For the purpose of this blog (4th post in the series on Power Virtual Agent) and just to avoid any confusion, when I mention "BF Bot", it is the bot built with the bot framework. And bots built with the Power Virtual Agent (PVA) will be called as PVA bot. I want to start this … Continue reading Power Virtual Agent – Extend and Customize
If there is one feature that make or break the bots, it is "Best Practices". Time travel to early 1990's. We have a baby internet and the concept of webpages was just born. For the most part, it is purely text based and having an image along with the text on a same web page … Continue reading Power Virtual Agent – Top 10 Best Practices
If I have to summarize the Power Virtual Agent in a single word - it is magical. Well, nothing is magical. There is a hardworking team, infrastructure and supporting services behind it. In this post, let's go under the hood of the Power Virtual Agent (PVA) and see all the moving parts involved. As I … Continue reading Power Virtual Agent – Under the hood
I am starting a new blog series with the motive to share some of the essentials that the beginners would like to know as they embark on the journey with the Power Virtual Agents. In this blog, I am registering my thoughts as to how the Power Virtual Agents may have been conceived, key features … Continue reading Power Virtual Agents – Past, Present and the Future
Traditionally, customers reach out to the help desk through email and voice. But recently, the customers have grown to start engaging in various other channels such as SMS, live chats, social media and the expectation is that organizations should serve the customers in all the channels possible - the goal is to be present where … Continue reading Demystifying Omnichannel Engagement Hub?
AI framework is not just to make the customers' lives easier, but also to make the internal users' lives easier. We are heading 2020 and the its been 25 years since the internet took off, but sadly, we still have some paper processes to deal with. But fortunately with AI services these days, we can … Continue reading Forms Recognizer PCF Control
This PCF control embedded on the Dynamics 365 form (Typically Case form) aids the agent to query their Frequently Asked Questions database in a natural language leveraging QnAMaker. In the index.ts, I am making a call to QnAMaker's API in order to pass the question as parameter and retrieve the answer. That's all. It is … Continue reading My First PCF control