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Verint Wins 2020 Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service

Recognition Highlights Verint’s Customer Experience Program and its Cloud Customer Engagement Solutions, Also Being Deployed to Navigate and Thrive in the Current Crisis Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, announced that it has been named a winner of the 2020 Stevie Awards. The company was recognized as one of the few winners chosen from thousands of submissions in the "Best Customer Engagement Initiative" and the "Sales or Customer Service Solutions Technology Partner of the Year" categories.* The…

CXInfinity To Take A Leap In Redesigning Businesses Digital Customer Service Strategy

In 2020, customer service is drifting from calls to digital engagement. CXInfinity is here with its customer engagement solution targeting digital transformation. Their powerful solution is designed for businesses to engage with customers when and where it matters Digital customer service creates highly engaged customers who are likely to buy 90% more frequently and spend 60% more on every purchase. There’s more to it. Digital customer service helps in creating an emotional connection with customers, removing chances of…

LiveChat Adds Text Messages Integration to Its Customer Service Platform

LiveChat Software, a provider of a SaaS-based suite of products for managing business communication, now allows brands to send and receive text messages while contacting their customers through its chat software. The new solution combines LiveChat’s technology with the features of Twilio. Although people have different preferences when it comes to communication with businesses, the trend for using messaging platforms within customer service has increased over recent years. In addition to popular applications like Facebook…

Sabre and Mindsay Partner to Create Chatbot to Automate and Enhance Customer Service for Travel Brands

Mindsay's conversational automation platform combined with Sabre's industry-leading GDS technology allows travel brands to automate and enhance customer service Mindsay, the leader in conversational AI for the travel industry, and Sabre Corporation, a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, announced the official launch of a customer service automation solution for airlines, online travel agencies (OTAs) and travel management companies (TMCs). As the only conversational AI…

Agility Logistics Brings More Efficiency and Sustainability to Processes and Customer Service with OpenText Content Services

OpenText empowers world-leading shipping company to streamline operations and be more resilient OpenText announced Agility Logistics, one of the world's largest integrated logistics providers, has deployed OpenText Content Services to streamline global operations, including freight and shipping via land, air and sea for more than 60,000 customers in 100 countries. Agility Logistics works with companies to move, manage and distribute the goods that underpin global commerce. Every shipment produces a physical paper trail…

Kustomer Selected As Enterprise Customer Service CRM Available In Shopify Plus Certified App Program

Kustomer's Integration With Shopify Plus Will Help Brands and Customer Service Agents Optimize and Personalize Customer Experiences Kustomer, the omnichannel SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences,  announced that it has been selected as an enterprise customer service CRM platform in the Shopify Plus Certified App Program. Kustomer's seamless integration with the Shopify App creates contextualized, actionable customer profiles so that merchants and agents can build and drive…

Kustomer Releases Report On The Growing Need For Efficiency In Customer Service

Survey of Customer Service Professionals Identified Limited Staff, Budget and Access to Technology as Major Impediments to Efficiency Mandate Kustomer, the omnichannel SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences, today announced new data on the state of the customer service industry which underscores the need for greater efficiency, particularly in today's rapidly shifting business environment. The survey of over 120 customer service professionals, across a variety of industries,…

New Optimal IdM Logo Testifies To Growth and Customer Service Commitment

New logo represents the Optimal IdM customer commitment to remain innovative and nimble through technology development and value-added partnership growth Optimal IdM, a leading provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, has unveiled a new logo designed to reflect the company’s growth, strengths and rich heritage. “Over the past nineteen years, we have seen the Identity and Access Management (IAM) space evolve into four key business areas: authorization, assurance administration, and analytics,” said Larry…

MetTel Wins Customer Service Team of the Year in 2020 American Business Awards

MetTel, a digital transformation and communications leader, was named the winner of Customer Service Team of Year in the 18th Annual American Business Awards today. MetTel's CX (Customer Experience) team led the client-focused efforts that earned this customer service award. MetTel is known for its industry-leading team, tools and procedures to understand and anticipate customer needs by methodically capturing and analyzing customer insights and ensuring continuous improvement in how clients are serviced. Marketing…

Astute Introduces Email Virtual Assistant, EVA, to Automate Customer Service Emails

New inbound email processing solution uses natural language processing and machine learning to instantly craft responses to customers Astute is announcing the release of Email Virtual Assistant, or EVA, a new automated customer service tool that processes inbound emails and writes highly accurate responses, drastically reducing the time and cost associated with customer email management. By learning from how human customer service agents respond to customer issues, EVA replies to customers quickly and accurately while…

Uniphore Named in the 2020 Gartner Cool Vendors in CRM Customer Service and Support Report

Seven years after being recognized as a Cool Vendor in Human-Machine Interfaces1, Gartner revisits Uniphore and writes about “Where are they Now” Uniphore, an early conversation service automation category leader, today announced that Gartner has written up additional information on the company within the “Where Are They Now?” section of the 2020 Cool Vendors in CRM Customer Service and Support2 report. Gartner states in the report, “This research does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology…

Talkdesk Propels Palmer Johnson Power Systems Customer Service With Cloud Contact Center Innovations

Palmer Johnson Power Systems moves from an inflexible, on-premises system to Talkdesk CX Cloud for agility, scalability and deep Salesforce integration Scalability of Talkdesk CX Cloud crucial for Palmer Johnson Power Systems to support its rapidly expanding customer service operations Talkdesk cloud flexibility to adjust service levels, reduces costs and improves contact center efficiency Seamless integration with Salesforce unifies contact center and CRM database, reducing average handle time, caller wait time…

Gladly Launches Payments to Provide Radically Personal Customer Service, Turns Contact Centers into Revenue Generator

Crate and Barrel is first to deploy Payments to agents Gladly, the company that makes customer service Radically Personal, introduced Payments for messaging channels. National furniture retailer Crate and Barrel is the first Gladly customer to leverage Payments to generate revenue from the call center. According to The Temkin Group, a moderate improvement in customer experience will increase revenue by an average of $823 million over three years for a company with $1 billion in annual revenue. With Payments, Gladly…

IPsoft Launches Amelia for Customer Care to Help Organisations Scale and Enhance Customer Service

The Digital Contact Centre Employee, who already handles 4.5 million calls/month at Telefónica, can now be cloud-sourced via DigitalWorkforce.ai to support more organisations in delivering a scaled and superior customer service IPsoft, the largest independent leader in enterprise artificial intelligence (AI), is announcing the launch of Amelia for Customer Care. The cloud-based Digital Employee will help companies accelerate their first-touch customer interactions and time to resolution (TTR), with Amelia capable of…

Glia Named a Gartner Cool Vendor in CRM Customer Service and Support

Glia, a leader in Digital Customer Service solutions, announced that it has been recognized by Gartner in their 2020 report "Cool Vendors in CRM Customer Service and Support."1 Gartner's Cool Vendors research is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. The report states that "Engaging customers through digital channels is an imperative for most organizations focused on both B2B and B2C customers." Further, Gartner states that "it is clear that organizations with more mature…

Broadcom Recognized for Excellence in Customer Service and Loyalty

Broadcom Inc.today announced its Mainframe Software Division (MSD) and Enterprise Software Division (ESD) are being honored by the Customer Relationship Management Institute (CRMI) with a 2019 NorthFace ScoreBoard Award (NFSB) for achieving excellence in customer service and loyalty for their DevOps, Security, Automation, and Data Management product lines. This is the eighth consecutive year that Broadcom has earned this honor, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to continuously exceed customer expectations. CRMI is one of…

Braze Wins Prestigious Customer Service Award for Second Consecutive Year

2019 NorthFace ScoreBoard Award Given to Companies That Consistently Exceed Customers' Expectations with Highly Engaged Employees Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced today that it has received the 2019 NorthFace ScoreBoard Award for superior customer service from Customer Experience (CX) specialists Customer Relationship Management Institute LLC (CRMI) and leading customer satisfaction and service quality research and consulting firm Market Intelligence International (Marketii). This is the…

Genesys Survey Finds Nearly 50% of Consumers Feel Companies Lack Empathy When Delivering Customer Service

71% in multi-country survey notice more personalization in customer experiences thanks to technology It's a more efficient but somewhat impersonal world when it comes to customer service, according to a new survey sponsored by Genesys®, the global leader in cloud customer experience and contact center solutions. Genesys gauged the sentiments of 5,000 adults in six countries: Australia, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom (U.K.) and the United States (U.S.). While a majority (71%) believe that customer service…

Kustomer Acquires Automation Technology Company Reply.ai, Accelerating Kustomer IQ’s Intelligence Platform To Help Companies…

Reply is the first acquisition for Kustomer, reinforcing Kustomer's commitment to AI and machine learning capabilities throughout the customer journey. With Reply, Kustomer will now offer enhanced chatbot and deflection capabilities through its customer service platform Kustomer, the omnichannel SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences, announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Reply.ai, a customer service automation company founded in 2016 that helps companies…

AdCellerant Finds Success in Shifting Strategy During COVID-19 Pandemic and Earns Award in Excellence for Customer Service

In wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, AdCellerant has shifted its tremendous resources to focus, almost exclusively, on helping small businesses make it through the economic downturn. AdCellerant's core business model focuses on providing digital advertising solutions to small and medium-sized businesses through white-label channel sales partners. Brock Berry, AdCellerant's CEO and co-founder explains, "Our partners and their small business advertisers have been affected by COVID-19 in unprecedented ways. Our entire focus is…