Proactive & Pre-emptive vs Reactive & Responsive

By Graham Ede – CEO – Yonder Digital Group In today’s customer experience arena, businesses cannot rely on a reactive service alone to beat competitors; superior customer service anticipates and pre-empts rather than waiting for the customer to get in touch. However what does this actually entail? A proactive approach can come across as obtrusive if customers feel they are being inundated with communications so there needs to be a focus on providing useful information and intelligent advice, providing extra value to customers. Continue reading Proactive & Pre-emptive vs Reactive & Responsive

NICE Introduces NEVA, The World’s First Robotic Virtual Attendant for Employees

NICE took customer service to a new level of cognitive intelligence via the launch of NICE Employee Virtual Attendant or NEVA, the world’s first virtual attendant, designed with the employee in mind. Powered by NICE’s proven, market leading Desktop Automation technology, NEVA offers real-time process guidance when called for or automatically when an opportunity is identified. Continue reading NICE Introduces NEVA, The World’s First Robotic Virtual Attendant for Employees

8×8 Acquires MarianaIQ to Strengthen AI Capabilities for Enterprise Communications

8×8 announced the acquisition of MarianaIQ (MIQ), a high-growth Silicon Valley startup, as part of the strategic investments it has been making in AI and Machine Learning. MIQ brings deep learning capabilities to the newly announced X Series to transform both employee and customer experience. Continue reading 8×8 Acquires MarianaIQ to Strengthen AI Capabilities for Enterprise Communications

Arco Selects RingCentral for New National Customer Engagement Centre

RingCentral UK has been selected by Arco, the UK’s leading Safety Company, as the foundational technology for its new National Customer Engagement Centre. RingCentral’s Contact Centre solution will be deployed as part of an ongoing Arco strategy of business investment with the aim of moving towards agile cloud infrastructure and process. Continue reading Arco Selects RingCentral for New National Customer Engagement Centre

Sekure Merchant Solutions Deploys CallMiner Speech Analytics via Five9 to Boost Sales Conversions

CallMiner, the leading platform provider of award-winning speech and customer engagement analytics, announced that Sekure Merchant Solutions is seeing early success in its implementation of CallMiner Eureka as its speech and engagement analytics solution. CallMiner Eureka is provided to Sekure Merchant Solutions through their cloud contact centre provider Five9, a CallMiner reseller. Continue reading Sekure Merchant Solutions Deploys CallMiner Speech Analytics via Five9 to Boost Sales Conversions

NICE Announces Adaptive Workforce Optimization 2.0 to Drive Employee Engagement Through Innovative Personalization

NICE announced the release of its NICE Adaptive Workforce Optimization (AWFO) solution version 2.0, that personalizes performance development processes and activities including training and coaching to improve employee engagement. Continue reading NICE Announces Adaptive Workforce Optimization 2.0 to Drive Employee Engagement Through Innovative Personalization