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July 12, 2018

Justin Jeffress

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Announcing the new AMAZON.FallbackIntent in the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) built-in library. You can now add the right response to your Alexa skill in all English locales to handle unexpected customer requests with AMAZON.FallbackIntent.

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May 10, 2018

Justin Jeffress

When your skill performs a task for the customer that requires information from them, it's a best practice to confirm you have the information you need before performing the task. Learn how to create a seamless confirmation experience with dialog management.

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April 19, 2018

Justin Jeffress

This resource roundup features our top blog posts on dialog management to help you build conversational Alexa skills.

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April 12, 2018

Justin Jeffress

This post will walk through how to accomplish dynamic slot elicitation by overriding predefined prompts and elicited slots with dialog management, using a skill that recommends products as the example.

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April 06, 2018

Justin Jeffress

This post will walk you through a typical yes-no scenario and how the AMAZON.YesIntent and AMAZON.NoIntent intents relate to dialog management.

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March 29, 2018

Justin Jeffress

When you have a natural conversation with another person, you might find the conversation can take different directions. Therefore, the context of the conversation can change quite rapidly. With dialog management, you can ensure your skill is able to handle context switching.

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March 23, 2018

Justin Jeffress

Learn how you can lean on dialog management to simplify collecting a set of required slots that an intent needs to perform its task for the user.

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March 16, 2018

Justin Jeffress

Dialog management is a great way to collect the set of required slots that your intent needs to perform a task for your customers, since it greatly reduces the necessary coding required to reprompt for missing slot values. Learn how about how you can leverage the dialog management state machine.

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February 16, 2018

Justin Jeffress

APIs are designed for communication between computer systems, which means they don't often translate into a natural conversational interface. Simply put, it's not enough to wrap voice around your API calls. Here are some tips to make the experience more natural.

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January 23, 2018

Justin Jeffress

As you create more skills, you can add advanced features to deliver a more conversational experience to your users. We recently updated the decision tree sample skill to use dialog management and entity resolution.

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January 16, 2018

Justin Jeffress

When building conversational user interfaces, it’s important to think about continued engagement and high-quality interactions. In this 2-part blog series, we tear down a skill called Pet Match to show you the ins and outs of dialog management and entity resolution.

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January 12, 2018

Justin Jeffress

When building conversational user interfaces, it’s important to think about continued engagement and high-quality interactions. In this 2-part blog series, we tear down a skill called Pet Match to show you the ins and outs of dialog management and entity resolution.

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December 27, 2017

Justin Jeffress

For developers who are ready to tackle advanced design techniques and build more sophisticated Alexa skills, check out our latest roundup of resources.

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September 26, 2017

Justin Jeffress

When customers first invoke your skill, aim to provide just the right amount of information so customers know how to move forward. This is important to get right when building for voice.

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September 26, 2017

Justin Jeffress

When building your voice experience, think about continued engagement with your customers. Make sure your skill will delight users on their tenth visit just as much as it did on their first. 

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