115 Articles Tagged Contact Center

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Customer Journey Analytics vs. Traditional Analytics—Know the Difference

  • Laura Bassett
  • April 24, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • It’s expected that 60% of all large organizations will develop customer journey mapping capabilities by 2018. Why? Because the average consumer isn’t so average anymore.…
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CX Experts Agree Customer Journey Maps Help Build Relationships

  • Bernard Gutnick
  • April 3, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • I recently attended the 2017 MoNage conference, which focused on the Age of Messaging over the Net—a phrase coined by the founder Jeff Pulver. Jeff…
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Winning the CX with Apps, Integrated Data Views, Custom Agent Desktops

  • Laura Bassett
  • April 3, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • An estimated $6 trillion in global revenue is up for grabs due to dissatisfied customers constantly switching providers, seeking a better customer experience—CX. From finance…
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Customers Explain Why Chatbots Matter for Contact Centers

  • Bernard Gutnick
  • March 28, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • I recently attended Jeff Pulver’s 2017 MoNage conference to get the latest views on chatbot usage and expectations for serving customers. Jeff Pulver created the…
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Call it what you will: Multi-channel, Omnichannel—It isn’t about the Contact Center!

  • Karen Hardy
  • March 24, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • At this point, we know that most companies are competing exclusively on the customer experience (83%, according to Dimension Data). McKinsey Insights shows that effective…
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Get out of the Queue: Drive Your CX with Attribute Matching

  • Laura Bassett
  • March 23, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • At this point, nearly every company is working overtime to realign around two simple words: customer experience (CX). So much so that nearly 90% of…
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2017 Avaya Customer Innovation Awards Honor Five Companies Leading the Way in Digital Transformation

  • Tony Kleckner
  • February 16, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Every year, Avaya and IAUG recognize a handful of customers who are innovators. These customers are recognized with Customer Innovation Awards. Last year’s award winners…
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Avaya Demos Wireless Location Based Services at Avaya ENGAGESM Dubai

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • December 9, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • Wireless Location Based Services (WLBS) are usually discussed in the areas of customer or guest engagement. However, there are also valuable use cases in the…
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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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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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Every Week is Customer Service Week for this Credit Union

  • Sandra Thomson
  • October 4, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • It’s not easy for credit unions to compete these days. Many need to win against neighboring big banks, with nearby branches, billions in operating expenses,…
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E911’s Fatal Flaw is Lack of Location Data—How Avaya Breeze Can Solve

  • Markus Bornheim
  • September 28, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • The night of her husband's death, Alison Vroome did everything she knew to be right. She grabbed her phone, called 911 and told the operator…
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What is Happening in the Business Communications Space?

  • Mark Castleman
  • September 1, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 9 minutes to read
  • Over the past few weeks since joining Avaya, many people who know me—and others who don’t—have asked me two very specific questions: What is going…
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How Workforce Optimization Tools Positively Impact Your Business, Clients, and Bottom Line

  • Jeff Kerslake
  • August 24, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Founded in 1962, Common has been delivering best-in-class accounts receivable management programs throughout Canada for decades. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Common’s leadership team…