The Best Slack Apps for Your Business

Posted by Brooke Torres on Aug 30, 2016 11:21:00 AM


A problem facing every business team today is access to the right information. Companies have lots of data, but it’s stored all over, and finding it can be cumbersome. It might be stuck in a SaaS app that you have to log into and dig through. Or, it might be something one of your co-workers just knows, so you have to ask around until you find out. Lots of information is like that, and there’s no record for it.

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Topics: Conversational UIs

There's no word for what Talla does yet (but we'll say 'intelligent assistants' anyway)

Posted by Brooke Torres on Aug 25, 2016 10:22:00 AM


At Talla, we describe our solutions as intelligent assistants. We chose this term because it is a fairly accurate description of what our software does, but we concede it's not very evocative. Frankly, an intelligent assistant sounds like an overqualified secretary, much like social media sounds like a particularly chatty group of journalists.

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Topics: intelligent assistants

Measuring Success in the Land of Chatbots

Posted by Juliette Kopecky on Aug 11, 2016 10:23:00 AM


A couple of weeks ago, we launched Talla the Task Assistant, it’s a subset of the full Talla functionality coming later this year, and focuses on natural language management of to-do/task lists in Slack (and Hipchat soon). We’re a startup, and have been building the foundation of our larger platform over the past few months. It’s exciting to have shipped our first product, and since we’ve been so focused on that, at this point, we’ve shifted from trying to answer “What should we build?” to “Have we been successful?”

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Topics: NLP

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Posted by Brooke Torres on Aug 5, 2016 11:22:00 AM


The White House recently requested information on the future of artificial intelligence. Since it's our job to think about these things, as builders of AI-powered assistants for businesses, our Chief Data Scientist and Co-founder, Byron Galbraith, was an awesome person to provide insights on the topics they're asking about. Below are his answers.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, future of ai, machine learning, NLP, white house, white house request for information

Talla Product Updates

Posted by Rob May on Aug 2, 2016 10:23:00 AM


It's been a while since we wrote on this blog because we've been running an experiment and only posting on  Now that we have digested the results of that experiment, we intend to publish on both places.  Before we get started writing again here on, I want to update you on some of the things we've done the past few months, in case you missed it.

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Topics: Deep Learning, Neural Networks, NLP