Conversational Services

March 20, 2018

Introducing Watson Assistant

Today, I’m excited to announce that Watson Conversation has evolved to Watson Assistant. It has the same features that you use today, and we’re adding a new set of features to make it easier for enterprise customers to deliver personalized and engaging experiences. If you were already using Conversation, there is no action needed to […]

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March 12, 2018

Why businesses must follow customers to a frictionless future

If there's one thing that business leaders should take on board in 2018, it's this: customers will not wait around for you anymore. Today, customers want seamless customer experiences that deliver what they want, how they want it, right now. Businesses must do more to reduce customer effort, and it is a trend that contact center managers cannot ignore.

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February 8, 2018

How Bradesco solves customer queries in just seconds with AI

Using IBM Watson, Bradesco implemented a virtual agent, Bradesco Inteligência Artificial, to assist employees and customers in answering their questions about bank products. Since the implementation, Bradesco sees customer satisfaction levels of higher than 85%, with 94% of queries being handled by the virtual agent.

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November 16, 2017

Get the Forrester Report on how to make customer service smarter, faster and more cost effective

Call centers executives face the constant challenge of meeting customer expectations and business cost goals. Customers prefer interacting with virtual agents, and are choosing messaging over phone calls for issue resolution. This Forrester report outlines the trends that will enable call centers to become smarter and more strategic.

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November 3, 2017

AI is redefining customer service. Does your call center stack up?

More than 62% of customers will consider switching to a competitor after only 1-2 bad experiences with a brand. New technologies like AI and chatbots are allowing brands to offer always-on self-service, at scale, cheaper than ever before. Spend 5 minutes or less to answer 8 questions and find out how your customer service stacks up.

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October 23, 2017

Top 7 trends for enterprise call centers and customer service in 2018

The call center space is a significant, growing opportunity, and a powerful tool to transform the success of a brand in today's digital world where customers expect responses 24x7x365. AI and cognitive technologies — notably, chatbot technologies — are dominating the conversation as one of the more interesting disruptors at play. Here are 7 trends we expect to see at enterprise call centers in 2018.

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October 20, 2017

The future of call centers and customer service is being shaped by AI

Customers today expect seamless interactions with brands whenever and wherever they choose. Given a choice, 70% of customers today prefer messaging over voice for customer support. Learn how LivePerson and Watson teamed together to create LiveEngage, the first out-of-the-box integration of Watson-powered chatbots with human agents.

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October 17, 2017

How Watson Advertising improves decision-making and reduces costs across the marketing lifecycle

The Weather Company’s ad sales business has become IBM Watson Advertising, offering agencies and marketers a portfolio of media, data, and AI solutions to help improve decision-making and reduce costs – from media planning through measurement.

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October 17, 2017

How chatbots can help reduce customer service costs by 30%

Businesses spend $1.3 trillion on 265 billion customer service calls each year. Chatbots can help businesses save by speeding up response times, and answering up to 80% of routine questions. Learn how you can increase productivity and performance at call centers by seamlessly integrating chatbots, AI and live agents.

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