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Break Through AI Misconceptions

Published June 11, 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.

Top Contact Center Tools for Customer Retention

Published May 21, 2018
Customer retention is one of the most important aspects of maintaining and growing revenues, yet many businesses fail to utilize all of the useful tools at their disposal. For example, do you know if you are using your contact center to its full capacity? There are many contact center tools that can drive significant improvements to your customer retention rate, and there’s a good chance you already have access to them.

Self-Service Customer Care

Published April 18, 2018
Don’t make the mistake of assuming that all customer service needs to be handled by a support agent. As is increasingly the case, many people prefer an option to solve their own problems. Offering this “self-service customer care” is a viable solution for businesses of all sizes too - so don’t think you’re off the hook because you’re small.

Improve Your Customer Experience in 9 Steps

Published April 02, 2018
With customer experience quickly becoming one of the top ways to differentiate your business from the competition, now is a great time to optimize your contact center. Your contact center is one of the main ways customers interact with your business, and there are several things you can do to boost their satisfaction with the experience. This is often an easy way to improve key performance metrics using tools you already have.

Executive Brief: Mitigate Avaya risk and future-proof your customer experience

Published March 22, 2018
When Avaya filed for bankruptcy, it ended months of speculation. However, the company’s ongoing financial instability has left many businesses in a precarious position. If you’re concerned about your future with Avaya, don’t wait around to see what long-term options are available to modernize your customer engagement center.

Gartner Report: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure, Worldwide

Published March 08, 2018
In Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure, Worldwide, Genesys has once again maintained a leadership position. Placed furthest among all vendors in completeness of vision for 10 years and counting, our position continues to validate our mission to power the world’s best customer engagement solutions for organizations of all sizes—both in the cloud and on-premises.

Frost & Sullivan: Update Your Contact Center Today or Risk Losing Business Tomorrow

Published March 06, 2018
Customer expectations have changed. Self-service options on the channels of their choice are a given. And when self-service is not enough, they want live agents who can step up and make it a seamless transition. Take a new approach to customer engagement today—or your customers won’t be back tomorrow.

Forrester Report: Artificial Intelligence with the Human Touch

Published March 06, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) can’t replicate the human touch, but it can ease your agents’ burden by handling many simple, repetitive requests. A new Forrester Consulting paper offers a look at the strengths and weaknesses of both AI and humans independently, yet how blending them together can give your customers the seamless end-to-end experience they expect.

eBook: Contact Center Economics and the Cloud

Published March 06, 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.

eBook: Not All Cloud Contact Center Platforms Are Created Equal

Published March 06, 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.

Executive Brief: Mitigate Avaya risk and future-proof your customer experience

Published March 02, 2018
When Avaya filed for bankruptcy, it ended months of speculation. However, the company’s ongoing financial instability has left many businesses in a precarious position. If you’re concerned about your future with Avaya, don’t wait around to see what long-term options are available to modernize your customer engagement center.

eBook: Blended AI for Customer Experience

Published March 02, 2018
The explosive growth of data, channels and automation change how customers engage with businesses. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is staggering in its speed of handling simple requests and automating conversations. But AI solutions are not enough for the best customer experiences. Human emotions sometimes demand the human touch that only live agents can provide. Kate, Customer Experience AI by Genesys, combined with the power of human touch can improve customer experience, empower employees and dramatically reduce costs. This seamless combination of AI technology and humans, or “Blended AI by Genesys,” addresses the entire customer journey for the best possible outcomes.

Architecture spotlight: Three considerations when choosing cloud for your contact center

Published March 02, 2018
A cloud contact center can offer many advantages in performance, scalability and security, compared to an on-premise contact center infrastructure. To maximize these advantages, it’s important to determine how best to leverage the cloud to meet your business’s specific needs.

The US Contact Center Decision-Makers' Guide: The Omnichannel Chapter

Published March 02, 2018
Your customers expect effortless and personalized engagement across all their channels. Delivering exceptional customer service requires the platform, infrastructure, applications and resources to identify, route and switch interactions seamlessly between agents and channels, while keeping relevant data available throughout the customer journey.

eBook: Your Definitive IVR Playbook

Published March 02, 2018
What is IVR? IVR is the commonly used acronym for Interactive Voice Response systems. It is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and touch-tone telephone keypad inputs. Customer interactions, across all channels, are of strategic importance in today’s world. Managing those interactions to assure the customer is seeing the best face of the company is vital. At the forefront is making sure you are providing useful, easy to navigate cloud-based Interactive Voice response systems for your customers that places the emphasis on:

eBook: The Truth About Cloud in Small Contact Centers

Published March 02, 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.

7 Ways to Make Your Contact Center a Strategic Asset

Published February 14, 2018
Good customer service is an increasingly vital part of business - the amount of people who have switched brands because of a bad experience has jumped to 86% from 59% in just 4 years! If your contact center is currently viewed as a necessary evil, you’re probably doing things wrong. There are many ways to turn a poor performing contact center into a strategic asset, and these improvements can do more than just increase customer retention too.

The Best Contact Center Solutions in 2018

Published February 05, 2018
Considering the importance customer service has always had in business, it’s hard to imagine it becoming more important. But according to Microsoft, 56 percent of global customers say they have higher expectations for customer service now than they did just one year ago! With that in mind, it makes sense why so many businesses are placing such a high priority on improving and updating their contact centers. This isn’t an area to neglect.

Top Contact Center Features and Trends You Should Know for 2018

Published January 24, 2018
Customer experience is quickly becoming one of the main ways a business can differentiate themselves from the competition, and contact centers are a big part of this. Consumers increasingly expect fast, effective service from a multitude of channels - including the option to self service. If your business can’t efficiently handle the service demands of your customers, there’s a good chance they’ll be shopping elsewhere in the near future. Make sure your business is ready for the New Year by reading our guide on the Top Contact Center Features and Trends for 2018.

Nucleus Research: Genesys PureCloud Makes Omnichannel Accessible

Published January 08, 2018
PureCloud was designed to simplify the way you manage customer relationships. It’s powerfully simple, fast and intuitive. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Get a better look at the benefits and tools of Genesys PureCloud in a new report by Nucleus Research. For their study, Nucleus examined past and current customer experiences, breadth of functionality and results of use.

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