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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From improvements in loyalty and brand reputation to new revenue streams, the pathway to real-time self-service in customer service brings huge opportunities to forward-thinking businesses. Top 10 reasons why AI-powered automated customer service is the future.
While chatbots continue to grow in popularity, businesses often overlook important issues related to morals and ethics of chatbots and AI. Customers need to know when they are communicating with a machine, and that brands will protect their privacy and data in today’s interconnected world.
Learn how software company Autodesk improved response times by 99% by building a virtual agent (AVA) that interacts with customers and responds to questions in real-time. AVA resolves issues on her own or can collect information to hand over to a human agent along with a full background. Learn how Autodesk used Watson to scale customer service, increase user satisfaction, and answer more inquiries faster and accurately.