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Gartner MQ for CPQ

Published By: Google - SAP     Published Date: Nov 13, 2019
Configure, price and quote (CPQ) application suites enable sales organizations to streamline and optimize the creation of quotes and orders for complex, configurable products or services. CPQ application suites exist within a larger ecosystem enabling the quote-to-cash business process. Leading CPQ solutions support the: Selection of products Configuration of products Pricing of products Creation and negotiation of quotes Capture of orders across multiple channels of customer interaction Most CPQ solutions support multiple channels. Those channels include direct sales, the contact center, points of sale, resellers and customer self-service. Gartner clients consistently request cloud solutions when evaluating CPQ vendors and their offerings. Consequently, the CPQ vendors included in this Magic Quadrant all offer cloud-deployed solutions that provide out-of-the-box support for sales force automation integration, product selection, configuration of options, pricing and proposal generation
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4 Ways to Empower Agents to Deliver Great Customer Experiences

Published By: Five9     Published Date: Oct 29, 2019
An empowered agent workforce that delivers amazing customer experiences makes the difference when customer loyalty is on the line. There is a strong link between customer experience, customer loyalty, and business profitability. That’s why organizations in every industry strive to deliver experiences that customers love. Where is your organization today and how can you lead the digital transformation of customer experience in a way that truly empowers contact center agents to deliver the kind of service that will grow revenue and increase word of mouth about your brand? In this paper, we’ll explore four ways to help you achieve this goal
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The Ultimate CX & Digital Transformation Workbook for Contact Centers

Published By: ttec     Published Date: Oct 25, 2019
Achieving a value-based digital transformation in the contact center isn’t just about adopting new technology – it’s about finding, implementing, and optimizing the right technology to gain the most value for the company, its employees, and most importantly, the customer. It all starts with a tactical cloud migration plan that’s rooted in an unbreakable alignment of business goals, IT strategy, and customer needs. This 7-point digital planning workbook was designed by TTEC’s Center for Customer Excellence to help facilitate richer, more productive CX transformation discussions between IT and business leaders. Don’t let misalignment derail your digital transformation efforts. Snag your FREE copy of The Ultimate CX & Digital Transformation Workbook for Contact Centers today! Learn how to create cross-company alignment to develop a strategic customer engagement plan that forms the basis for a successful value-based transformation.
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Discover the Possibilities of AI in Your Contact Center: Practical Investments for Proven Returns

Published By: NICE inContact     Published Date: Sep 18, 2019
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is arguably the greatest untapped resource to transform customer and business outcomes. The impact of this technology on customer experience, employee efficiency and profits is truly transformational—especially for contact centers. Companies must adapt in today’s era of constant digital disruption, but that doesn’t necessarily mean exhaustive technology shifts. Small, practical investments in AI present little risk and offer significant returns. Learn about the ROI of CX transformation in AI for CX: Practical Investments, Proven Return. More than a trend, AI is a customer experience transformation that you can’t afford to ignore. Discover the practical investments in AI that your contact center must consider today — and the truly significant returns on the horizon
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Blueprint for Growth: The Ultimate Guide for Turning Customers into Advocates

Published By: NICE inContact     Published Date: Sep 18, 2019
Ready to step up your revenue in eight easy steps? Get this guide and start transforming your customer experience immediately. It’s helped other businesses reach up to 30% of their revenue goal – and it’ll work for your contact center too. This white paper includes strategies for: • Empowering and rewarding customer advocates • Encouraging and responding to customer feedback • Developing a plan for continuous improvement • Future-proofing processes and tools
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NICE inContact

Cybersecurity for Small and Midsize Businesses: A New Opportunity for Service Providers

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Sep 10, 2019
Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) need – and want – cybersecurity. However, with limited resources, they often have to look for outsourced solutions. ISPs are well positioned to address SMBs’ security needs with their ongoing IT relationships, established contacts, and billing connections. Security offerings can help providers improve subscriber engagement, drive incremental revenues, and increase service provider affinity. This white paper will explore the following: • SMB exposure on the internet, and unique challenges they face dealing with security threats • How ISPs can help SMBs address their security exposure • The market opportunity for SMB security, and how providers can build a business case
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Akamai Technologies

The essential migration checklist for identifying the right customer experience solution

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
Contact center technology plays a major role in the success of your customer experiences and business operations. Having the optimal solutions, infrastructure and provider in place are fundamental to meeting current and future goals and expectations. If you’re struggling with outdated contact center systems that limit channels and customer information, the best path forward is to migrate to a solution that lets you overcome those technology limitations. And the first step is to download this comprehensive checklist to evaluate key solutions and vendor considerations. You’ll learn how to: Identify business goals and outcomes that are most important for your organization Evaluate deployment options based on necessary flexibility and capabilities Understand your technology needs and priorities Assess vendor viability
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4 Ways to Empower Agents to Deliver Great Customer Experiences

Published By: Five9     Published Date: Jun 14, 2019
An empowered agent workforce that delivers amazing customer experiences makes the difference when customer loyalty is on the line. There is a strong link between customer experience, customer loyalty, and business profitability. That’s why organizations in every industry strive to deliver experiences that customers love. Where is your organization today and how can you lead the digital transformation of customer experience in a way that truly empowers contact center agents to deliver the kind of service that will grow revenue and increase word of mouth about your brand? In this paper, we’ll explore four ways to help you achieve this goal.
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Five9

Help yourself: Boosting member satisfaction with intelligent selfservice capabilities

Published By: Group M_IBM Q2'19     Published Date: May 28, 2019
In our always-on, always-connected world, healthcare consumers expect instant access to customer service, not just from 9 AM to 5 PM. It’s often no longer good enough for health plans to staff call centers during standard business hours. Members today typically want to be able to log in and help themselves to the answers they need from self-service channels whenever they want — and they want the experience to be highly personal. One contact center benchmark study (see next page) revealed self-service channels can be a win-win for both businesses and consumers.1 When done well, self-service solutions can help businesses improve customer satisfaction while reducing costs. And consumers appreciate the convenience of getting answers quickly and efficiently.
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Unified Commerce - The Future of Payments For Merchants

Published By: Global Payments     Published Date: May 02, 2019
Doing business across borders presents a whole host of unfamiliar challenges to today’s merchant. As technological advancement and increasing globalization unlock international markets, it’s tempting to imagine that a business model successful in one region can simply be transplanted into another. Not so. The logistics of domestic and international transactions have changed, and so too have customer expectations and preferences. Customer and merchants pain points have transformed and multiplied. In this report, we explore some of the core challenges businesses today face in their quest to succeed in global commerce. We offer an overview of how unified commerce can both resolve these issues and offer new advantages and standards of best practice, enabling your business to meet the demands of tomorrow’s customer, no matter their location, preferred payment method, and mode of contact.
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Digital Transformation Drives Companies to the Cloud

Published By: Avaya     Published Date: Mar 22, 2019
Infusing communications into business processes is not a simple task, as legacy deployment models for unified communications and the contact center are far too rigid to offer the required agility for digital organizations. To achieve success in the digital era, businesses must evolve their communications to a cloud delivery model. Dive into this white paper from ZK Research to discover the best path forward on your cloud transformation journey.
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Not All Cloud Contact Centre Platforms Are Created Equal

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
Everyone says they’re “in the cloud,” but most technology leaders would agree that not all clouds are created equal. When evaluating a cloud contact centre solution for your business, it’s important to understand the difference between a true Cloud 2.0 application and traditional software, including which features to look for and why those features are important. Download this eBook and learn: How a true Cloud 2.0 model is built to provide levels of reliability, scalability, flexibility and security that that far exceed those of previous generations The benefits of utilising a platform built on microservices architecture How to take your business to the next level with a built to scale cloud contact centre platform
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The Truth About Cloud in Small Contact Centers

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
What if the cloud could radically improve your customer’s experience, your operations, and your bottom line? There’s a reason why many organisations are taking advantage of the benefits of cloud for contact centers. This eBook, focuses on two profiles for small contact centers, small business and small of large – a small contact center that is part of a much larger enterprise. Get key insights from independent market research that will help you make a case to take your customer communications platform to the cloud. With the right solution, your business can benefit from enterprise-quality capabilities at a price you can afford. And you can realise a return on investment in as little as three months! Download this eBook and learn: How to calculate ROI and time-to-value in different types of small contact center profiles What factors to consider when selecting a cloud vendor Three common myths about the cloud
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Contact Center Economics and the Cloud

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
If you are considering the right deployment model for your contact center, economic guidelines can help you choose the solution that is best for your company. Cloud, on-premises or hybrid. Just a few years ago, businesses were still unsure of the viability of moving their contact centers and other critical enterprise systems to the cloud. Since then, with the decrease of cloud costs, and the corresponding increase in security and, the viability and total cost of ownership of cloud deployments are attracting more and more companies. This eBook will cover how different criteria can affect a choice between a cloud or on-premises contact center, including: • The size of your contact center, and business requirements such as customer journey management • The location and quantity of contact centers being managed • The need for scalability, speed of deployment, and maintenance requirements
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Top 10 Workforce Management Mistakes in Financial Services

Published By: Kronos     Published Date: Sep 24, 2018
Today’s financial services organizations recognize that success starts with strong relationships built on trust and transparency. In a competitive market, a company’s employees can make or break these crucial relationships through their interactions with customers. That’s why businesses — from wealth management and insurance firms to banks and credit unions — are investing in automated workforce solutions to help them attract, engage, and retain top talent while controlling costs and driving exceptional service. Managing a diverse workforce of exempt and nonexempt employees across back-office, contact center, and frontline operations is no easy feat. Finding and keeping best-fit employees is challenging enough, but you also need to optimize day-to-day functions like time and attendance, scheduling, payroll, labor cost and productivity tracking, and compliance management to stay competitive and profitable. Given this complexity, it is not surprising that management teams are not alway
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ContactBabel: The US Contact Center Decision-Makers' Guide: The Self-Services Chapter

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Jul 13, 2018
When building artificial intelligence (AI) into your business strategy, it’s easy to become distracted by all the new technologies on the market—each one promising a better customer experience. Make decisions based on facts, not misconceptions. When you evaluate AI technologies, consider these facts: • Bots working with human agents enables a seamless customer journey • Automated self-service costs as little as 20 cents per interaction • A single platform makes it easier to deliver personalized, proactive and predictive experiences See how AI connects customer conversations in this new analyst guide, 2017 ContactBabel Inner Circle Guide to Self-Services.
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Your guide to omnichannel support

Published By: Zendesk     Published Date: Jun 29, 2018
Your door is always open, regardless of your business or support hours. Today’s customers ask questions at any time of the day or night and will wait for you to respond (but not for long). This poses a challenge to most businesses: How can you anticipate which channels a customer will need or want, and how can you determine whether these channels will be efficient for your organization? The short answer is: you do. Customers want the ability to contact businesses in more than one way, and they expect each brand interaction to be consistent with the one before and after. Learn how with Zendesk's Omnichannel solution.
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ContactBabel: The US Contact Center Decision-Makers' Guide: The Self-Services Chapter

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Jun 13, 2018
When building artificial intelligence (AI) into your business strategy, it’s easy to become distracted by all the new technologies on the market—each one promising a better customer experience. Make decisions based on facts, not misconceptions. When you evaluate AI technologies, consider these facts: • Bots working with human agents enables a seamless customer journey • Automated self-service costs as little as 20 cents per interaction • A single platform makes it easier to deliver personalized, proactive and predictive experiences See how AI connects customer conversations in this new analyst guide, 2017 ContactBabel Inner Circle Guide to Self-Services.
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artificial intelligence, customer experience, customer journey, self-servic e, personalization
    
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Altocloud White Paper: Analyzing and Shaping Customer Journeys

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Jun 11, 2018
When you can anticipate customer needs, you can provide a customer experience that reduces frustration, increases satisfaction and creates better business results. Genesys Altocloud uses live analytics, powered by machine learning, to give you real-time insight into the customer experience. You can anticipate customer behavior, personalize journeys and use feedback to continuously tune your analytics to achieve desired business outcomes. Download the white paper and learn how to make better use of your analytics: • Automate responses that optimize the journey • identify and engage with customers before they contact you • Use predictive analytics and machine learning to drive outcomes
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customer needs, customer experience, customer behavior, customer journey
    
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Tip Sheet: Building the Business Case for an Omnichannel Contact Center

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Jun 11, 2018
While most companies today support multi-channel customer service, they typically manage individual channels in silos, resulting in a fragmented customer experience. Moving to an omnichannel contact center solution will not only provide a substantial competitive advantage, it will also improve the overall experience and satisfaction of both agents and customers. Download this tip sheet to learn eleven metrics for building your business case for omnichannel customer service including: • 50% reduction in processing of duplicate messages across channels • Over 20% increase in First Contact Resolution • 15% increase in CSAT
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eBook: Contact Center Economics and the Cloud

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Jun 08, 2018
If you are considering the right deployment model for your contact center, economic guidelines can help you choose the solution that is best for your company. Cloud, on-premises or hybrid. Just a few years ago, businesses were still unsure of the viability of moving their contact centers and other critical enterprise systems to the cloud. Since then, with the decrease of cloud costs, and the corresponding increase in security and, the viability and total cost of ownership of cloud deployments are attracting more and more companies. This eBook will cover how different criteria can affect a choice between a cloud or on-premises contact center, including: • The size of your contact center, and business requirements such as customer journey management • The location and quantity of contact centers being managed • The need for scalability, speed of deployment, and maintenance requirements Read the eBook today!
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cloud, contact center, customer journey, hybrid
    
Genesys

Your guide to omnichannel support

Published By: Zendesk     Published Date: May 21, 2018
Your door is always open, regardless of your business or support hours. Today’s customers ask questions at any time of the day or night and will wait for you to respond (but not for long). This poses a challenge to most businesses: How can you anticipate which channels a customer will need or want, and how can you determine whether these channels will be efficient for your organization? The short answer is: you do. Customers want the ability to contact businesses in more than one way, and they expect each brand interaction to be consistent with the one before and after. Learn how with Zendesk's Omnichannel solution.
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Zendesk

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Published By: Rosetta Stone     Published Date: Apr 03, 2018
For many companies, language barriers increase as business globalization becomes the norm rather than the exception. Perhaps a call center agent cannot handle customer contact in an unfamiliar language. Or a manager travels to a face-toface meeting only to sit across a conference table from clients wanting to speak in their own native language. Even within your organization, teams across global geographies must collaborate to achieve collective goals, but language barriers often stand in their way. Meanwhile, HR leaders are tasked with recruiting and retaining top talent and L&D managers must align programs with business goals. Each of these scenarios and areas of responsibility have something in common: A clear need for company-sponsored training to develop employees’ language proficiency so they can engage successfully with colleagues and customers anywhere. Thousands of learners were surveyed about the impact of language training with Rosetta Stone® business solutions.1 Results show
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eBook: Not All Cloud Contact Center Platforms Are Created Equal

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
Everyone says they’re “in the cloud,” but most technology leaders would agree that not all clouds are created equal. When evaluating a cloud contact center solution for your business, it’s important to understand the difference between a true Cloud 2.0 application and traditional software, including which features to look for and why those features are important. Download this eBook and learn: • How a true Cloud 2.0 model is built to provide levels of reliability, scalability, flexibility and security that far exceed those of previous generations • The benefits of utilizing a platform built on microservices architecture • How to take your business to the next level with a built to scale cloud contact center platform
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cloud contact center, ebook, cloud 2.0 model, microservices architecture
    
Genesys

eBook: The Truth About Cloud in Small Contact Centers

Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
What if the cloud could radically improve your customer’s experience, your operations, and your bottom line? There’s a reason why many organizations are taking advantage of the benefits of cloud for contact centers. This eBook, focuses on two profiles for small contact centers, small business and small of large - a small contact center that is part of a much larger enterprise. Get key insights from independent market research that will help you make a case to take your customer communications platform to the cloud. With the right solution, your business can benefit from enterprise-quality capabilities at a price you can afford. And you can realize a return on investment in as little as three months! Download this eBook and learn: • How to calculate ROI and time-to-value in different types of small contact center profiles • What factors to consider when selecting a cloud vendor • Three common myths about the cloud
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