Amazon Web Services (AWS) yesterday released its long-awaited Amazon Connect, a suite of cloud-based contact center services that leverage the artificial intelligence powering Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant to handle contact center calls and texts.
Posted March 29, 2017
Linc's new chatbots operate on the Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Apple iMessage platforms and also offer voice assistance through Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Apple's Siri, along with enhanced email, web, and text capabilities.
Posted March 22, 2017
Salesforce.com today launched Service Cloud Einstein, an intelligent customer service platform connected to CRM data across sales, commerce, marketing, and more.
Posted February 13, 2017
Pronexus, which has provided interactive voice response (IVR) solutions for more than 20 years, this week launched VB Voice 10.1, a program that will allow users to access both voice recognition and visual customer service through smartphone or HTML 5-enabled browser.
Posted January 30, 2017
NICE has released its Nexidia Analytics solution, offering interaction analytics via omnichannel "listening" to know what customers and prospects are saying and then analyze those conversations to tailor experiences to their stated needs.
Posted January 10, 2017
We live in an era where messaging programs have overtaken phone calls for personal interactions, so why shouldn't companies be able to interact with their customers the same way? This question was the impetus for LiveMessage, announced today by Salesforce.com as a new addition to its Service Cloud. LiveMessage allows companies to engage with customers using the messaging platform of their choice, including SMS, text, and Facebook Messenger.
Posted December 13, 2016
Social media is an important aspect of marketing and communication for many organizations, but it is also becoming a necessary channel for providing top-tier customer service. To support customers' desire to take to social media when they need help, Verint Systems has enahnced its Social Engagement solution.
Posted December 06, 2016
Avaya today introduced IP Office Contact Center 10, the latest version of its contact center platform specifically geared toward midsized businesses but with the same advanced tools as its enterprise-level product.
Posted December 01, 2016
Oracle has launched IoT Accelerator, an integration package to allow companies to leverage insights gathered from the Internet of Things (IoT) via the company's IoT Cloud and Oracle Service Cloud.
Posted November 16, 2016
Actionable customer experience research depends not only on gathering data for focused insight but being able to access and deploy that insight efficiently and then benchmark results. Often the barriers between technology and insight have made this a daunting task, one that Forrester and Verint Systems hope to address with a partnership announced today.
Posted November 07, 2016