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Hi Charlie, we are using Slack and integrations with ServiceNow.  We are looking at Skype and Teams as well as additional options for the end users to request help. ------------------------------ SHERYL WALTON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER Autodesk San Francisco CA ------------------------------

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Hi Chris, we are using a custom application driven by Moveworks and leveraging Slack.  Lots of APIs and integrations with Service-Now for ticketing and Active Directory as well to automate passwords, security group access and distribution lists. ------------------------------ SHERYL WALTON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER Autodesk San Francisco CA ------------------------------

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Sheryl,   What platform are you using to implement the chat bots?   is this part of a ServiceNow  ITSM solution?    Thanks  ------------------------------ Charlie Kulins Manager of Customer Service Adelphi University Garden City NY ------------------------------

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