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Manny Grewal

About Manny Grewal

Manny has over twelve years of experience in pre sales, architecture, design, delivery and deployment of solutions built predominantly using technologies like Microsoft Dynamics CRM, ASP.NET, SQL Server, SharePoint and Azure Services. He is a Microsoft Certified ASP.NET Developer and Microsoft Certified CRM Professional.
18 August, 2017
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External Web Services from CRM Online Sandboxed Plugin

By |August 18th, 2017|0 Comments

I have seen this question many times: Can you call external endpoints from within a plugin running inside Sandbox of Dynamics CRM Online? Recently, I was riddled with the same situation where the sandbox did [...]

19 July, 2017
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Azure IoT Hub Streaming Analytics Simulator

By |July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

I recently got an opportunity to build the Azure IoT Hub Streaming Analytics Simulator. The purpose of this blog is to explain What, Why and How of this application. What? Streaming analytics is a growing [...]

28 February, 2017
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Power BI for Data Scientists

By |February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

With my involvement in some data science work recently, I have had the privilege to explore a lot of tools of the trade – Rapid Miner, Python, Tensorflow and Azure Machine Learning to name a [...]

14 February, 2017
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Dynamics CRM Image Recognition (Part 3)

By |February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

In the previous two installments (Part 1, Part 2), I explained the image recognition system that I built to recognise Australian IDs and discussed how a traditional Dynamics CRM can benefit from such intelligent capabilities. In this [...]

9 February, 2017
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Dynamics CRM Image Recognition (Part 2)

By |February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

In this installment, we will train an image recognition model that can classify an image, e.g. a scanned copy, and tell if it is an Australian ID, e.g. driving license or visa scan, etc. Approach [...]

17 January, 2017
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Dynamics CRM Image Recognition Using Deep Learning

By |January 17th, 2017|2 Comments

Machine Learning is quite a buzzword these days and we have witnessed how quickly Microsoft and other vendors have made progress in this area. Just a couple of years back, Microsoft had no product or [...]

12 November, 2016
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Chatbot Integration and Deployment (Part 4)

By |November 12th, 2016|0 Comments

So far, we have seen glimpses of our application created in Bot Framework and how it interprets the intent of an utterance using LUIS.ai. In this part, we will see how we can ask the [...]

2 October, 2016
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Build a Chat Bot, Part 3: Language Understanding Intelligent Service (LUIS)

By |October 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

LUIS.ai is a framework where you can train the conversations in the context of your business. Put simply, it is based on three tenets: Utterance: A chat or voice message uttered by a person Intent: What is [...]

10 September, 2016
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Build a Chat Bot (Part 2): Bot Framework

By |September 10th, 2016|3 Comments

The recently released Bot Framework equips us with the basic plumbing that is required for chat sessions and making connections with services like LUIS. Some of the key features of Bot Builder SDK include: Support [...]

29 August, 2016
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Build a Chatbot for Dynamics CRM (Part 1)

By |August 29th, 2016|1 Comment

 “Chatbots are about taking the power of human language and applying it more pervasively to our computing.” - Satya Nadella   Image source: Chatbot Icon, Creativeworkline https://www.creativeworkline.at/2016/07/chatbot-icon/ We have seen an age of [...]