Market Perspectives

Salesforce Is Rated Exemplary and an Overall Leader in Customer Experience Management

Posted by Ventana Research on Jan 27, 2023 5:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Salesforce drawn from our latest Value Index research, the 2023 Ventana Research Value Index: Customer Experience Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, agent management, Customer Experience Management, Field Service, customer service and support

Boost.ai Brings Conversational AI to Reality

Posted by Ventana Research on Jan 10, 2023 5:00:00 AM

Every year, billions of digital interactions occur online. Artificial intelligence and machine learning become smarter. Organizations find new ways to efficiently handle customers and requests using automated self-service and the underlying technology it runs on: conversational AI. What used to be a niche capability is now at the forefront of today’s chatbot and automated customer service agent. To keep up with the rising usage of digital channels and interactions, organizations must enable intelligent self-service to enhance and provide a great customer experience.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer

Enghouse Interactive is a Vendor of Merit in Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 24, 2022 5:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Enghouse Interactive, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Lifesize is a Vendor of Merit in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 23, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Ventana Research is happy to share some insights about Lifesize, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Mitel is a Vendor of Merit in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 22, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Ventana Research is happy to share some insights about Mitel, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Elevēo is a Vendor of Merit in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 21, 2022 5:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Elevēo, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Playvox is a Vendor of Merit in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 18, 2022 4:00:00 AM

Ventana Research is happy to share some insights about Playvox, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

RingCentral is a Vendor of Merit in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 17, 2022 4:00:00 AM

Ventana Research is happy to share some insights about RingCentral, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

8x8 is Innovative in Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 16, 2022 4:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about 8x8, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Five9 is a Vendor of Merit in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 15, 2022 4:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Five9, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Salesforce is Vendor of Assurance in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 14, 2022 5:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Salesforce drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Alvaria is a Vendor of Assurance for Agent Management

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 11, 2022 4:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Alvaria, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce

Cisco is Innovative in Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 10, 2022 5:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Cisco, drawn from our Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Content Guru is Exemplary in Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 9, 2022 5:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Content Guru, drawn from our Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Talkdesk is an Exemplary Vendor in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 8, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Ventana Research is happy to share some insights about Talkdesk, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Genesys is Exemplary in Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 7, 2022 5:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Genesys, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Calabrio is Exemplary in Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 4, 2022 5:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Calabrio, drawn from our Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Avaya is an Exemplary Vendor in Agent Management

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 3, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Ventana Research is happy to share some insights about Avaya, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce

Verint is Exemplary in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 2, 2022 5:00:00 AM

We are happy to share some insights about Verint, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of modern components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

NICE is Exemplary in the Agent Management Value Index

Posted by Ventana Research on Feb 1, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Ventana Research is happy to share some insights about NICE, drawn from our latest Ventana Research Value Index: Agent Management, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. Ventana Research defines agent management as a set of tools that incorporate a core of traditional workforce management and quality management software, with the addition of recent components like intelligent virtual assistants, agent-assistance or guidance driven by artificial intelligence, and automation via workflows that streamline processes and provide connections to back-office functions. Agent management suites often include knowledge management, desktop integrations, gamification, and customer collaboration tools like co-browsing and bot-assisted chat.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Contact Center, Product Information Management, Digital Commerce, Subscription Management, agent management

Technical College System Earns Digital Leadership Award in Customer Experience with Salesforce and TargetX for 2021

Posted by Ventana Research on Jan 10, 2022 5:00:00 AM

The annual Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards recognize organizations and individuals that utilize technology to advance business and IT. The Digital Leadership Awards showcase the professional leadership and their use of business applications or technology that contribute significantly to improved efficiency, productivity and the performance of their organization. This prestigious award recognizes leaders and pioneers who have contributed to their organization’s success and championed improvements across their people, processes, information and technology.

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Topics: Performance Management, Sales, Customer Experience, Human Capital Management, Marketing, Marketing Performance Management, Office of Finance, Voice of the Customer, Continuous Planning, Business Continuity, Learning Management, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Data Governance, Data Integration, Internet of Things, Business Planning, Contact Center, Data, Product Information Management, Sales Performance Management, Talent Management, Workforce Management, Financial Performance Management, Digital Technology, Digital Marketing, Digital Commerce, Operations & Supply Chain, Enterprise Resource Planning, Total Compensation Management, Continuous Payroll, Field Service, Process Mining, Streaming Analytics, Conversational Marketing, Digital Experience Platform, AI & Machine Learning, Experience Management, Digital Communications, Analytics & Data

Chewy Earns Digital Leadership Award in Data with Alation for 2021

Posted by Ventana Research on Jan 7, 2022 5:00:00 AM

The annual Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards recognize organizations and individuals that utilize technology to advance business and IT. The Digital Leadership Awards showcase the professional leadership and their use of business applications or technology that contribute significantly to improved efficiency, productivity and the performance of their organization. This prestigious award recognizes leaders and pioneers who have contributed to their organization’s success and championed improvements across their people, processes, information and technology.

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Topics: Performance Management, Sales, Customer Experience, Human Capital Management, Marketing, Marketing Performance Management, Office of Finance, Voice of the Customer, Continuous Planning, Business Continuity, Learning Management, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Data Governance, Data Integration, Internet of Things, Business Planning, Contact Center, Data, Product Information Management, Sales Performance Management, Talent Management, Workforce Management, Financial Performance Management, Digital Technology, Digital Marketing, Digital Commerce, Operations & Supply Chain, Enterprise Resource Planning, Total Compensation Management, Continuous Payroll, Field Service, Process Mining, Streaming Analytics, Conversational Marketing, Digital Experience Platform, AI & Machine Learning, Experience Management, Digital Communications, Analytics & Data

Emerson Earns Digital Leadership Award in Analytics with Domo for 2021

Posted by Ventana Research on Jan 6, 2022 5:00:00 AM

The annual Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards recognize organizations and individuals that utilize technology to advance business and IT. The Digital Leadership Awards showcase the professional leadership and their use of business applications or technology that contribute significantly to improved efficiency, productivity and the performance of their organization. This prestigious award recognizes leaders and pioneers who have contributed to their organization’s success and championed improvements across their people, processes, information and technology.

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Topics: Performance Management, Sales, Customer Experience, Human Capital Management, Marketing, Marketing Performance Management, Office of Finance, Voice of the Customer, Continuous Planning, Business Continuity, Learning Management, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Data Governance, Data Integration, Internet of Things, Business Planning, Contact Center, Data, Product Information Management, Sales Performance Management, Talent Management, Workforce Management, Financial Performance Management, Digital Technology, Digital Marketing, Digital Commerce, Operations & Supply Chain, Enterprise Resource Planning, Total Compensation Management, Continuous Payroll, Field Service, Process Mining, Streaming Analytics, Conversational Marketing, Digital Experience Platform, AI & Machine Learning, Experience Management, Digital Communications, Analytics & Data

Migros Aare Earns Overall Digital Leadership Award with Unit4 for 2021

Posted by Ventana Research on Jan 5, 2022 5:00:00 AM

The annual Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards recognize organizations and individuals that utilize technology to advance business and IT. The Digital Leadership Awards showcase the professional leadership and their use of business applications or technology that contribute significantly to improved efficiency, productivity and the performance of their organization. This prestigious award recognizes leaders and pioneers who have contributed to their organization’s success and championed improvements across their people, processes, information and technology.

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Topics: Performance Management, Sales, Customer Experience, Human Capital Management, Marketing, Marketing Performance Management, Office of Finance, Voice of the Customer, Continuous Planning, Business Continuity, Learning Management, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Data Governance, Data Integration, Internet of Things, Business Planning, Contact Center, Data, Product Information Management, Sales Performance Management, Talent Management, Workforce Management, Financial Performance Management, Digital Technology, Digital Marketing, Digital Commerce, Operations & Supply Chain, Enterprise Resource Planning, Total Compensation Management, Continuous Payroll, Field Service, Process Mining, Streaming Analytics, Conversational Marketing, Digital Experience Platform, AI & Machine Learning, Experience Management, Digital Communications, Analytics & Data