Joshua de Guzman

Project Title

Tandbook Workplace Bot


Entry to the Hackathon by Tanda and Workplace by Facebook

This hackathon tasked the developers to build the most compelling Tanda integration for Workplace in 24 hours. Leveraging the power of Tanda and Workplace to help workforces collaborate and be more successful.

The project, Tandbook Bot, serves as a virtual assistant that aims to help corporations, SMEs, people ops, and employees be more informed, listened to, and engaged in their workplace. Integrations:

  • Scheduling
  • Roster Rosters, Geolocation
  • Shift Scheduling
  • Shift Swapping
  • Leave Filling
  • Leave Balance Inquiry
  • Check Who’s Unavailable
  • Office Locations + Geolocation Suggestions
  • SMS

Most Outstanding Developer Awardee (+ $)

The project was uploaded in GitHub as an open-source project under BSD 3 Clause License.


Full Stack Software Engineer

Role Description

Managed to work for the entire software planning, tooling, development, and integration. Leveraged the powerful NLP (Natural Language Processing) of DialogFlow to capture, in a meaningful way, the user's intention and inquiries. Consumed TANDA's APIs for modules such as Leave, Unavailability, Rosters, Geolocation, and SMS. Integrated the chatbot in Facebook Workplace by setting up the permissions, webhooks for event changes, and API tokens.


Facebook, Inc. + Tanda

Company Description

Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.

Tanda is the world's no. 1 platform for workforce success. Tanda builds world class technology to help business build happy and productive workforces so they can create more jobs. Tanda has clients from mum & pop operations to global businesses with over 30,000 employees, and offices in 4 countries! They are best known for their fear of paperwork.

Project Year


Technologies Workplace by Facebook Facebook Graph API TANDA API v2 DialogFlow Artificial Intelligence ChatBot JavaScript ES6 NodeJS ExpressJS OAuth requests NLP webhooks RESTFul APIs Available on GitHub Let me prepare a coffee