Cloud technologies continue to dominate IT conversations about deployment options. Professional pundits opine while boardrooms question whether Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions can deliver the same level of functionality as their on-premises brethren. The question they should ask is how they can preserve customer experience — it’s the heart of any successful deployment.
This Black Friday is going to be a cracker, I can tell. I’m not joining the other millions of Brits and queuing up outside shopping centers ready to dive in when the doors finally open. I’m an amateur table tennis player, I’m not built to fight and tussle with big guys for a large screen television. No, this year I’m doing it properly.
Can your contact center handle peak traffic? You may have successfully prepared for natural disasters when you had plenty of advance notice, but what if a storm takes everyone by surprise?
Floods of any nature are a hazard to both the users of utilities and the companies themselves. Thousands of calls from distressed drivers who just want get home alive are placed. Not to mention the heady mix of fast streaming water and electricity leading to power surges or complete losses in some cases.
Earlier this year, we introduced Hammer Cloud Platform (HCP), our SaaS solution that combines functional, regression, systems integration, performance, and customer experience testing into one platform.
It’s no surprise that companies large and small are looking to cloud-based technologies to help them solve modern business challenges and reduce operational costs. But the reality is that IT professionals must be thoughtful about which hosting and deployment strategies are best for their businesses.
With unlimited access to information, today’s customers are educated. They know what they want, they want it fast and loyalty is optional. In fact, 47% of customers will take their business to a competitor within 24 hours of having a negative experience.
We’ve already discussed the benefits of leveraging DevOps in your contact center. Now we’ll cover how to get started. The transition can be challenging, especially for enterprises with rigid processes, but the positives greatly outweigh the negatives.
Xperience19, touted as the customer event of the year by Genesys, is full of opportunities to learn about emerging technologies, network with industry peers, and discover the future of customer experience. More than 2,000 customer experience and information technology (IT) professionals are expected to attend.
Almost everyone would rather talk to a real person than automated communications when they call a company, according to a new study by B2B research firm Clutch. Of 501 people surveyed, 88% said they preferred speaking to humans and 72% said they usually speak to a human after encountering an IVR menu.