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Watson Assistant

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New dynamically moving User Interface UI causes accidental delete

The new UI that dynamically resizes the dialog node tree, the details of the currently selected node and the search panel is very helpful. However, I ran into an issue where I was trying to click on something and just as I pushed the button, the s...
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Future 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...
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Submitted

Export Recommender results

User Story: As a chatbot developer, I want to have the Watson Assistant Recommender export the results (to CSV file or otherwise) so that I can easier work with the results to increase the effectiveness of my chatbot. This export would be very...
almost 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Functionality already exists

Export Dialog as Pretty Table

Export dialog as pretty table so that it can be printed, reviewed, and audited by a third party outside the tooling. For every response, create a row that record the relevant information such as: - which node do this response belong to (i.e. node ...
over 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Future consideration

Add a configurable threshold for Disambiguation

Currently, Disambiguation has a fixed threshold of confidence between the top intent and other intents to trigger disambiguation. We would like to see this threshold be configurable so that disambiguation doesn't get triggered too often (or not as...
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Future consideration

Copy/Paste Dialog Nodes

Building repetitive nodes on large-scale WCS implementations is very time consuming. If nodes could be effectively copy/pasted (ie replicate an existing node to several hundred other locations in a dialog flow), development time would be massively...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Functionality already exists

Enhancement request for using Watson Assistant with Tone analyzer

We are currently integrating Tone analyzer with our product. We have a suggestion that from Watson Assistant Dialog flow, you can provide direct support to invoke Tone analyzer. Rather if Watson Assistant itself can have Tone analysis function...
about 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Future consideration

As an editor i want to see which nodes are jumping to the node i'm working in

When working in complicated flows, where jump-to's are used to move the user laterally through a dialogue, we lose sight of which jump-to's are implemented. When updating or deleting a node we need to know when we shouldnt just check/update th...
over 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Planned for future release

Support for live editing of the dialog while working with multiple people

As a conversation developer it would be nice to have functionality that supports working with multiple developers on the same dialog from different computers, without having to have refresh the browser screen every time.
about 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Future consideration

Extend the session timeout so Assistant can usefully support FB Messenger and other asynch channels experience.

When Watson Assistant works with Facebook Messenger the session times out after 60 minutes. 60 mins may be acceptable for a web session which is a synchronous experience . It is far too little time for an asynch messaging channel like FB Messenger...
9 months ago in Watson Assistant 5 Future consideration