Cloud Contact Center Solutions Continue Upward Trajectory

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Cloud Contact Center Solutions Continue Upward Trajectory. Last year could be seen as the breakthrough moment when cloud-based vendors began their takeover of the contact center infrastructure market. With more than 150 competitors worldwide, the cloud-based contact center infrastructure market is primed for success. This sector includes vendors that build solutions and those that sell them, although there is overlap between these two groups.

5 Key Outbound and Inbound Contact Center Solutions

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For these companies, Chua recommends outsourcing with contact centers to provide “blended” communication. 5 Key Outbound and Inbound Contact Center Solutions. Small to mid-sized companies can benefit greatly from contact center outsourcing.

Cloud Contact Center Solutions Improve Relationships between Business and IT

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Cloud Contact Center Solutions Improve Relationships between Business and IT. The purpose of this blog post is to debunk the myth that IT resources are not needed when contact center infrastructure solutions – automatic call distributors (ACDs), dialers, interactive voice response systems (IVRs)/intelligent virtual assistants (IVAs) –move to the cloud. IT is needed regardless of whether a contact center solution is on-premise or in the cloud.

NICE inContact Ranks Highest in Overall Execution in Ovum 2017 Decision Matrix for Cloud Contact Center Solution

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Just over 12 months ago, NICE Systems acquired inContact (now NICE inContact) bringing together the perennial industry leader in Workforce Optimization (WFO) and Analytics and the longest standing cloud contact center provider in the world.

How Mid-Size Contact Centers are Adopting Cloud for CX Transformation

How Mid-Size Contact Centers are Adopting Cloud for CX Transformation. The combined forces of digital transformation, customer experience and cloud-based contact center products herald a new day for mid-market contact centers.

Why You Need More Than One Cloud Platform for Your Global Cloud Contact Center

Bright Pattern

Most cloud call center solutions depend on a specific cloud infrastructure provider or a proprietary data center. cloud contact center solution hybrid cloudMany vendors rely on large providers like Microsoft and Amazon to provide a global reach. The reality of working in the cloud, however, is that no business can operate on a global level when its chosen cloud platform doesn’t.

Make the Connection: Join Revation at ICMI Contact Center Demo 2017

Revation Systems

Is your contact center concerned about the increasing need to satisfy growing consumer demand for seamless, omni-channel communications? Also, be sure to ask how your contact center can include fee-free billing and leading security with our HITRUST SOC 2 Type 2 certified solution.

3 Best Practices for Boosting Your Outbound Results with the Cloud

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Outbound dialing technologies have undergone a recent revolution to accelerate sales, boost agent productivity, and increase customer satisfaction – and cloud contact center solutions are leading the way. Cloud Contact Center Solutions: Scalable and Cost-Effective.

Are digital communication channels calling for the end of the phone?

Aspect

The telephone has been a staple element of contact centres since their existence began and remains a key communication channel for almost all organisations. To discover more about how Aspect can help you implement the latest advances in contact centre technologies, click here.

The Customer is Always Right. Right?

Aspect

Now more than ever, it is critical for contact centers to provide customers with the highest degree of care possible. The emphasis on customer experience, versus basic customer service, has driven businesses to massively expand the role of the contact center.

What is the Role of a Call Center Manager in a Changing Contact Center Landscape?

Aspect

I’d like to speak to your supervisor: seven words that can make even the most stoic contact center agents start to sweat. Fortunately, a number of innovative contact center solutions have entered the marketplace, empowering agents to curb the frequency of these types of interactions.

Hold the Phone—You’re Spending How Much Time on Hold?

Aspect

But this is an important lesson for contact center leaders nonetheless. To more about how your contact center can get rid of busy signals with innovative contact center solutions, click here. The average American today lives to a ripe old age of 78.

5 Reasons Why Your Contact Center Needs Speech Analytics

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Contact center software companies are now providing innovative solutions that are both easy on the wallet and powerful enough to provide deep insight. Most contact centers sample 1% or less of their total call volume.

How to Improve Your Contact Center Technology in 2018

Aspect

Instead, take advantage of cutting-edge solutions to remain agile, productive and support customer experience initiatives. Here are five suggestions to improve your contact center technology in 2018.

How to Improve Your Contact Center Technology in 2018

Aspect

Instead, take advantage of cutting-edge solutions to remain agile, productive and support customer experience initiatives. Fortunately, you can still capitalize on customer data with emergent contact center solutions to enable you to deliver targeted and personal experiences effectively.

Give Your Contact Center a Pink Slip

inContact

A common theme for companies known for exceptional customer service is a robust, well equipped call or contact center. Simply put, these centers provide a human touch and a strong differentiator for the marketplace when deployed correctly.

This Week in Enterprise Tech with inContact

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Hear what Rajeev had to say about inContact’s cloud contact center solutions , our strategy for leading the market in cloud technology, and how customers can properly deploy our solutions to meet their business needs. “If If you think about the whole contact center market, there is a big market out there for contact center seats. Rajeev Shrivastava, Chief Strategy Officer at inContact, recently sat down with Fr.

Improving the Retail Customer Experience with SMS

Aspect

Our eBook, Your Retail Business Can Do Better, 5 Ways SMS Can Drive More Profitable Customer Engagement , shares more details how SMS captures consumers’ attention, and uncovers additional solutions you can implement to improve the customer experience.

Don’t Settle: 4 Things to Ask Before Choosing A Contact Center Provider

Contact Center Pipeline

Choosing a new contact center solution is a big investment that will affect your everyday operations and the experience you provide to your customers. With that on the line, deciding on a new solution is no easy task.

Analyst Firm, Ovum, Identifies Bright Pattern As the Company to Watch in 2018 in Latest Report

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Historical Cloud Contact leaders are being joined by a set of new entrants. Ovum Customer Engagement Principal Analyst and industry veteran Ken Landoline took a stab at reassessing the key market players in its Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Multichannel Cloud Contact Center Solution, 2017–18 report. omnichannel contact centerThe cloud transition continues to turn tables.

Turning Zendesk into a Fully Fledged Contact Center

Bright Pattern

A growing number of businesses are looking at turning Zendesk into a complete contact center solution, not just a support and ticketing system.

The UJET Difference

UJET

Unplanned outages, hidden fees, and painful UX—just a few things that your contact center solution provider probably forgot to mention before you signed on the dotted line. UJET Community Customer Experience

Discover Faster, Easier Cloud Customer Service by Bright Pattern at Customer Contact Week!

Bright Pattern

Next week, the Bright Pattern team is flying out to Customer Contact Week, the hottest contact center show of the year (seriously. The only thing that could make the event even hotter would be the unveiling of a faster, easier, and truly omnichannel contact center solution. Customers have been demanding it, contact center professionals have been praying for it, and now it’s here! Customer Contact Week

Guest Blog: Assistive AI for Real Work

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Kate aims to augment the capabilities of call center agents and customer service/helpdesk personnel. The technical implementation combines a collection of technologies — chatbots, micro-applications, knowledge center, widgets, a dialog engine, engagement engine, APIs, etc.

BPO Giant Webhelp Relies on NICE inContact for Omnichannel Capabilities

inContact

The company continues to rely on its partnership with NICE inContact today as the single contact center solution that spans the entire globe. Advantages of the Cloud Customer Experience Multi-channel Contact Center

Sharpen Technologies launches new programming language to bring complete customization to customer service.

SharpenCX

19, 2017) – Sharpen Technologies, a contact center platform with an agent-first focus, today announces the launch of.CX, a new programming language that empowers companies to provide complete customization in customer service. In conjunction with the Sharpen platform,CX enables companies to build custom contact center solutions for voice, text and data [.]. appeared first on Sharpen Contact Center Software. INDIANAPOLIS (Oct.

What we learned at Enterprise Connect!

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Last week at Enterprise Connect in Orlando, we surveyed more than 200 attendees to uncover their use of team collaboration tools and their thoughts on contact center solutions. Do any functional teams in your organization have a need for basic contact center functionality? What types of capabilities do you believe are important in a contact center solution for teams? You can read about our solution to this problem here.

 Is Virtual the Next Reality for Contact Centers?

Aspect

The modern contact center must be highly attuned to the emerging technologies that drive customer satisfaction today. The leading contact centers today already leverage chatbots, SMS and intuitive IVR systems, simply making these tools the new status quo.

The Top Five “Must Have” Contact Center Phone System Features

inContact

Are you one of the almost 40% of organizations that say reducing effort to improve the customer experience is their primary contact center goal for 2018? The best contact center solution is not worth a penny if it’s not up and running.

How to Prevent Call Center Agents Fatigue by using Workforce Management Solutions

Aspect

In fulfilling their typical daily responsibilities, it can be all too easy for call center agents to become fatigued. If contact center leaders fail to provide a working environment that eases agent fatigue, a number of serious problems may arise.

Bright Pattern Simplifies Omnichannel Workforce Management with Pipkins Integration

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Bright Pattern, leading provider of omnichannel cloud contact software integrates with Pipkins to enable the complete contact center solution, including WFM. Louis, MO Bright Pattern , omnichannel contact center vendor partners with Pipkins , leading supplier of workforce management (WFM) software and services to the contact center industry, providing sophisticated scheduling and forecasting technology.

You Don’t Need Tom Brady to Make it to the Super Bowl

Aspect

While this story might seem irrelevant, there’s a simple truth here for all contact center leaders. By integrating cutting-edge contact center solutions into your organization, you’ll be able to defend your turf and provide the high-level of service expected by all consumers today.

What Do Consumers Expect from Your Chatbot?

Aspect

As artificial intelligence (AI) technology continues to advance, contact center leaders are able to deploy chatbots with increasingly human-like behavior to give customers more personalized support.

Are contact centers making the right chatbot decisions?

Call Center Coach

When you’re thinking about making the decision to implement chatbots in your contact center, how should you start? Are contact centers making the right chatbot decisions? at Call Center Week in Las Vegas. AI chatbots can support your contact center agents too.

Choosing a Contact Center Provider that Fits Your Needs

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If you’re like many companies, you’re considering either an update or a complete upgrade of your contact center solution. You’re undoubtedly facing budgetary pressure, which means you need to implement the right solution the first time. Contact center capabilities.

Top 3 Trends in Contact Centers Today

Call Center Coach

I met up with Justin Robbins at the opening Demo Hall Bash at the CCDemo in Las Vegas to find out about the top trends in contact centers today. What are the top 3 trends in contact center today?” AI is making the contact center agent a more valued organizational asset.”

The New Face of Contact Center Is Intelligent, Easy and Instant

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For small businesses and companies with teams of informal and non-traditional contact centers – such as sales, collections, marketing, human resources, recruiting and help desks – using complex contact center solutions for customer engagement can be daunting, especially when they lack internal expertise and resources. 8x8 ContactNow – The Intelligent and Easy-to-Use Contact Center Solution for Teams.

Blinded Forever or Is Customer Effort Saved by AI Visibility

Call Center Coach

For many organizations with prominent contact center operations their percentage of data that is locked-up and invisible is even higher. This has been a decades old problem for contact centers. Tethr’s solution can learn from your quality assurance team or your CX team.

More Customer Channels: Your Biggest Pain Point Is NOT What You Think

Call Center Coach

Meeting with Cameron Weeks from Sharpen at ICMI’s Contact Center Expo was a bit of a twist from the norm. Hearing a unique message and perspective on a common contact center topic (and solution) such as omni-channel was an inspirational change of pace. Too often the inside view on contact center technology is about cost reduction and Customer Experience. Cameron Weeks : Yeah, we really focus on the Agent Experience side of the contact center.

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Bed Bugs Invading Contact Centers: New Issues in Performance

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Just when we think managing all of the different customer contact channels, and those customers that can never be satisfied is pesky – we now must add beg bugs to the list of contact center performance issues. While at ICMI’s Contact Center Expo I was walking the Expo Hall and spotted a vendor that caused me to pause. Bed bugs in contact centers?! That’s why Orkin was at the Contact Center Expo.