have a native button/condition that can detect which was the action of the last executed step (in a series of steps). Imagine that, from Action 1, you are jumping to another action/sub action Action 2. In Action 2 you ...
28 days ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Update the Zendesk connection

The connection to Zendesk through web chat today is mostly compatible only to the older Chat feature of Zendesk. Zendesk now has this Agent Workspace which combines the chat feature with the ticket system. The older chat feature will also not be u...
about 2 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Confidence fine tuning for intent/entity detection

In order to make sure that specific intent/entity is detected instead of another one less important we want to fine tune the confidence level for each individual intent/entity. Some of the intents/entities could have a more restrained dataset, hen...
2 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Create entities based on coreference of previously detected entities

In order to detect a navigation path in a HR application I would like to be able to replace on the fly the pronouns with previously used nouns in order to better detect the current navigation path. Example: Are there any Iphones available as compa...
2 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Be able to adjust/customize the output of the NLP before the Node processing phase

Depending on the output of the NLP, some entities could have specific enrichments that are needed to decide the next node processing output. The enrichments could be wether obtained from an external service, or simply by using a map of enrichments...
2 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Increase the number of possible annotation

We have a dataset containing a "business-object" entity that can have different possible values which has about 13880 annotations in different intent samples. This object will allow to detect the leave request/spot award/cost center/personal detai...
2 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Enable Instana monitoring for Watson Assistant

Instana not possible to use for Watson Assistant. WA pods are evicted. The root cause of the issues was that the Instana product injects a jar file into a temporary directory, called EmptyDir, which has a preset limit of 1Mi. The Instana jar is ...
2 months ago in Watson Assistant 1 Under review

Close API gaps for dev to test to prod deployment process

Need well documented and supported process for building skills / collections on a dev environment, then test, then propagate to two separate production clusters for HA DR.We seem close to that with export/import APIs that can be driven by CI/CD pi...
4 months ago in Watson Assistant 1

Remove hard instance limit

We expect different documents to have to be included in the collections for our different customers. For example, each our customers has its own guidelines and policies, which only members of their company can be able to add/modify without interfe...
4 months ago in Watson Assistant 1

Add ability to turn off matching to intents, entities and context in strings

Currently, if Watson Assistant finds a #,@, $ in any string, it will replace the characters with an evaluation of the intent, entity or variable (respecitvely). This can be very difficult when there are strings passed back from an API that need to...
7 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Future consideration