For the past 30 years, I’ve been fascinated by all the new ways to automate our lives. And in the last 10 years, many of those new ways have become commonplace. Doorbell cameras, watches that send health data to our …..
In response to Amazon’s Alexa Live 4-hour virtual event on May 2, 2019, Google has started to ramp up their 3rd party developer partnerships. To level-set, to develop an ‘app’ for Alexa is called a “Skill.” To develop an app …..
We are pleased to announce that our VP of Marketing, Caroline Dunn, passed her AWS Certification as an Alexa Skill Builder.
Alexa Dev Group received the Top Innovator award on March 21, 2019. Presentation below:
As companies look to “the next big thing,” and start asking questions about Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home, the inevitable question becomes, “How do I create a skill without coding?” REWIND: Before I delve into that, let me provide a …..
In my last article, we discussed best practices in Beta testing our Alexa Skills including skill name nuances and the importance of finding good testers. If you missed that post, please check it out here. Prior to the last post, I presented ideas …..
In my previous post, Developing API Alexa Skills, I provided 3 examples of how to integrate your enterprise business existing APIs with Alexa. If you missed that post, please check it out here. If you’re wondering what the heck an Alexa Skill is, please …..
If you have content in your existing API, perhaps it is time to consider creating an Alexa Skill to make that content available. I’ll cite 3 examples in this post ranging from simple to complex. If you’re wondering what the …..
One of the most common types of mediums for Alexa Skills are MP3s. The MP3 Alexa Skills I have created include Cat Food, Balanced Running, and Baby Einstein Story Time. Why include MP3s in Alexa Skills? MP3s are important in …..
In my last post, we discussed best practices for creating a script for your Alexa Skill. If you’re wondering what the heck an Alexa Skill is, check out my Alexa Skill 101 post here. If you missed Best Practices for …..