BGL Group, a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services to more than eight million customers, has chosen Sabio to design and build an intelligent Virtual Assistant capability for its online customers. Budget Insurance will be the first BGL brand to deploy the Virtual Assistant technology, having recently launched its ‘Ask Becky’ intelligent assistant to support online customers of its home, car and van insurance products. Continue reading Insurance leader BGL Group adds Sabio intelligent Virtual Assistant to help simplify digital customer engagement
Medallia announced that it has acquired Kampyle, Ltd., the best-of-breed software platform for capturing customer feedback on digital and mobile channels. Effective today, Medallia will offer a new product solution, Medallia Digital™, that combines Medallia’s powerful data analytics platform with Kampyle’s state-of-the-art web and mobile feedback capture capabilities. Continue reading Medallia Acquires Digital Voice of Customer Leader Kampyle
PRESS RELEASE: Hinduja Global Solutions Limited (HGS) announced it received Frost & Sullivan’s 2016 North American Contact Center Outsourcing New Product Innovation Award for DigiCX, a suite of customer experience (CX) services designed to transform traditional call center approaches by unifying customer engagement regardless of channel or device.
“The proliferation of channels and devices that digital-savvy consumers now have at their fingertips is creating an operational challenge for all contact centers,” said Michael DeSalles, Principal Analyst, Digital Transformation at Frost & Sullivan. “What DigiCX does is optimize the ideal blend of self-service, automation and agent-assistance that’s just right for the client’s business.”
DigiCX takes an innovative design-thinking approach to reimagine the traditional customer experience. DigiCX leads with dynamic self-service intelligently integrating people to help consumers “Get the Right Answer Fast” at every moment of truth using analytics, automation and artificial intelligence. It helps companies measure where their customers want to interact and then deploys the right mix of engagement solutions across voice, digital and mobile channels to provide a differentiating customer experience.
“Always being open, easy to do business with, helping customers complete transactions and quickly resolve issues over any device is the new consumer expectation,” said Chris Lord, SVP, Global Head DigiCX at HGS. “We’re honored to receive this award, which underscores our commitment to optimizing customer experience. By applying new design thinking we are moving past traditional call center approaches and incubating innovative ideas to help consumers get the right answer fast while meeting the corporate need for asset light and quick to deploy solutions that work with existing infrastructure and CRM investments.”
For the New Product Innovation Award, Frost & Sullivan analysts independently evaluate companies’ new product attributes (match to needs; reliability; quality; positioning; and design) and customer impact (price/performance value; customer purchase, ownership and service experience; and brand equity) to determine best in class cases.
DeSalles further noted, “Frost & Sullivan believes with the launch of DigiCX, that HGS has articulated a clear unified customer experience strategy to the market. HGS has added another new dimension of innovation, quality and customer value enhancement to its hefty portfolio of services.”
PRESS RELEASE: Firstsource Solutions has been appointed by BBC Worldwide to provide bespoke ‘digital customer support’ for its newly-launched BBC Store ‘buy-to-keep’ programming service. Continue reading Firstsource to provide digital customer support for BBC Worldwide’s ‘buy-to-keep’ service