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Dec. 7, 2021 – Five9 has introduced a new capability that will deliver lifelike-sounding synthetic voices for self-service use cases such as intelligent virtual agent (IVA) greetings, conversational prompts, and menu options. For this purpose, Five9 said it has added synthetic media company WellSaid Labs...

Nov. 30, 2021 – AWS continues to enhance its Amazon Connect CCaaS offering with machine learning (ML), this week announcing an automated call summarization feature. This call summary capability is now set as a default in Contact Lens, the ML-powered real-time contact center analytics engine...

Sept 27, 2021 – 8x8 has announced a solutions-based offering stemming from its “eXperience Communications as a Service” (XCaaS) integrated platform. The 8x8 Frontdesk solution supports the role of a receptionist with a new interface that combines both its Unified Communications (UC) and contact center...

Sept 15, 2021 – Dialpad has announced the acquisition of Kare Knowledgeware, a customer experience platform that optimizes workflow orchestration, knowledge management, analytics, and business intelligence. The deal gives Dialpad’s contact center solution conversational AI capabilities and improved self-service functionality by organizing unstructured data and...

Sept 27, 2021 – Talkdesk has announced Talkdesk Phone, an enterprise phone system built on its cloud contact center platform. Doing so enables Talkdesk to bring features from the CX cloud platform—such as advanced AI and automation, omnichannel routing, and integrated analytics—to all phone users...

June 15, 2021 – Talkdesk announced Talkdesk Retail Smart, a solution for retailers that provides automated and secure self-service options for customers, leaving live agents to focus on higher-touch, revenue-generating interactions....

April 14, 2021 – Vonage announced enhancements to its contact center services aimed at improving customer engagement. The most prominent features of the release is dubbed Visual Engagement for Vonage Contact Center, and it allows companies to interact with their customers using video embedded directly...

There is no shortage of customer experience technologies that organizations can use to improve contact center agent skills and, by extension, customer experience. But budgets are finite and executive demands can often be urgent. By the end of 2020, 26.1% of organizations will have a customer...

I have talked to hundreds of contact center leaders who scoff at the suggestion that they consider moving to a cloud platform, or at least using cloud-based applications. And I understand their issues. You can’t flip a switch on a large, complex, customized on-premises contact center,...

With more than 80% of employees still working from home either full- or part-time, it’s vital to have a solid management strategy for UCC as well as contact center applications. Management tools improve the administration and performance of UCC, and contact center, and the efficiency of those...

There are no shortages of application options -- and, with them, technology costs -- in the contact center. But the key focus for any spending should be to improve the customer experience.There are a variety of contact center technology options, including contact center software, customer...