Author Archives: Stephane Eyskens

About Stephane Eyskens

Office 365, Azure PaaS and SharePoint platform expert

Build the ultimate chatbot

Hi, For this episode, I have created another chatbot that is aimed at helping factory workers to intervene on machines whenever they encounter operating problems. This factory comes with a specific jargon and workers are surrounded by permanent noise which … Continue reading

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Cognitive Services Episode 8 – Leveraging speech services with chatbots

Hi, Now that we built a chatbot using most of the NLP-related APIs and that we saw how to categorize incidents based on end users screenshots thanks to the custom vision service, it’s time to see how to add speech to this bot! … Continue reading

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DevOps – Using Azure MSI with VSTS – step by step

Hi, Microsoft recently announced Azure Managed Service Identity (MSI) which in a nutshell, is a way to avoid storing credentials in code or in locations such as the web.config, the app service settings etc…thanks to an automatically provisoned Service Principal (bootstrap identity) … Continue reading

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DevOps trick – Provision Azure Active Directory Apps in a highly controlled way – step by step

Hi, Recently, I wrote a short blog post on how to provision Azure Active Directory (AAD) Apps in a highly controlled way, so I will not repeat all I said there, but it a nutshell, the idea is to make sure DevOps … Continue reading

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DevOps trick – Provision Azure Active Directory Apps in a highly controlled way

Hi, Besides promoting a new collaboration mindset between development & operations, DevOps’ primary goal is to use tooling in order to reach continuous development as well as continuous deployment. As it implies a cultural change, it often cristalizes tensions between … Continue reading

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Full free online course on NLP with Azure Cognitive Services

Hi, With the recent publishing on my 6th episode, I just closed the chapter on using NLP with Azure Cognitive Services. In this course, I explain little by little how to build a chatbot that deals with various tasks, each … Continue reading

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#cognitiveservices #nlp – Document routing & tagging with #textanalytics & #entitylinking

Hi, So far in this course, we saw the high level AI concepts and we build a chatbot bound to a LUIS app. We also saw how to take advantage of the Linguistic Analysis API to perform natural search queries … Continue reading

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