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add remove What is Acronym bot?

Acronym bot helps Workplace users to search for and know the meaning of commonly used acronyms within their company. It can be used to codify internal knowledge within the company and the list of acronyms create can be used as a knowledge management asset.

A Workplace user can search acronym in two ways -

  • via a comment to a post by mentioning the acronym bot and the acronym (e.g. @acronym #VAPT)
  • by opening the bot in Workchat window and pinging the acronym text in the bot chat window .

Configuring Acronym bot can be easily activated on Workplace by registering on

Any Workplace user can request a new acronym be added by giving acronym and the meaning thereof. Such request is sent to the bot admin who can then accept, reject or modify the acronym. Accepted acronyms will then be available for all users to search.

Yes. Admins can view all requests for acronym additions at one place by pinging #admin to the acronym bot chat window and by clicking on the pending requests button.

Yes. Admins can download all existing acronyms by pinging #admin to the acronym bot chat window and by clicking download button.

Yes. Admins can upload multiple acronyms by download the format first, filling the necessary details (acronym and meaning) next and finally by uploading the excel into the bot chat window.

Yes. An admin can delete an existing acronym.

The bot will inform the user automatically when his/her request for adding an acronym is approved.