Why limit personal automation assistants to the home?
What it does
Employees can use Alexa's voice activated functionality to improve workplace interactions and productivity.
How I built it
Utilized AWS Lambda, Alexa.sdk, and Node.js to create a "skill" that enables third party API integration with existing workplace productivity applications like Slack and Wunderlist.
Challenges I ran into
API integrations while experimenting with different workplace productivity apps and AWS Lambda/Alexa.sdk.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Integrating Alexa and Slack to send messages.
What I learned
How to use AWS Lambda/Alexa.sdk to create voice-controlled functions.
What's next for AlexaAtWork
Expanding functionality by including more productivity apps for a more comprehensive user experience.