My thoughts on Virtual Agent for Customer Service

When Microsoft released the Bot Framework 3 years ago, the goal was to ultimately empower any developer to build and deploy the bot to any channels (FB Messenger, Teams, Skype to name a few) with ease to revolutionize the way the customer service operates to realize efficiencies and drive down the operating cost. The Bot … Continue reading My thoughts on Virtual Agent for Customer Service

Passing Authentication Context from Dynamics Portals to Chatbot

We have seen many websites with Live Chat embedded on the home page or contact us page, which is what we use to connect to a human agent. In most of the websites, there is a splash screen on the Live Chat interface that will first gather your Full name, Phone, email and so on … Continue reading Passing Authentication Context from Dynamics Portals to Chatbot

Authenticate Bot with Dynamics 365

Dynamics 365 enables secure and seamless connection with the external applications and services using Server to Server Authentication (S2S) and this is infact the approach that the apps deployed in the Microsoft AppSource use to access Dynamics 365 resources. This documentation dives deeper on this topic.There are numerous blogs that explain how we can acquire … Continue reading Authenticate Bot with Dynamics 365

Integrate QnAMaker with Dynamics 365 through PowerApps

2018 was a fascinating year for Dynamics 365 with the introduction of Power Platform. Power Platform (Power Apps, Power BI and Microsoft Flow) connects to a variety of data sources and this gives huge extension points to Dynamics 365 because of the way it is tied to the Power Platform itself. In this blog post, … Continue reading Integrate QnAMaker with Dynamics 365 through PowerApps

FAQ Bot – Refresh Content

In the previous post, we reviewed how to layer a bot on top of the knowledge articles created in Dynamics 365 using Dynamics 365 Portals and QnAMaker Cognitive Service. We extract the content from the portal url (as configured in the Step 4 of the QnAMaker Configuration) in order to create a Knowledge Base with … Continue reading FAQ Bot – Refresh Content

FAQ Bot

Have you seen webpages with lots and lots of Frequently Asked Questions? Is that really what your customers want? Are you sure that they are reviewing all those before reaching out to your customer service agents? How do we make searching through the FAQs more engaging and less painful for your customers? In this era … Continue reading FAQ Bot

“Hey Siri, close the service request in CRM”

I was doing some testing for my previous blog where I needed to repititively change the status of service request to Resolved, which will send a message to the citizen. I was thinking what if there is a way through which I am able to change something in the D365 very easily. What if I ask the … Continue reading “Hey Siri, close the service request in CRM”