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

How to build Extensible and Scalable Bot applications

Azure Serverless is gaining momentum these days and chatbot is at the centre of the business transformation. So, what if we create a chatbot on Azure Serverless? This is the topic I presented at the Global Integration Bootcamp 2019 in Calgary. Through this topic, I demonstrated two things: A Contextual Bot, that adds a bit … Continue reading How to build Extensible and Scalable Bot applications

Global Integration Bootcamp – 2019

It all started when Kunal was approached by a Microsoft employee at a conference last year to find if there is any interest to host an Azure integration focused bootcamp in Calgary. When Kunal pitched the idea of organizing this event together, without fully being aware of what is asked off of me, I said … Continue reading Global Integration Bootcamp – 2019

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

Are you new to the Bot development?

A few weeks ago, one of my colleagues was interested in getting to know how to get started with this fancy bot world. Like all the new platforms, there is going to be a learning curve and lots to digest with this ecosystem and it may be hard to understand where to start to efficiently … Continue reading Are you new to the Bot development?