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Ability to configure one entity as a synonym for another entity

This will enable configuring WA entities with less effort. There are scenarios where one entity and all its synonyms can be applied to another entity with additional synonyms (Mostly in a hierarchical entity model). As of now we have to manually c...
over 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Future 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...
over 5 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 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 ...
19 days 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...
2 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

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...
11 months ago in Watson Assistant 1 Submitted

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.
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Add Video Option to Watson Assistant

Currently, users have to leave the Assistant to watch a video. It would be great to have "video" as an options just like "text" or "image".
almost 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Future consideration

Add logs API for skill versions

I would like to be able to maintain context and history in my chat-application that is using the skill versioning in Watson Assistant. My chat-app is working with the development-version of the Skill. But when I assign the Assistant any other vers...
almost 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Planned for future release

Horizontal scrolling of the dialog window

When you have a deep tree with many child nodes in chain the deeper nodes are hidden in the right part, specially if you have opened the "Try it our" panel.It would be much more convenient to have the ability to scroll horizontally through the dia...
almost 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Future consideration

disable dialog node

One of the issues i have when i test things out is i often need to delete a dialog node to verify if something works. Deleting a dialog node with a lot of configurations such as conditional checks, detailed answer, jump to conditions etc is making...
about 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 3 Not under consideration