With Alexa providing a more active orientation. HipChat is team chat and file sharing system. Akin to Slack, which I have used with a client. Is this the way to bring assistants to the office? But does this require the more difficult challenge of multi step, intelligent, conversational, memory augmented interaction? Not there yet on the Echo. Following.
Amazon's Echo is making its first moves into the office by Matt Weinberger
On Tuesday, $5.5 billion Atlassian announces that it's bringing its popular HipChat app to the Amazon Echo family of smart speakers — making HipChat the first chat program available on Echo, and possibly marking a milestone in using virtual assistants at work. ...." via Walter Riker.