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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...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Future consideration

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...
over 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 3 Future consideration

Watson Skill Tooling should provide option to import or copy paste dialog nodes

We publish Chatbot watson workspace every release with new dialog nodes , entity & intents to support new features. Each of our customers have their own instance of chatbot / workspace and they also add new capability to this bot by creating n...
over 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Not under 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...
over 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 3 Not under consideration

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

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

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...
about 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Future consideration

UI and document should support Chinese Simplified

There are new customers in China for WA. We request WA UI and documents support Chinese Simplified. Thanks.
7 months ago in Watson Assistant 1 Not under consideration

Watson discards changes in Dialogue nodes done during the training - Possibility of team coworking on the same skill in one moment would make development faster and smoother

1. If one person in the team is training the assistant (adding user examples to Intents, adding Entities, or making other changes) and the assistant is processing them ("Watson is training" stripe in the "Try it" window), then no other team member...
about 1 year ago in Watson Assistant 0 Under review