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Webinar Replay – 3 Key Technologies to Improve CX

By Customer Engagement, Customer Engagement Webinars, CX Analytics, On-Demand, Webinars

Virtual assistants, voice biometrics, and video are making good contact centers great.

When it comes to improving the customer experience, there is no shortage of new technologies that can help differentiate you from your competitors. During this webinar, we’ll focus on three areas that will boost your customer satisfaction: Virtual assistants, voice biometrics, and video-enabled communications. Each of these either relies upon or can be improved with artificial intelligence.

Join Robin Gareiss, CEO & Principal Analyst with Metrigy, and Paul Lang, Head of Avaya’s Contact Center Solutions Marketing, to learn about how you can use AI in your contact center, what you should do next—and why. Robin and Paul will discuss the following:

– How can you use virtual assistants to help both agents and customers? With 71% of contact centers planning to use at least a basic virtual assistant by 2022, how extensive should your virtual assistants’ roles be—and what kind of business success can you expect?
– With voice fraud on the rise, how can you make customer interactions more secure—while improving customer satisfaction and reducing time on calls while you’re at it?
– We’ve all become well-versed in video for personal and professional conversations. So why is video for your customer interactions becoming a must-have, and how can AI boost the value of video? What’s driving 57% of companies to use video in the contact center, and what kind of business success can you expect?

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Data and Automation are Crucial for Transformation Projects

By Blog, Customer Engagement, Customer Engagement Blog, CX Analytics

As IT and business leaders are faced with transformative changes in the workplace, data will be incredibly important to help guide decisions—and management tools deliver the data. Consider that only 12% of companies plan to fully return to the office following the pandemic (most will continue with WFH strategies for all or some employees), and it’s easy to see how much the workplace is changing. You can’t have that drastic of a permanent change to the workplace without re-evaluating all technologies, business process, and change management.

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Avaya’s WFO Platform Drives Cost Decreases and Agent Efficiency Improvements

By Blog, Customer Engagement, Customer Engagement Blog, Workforce Optimization

In the past year, 55% of organizations added Workforce Optimization (WFO) applications to their portfolios, and 79% specifically cite workforce management tools as essential to helping them manage remote teams during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Metrigy’s CX and Workforce Optimization: 2021-22 research study of 524 companies globally.

A driving force behind the growth in adoption is WFO’s ability to deliver measurable value to companies that want to improve agent and customer experiences, while making contact center operations more efficient.

WFO comprises a set of applications, data, and analytics to continuously improve the efficiency of the contact center staff and overall operations. Tools in this category include quality management, call/screen recording, Voice of the Customer survey platforms, analytics (agent, desktop, predictive, sentiment, and speech), performance management, and workforce management.

Avaya’s Workforce Optimization suite includes call/screen recording, quality management, workforce management, speech analytics, desktop analytics, customer feedback, and encryption, and more.

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Single Platform for UC and Contact Center Expands Benefits

By Blog, Contact Center, Customer Engagement, Customer Engagement Blog, Employee Engagement, Employee Engagement Blog, Workplace Collaboration

Very few companies have fully realized the power of using a common platform for employee and customer interactions.

Yes, Metrigy’s research shows that 62.8% of organizations have integrated their UC and contact center platforms—61.9% of those using the same provider. This clearly indicates most IT and CX leaders understand there is value in applying components of each platform with the other group. For example, the contact center team may start using the employee team collaboration tools, while the employees at large may start using the contact center’s call recording capabilities.

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