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Kora App Features

Apart from scheduling meetings, setting up tasks, broadcasting announcements, Kora offers a wide range of features to support the core features.

In this document, we will be looking at such secondary features.

  • Home screen that includes:
    • Welcome card
    • Help
    • Speech integration (talk to Kora)
  • Profile panel featuring:
    • Profile details, and configurable icon
    • Preferences for
      • Work hours, and time zone
      • Kore email services
  • Settings like
    • Meeting Locations
    • Search Skills configuration
    • Theme settings and preferred weather units
    • Notification preferences
    • DND settings
  • Panels to access inbuilt and external skills.

Home Screen

As soon as you login you will be directed to the Kora Home screen. From anywhere in the Kora app, you can access this screen using the Kora Home icon.

Note: All the screenshots were taken on the desktop application with light theme settings and might vary slightly for your installation and setting.

On this screen, you will find:

  1. Welcome card with a greeting message, weather details, and day summary message giving a brief of meetings & Tasks scheduled for the day, overdue tasks, and unread emails, notifications.
  2. A chat editor where you can enter any command to Kora.
  3. A “How can I help you?” section will list some commonly used utterances which you might need and which can be triggered by a simple click.
  4. A link – “Click to view history” to see the conversation history, this will be added as you proceed to interact with Kora.
  5. You can also use shortcuts to Cancel Dialog (the current one), Clear Screen, invoke Help to view sample utterances under various heads and Submit Feedback – generic or contextual.

Profile

Click the profile widget at the bottom right (in mobile/desktop app) or top right (in the web app). 

The edit icon next to your profile name gives access to the profile panel. 

  • The About tab displays the user profile details like email id, phone number, designation, department, and manager.
  • The Preferences tab can be used to set the following:

    • Work hours and time zone will be used while scheduling meetings and assigning tasks to the user.
    • Kora email services for configuring the Kora services. You would be using:

Settings

The settings section allows you to customize your Kora experience.

Preferences

You can set your preferences – User and App level.

User Preferences can be used to set the default settings for the following:

  1. Meeting Locations – Add the default values like: 
    • meeting URL and call-in details for Web Meetings,
    • phone number and conference code for Phone Call Meetings.
      These are the default values used when you schedule a meeting using one of the above meeting locations.
    • You can also designate one meeting location as default, which will be treated as a preferred meeting location while scheduling meetings.
  2. Skills – Use this option to configure search skills to let Kora search into external services added by your enterprise admin. You will be using this option to enter credentials to access the search skills.

App Preferences can be used to customize your Kora experience. Included are:

  • Configure the Theme
  • Set the preferred weather units to celsius or Fahrenheit

Notifications

Device notifications can be turned on or off at various levels:

  • Meetings notifications for a response from invitees
  • Knowledge notifications when someone shares an article with your, comments or updates an article that you follow
  • Contacts and Team notifications when someone joins Kora or leaves a team
  • Announcement notifications for comments

Apart from the configurations, you can view the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, and the current Kora Version.

Do Not Disturb

You can choose not to receive any notifications for a specified period of time. These time periods can range from 30 mins to until you turn it off explicitly. 

Once set, the Do Not Disturb will be set off automatically after the specified preiod of time. Optionally, you can turn it off from this screen or from the notifications panel.

Panel

A Panel is displayed on the left or right (based upon your settings) with the widgets for each of the skills enabled for the account, in-built as well as the external skills.
These skills can be pinned to the home page for web and panel in the mobile app. In the mobile app, these pinned widgets can be reordered using the reorder button at the top right corner. In the web app, the reordering can be done by simple drag and drop action.

  • Meetings for a quick view of your scheduled and upcoming meetings.
  • Tasks for a quick view of upcoming and overdue tasks.
  • Knowledge for a quick view of the knowledge articles created by you or shared by your colleagues. You also have the provision to add articles from here.
  • Announcements for a quick view of announcements sent to you or to the teams you belong to. You can also create an announcement from here.
  • Apart from the above-mentioned default widgets, any skills with settings to display on the panel would also be displayed here.