32 Articles Tagged omnichannel

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3 CX Stats That May Change How You Think About Digital Transformation

  • Laura Bassett
  • May 23, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Technologies like Artificial Intelligence, automation, big data, and the Internet of Things have made digital transformation an absolute necessity for organizations. With people, processes, services…
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3 Key Steps to Starting Your Company-wide Digital Transformation

  • Laura Bassett
  • May 16, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Stats show that 80% of companies identify “digital transformation” as their top strategic priority—but only 5% feel they’ve mastered it. Why the gap? Achieving a…
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When it Comes to Your Customer Experience: Ditch Legacy, Go Digital!

  • Laura Bassett
  • May 9, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • The future of business, indeed the future of customer experience, is life as we know it—here and NOW. Organizational success right now, however, depends on…
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Check out the Cool Avaya Omnichannel Contact Center Demos at ICMI

  • Bernard Gutnick
  • April 27, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Sometimes you travel to Orlando to really fun destinations. But this May 22-25, when you arrive in Orlando for the 2017 ICMI Contact Center Expo…
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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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Next-Generation IT: What Does It Really Look Like?

  • Jean Turgeon
  • March 20, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • From mainframes to virtualization to the IoT, we’ve come a long way in a very short amount of time in terms of networking, OS and…
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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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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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Time to evolve a Siri-like CHATBOT

  • Savio Tovar Dias
  • May 18, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • 2016 is shaping up to be the year of the Chatbot. From Jarvis, Mark Zuckerberg’s Iron Man-inspired assistant, to Microsoft’s rather unfortunate Tay experience, chatbots…
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Opportunities Abound in a Digitally Connected Asean

  • Richard Spence
  • May 18, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Four months after the Asean Economic Community (AEC) came into being, observers and analysts are watching as integration unfolds. Asean has always been about working…
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Transitioning from Cold Calling to Relationship-Building through the Contact Center

  • Iman Ghorayeb
  • March 1, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • How often does it happen that you are in the office, maybe exchanging a joke with colleagues or trying to get your head around a…