In times of crisis, chatbots can help people quickly find the answers that they need to critical questions. In the case of a pandemic like COVID-19, people might be searching for information about the disease’s progression or where to get tested. In this tutorial, I show you how to integrate a crisis communication chatbot with Slack to make it faster for users to get answers to their COVID-related questions.
This tutorial gives you step-by-step instructions for how you can get your COVID Crisis Communication Assistant up and running with Slack.
The following figure shows you the result.
In this tutorial, you will:
Learn how to build a Slack application
Integrate your Slack app with Watson Assistant
Build a Call for Code COVID Crisis Communications Slack-enabled Chatbot solution
An IBM Cloud account
Create a Watson Assistant COVID-19 Crisis Communication Chatbot
Set up a Slack workspace with administrative rights
It should take you approximately 15 minutes to complete the tutorial
Original URL: https://developer.ibm.com/tutorials/create-crisis-communication-chatbot-integrate-slack/