New research reveals 75 percent of customers still favour live agent support for customer service vs 25 percent self-service and chatbots

New research from NewVoiceMedia, a Vonage Company and leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales solutions, reveals that three-quarters of consumers prefer to have their customer service inquiries handled by a live agent over self-service options or a chat bot. Continue reading New research reveals 75 percent of customers still favour live agent support for customer service vs 25 percent self-service and chatbots

PostFinance Cuts Authentication Times in Half with NICE Real-Time Authentication

NICE announced that PostFinance, one of Switzerland’s leading financial institutions and the largest payment service provider in Switzerland, chose NICE Real-Time Authentication (RTA) to help facilitate its move to become the number one among the digital banks in Switzerland. Continue reading PostFinance Cuts Authentication Times in Half with NICE Real-Time Authentication

Verint Launches Automated Verification, a Robotics Process Automation Solution to Eliminate Manual Testing of Communications Systems

Verint® announced the launch of its patent-protected Automated Verification™ solution to monitor the end-to-end health of communications systems. The solution is part of the company’s broader set of Workforce Engagement offerings. Continue reading Verint Launches Automated Verification, a Robotics Process Automation Solution to Eliminate Manual Testing of Communications Systems

Cogito Adds Strategic Investors; Acquires Employee Engagement Company Tenacity

Cogito, the leader in augmented intelligence announced it raised $8 million in additional growth equity funding, including investments from new partners Hearst Ventures and Battery Ventures, bringing the total amount of Series C funding raised to $45 million. These additional investors and Cogito’s recent expansion into the banking and retail industries demonstrate increased demand for emotional intelligence in the workplace. The recent acquisition of Tenacity accelerates Cogito’s ability to uniquely meet this market need at scale. Continue reading Cogito Adds Strategic Investors; Acquires Employee Engagement Company Tenacity

Fonolo Announces Release of Advanced New Call-Back System

Fonolo, the pioneer in cloud-based call-back solutions for the call centre announced the release of its advanced new call-back platform. The new platform offers a breadth of new features supporting increased security, reporting, customization, and accessibility, intended to provide customers with the tools they need to handle the growing call-volume and complexity in their contact centres. Continue reading Fonolo Announces Release of Advanced New Call-Back System

Cicero Acknowledged by Frost & Sullivan for its Productivity-boosting Automation Software for Contact Centres

Based on its recent analysis of the North American contact centre software market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Cicero, Inc. with the 2018 North American Enabling Technology Leadership Award. Cicero offers contact centres and back office sites – across industries – with a unique way of solving business problems using desktop activity and process data. Continue reading Cicero Acknowledged by Frost & Sullivan for its Productivity-boosting Automation Software for Contact Centres