5 Things Teams Should Consider When Building a Virtual Assistant

Conversational AI is a multidisciplinary effort; it takes multiple skill sets to get it right. On top of that, many companies are still in the experimentation phase of incorporating assistants into their business, still learning how assistants can create the most value for customers.…

Cooper Lower

A Practical Guide to Building Conversational AI Proofs of Concept

This guide zeroes in on best practices for building conversational AI proofs of concept, to help teams create a solid foundation for future development.…

Karen White

Rasa Open Source Now Supports spaCy 3.0

In February this year, spaCy 3.0 was released. This was a major release with many new features, including new pre-trained models. Rasa Open Source 2.5 now includes support for this new version of spaCy, which brings many new features to the Rasa community.…

Vincent Warmerdam

Why Rasa uses Sparse Layers in Transformers

By Johannes Mosig and Vladimir Vlasov. Feed forward neural network layers are typically fully connected, or dense. But do we actually need to connect every input…

Johannes E. M. Mosig

The Five Step Journey to Becoming a Rasa Developer

In this post, we’ll walk you through the major landmarks that most Rasa developers will run into in their developer journey and suggest some materials that you might find helpful when you reach that step yourself.…

Dr. Rachael Tatman

Create and Deploy Custom Actions Containers to Rasa X using Gitlab DevOps Platform

This blogpost was a collaboration between William Arias, from Gitlab, and Vincent D. Warmerdam, from Rasa. You can find the same blogpost on Gitlab here. Virtual…

Vincent Warmerdam

Announcing: Rasa for Pets

Disclaimer: this blogpost was an April Fools joke. Rasa is expanding into an exciting, previously untapped market: species to species communication. We’re very proud to…

Vincent Warmerdam

Intents & Entities: Understanding the Rasa NLU Pipeline

In a Rasa project, the NLU pipeline defines the processing steps that convert unstructured user messages into intents and entities. It consists of a series of…

Vincent Warmerdam