Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs

A world-leading e-commerce business is set to create up to 300 new jobs in Sunderland, after it was unveiled as the first occupier to take space on the former Vaux Brewery site. Ocado, ‘the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer’, has signed a 15-year deal to let the top two floors of THE BEAM, a flagship 59,427sq ft building at the heart of Sunderland’s city centre. Continue reading Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs

Leeds City Council selects Sabio to provide real-time customer satisfaction survey solution

Leeds City Council, one of the UK’s largest metropolitan authorities, has selected Sabio to provide an innovative real-time customer satisfaction surveying solution to support the council’s Voice of the Customer programme. Sabio’s automated Bright Navigator post-call survey tool will enable the council to capture customer feedback in real-time, provide extended intelligence on key customer satisfaction, and the insights needed by the contact centre team to optimise customer engagement. Continue reading Leeds City Council selects Sabio to provide real-time customer satisfaction survey solution

Contact Centre Leaders Confident in Artificial Intelligence’s (AI’s) Role in Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences

NICE inContact, a NICE business, announced the findings of its second annual, comprehensive global research study that gauges the changing attitudes of business contact centre leaders and consumers in key areas of customer experience. The 2019 NICE inContact Customer Experience (CX) Transformation Benchmark, business wave, polled contact centre leaders in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. Continue reading Contact Centre Leaders Confident in Artificial Intelligence’s (AI’s) Role in Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences

Avaya Cloud Communications Solutions Enable Regum Fintech to Enhance Customer Experience While Reducing Cost

Regum, a company dedicated to educational training and financial investments for a wide range of customers, has improved the speed and responsiveness of its customer service by implementing the Powered by Avaya IX™ solution for cloud-based unified communications and collaboration. Continue reading Avaya Cloud Communications Solutions Enable Regum Fintech to Enhance Customer Experience While Reducing Cost

TextUs Next Combines Conversational Text Messaging, Cloud-Voice and Personalized Automation to Connect Businesses with Their Customers in Real-Time

TextUs, the fastest growing business text messaging software in the nation, announced TextUs Next, a new real-time communication platform for connecting businesses with customers in real-time, on their terms. Continue reading TextUs Next Combines Conversational Text Messaging, Cloud-Voice and Personalized Automation to Connect Businesses with Their Customers in Real-Time

Westcon Joins Forces with RingCentral to Enable Channel Partners to Deliver Market-Leading Cloud Communications Solutions to Enterprises

RingCentral UK Ltd., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact centre solutions and a wholly-owned subsidiary of RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), and Westcon, a value-added technology distributor, today announced they will bring a new generation of cloud communications solutions to channel partners. Continue reading Westcon Joins Forces with RingCentral to Enable Channel Partners to Deliver Market-Leading Cloud Communications Solutions to Enterprises

Zendesk Releases Benchmark Reports on the Biggest Gaps in Customer Experience for Small and Midsize Companies

Zendesk released new research and insights from more than 9,000 small and midsize companies, analyzing the gaps between companies’ perceptions of the customer experiences they deliver and the reality. While results indicate differences in small and midsize businesses’ ability to meet the growing expectations of customers, one discovery is consistent: fast-growing companies are more likely to take an omnichannel approach, offering a seamless and connected experience for communicating with customers across multiple channels. Continue reading Zendesk Releases Benchmark Reports on the Biggest Gaps in Customer Experience for Small and Midsize Companies

UserTesting Opens European Headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland

UserTesting, the leading on-demand Human Insight Platform, announced the opening of its first international office located in Edinburgh, Scotland and welcomed Bruce Hunter as Europe’s regional Vice President. UserTesting’s first European office is part of what has already been an impressive year of growth, including the addition of key new executive positions, expansion of the company’s U.S. East Coast presence and winning new global customers. Continue reading UserTesting Opens European Headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland

Housecall Pro Moves Hundreds of Agents to Talkdesk for Omnichannel Support

Talkdesk, the cloud contact center for innovative enterprises, announced their selection by Housecall Pro to power its customer service operations of more than 250 agents. Housecall Pro, the leading software platform for home service professionals to manage and grow their business, chose Talkdesk Enterprise Cloud Contact Center for its ease of use, omnichannel support, seamless integration capabilities and unmatched reliability backed by an industry-first 100% uptime SLA. Continue reading Housecall Pro Moves Hundreds of Agents to Talkdesk for Omnichannel Support

Wiltshire Council Deploys Thoughtonomy Virtual Assistants to Free up Staff Capacity and Deliver Improved Services

Thoughtonomy, the leading Intelligent Automation platform provider, is working with Wiltshire Council to transform the way it delivers services to residents as part of its long-term automation strategy. Continue reading Wiltshire Council Deploys Thoughtonomy Virtual Assistants to Free up Staff Capacity and Deliver Improved Services

IMImobile to acquire US-based mobile engagement and RCS Business Messaging leader 3Cinteractive

Global communications software provider IMImobile announced that it has conditionally agreed to acquire 3Cinteractive Corp. (3C) a private US, cloud-based mobile customer engagement platform company. This will see IMImobile acquiring complementary product capabilities and a new blue-chip customer base in North America. Continue reading IMImobile to acquire US-based mobile engagement and RCS Business Messaging leader 3Cinteractive