Bots

How to Schedule a Smart Alert

In this How-To, we will explore a scenario in a Bot, say traveling Bot, where the user needs to be provided with weather updates daily for a preferred location. We will be using an Alert task to achieve the same. We will also see how auto subscription can be enabled…

How To Configure Agent Transfer

One of the frequently asked questions is how to transfer chat to a human agent from the Bot. This is especially necessary if your bot is in the space of customer service. Chat bots are not meant to completely replace humans. Many a times chat bot will fail to answer…

How to Use Traits

In this How-To, we will explore a scenario in a Banking Bot, where traits can be used to steer the conversation flow in a more natural and predictable direction. For details on what Trait is and how it is implemented in the Kore.ai Bots platform, refer here. Problem Statement Consider…

How to Manage Context Switching

In this How-To, we will explore a scenario in a Banking Bot, where sharing the context across intents, FAQs helps in improving the user experience and efficiency of the Bot. Also, we will be looking at how the context can be used within a dialog flow to determine the sequence…

Working with the Confirmation Nodes

Confirmation node allows you to prompt the user for a “yes” or “no” answer. It helps in the verification or allowing users to accept or decline a choice. For example, in the Books Flight Bot, you can use a Confirmation node to prompt the user to respond if they would…

Working with the Dialog Node

Dialog node lets you start a new Dialog task within an existing Dialog task if the user intent changes. For example, let’s consider a travel bot that has the following three Dialog tasks: Flight Availability, Book a Flight, and Book a Hotel. You may want to invoke the Book a Flight Dialog…

Analytics for Bots Admin

The Analytics module provides the history of all administrative tasks with attributes such as User, Date/Time, and Description for an event. You can review the Audit Report page to analyze admin users, custom admins, and user events such as log on, log off, and changes to system settings. The following illustration shows…

Sub-Intents

Human conversations are dynamic in that they tend to switch between intents and entities, often combining multiple things into one. Kore.ai Bots Platform offers Sub Intents that can be defined at the task level, and are the easiest way to shape dialog without having to manage context manually. This will…

Using Bot Variables

Bot variables help you capture values that are commonly used by different tasks, nodes, and other bot elements. You can configure a bot variable as a key-value pair once in the bot settings and substitute key with value at runtime during the conversation flow. By capturing frequently used values in…

API Collection

Postman is a popular tool to help test and develop APIs. To make it more convenient for integration with the Kore.ai APIs, we’ve developed a Postman collection. The entire collection is divided into two categories: Public APIs – which are related to the Bot Builder functionality; EERS Public APIs –…
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