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5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of September 2, 2019

ShepHyken

A Gartner survey claims that by 2023 more than 40% of customer service will be automated. Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Here are my top five picks from last week.

Talkdesk Among Vendors for Four Pillars of Customer Service in Gartner Report

Talkdesk

By 2023, customers will prefer to use speech interfaces to initiate 70% of self-service customer interactions, rising from 40% today. Talkdesk is again featured prominently in a report from Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company.

Contact Centers: Ahead of the Curve on Quality Management

Monet Software

The report, “Quality Management Software Impact,” predicts exponential growth in companies embracing QM, with the software market more than doubling from 2017 to 2023. It always feels good to be ahead of a trend.

New WFM Report Highlights Social Media

Monet Software

billion in 2023. The workforce management market for contact centers continues to grow, as more businesses discover the many advantages in efficiency and performance these solutions provide. According to one new study, the global WFM market size will increase from $4.49

The Dynamic Duo of Momentum and Microsoft Teams

Momentum Telecom

Gartner Says Worldwide Social Software and Collaboration Revenue to Nearly Double by 2023. Unified communication and collaboration platforms are no longer a niche product. For many businesses, they’re now essential for connecting employees and getting work done — whether it’s across the office hallway or across the country, from a desk or on a mobile device. And this approach to work likely will only to grow in popularity.

The New UC Experience Designed For You

Avaya

Some research firms expect the market to top $96 billion as soon as 2023. There’s no shortage of industry research that indicates massive continued growth for the unified communications (UC) market. Last year, for example, Gartner projected the global UC market to increase from $40.9

Speech Analytics: Soon to Be a $2.5 Billion Market

Monet Software

billion by 2023, rising at a market growth of 17%. According to the new report Global Speech Analytics Market , published by KBV research, the international market size for speech analytics technology is expected to reach $2.5 Why is this happening? At the contact center the answer is obvious: merging call recording with speech analytics can significantly boost lead conversion rates, as well as increase customer retention levels.

How Telecom Can Set Themselves Up to Fail at CX at 5G Speeds

Beyond Philosophy

Experts estimate in five years there will be over a billion (with a b) 5G device users by 2023. I have a real problem with patience as far as my network is concerned. When the internet is slow, I throw all my toys out of the crib. It’s maddening.

Hosted VoIP Myths That Can Hurt Your Business

Jive

Billion USD by 2023. There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding new technology – Hosted VoIP is no exception. As one of today’s go-to solutions for communication and collaboration, Hosted VoIP is expected to grow and hit a market high of 9.50

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Nearshore Outsourcing Spotlight: Jamaica

Outsource Consultants

With more than 26,000 active call center employees, Jamaica’s BPO industry is growing fast, with around 50,000 dedicated employees expected by the end of 2023. Savvy business leaders trust outsourcing to offer competitive operational costs while maintaining customer-centric service. .

Are you measuring the performance of your outsourced call center agents?

Spearline

The Market Research Future (MRFR) predicts that the industry is set to reach $52 BN by the end of 2023. Are you measuring the performance of your outsourced call center agents?

Verint Speakers: Marketing Should Evolve as Customer Preferences Do

Verint

Marketing in the Year 2023. MarTech Magnified: Evolve Your Marketing with Changing MarTech. February 2; Tysons Corner, Virginia.

3 Reasons Why Conversational AI is Crucial to Your Digital Transformation Strategy

Interactions

trillion between 2020 and 2023. Digital Transformation has become the “it” topic for senior leaders across all industries. In fact, according to IDC , direct Digital Transformation investment spending will approach $7.4

Contact Center of the Future: 5 Essential Investments

Avaya

Research suggests five essential investments for navigating the contact center of the future: Effortless self-service: Gartner predicts that by 2023, customers will prefer to use speech interfaces to initiate 70% of self-service interactions, rising from 40% in 2019.

Why All Businesses Should Invest in Chatbots

Aspect

According to a new report from Juniper Research , by 2023, the use of chatbots will bring $11 billion in combined cost savings for the retail, banking, and healthcare business sectors as a replacement for customer service representatives.

DMG Consulting Releases 2019 – 2020 Cloud-Based Contact Center Infrastructure Market Report

DMG Consulting

DMG expects the number of CBCCI seats to increase by 23% in 2019 and 2020, by 21% in 2021 and 2022, and by 20% in 2023. DMG Consulting Releases 2019 – 2020 Cloud-Based Contact Center Infrastructure Product and Market Report. 12/11/2019. Strong and innovative sector with sustained growth and momentum. Who: DMG Consulting LLC, a leading provider of contact center, back-office and real-time analytics market research and consulting services.

8 Ways to Use AI in the Contact Center

Avaya

Specifically, using powerful automation capabilities that provide simple, easy-to-navigate conversational interfaces (Gartner predicts that by 2023, customers will prefer to use speech interfaces to initiate 70% of self-service interactions compared to 40% in 2019).

The State of Bots in 2019: Successes and Failures

Fonolo

In an article by Retail Dive, “Juniper estimates that by 2023 over 70% of chatbots accessed will be retail based.” “We are in the Era of the Customer, ” says Shep Hyken. We are indeed. It’s a modern reality where customers call the shots, armed with the knowledge that they have options.

Robotic Process Automation Is Changing CX as You Know It

VHT

The RPA market is just getting started, but many well-known companies like Walmart are already using it extensively, and by 2023, the market is expected to reach $2.7 The business technology industry is swimming with smart new products, and among them, robotic process automation (RPA) is making a big splash. It promises faster processing of complex, repetitive business tasks.

DMG Consulting Releases 2019 – 2020 Contact Center Analytics Product and Market Report

DMG Consulting

DMG expects the number of IA seats to increase by 12% in 2019, 11% in 2020, 10% in both 2021 and 2022, and 9% in 2023. DMG Consulting Releases 2019 – 2020 Contact Center Analytics Product and Market Report. 8/28/2019. Expanded coverage driven by demand for omni-channel and customer journey analytics. Who: DMG Consulting LLC, a leading provider of contact center, back-office and real-time analytics market research and consulting services.

DMG Consulting Releases 2019 Robotic Process Automation Product and Market Report

DMG Consulting

DMG expects RPA revenue to increase by at least 125% in 2020 and 2021, and 100% in each of the three years 2022, 2023 and 2024. DMG Consulting Releases 2019 Robotic Process Automation Product and Market Report. 10/3/2019. Extraordinary demand brings new opportunities for human capital in the age of AI. Who: DMG Consulting LLC, a leading provider of contact center, back-office and real-time analytics market research and consulting services.

The Power of AI to Drive Change

Avaya

Gartner predicts that by 2023, there will be an 80% reduction in missing people in mature markets compared to 2018, due to AI-based face recognition. AI presents a huge opportunity, possibly bigger than digital transformation itself.

Self-Service Experiences Matter Too

Avaya

Gartner predicts “by 2023, customers will prefer to use speech interfaces to initiate 70% of self-service customer interactions, rising from 40% today.” [1]. There are times when a customer needs to dial into your contact center to ask a question or request assistance.

2020 Customer Experience (CX) Trends

The Center for Client Retention

And observe a related trend affecting corporate marketing departments: by 2023, 51% of marketing organizations expect to have decentralized their marketing operations. Our customers’ expectations are growing exponentially.

The High Rise of Unified Communications (UC)

Revation Systems

Global Market Insights reports that the UC market will reach $96 billion by 2023. Connected devices and IoT have exploded in the marketplace, stressing the importance of convenience as the main focus of consumer communications. Today’s society expects responses to be 24x7x365.

How to Stop Your Chatbot From Derailing the Customer Experience

VHT

According to Juniper Research, chatbots in retail, banking and healthcare sectors will save businesses $11 billion a year by 2023. Remember when most websites were hard to navigate, hard to read and featured color schemes of yellow and lime green? When the web was new, businesses rushed to deploy the technology before thinking about user experience. And in many cases, it was a disaster. We seem to be in a similar phase with chatbots.

Smart Home Market Analysis – Expectations vs. Reality

TechSee

After all, industry experts such as MarketsandMarkets predicted that the industry would be valued at to$137.91B by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 13.61%. All eyes were on the smart home market in 2017.

Moving from chatbots to Automated Agents

UJET

According to Gartner’s April 26, 2019 Forecast Analysis: Contact Centers, Worldwide report (available to Gartner subscribers), “in 2023, 40% of contact center interactions will be fully automated by using AI, machine learning and self-service, up from around 25% in 2018.” Chatbots are arguably one of the most talked about and polarizing advancements not just in customer support, but in all of tech. But what exactly are they?

DMG Consulting Releases 2019 – 2020 Workforce Management Product and Market Report

DMG Consulting

DMG anticipates that the WFM market will experience rapid growth over the next 5 years, increasing by 11% in 2019, by 10% in 2020 and 2021, and by 9% in both 2022 and 2023. DMG Consulting Releases 2019 – 2020 Workforce Management Product and Market Report. 3/27/2019. Strong momentum driving market growth and investments. Who: DMG Consulting LLC, a leading provider of contact center, back-office and real-time analytics market research and consulting services.

The Cost of a HIPAA Audit

Revation Systems

In fact, a study performed by Juniper Research last year reports an estimated 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals in 2023.

40+ Live Chat Statistics for 2020

ProProfs Blog

million by 2023. “Always do more than is required of you.” — George S. Patton. This is exactly what customers expect from a brand when they approach them for support. Customer expectations are growing every day and because they form a strong foundation of every business. .

Digital Banking & Credit Unions: What to Expect in 2019

Revation Systems

A recent report produced by Juniper Research in July found that chatbots will deliver $11 billion in annual cost savings for banking organizations by 2023. The current landscape of the banking industry has shifted enormously in the last five years.

New Report by Opus Trust Marketing Unveils the Hidden Opportunity of Customer Correspondence

CSM Magazine

However, only 16% expect to pick up the phone to their supplier in five years’ time and 33% expect to be using online chat bots or live chat functions, up 123% from today’s usage and slightly higher than the 31% expecting to communicate by email by 2023.

2019 Retail Trends

The Center for Client Retention

billion by 2023. If we don’t look ahead we risk being left in the dust, and perhaps nowhere is that risk greater than with the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a practical retail technology.

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Coping with disruption through AI and human customer experience

Eptica

In fact, 44% of all service needs in 2023 will still require humans, and increasingly these agents will be augmented by technology such as AI, co-browsing and access to centralized knowledge. Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017 Coping with disruption through AI and human customer experience.

How Mobile Banking is Redefining The Customer Relationship

Infinity

By 2023, the same analyst predicts that fully 72% of the UK’s adult population will bank via an app. This blog is a guest post by our partners at RingCentral. It’s easy to overlook how much technology has changed our day-to-day lives.

Augmenting the Auto Industry – the Tech that’s Driving a New Reality

TechSee

billion in 2023 , up from $1.3 Augmented Reality is on the verge of changing how we live, work and play. And it’s also changing the way we drive, with AR automotive technologies now hitting the fast lane.

The impact of the Internet of Things on customer service in Asia

Eptica

According to a report from Research Nester, 36% of IoT spending will be in Asia, with investment growing at over 10% per year up until 2023. Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 The impact of the Internet of Things on customer service in Asia. Published on: April 20, 2017.