CollabTalk Podcast | Episode 44


For Episode 44 of the CollabTalk Podcast, the conversation focused on the rise of chatbots, how organizations are using them, where they fail with their deployments, and some best practices and practical advice for building a successful chatbot. You can listen to the podcast above and follow me using your favorite app, such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud, or the iHeartRadio app. Be sure to subscribe!

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A bit more detail on the topics covered in this episode:

  • Eliav shares how he went from hot air ballooning to chatbots [1:59]
  • Some of the basic scenarios and user cases for implementing a chatbot [5:37]
  • The role of chat, and the automation of chat, within modern collaboration [10:32]
  • Re-training your sales organization to trust these new tools [13:23]
  • How chatbots provide richer customer profile data [23:54]
  • How can organizations prepare for building a chatbot solutions? What should they consider? [30:15]
  • Personalization and context matters [38:48]
  • Important tips on optimizing your sales funnel [45:11]

Enjoy this week’s episode, and be sure to subscribe for more content like this every Friday, as well as interviews with Microsoft MVPs and Regional Directors every Monday. Thanks for listening!

Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (, leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.

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  1. March 1, 2022

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