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Reporting on Bots – Why It’s as Bad as IVRs Ever Were

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As a result, it is difficult to gauge the success of a chatbot in interacting with and meeting the needs of customers. To understand this issue, it’s helpful to look back at the history of Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems. As a result, the same IVR reporting problem exists today with CAI.

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Guest Blog: The Rise of Chatbots in Customer Experience


This week we feature an article by Irina Kirnos who writes about how chatbots are customer experience tools that are changing the way that companies interact with their customers. Chatbots are more than just automated FAQ answer generators. That’s the kind of service that today’s chatbot can offer.

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The Definitive Guide: IVA vs IVR and What’s Right for Your Contact Center


Two popular options are Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and Intelligent Virtual Agent (IVA). Understanding the key differences between IVR and IVA is crucial for businesses looking to optimize their customer service. A way to see the differences between IVR and IVA is to learn the pros and cons of each.

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What Is Conversational IVR & Its Difference From Standard IVR?


A standard IVR is frustrating for about 46% of the callers , who say that the unending, pre-recorded IVRs are a terrible experience. Thankfully, with conversational AI-based IVRs, you can turn this metric around for your customers. There is more to conversational AI IVR than just that – which is what this blog is about.

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Guest Blog: Customer Support Chatbots ? Striking The Right Balance


If you’ve not been living in a cave, you’ve probably heard by now numerous projections about how chatbots are destined to take over customer support. Another study by UK-based Juniper Research estimates that chatbots will help businesses save more than $8 billion per year by 2022. These numbers are staggering.

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5 Recommendations to Evaluate Your Chatbots and IVR for Elevated CX

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But even if you’re already evaluating your chat and email interactions, you may need to expand your QM program to address an even bigger gap in the customer experience — your online assistants/chatbots and IVR. 3) Determine frequency of evaluation. 4) Create a feedback mechanism.

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How Self-Service Options Enhance Customer Experience


Some common self-service options include: A searchable knowledge-base An IVR system An AI chatbot A frequently asked questions (FAQ) page A community forum Let’s explore these options in detail. IVRs For non-critical issues, your support phone line can direct callers to an interactive voice response (IVR) system.