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.

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