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Talkdesk and Calldesk Announce Strategic Partnership

Calldesk, the European pioneer in AI-powered voice agents, and Talkdesk, the cloud contact center for innovative enterprises, announced a partnership to accelerate the deployment of conversational AI in contact centers. Via the partnership with Calldesk, Talkdesk customers will now be able to leverage the advantages of conversational AI, by reducing the cost of processing simple requests and providing a better experience to their callers: a personalized response, 24/7, with no hold time, even during call peaks. The Covid-19…

Leverage NLP-based UniMRCP Integration To Power Modern Customer Experience

Clients can now implement state of the art speech recognition into their IVR solutions using Deepgram’s UniMRCP  IVR technology is witnessing a tectonic shift toward becoming a full-blown virtually managed deep science technique for contact centers and customer support management platforms. And, it’s the customer preference that’s pushing IVR platforms to leverage more of AI ML and marketer’s behavioral marketing intelligence capabilities to solve Customer experience issues commonly linked to IVRs. Business analysts…

Creative Virtual and Speakeasy AI are Excited to Announce First Shared Enterprise Customer Using Integrated Solution for Conversational AI

Creative Virtual, a world leader in customer and employee engagement solutions, and Speakeasy AI jointly announced their first shared enterprise customer is live using their integrated solution for conversational AI within IVR. This partnership is delivering next-generation voice AI by integrating Speakeasy AI’s solution with Creative Virtual’s V-Person virtual agent technology within the IVR channel for better customer experience. This enterprise has used Creative Virtual’s V-Person solutions to provide customer…

Liveperson Announces Performance Optimizer, a Completely Self-Service Tool to Measure and Manage Conversational Operations

New AI-powered solution lets brands understand every corner of contact center performance, compare to industry benchmarks for the first time, and improve key metrics LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in Conversational AI, today announced the launch of Performance Optimizer™, a new, AI-powered tool for brands to measure and manage the health of their conversational operations. Performance Optimizer is the only measurement tool on the market empowering brands to do all of the following in one self-service dashboard:…

Maru Group Launches Conversational AI Feedback Tool on Proprietary Insights Platform Maru/Hub

 Maru Group (‘Maru’), the global technology-enabled market research and customer insights company, have announced the launch of Maru/HUB Conversational AI, an intelligent, device-agnostic feedback tool. Developed directly as part of Maru/HUB, Maru’s global proprietary ecosystem, researchers and marketers can now combine conversational feedback with Maru’s existing research technologies and traditional survey approaches for a wider, more holistic understanding of consumer response. Available across key mobile messaging…

TechBytes with Greg Bennett, Conversation Design Lead at Salesforce

Please tell us about your current role and the team/technology you handle at Salesforce. I lead the Conversation Design practice within Salesforce Experience. My academic background is in Linguistics and my primary research focus was in Interactional Sociolinguistics, or the study of how people use language in everyday interaction. This is the lens through which I drive our strategy and vision for Conversation Design at Salesforce. Salesforce has several product offerings that facilitate and enable conversational…

[24]7.ai Unveils Engagement Cloud – Industry’s First Fully Integrated Conversational AI Platform

7.ai, Inc., a recognized global leader in Conversational AI, announced the 7.ai Engagement Cloud, the industry's first integrated suite of conversational AI services designed to power both voice and digital interactions. With the release of Engagement Cloud, IT and CX leaders and their teams can rapidly diagnose customer intents and build, automate, monitor, and optimize customer service and sales journeys through intuitive, self-serve interfaces and tools that empower both experts and non-technical users. Consumers today…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from Blaze Verify (Email Verification), GoDaddy (E-commerce), Clevertouch Marketing (Marketing Automation), Cosmose AI (AI/ML), Speakeasy AI (Conversational AI). Blaze Verify Partners With Intercom to Provide Accurate and Reliable Email Verification Blaze Verify, popular email verification solution, announces it has joined the Intercom App Partner Program to provide reliable email…

Speakeasy AI & Quiq Announce Partnership To Deliver Conversational AI with Messaging

Speakeasy AI, the world’s first and only provider of Speech-to-Intent based solutions, formally announced its partnership with Quiq, the industry-leading business messaging company. The partnership will allow Speakeasy AI to intelligently deliver Quiq’s business messaging solutions within voice channels. Speakeasy AI & Quiq customers will be able to leverage conversational AI to shift conversations to messaging within IVRs while providing AI-infused intelligent routing to live agents across platforms like SMS, Apple…

SmartAction Announces Gary Davis as Chief Executive Officer

SmartAction, a leading provider of AI-powered virtual agents for contact centers, announces its promotion of Gary Davis from President to Chief Executive Officer. Prior to President and CEO, Davis served as SmartAction's Chief Operating Officer, steering SmartAction through record-setting growth and milestones that included landing its 100th large enterprise client and ranking as the top-rated Virtual Customer Assistant solution (4.8/5) on Gartner Peer Insights as rated by customer reviews. Marketing Technology News: …

LivePerson Announces the Conversational Cloud, an AI-powered Command Center

Empowering brands to instantly understand and respond to customers with artificial intelligence, the Conversational Cloud is the world's most powerful conversational commerce and care platform LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in Conversational AI, announced its enterprise-grade Conversational Cloud, where hundreds of the world's largest brands build and run AI-powered automations over popular messaging channels such as SMS, WhatsApp, Apple Business Chat, Facebook Messenger, Google RCS, LINE, WeChat, and native messaging…

IPsoft’s Conversational AI Solution Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

IPsoft, one of the largest independent leaders in enterprise artificial intelligence (AI), announced its membership to the Microsoft Partner Network and the availability of Amelia, a comprehensive digital employee, in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure. The addition of Amelia will enable Microsoft sellers, partners and customers to easily integrate and take advantage of her conversational AI for the enterprise. Amelia has repeatedly been identified as a…

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…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from Thycotic (Identity Management), Advice Local (Intelligent Assistants), Zoom (Unified Communications), Verizon (Customer Experience) and OMNIQ (E-commerce). Thycotic Expands Identity Provider Integrations with SCIM Connector 2.0 Thycotic, provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions to more than 10,000 organizations, including 25 of the Fortune 100, announced the general…

Vonage Partners with Conversational AI Platform EBO.ai

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, has announced its partnership with AI communications leader, EBO.ai to provide businesses with intuitive, intelligent customer service tools and support powered by the Vonage Communications Services Platform. EBO.ai, a virtual agent provider based in Malta and the UK, helps companies build valuable, long-lasting relationships with their customers using artificial intelligence technology that automates personalised…

Former Nike and Amazon Executives Weigh in on the $17 Billion Digital Human Opportunity

According to insight from Trends Exchange and UneeQ, the 2020s will see a hundred-fold increase in the commercial use of digital humans to answer customer service inquiries, deliver news and information, and create entertaining content. Adroit Market Research reports the global conversational AI platform market size is anticipated to grow from $4 billion in 2019 to $17 billion by 2025. Conversational AI encompasses many technologies including voice assistants, customer service chatbots, and digital humans.…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from Lifesize (Unified communications), Qualtrics (Customer Experience), Real Madrid CF (E-commerce), Huble Digital Group (Digital Marketing), and 7.ai (Conversational AI). Lifesize Enhances Connectivity with Microsoft Teams and Other Video Collaboration Platforms Lifesize, a global innovator of immersive enterprise communication solutions, announced expanded connectivity with Microsoft…

[24]7.ai Appoints Larry Vertin As Chief Financial Officer

Former NetApp Executive Joins 7.ai to Help Guide Next Phase of Financial Growth 7.ai, a global leader in conversational AI solutions, announced the appointment of Larry Vertin as Chief Financial Officer. Vertin joins 7.ai from NetApp, where he served as vice president of Finance, FP&A. He will be responsible for leading the Global Finance team, reporting to Chief Executive Officer PV Kannan. “As we guide the company through the next phase of growth, it’s critical that we have leaders with the type of experience…

Amplify.ai And Google Come Together To Deliver Search And Messaging Services To Help Government Of India Combat COVID-19

AI Solutions from Amplify.ai and Google’s Business Messages create a unique ‘Corona Helpdesk’ solution for MyGov Corona Hub Amplify.ai, developer of the first enterprise-class AI-driven omnichannel engagement platform, brings conversational AI technology to Google’s Business Messages platform to help brands seamlessly engage customers and constituents. Amplify.ai, which offers persistent, personalized, messaging-based experiences, developed and deployed a COVID-19 focused virtual assistant for the Indian Government through…

Aragon Research Names Inference Solutions a 2020 Hot Vendor in Conversational AI

Intelligent Virtual Agent (IVA) platform provider Inference Solutions has been selected as an Aragon Research Hot Vendor in Conversational AI for 2020. Aragon Research is an independent research and advisory firm that assists business executives across all levels and industries in making more informed technology and strategy decisions. The firm's third annual Hot Vendors in Conversational AI report includes trends and predictions around adoption and innovation in the market and "highlights vendors with interesting,…