National Debt Relief Delivers Empathetic Customer Experiences By Leveraging Contact Center AI from Observe.AI

Speech Analytics and Contact Center AI Improve Experiences for Both Clients and Agents Observe.AI, a leader in Contact Center AI, announced that its platform has enabled National Debt Relief (NDR) to improve customer experience, automate quality assurance, and provide better coaching to its front-line agents. NDR, one of the country’s largest and most reputable debt relief companies, leverages the Observe.AI platform to analyze 100% of call interactions and automatically surface key areas of concern for customers while…

Servion Global Solutions and Jacada Join Forces to Build Automation-First Contact Centers & Deliver Effortless Customer Experiences

Jacada, Inc., a pioneer of intelligent customer service automation, has announced its newest strategic partner, Servion Global Solutions, a leading Contact Center and Customer Experience (CX) solution provider headquartered in Princeton, NJ. The partnership enables Servion to resell, deploy and support Jacada’s entire customer service automation portfolio globally. Businesses continue to compete on customer experience more so than on price or product. The pandemic has only exacerbated the challenges for laggards…

Businesses Are Increasing Investment in Digital Channels and Artificial Intelligence for Enhanced Customer Experiences

NICE inContact, a NICE business, announced the findings of a global research study detailing the growing role of digital-first omnichannel experiences in fostering customer loyalty and advocacy. The 2020 NICE inContact Customer Experience (CX) Transformation Benchmark, Business Wave surveyed over 1,000 global contact center decision-makers and found a trend among businesses moving towards self-service vs. agent-assisted channels — now 43 percent of businesses prefer to offer self-service channels, a 15 percentage point…

Low Digital Experience Maturity in Over Half of ASEAN Businesses Impacting Customer Experiences: Study

Businesses in Singapore have the highest digital experience maturity Overall, the region lags behind with a score of two out of five, in part because they haven’t realised the full potential of their marketing technology stack Banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) providers have the highest level of maturity, with 40% scoring a 4 or 5 Impacted by the many shifts in economies, competition, the pandemic and changing use of real estate, retailers have done particularly well across the region Manufacturing…

Oracle Helps Communications Industry Drive Better Customer Experiences

Oracle announced a new cloud-based customer experience (CX) management solution for the communications industry. Oracle Digital Experience for Communications is a suite of industry-specific applications that capture and analyze customer-interaction data from front and back-office operations. This helps service providers better understand their customers' unique buying behaviors and preferences so the providers can quickly launch compelling new offers and products, provide better service, and increase sales. "While every…

Dentsu Partners with Adobe to Transform Customer Experiences Through Digital Innovation

Dentsu announced a partnership with Adobe focused on customer experience transformation and a shared vision to create value for brands through digital innovation. As part of the announcement, Merkle, dentsu International’s customer experience management (CXM) company, is joining Adobe’s technology partner program as a Premier partner with its Merkury identity resolution platform. Marketing Technology News: Bang & Olufsen Selects CreatorIQ as Global Influencer Marketing Platform of Record The partnership will focus…

Fuze Recognized by Frost & Sullivan for Delivering Superior Customer Experiences

Based on its recent analysis of global cloud unified communications and collaboration (UCC) adoption strategies, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Fuze, Inc. as a leader in customer success with the 2020 Global Customer Value Leadership Award. Enterprises migrating their mission-critical communications and collaboration workloads to the cloud will need credible and qualified providers to ease the transition and generate optimum value from their investments. Fuze has uniquely responded to this need with a solution portfolio…

Zappix Partners with Customer Touch Point to Improve Customer Experiences

Customer Touch Point (CTP) has improved customer experiences globally by combining honest, respectful expertise, a get-things-done mentality, and powerful technology partnerships. Zappix customer self-service experiences and digital patient engagement solutions represent yet another powerful partnership to enhance the frictionless user experiences Customer Touch Point has delivered for years. With fast, intuitive, and digital automation, Zappix solutions deliver the CX consumers want through the channel they prefer.…

Merkle Q3 2020 Customer Engagement Report Explores Gaps in the Delivery of Full Customer Experiences

Report highlights aspects including the scalability of the modern marketing technology platform and real-time versus relevant-time experiences Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company, released its Q3 2020 Customer Engagement Report. The report explores the modern marketing technology platform, how it is implemented, and how marketers feel their platforms deliver engaging customer experiences. Merkle’s research also explores the balance of real-time versus…

TELUS International Formally Launches Digital-Enablement Arm to Help Brands Build Effortless Customer Experiences

TELUS International completes buy-out of Xavient Digital and launches homegrown intelligent bot platform TELUS International, a leading provider of customer experience (CX) and digital solutions for global and disruptive brands, announced the formal launch of TELUS International Digital Solutions following its purchase of the remaining 35 percent stake in Xavient Digital (the initial 65 percent investment was made in February 2018). Now fully integrated and aligned under the TELUS International Digital Solutions brand,…

Genesys Announces Partnership with Adobe to Deliver Contextual Customer Experiences

Genesys Cloud integrates with Adobe Experience Platform's Real-Time Customer Profiles to improve personalization, drive higher sales conversion rates and increase loyalty Genesys, the global leader in cloud customer experience and contact center solutions announced it is working with Adobe to help organizations break down data siloes between marketing, commerce, sales and service departments. With a new integration between Genesys Cloud with Adobe Experience Platform, organizations can now gain a deeper understanding of…

Iconic Omnichannel Retailer Expands Next-Gen Digital Customer Experiences With eGain

eGain, the leading provider of customer engagement solutions, announced that a leading omnichannel retailer is now offering expanded self-service powered by eGain. The company selected eGain for its deep product capabilities and quick business value. With shoppers going digital in a hurry in the pandemic, the company needed to rapidly expand customer self-service, while controlling operating costs. Marketing Technology News: InMoment Announces XI Digital Transformation Solution to Help Top Brands Improve Digital…

Decibel Reports Record Momentum as Enterprises Prioritize Digital Customer Experiences

As COVID-19 accelerates organizations’ digital experience optimization efforts, Decibel shatters expectations As enterprises double down on optimizing digital customer experiences, Decibel, the leader in digital experience analytics, announced impressive growth among its customer base, with the company securing 135% of its revenue forecast for Q2. This comes on the heels of Decibel’s Series B funding announcement of $40 million in May, which brought the company’s total funding to date to $54 million. Marketing…

UnityBPO Elevates Customer Experiences With Genesys Cloud

Across the United States, UnityBPO supports clinicians in their use of technology, clinical applications, and EHRs and assists patients in the digital management of their healthcare. UnityBPO is a rare health IT services provider with one purpose – to be a lifeline for clinicians and patients in their use of technology. To achieve that goal, UnityBPO recently deployed Genesys Cloud, an all-in-one solution and the world’s leading public cloud contact center platform, to modernize the experience it delivers and blend customer…

Verizon Powers Intuitive Customer Experiences with Google Cloud

Verizon pilots Google Cloud Contact Center Artificial Intelligence to deliver more intuitive customer support through natural-language recognition, faster processing, and real-time customer service agent assistance Verizon customers in search of support may soon find a more natural and streamlined digital experience, thanks to a new collaboration with Google Cloud. What they won't see behind this experience is the conversational artificial intelligence (AI) that can help customer care agents respond to customer queries,…

Honoring Consumer Privacy is Paramount to Successful Customer Experiences

Companies have emerged with solutions to create more personalized and meaningful brand experiences for their customers. To reach these greater levels of customer experiences, they are collecting more data than ever. Protecting and securing this data is table stakes in establishing consumer trust. But what’s often missed is making sure to always honor the consumer’s privacy in the process. Just because the data can be used doesn’t mean it should be used. We should always consider The Golden Rule of Data (which I’ve written…

Solvvy Introduces the Conversational Concierge, the Next-Gen Chatbot Platform that Delivers Brilliant Customer Experiences

Solvvy, the leader in conversational customer experience, unveiled its "Conversational Concierge," a Next-Gen Chatbot Platform with a beautifully redesigned experience that allows top brands to effortlessly deliver intelligent, personalized, on-brand support to customers across channels. Businesses who deploy Solvvy provide their customers with a conversational experience which 'traditional' chatbots fail to achieve, with powerful out of the box capabilities that deliver outstanding ROI. "There are a number of…

Threekit Launches Salesforce CPQ Connector to Deliver Amazing 3D and AR Customer Experiences

Salesforce CPQ Users Can Now Visualize Products in 3D and AR During the Quoting Process to Drive More Confidence, Faster Sales Velocity, in eCommerce Experiences. Threekit, a platform that lets buyers configure and customize their products in 3D, augmented reality (AR), and via Virtual Photographer, is thrilled to announce that its Salesforce Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) Connector is now live in the Salesforce Appexchange. Threekit’s next-generation 3D and AR solution help brands on Salesforce CPQ accelerate deals,…

Genesys and Zoom Join Forces to Improve Employee Collaboration and Customer Experiences

Cloud contact center leader first to integrate with both Zoom Phone and Zoom Meetings, new unified interface drives increased employee productivity and better customer service Genesys, the global leader in cloud customer experience and contact center solutions, announced it is partnering with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. to make it easier for teams to work together more efficiently. New integrations for Genesys Cloud™ with Zoom Phone and Zoom Meetings enable organizations to power their entire enterprise communications…

Merkle and Sprinklr Partner in the Middle East to Pioneer a New Way for Brands to Create Memorable Customer Experiences

Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency and part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, has today announced they are partnering with Sprinklr, the leading Customer Experience Management platform (CXM), in the Middle East and North Africa, to improve digital customer experiences across the region. The partnership combines world-class creative talent and category-defining technology to help organizations develop breakthrough digital marketing, advertising and customer care strategies. Merkle…