Guillaume Privat

Guillaume is Vice President Product at PullString, where he leads product strategy and design. His mission is to combine art and science to create the simplest experience to design, prototype and publish voice applications. Before joining PullString, he held various product executive positions in Adobe’s Digital Media and Digital Marketing business units, Macromedia, Siebel Systems, and Grameen. When not working at PullString, Guillaume produces Olive Oil from a grove in the South of France.

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Fundamental Elements of VUI Design

By Guillaume Privat

Voice User Interface (VUI) Design is rapidly emerging as a new discipline in the world of user experience due to the rapid adoption of smart speakers and voice assistants. While a lot has been written about key principles of VUI Design, or how designing for voice radically differs from designing for a screen, not much has been written on the actual concepts that VUI designers can manipulate or should think about when crafting a conversational experience. Visual designers play with layers, filters, gradients, etc...But what can VUI designers play with? What does their toolbox look like?

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PullString Converse 2.0: Create Immersive Voice Experiences Powered by Conversational AI

By Guillaume Privat

Think about your last great conversation. What made it special? Maybe it was the other person. Or maybe it was the fact that the conversation felt natural and was something you could get lost in? Were you riding the highs and lows of whatever story you were being told, forgetting about everything and everyone else around you? Probably so, and that’s the great part about great conversation. It’s immersive.

The types of conversations you create for a voice application shouldn't be any different. Amazing conversational experiences are not only immersive, they’re also expressive. Through conversational AI, we can now move far beyond basic voice commands and make the shift toward meaningful conversations with voice assistant powered devices.

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PullString Converse 1.3: Monetize Premium Content To Enrich Your Alexa Skill Experience

By Guillaume Privat

PullString Conversation Cloud’s incredible pace of innovation continues. Today, we are happy to announce our latest release of PullString Converse which enables our customers and partners to monetize Alexa Skills with premium content. In addition, you can create Alexa skills for the Italian and Spanish markets and develop skills with confidence that your work is safe and securely backed up with a new project snapshot functionality.

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Announcing PullString Converse 1.2: Create Multi-modal Voice Experiences More Efficiently

By Guillaume Privat

When organizations new to the voice space ask us how to get started, we typically recommend taking a “crawl, walk, run" approach: start with a delivering a basic Alexa skill in market to learn about the skill creation process as well as what their customers are looking for; then add additional functionality to enhance the experience as more is learned.

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5 Ways Voice Assistants are Changing Your Customer's Behaviors

By Guillaume Privat

This is the third post in our  blog series, “the Conversational Marketer,”  about the impact voice assistants are having on digital transformation and marketing strategies.  

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Find inspiration for your next voice App with our new PullString Skill

By Guillaume Privat

A lot of our customers ask us how they can leverage voice apps (Alexa skills or Google Assistant actions) to improve their customer journeys, or drive efficiency internally with other stakeholders.

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PullString Converse 1.1: A Revolutionary Approach to VUI Creation

By Guillaume Privat

Today, we are happy to announce the release of PullString Converse 1.1!

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Enhance your Customer Journey with Voice Apps

By Guillaume Privat

This is the second post in our  blog series, “the Conversational Marketer,”  about the impact voice assistants are having on digital transformation and marketing strategies.  

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4 Powerful Reasons CMOs Should Invest in Voice Marketing

By Guillaume Privat

We are starting a blog series, “the Conversational Marketer,”  about the impact voice assistants are having on digital transformation and marketing strategies.  This is the first post in the series

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Create and Deploy Engaging Voice Experiences Faster with PullString Converse 1.0

By Guillaume Privat

Today, we are happy to announce the release of PullString Converse 1.0!

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