Low-code solutions have become more and more popular over the last couple of years. This is especially true for the Microsoft Power Platform and its newest member Power Virtual Agents, its low code Chatbot engine.
So far, the solution had its limitations; above all, we could only build Chatbots in English. Luckily Microsoft recently improved the solution a lot.
This brief overview covers the most important features:
If you are new to Power Virtual Agents, you can follow my step-by-step introduction here.
With this new release, we can now create a Chatbot for multiple languages, and it is very simple. Just create a new bot, and you’ll see the Language drop-down on the very first step. …
It’s Tuesday 6 pm, and I’m ready to leave the home office 😉. One last check of social media and the online communities, to see if I can help somebody.
Oh yes, there is a question from a guy asking on “How to post an important message in Teams and mention the Channel using a Power Automate Flow?”
That’s an easy one, I think to myself. Let’s quickly do that…
(Mood radar while doing it “quickly”)
🙂 = 6 pm
😒 = 7 pm
😩 = 8 pm
😨 = 9 pm
😱 = 10 pm
It’s 10 pm, and I’m exhausted. I thought it would be easy, but it isn’t.
That’s how life in IT sometimes…
Whatever your Chatbot is designed for, and no matter how clear or simple its purpose is, your users will always try to chit-chat first.
Knowing this, it becomes essential that even your simplest Chatbot has decent small talk skills. But this could be a challenge — especially when you work with low-code products like Power Virtual Agents (Power VA) as such products might not have a good Small Talk feature out of the box.
In this guide, I’ll show you how to add a small talk capability to any Power VA Chatbot using QnA Maker as part of the Azure Cognitive Services Suite and combine both products with the help of Power Automate. …