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Watson Assistant

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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

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

Ability to delete disabled nodes when turning off MCR

Currently, when you turn off MCR (Multiple Conditioned Response) it will disable the separate responses instead of deleting them. This means they are kept in the skill/module but won't be visible in the Watson Assistant UI (can be seen in the down...
7 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Adding Greek Language on TTS and STT

I want to create a VR Chatbot through an avatar on Unity and i need greek language support.
7 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

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 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

Ability to mass duplicate a dialog node

When setting up a new bot with many nodes of the same structure (e.g. just simple responses), at the moment you can only duplicate nodes one by one. Sometimes this can run up to hundreds of times for larger bots. Would be really useful if you coul...
about 1 year ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Search for Skills in an instance or between instances

It would be very helpful to be able to search for a particular skill ID (or skill name) within (or better yet, between) instances. This feature would allow a user to search for a Skill ID and find where it's located in a instance (or where it appe...
over 1 year ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Support a more robust yet responsive SDLC within the Watson Assistant studio

Rather than suggest a solution (we have multiple ideas, I’m sure IBM and community would have many others) thought it better to state our problem. Our needs: We need to speedily develop and promote conversation fixes to production to respond to pr...
over 1 year ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted