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Performance Management to Increase ROI, Employee Engagement and Customer Experience

Frost & Sullivan's brief highlights that PM tools that make agents' jobs simpler and allow them to better connect and serve customers will ultimately impact CX A differentiated customer experience (CX) is at the heart of service delivery in the contact center industry. Businesses are acknowledging that one of the best ways to achieve this ideal end state is to create an engaged and happy workforce. This has resulted in a surge in the demand for performance management (PM) solutions that can help agents better serve…

Global Organizations Turn to Video to Drive Marketing, Sales, and Employee Engagement in the Digital Age

As businesses ramp up investments in digital communications, online events, and remote work policies, teams are turning to online video to power conversations with prospects, customers, and employees Organizations around the globe are embracing online video as a more personal and compelling way to engage their audiences in an increasingly digital business world. Global organizations, including Ceridian, HubSpot, and Zycus, have turned to video to power marketing campaigns, accelerate sales deals, support customer…

Qualtrics Announces Frontline Feedback, an Industry-Leading Solution that Empowers Companies to Build a Customer-Centric Culture and Boost…

Newest solution to Qualtrics CustomerXM puts the voice of employees at the center of a company’s customer experience program, prioritizes and surfaces the most-requested feedback items, and helps the right teams take action on feedback to improve experiences Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management (XM) category, announced the general availability of Frontline Feedback to Qualtrics CustomerXM. Frontline Feedback is a new collaboration tool that helps customer experience (CX)…

World of Books Deploys StaffConnect’s Mobile Employee Engagement Platform to Keep Its Deskless Workforce Well-Connected and Ensure Ongoing…

Global Online Used Bookseller Leverages StaffConnect for Two-Way Communication Across its Entire Workforce to Share Company Vision, Best Practices and Values of Having a Positive Impact on the Planet StaffConnect, the leading provider of mobile employee engagement solutions for the deskless workforce, announced today that one of the world’s largest online sellers of used books, World of Books, has deployed StaffConnect’s platform to keep its workforce well-connected and up-to-speed to achieve its vision of becoming the…

An Annual Survey Isn’t Enough: Employee Engagement is the Bottom-Line

It is no secret that today’s workforce is increasingly hard to satisfy. The modern worker is no longer settling for a decent salary – they want good benefits, above-liveable pay, and especially moral and ethical standards that foster a safe and engaging work environment. These are not unreasonable demands, in fact, businesses should be supplying all the above. However, some companies still lag in pleasing their workforce, and in many cases, this is a result of not understanding the impact employees have on their bottom line.…

TouchPoint One Employee Engagement Solution Gets 2017 CUSTOMER Contact Center Technology Award

Treasure Hunt Has Been Selected For Demonstrating Innovation, Quality And Unique Features Which Have Had A Positive Impact On The Customer Experience TouchPoint One, the leading provider of employee engagement and performance optimization solutions, announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Treasure Hunt as a 2017 Contact Center Technology Award winner, presented by CUSTOMER magazine. “Congratulations to TouchPoint One for being awarded a 2017 CUSTOMER Contact Center Technology Award. Treasure…

Dynamic Signal Raises $36.5 Million to Transform Employee Communication and Engagement

Dams Street Partners, Cisco Investments, and Microsoft Ventures Invest in the Employee Communication and Engagement Category, as They Recognize the Urgent Business Need to Modernize, Streamline and Measure Employee Communication Dynamic Signal, a leading Employee Communication and Engagement platform, has announced that it has raised $36.5 million in growth financing. The latest funding brings the company’s total funding to $88 million. Participants in this round include Adams Street Partners, Akkadian Ventures, Cisco…

Avaya Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for Elevating Contact Center Workforce Engagement

Avaya's solutions combine resources, insights, and knowledge from across the organization to deliver outstanding customer and employee experiences Based on its recent analysis of the North American workforce engagement management (WEM) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Avaya Holdings Corp., a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, with the 2020 North American Growth Innovation Leadership Frost Radar Award. The Avaya OneCloud contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) portfolio…

Verint Only Vendor Recognized by Gartner in the 2020 Magic Quadrants for the CRM Customer Engagement Center

Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, today announced its recognition in Gartner, Inc.’s Magic Quadrant for the CRM Customer Engagement Center* (CEC) report, published June 4, 2020, by the research and advisory firm. In addition to being recognized in this report, the firm also named Verint a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Workforce Engagement Management (WEM) research earlier this year. In this month’s CEC report, Verint was evaluated on 15 criteria across two key areas—ability to execute and completeness…

Salesforce Grants Equity Awards to Evergage Employees Under Its Inducement Equity Incentive Plan

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced it has granted equity awards under its 2014 Inducement Equity Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) to new employees who joined Salesforce in connection with the acquisition of Evergage. The Plan was adopted by the Salesforce Board of Directors in July 2014, in accordance with New York Stock Exchange Rule 303A.08. Marketing Technology News: Comcast, Charter and ViacomCBS Announce Blockgraph Partnership Evergage’s real-time, cros-channel personalization and machine learning …

Zendesk Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Delivering Seamless Omnichannel Digital Customer Engagement across Platforms

Sunshine Conversations data platform introduces effective and consistent conversational interfaces across existing and emerging customer contact channels Based on its recent analysis of the North American omnichannel digital customer engagement market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes San Francisco-based Zendesk with the 2020 North American Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership award. One of the earliest providers of customer relationship management (CRM) tools, Zendesk has evolved into a premier provider of…

SignEasy & Freshworks Digitize the Recruiting and Onboarding Process for HR Professionals and Employees

Freshteam customers can now collect signatures for documents such as offer letters, compensation agreements, NDAs, and legal contracts using SignEasy, providing a seamless and paperless candidate experience. SignEasy, the leading eSignature solution used by over 130,000 customers worldwide, and Freshworks Inc., the customer engagement software company, announced a new integration that digitizes the HR recruiting and onboarding process from end to end. This new integration makes remote hiring a reality for Freshteam…

Simplify Deploys 8×8 for Enhanced Collaboration and Engagement

Communications Consultancy and Data Services Company Enables Mobile and Remote Team Members to Stay Secure, Productive and Responsive Using 8x8 Cloud Communications Solution 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced that Texas-based Simplify. Inc., a leading communications consultancy and data services company, has deployed the 8x8 X Series cloud communications solution to enable its employees to work safely and effectively from the office or home. Simplify, established in 1997,…

Talkdesk Expands Cloud Contact Center Offering With a Complete Suite of Workforce Engagement Management Solutions

Products #17 to #20 complete the Talkdesk 20-in-20 innovation program, confirming Talkdesk’s commitment to delivering a global, end-to-end CX solution on a single unified platform  Talkdesk completes ambitious 20-in-20 product launch plan with four new product as part of Workforce Engagement Management (WEM) suite Talkdesk WEM additions and enhancements include Quality Management, Advanced Call Recording, Screen Recording and Speech Analytics New products and enhancements combine with Talkdesk Workforce Management…

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…

Templafy Acquires Napp to Add Collaboration and Engagement Tracking to Its Enterprise Document Creation Infrastucture

The acquisition follows recent $25M Series C funding and enables Templafy to accelerate its product roadmap Templafy, a global leader in enterprise document creation and automation, has announced today that it will acquire Denmark-based Napp, a B2B sales enablement platform. The acquisition extends Templafy's document creation platform, empowering users with enhanced abilities to collaborate with recipients of business documents and track document performance. Marketing Technology News: Alana CityStyleBot is the…

SurveyMonkey’s Latest Microsoft Teams App Simplifies Employee Feedback

Enterprise organizations can easily and securely understand employee sentiment, act on critical feedback in a remote work environment, all within Microsoft Teams SurveyMonkey announced major new features and updates to its app integration with Microsoft Teams. These new features make it easier for team leaders and employees to stay connected, generate surveys, and collect feedback from one another as companies across the world are working from home. Microsoft Teams has over 75 million daily active users, with SurveyMonkey…

maaiiconnect’s Brand Refresh Represents a New Era in Customer Engagement and Internal Team Collaboration

Pioneering digital convergence solutions provider M800 has announced a new brand identity for its flagship product, maaiiconnect, to represent the next generation in global communications. The all-in-one solution for customer engagement and internal team collaboration guarantees exceptionally stable, carrier-grade connections across both telecom and digital channels, helping businesses tackle their toughest communications challenges. Marketing Technology News: New Data From Kustomer Reinforces The Critical Role Of…

Popular ServiceNow Technology Partner to Showcase Leading Voice Platform for Customer Service, IT, and Employee Workflows

3CLogic to reveal latest Cloud Call Center and CTI Solution during Knowledge 2020 Digital Experience 3CLogic, a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions, announced its Select-level sponsorship for ServiceNow’s Knowledge 2020 Digital Experience event. The annual conference, recently converted to a five-week digital format due to COVID19, is considered one of the largest gatherings of professionals focused on digital transformation and delivering great customer and employee experiences. Marketing Technology…

Microsoft Signs a 5-Year Deal with The Coca-Cola Company To Transform Global Engagement And Experiences

Microsoft Signs a 5-Year Deal with The Coca-Cola Company To Transform Global Engagement And Experiences Popular beverage company The Coca-Cola Company will use Microsoft’s Cloud platform to fully-transform its digital operations and deliver world-class customer experiences. Microsoft Corp. will provide its Azure, Dynamics 365, and Microsoft 365 to modernize how the company engages with employees and customers. In the official announcement, The Coca-Cola Company divulged its vision to utilize Microsoft’s enterprise…