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End-to-End Bot Development Workflow Infographic

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Developing bots can be a lot of work for those of you, who may not know which tools Microsoft offers for the various bot development stages. Fortunately, Microsoft released an article which contains the various tools for the following phases in your end-to-end bot development workflow. The following phases need to be gone through combined […]

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#MSIgnite updates on conversational AI at a glance

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Every year somewhere at the end of September Microsoft’s biggest conference Ignite attracts thousands of people with a massive amount of news and big announcements. To keep up with all these awesome news is nearly impossible, as there is so much to explore in this very short period of time. Therefore, I try to sum […]

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The Microsoft Bot Framework Resource Cheat Sheet

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Nowadays, there is a ton of information out there for every service Microsoft has released, which is a good thing. But there are times when you search for something special, but you can’t find it as there are too many sites and resources which you need to crawl to find what you are looking for. […]

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Cognitive Services Infographic [UPDATED]

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A couple of months ago, I did a post about the Microsoft Cognitive Services with an infographic attached in order to better understand the various services and offerings in that area. Now a couple of months later, some things changed in that field, especially the offerings and the services (some disappeared, some have been merged […]

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New Bot Builder Tools [Infographic]

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A couple of weeks ago at the Microsoft Build conference (see https://www.cloudguy.pro/azure-ai-platform-updates-build-2018/ for details on the announcements concerning AI), there were some cool new tools for the Bot Builder announced. These tools are already in preview and can be downloaded here (https://github.com/Microsoft/botbuilder-tools). The following table should give an overview of the new tools released: Tool […]

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Azure AI Platform – Updates from Build 2018

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Microsoft’s annual BUILD conference took again place from 7th – 9th May 2018 with a lot of new and awesome updates for the Azure AI platform. The following list should give you a short overview of all news and announcements: Bot Builder SDK v4 now in preview: Bot Builder SDK v4 .NET Bot Builder SDK […]

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Boost your Modern Workplace with Microsoft’s AI ecosystem – Part 1 – SharePoint Online Intranet Bot

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The terms “Modern Workplace” or “Digital Workplace” is something every one of us have heard about in the last couple of months probably. It is some trend which should improve the workplace situation in order to digitally transform the way we work and make it more easier to communicate and collaborate with others. Therefore, the use […]

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Bot Framework – 101 (with Infographic)

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Microsoft’s Bot Framework is a great platform for designing, developing and deploying bots for various use cases. As nowadays many people are familiar with bots and they get used to connect and communicate with bots via social media, it’s a good opportunity to bring a service to the next level by adding a bot to […]

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Office 365 + Azure IoT + Cognitive Services = Smart Meeting Room Availability Dashboard

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Have you heard about the virtual Collab365 Global Conference 2017 that’s streaming online November 1st – 2nd? Join me and 120 other speakers from around the world who will be bringing you the very latest content around SharePoint, Office 365, Flow, PowerApps, Azure, OneDrive for Business and of course the increasingly popular Microsoft Teams. The event is produced by […]

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Cognitive Services Text Analytics API GA

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One of the coolest Cognitive Services APIs is finally generally available: the Text Analytics API. If you have a look at Survey 365 you will see what awesome stuff the Text Analytics API lets you do. Like in this example, you can extract text and detect the sentiment score of a given text to see if it […]