Toward the end of 2016 I had the opportunity to hear the perspectives of many people who worked at city, state and national government and who participated in the first few Citizen2020 'Conversations Workshops.' Our most recent workshop was held in San Francisco just a few weeks after Donald Trump ...
While the world has embraced digital for both their entertainment and business purposes, something has emerged recently that may surprise a few people. The human element of customer service is not going anywhere—in fact, it may be more important than ever. A Verint survey of more than 24,000 ...
Speech Analytics (SA) was introduced to the call or contact center a decade or so ago. SA transcribes and analyzes audio in every phone call to discover powerful, rich actionable insights. It has now reached a stage akin to how other contact center technologies such as Quality Management (QM) and ...
Customer Response Summit February 6-8; Las Vegas, Nevada Verint’s Greg Sherry, vice president, marketing, will lead an interactive general session with conference executives called “Customer Engagement LIVE!” at 2:30 p.m. PT on February 7.  Discussions will include how customer-centric ...
Organizations are amid a shift in customer handling philosophies in an age where interactions between customers and brands are occurring increasingly primarily through online and digital channels.  The philosophy is customer experience. Brands are looking at the entire experience their customers ...
Recently, the British government announced a £1 billion pound investment for faster broadband and 5G in the UK, which will benefit consumers and businesses. Unfortunately, government departments or local councils looking for a boost in funding to improve digital services were left empty-handed.
This leading media company needed a program to efficiently identify agent improvement opportunities to better manage its quality assurance program—as well as maintain the high level of quality its customers had come to expect. The company’s existing platform was no longer meeting the needs of the ...
Earlier this month, we wrapped up Verint’s global Engage customer events for the year at the amazing Savoy Hotel in London.  What started in a beautiful harbor in Sydney, Australia with a bang in May has now finished strong in December in London, where we doubled last year’s number of customer ...
As you start to finalize 2017 planning for your organization, have you looked “outside in” and gathered ideas and insights from other organizations for the customer engagement optimization elements of your planning?   Considerations for a well thought out customer engagement strategy include ...
Business agility has been described as the ability for organizations to sense, prioritize and act. First a business must be able to rapidly sense an opportunity or threat to its business. It must then have the ability to prioritize and evaluate potential responses to these challenges. And finally, ...
In another life, as “Bob the Movie Man,” I am a prolific film reviewer—so, I often frame business problems in terms of famous movies. For those old enough to remember “Back to the Future,” Marty McFly jumped into Doc Brown’s souped-up DeLorean and traveled back in time. What would happen if Marty ...

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