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Watson Assistant

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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...
over 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Submitted

Answer Writer role and tooling

The work of defining a dialog tree is technical, however the the work in writing, editing and reviewing individual answers is better performed by a Writer/Author/Subject Matter Expert. This idea is for the Watson Tooling to add a new screen that l...
about 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 3 Future consideration

Ability to add comments in nodes

The dialog nodes maintain logic of the conversation flow. This also requires to be maintained in an ongoing way. It needs to have an ability to add user comments. These comments will help in maintaining the dialogs. Currently there is no way to ad...
over 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Planned for future release

Common Pattern Nodes

Add the possibility to jump to common pattern nodes/node groups (e. g. "Please enter your customer number/adress/phone number") from anywhere in the dialog flow and dynamically jump back, based on where you came from. This could speed up dialog d...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Future 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...
over 1 year ago in Watson Assistant 1 Submitted

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.
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Get Search skill(Discovery) responses/logs via Assistant api(logs or a new analytics api)

Right now, AssistantV1 logs provides dialog skill logs only. Even if we provide assistant id, we do not get the search skill(discovery responses) logs. It will be good, if Assistant V2 also provides logs api or an analytics api, that can return bo...
over 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Future 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...
over 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Export and Import only Dialog

Allow to import only dialogue , right now, you can only import or export intentions and entities separately, but it is necessary to export a dialog of a workspace and import it into another workspace. if possible, the posibility to export only sel...
over 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Future consideration

Allow the confidence threshold criteria for disambiguation to be configurable

Currently WA (premium) uses a calculation of confidence within 55% of top intent for disambiguation candidates. This is too sensitive for some training sets (the range increases with higher confidence levels, triggering disambiguation more often t...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Future consideration