Articles in Customer Engagement

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Five Ways Hotels Can Build a Successful Digital Strategy for Improving Guest Experience

  • Robert K. Mitton
  • February 7, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • If research has shown us anything, it’s that companies across virtually every sector are realigning around digitization. So much so that 80% of companies identify…
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My Thank You Note for the Best Christmas Gift of All

  • Mike Runda
  • January 9, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Every Christmas is special. But this Christmas was even more special, thanks to my experience with children young and old who eagerly awaited the arrival…
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Why Multi-Touch Matters more than Multi-Channel

  • Laura Bassett
  • January 3, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • When it comes to customer service, it seems that change is the only constant. I know you’ve heard it all before; how single channel service…
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Five magical facts about the NORAD Tracks Santa Program

  • Laura Bassett
  • December 21, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Illustrating the true magic of Christmas, this will be the 61st consecutive year that eager and anxious little boys and girls call the NORAD hotline…
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Leveraging Big Data to Fine Tune Customer Experiences

  • Laura Bassett
  • December 6, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • Whether you realize it or not, big data is at the heart of practically everything we do today. Billboard companies, for example, are now leveraging…
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Make or Break: The Customer Experience Imperative for Midsize Businesses

  • Karen Hardy
  • December 1, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • According to the Wall Street Journal, 2016 Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales have already accounted for more than $3 Billion in “desktop spending”—aka, e-commerce. While…
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Verbio Brings Voice Biometrics to Avaya Breeze™

  • Jon Alperin
  • November 8, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • If you’ve been following the Avaya Connected Blog in recent weeks, hopefully you’ve read about the changes Avaya expects to see in Customer Engagement as…
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Avaya Oceana: Riding the Next Wave in Customer Experience

  • Laura Bassett
  • October 27, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Earlier this month, the CFI Group, which issues the annual American Customer Satisfaction Index, issued the Contact Center Satisfaction Index (CCSI). Here are some of…
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Finally… A Contact Center for the Digital Era

  • Gary E. Barnett
  • October 11, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Imagine interacting with a company—any company—via your preferred method whenever you want, whether making a phone call, using online chat, sending an SMS, or messaging…
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3 Predictions about The Future of Customer Experience

  • Laura Bassett
  • October 10, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Sometimes I know what the fictional Rip Van Winkle must have felt like when he woke up from his 20-year slumber. It seems like only…
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Transform the Customer Experience with an Intelligent Contact Center

  • Richard Spence
  • October 7, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • The evolving demands of digital-savvy customers have a deep impact on the contact center. In today’s highly connected society, customers are relying on other people…
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Celebrating a History of Personal Service

  • Guest Contributors
  • October 4, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Cord Himelstein, Head of Marketing for Michael C. Fina Recognition, has helped the company become a leading provider of employee recognition and incentive programs. Since…
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Artificial Intelligence in 2017: the Next Step for Enterprises?

  • Ronald Rubens
  • September 30, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Next week is IP Expo, one of the UK’s main business technology events. One of the key themes of the show is Artificial Intelligence, something…
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Preparing for the eCall Directive in the UK

  • Adrian Brookes
  • September 23, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • We have all seen many TV shows where the emergency services have pinpoint accuracy for your location, yet why it is that when you have…
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User-Defined Engagement is in Avaya’s DNA

  • Gary E. Barnett
  • September 22, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • User-defined engagement is our new mantra at Avaya. We dream it, innovate for it, develop it, live it. It is in our DNA. With more…