Conversational AI Doesn’t Have to be a Risky Investment
For many companies, proven and reliable results are more important than being innovative and flashy when securing approval for CX projects. Deploying conversational AI solutions like chatbots and virtual agents can seem risky but doesn’t have to be. This checklist provides three steps to help you join other savvy companies in taking advantage of the proven, reliable benefits of this technology while minimising your risk.
[Whitepaper / Pricing Guide]
Guide to Enterprise Conversational AI Pricing: Calculating the Cost of a Successful Chatbot or Virtual Agent
How much does an enterprise conversational AI tool with the right level of sophistication, flexibility, and customization really cost? This guide walks you through budgeting for a solution, typical pricing models for technology and consultation, average costs for pilots and full systems, and calculating your ROI.
ISG Provider Lens™ Intelligent Automation – Solutions & Services
Conversational AI Quadrant
Leading global technology research and advisory firm ISG evaluates Conversational AI vendors against a robust set of market-driven criteria in this ISG Provider Lens Quadrant Report. The independent study provides comparisons of Conversational AI provider strengths, challenges, and competitive differentiators.
[Whitepaper / Buyer’s Guide]
Guide to Selecting a Virtual Agent or Chatbot Vendor: Forget the Technology & Focus on Experience
Digital self-service has risen to the top of must-have lists, and AI-powered virtual agents and chatbots are the perfect tools for providing it. However, when selecting a vendor you should forget about the technology and focus on skills and experience. Learn why in this whitepaper featuring expert tips from industry insiders.
Conversational AI Trends 2020, featuring Conversational AI Success Stories During Times of Pandemic
This eBook from AI Time Journal takes a look at the biggest conversational AI trends and emerging use cases across industries. It also explores how the global pandemic has highlighted ways conversational virtual agents can be leveraged to turn a challenge into an opportunity through a series of conversational AI success stories.
Creating a 20/20 Vision for Your Employee Self-Service Strategy
Supporting employees is more important than ever for organisations. For many, it’s also become more challenging than ever as they adapt to an increased remote workforce and evolving digital strategy. Here are three steps and successful use cases to help you with crafting and implementing your customised employee digital self-service strategy.
The Inner Circle Guide to AI-Enabled Self-Service
This independent research report from ContactBabel explores survey responses from consumers on their preferences and usage of self-service channels as well as use cases and results from organisations offering self-service options. It also takes a deep dive into opportunities for using AI and machine learning to improve self-service channels.
[Best Practices Series]
How to Select a Chatbot or Virtual Agent for Your Self-Service Project
This installment of destinationCRM’s Best Practices Series shares insider tips for selecting a chatbot or virtual agent to positively impact customer care. It looks at what companies implementing a new self-service tool or upgrading an existing solution should consider before making a purchasing decision.
Creating a 20/20 Vision for Your Chatbot, Virtual Agent & Live Chat Strategy
It’s more important than ever to effectively serve customers across touchpoints, which means offering end-to-end engagement that blends self-service and human-assisted support options. Here are three steps and a checklist to help you create and implement a successful chatbot, virtual agent and live chat strategy.
Frost & Sullivan: AI-Enhanced Customer Self-Service Solutions
In this independent report, the analysts from Frost & Sullivan explore their analysis of the conversational AI market. They discuss current challenges companies face when implementing self-service solutions and why chatbots and virtual agents should use a combination of self-learning and human curation of content.
Top Tips for Implementing a Chatbot or Virtual Agent in 2019
Smart organisations around the world are implementing chatbots and virtual agents to improve their customer experience and provide better employee engagement. Here are eight recommendations for selecting, deploying and maintaining a successful self-service virtual agent or chatbot – everything from building your business case to setting up your solution up for long-term success.
[Whitepaper / Buyer’s Guide]
A Chatbot for Your Contact Centre
Chatbots and virtual agents have become essential tools for providing 24/7 self-service to digital customers. Yet many organisations are missing out on the added benefits of using these solutions in the contact centre. This buyer’s guide walks you through tips, best practices, and questions to ask when selecting and implementing a conversational platform to support contact centre agents and provide an omnichannel customer experience.
AI, Chatbots and Virtual Agents: The Threat to Mankind and the Contact Centre
Academic and industry experts are warning about the dangers of AI – predicting everything from a huge loss of jobs to the end of the human race. But what does this really mean for mankind and the contact centre? This whitepaper discusses the warnings about AI, the inflated expectations for chatbots created by unrealistic promises in the marketplace, and the reality of using these technologies in the contact centre and for automated self-service.
[Contact Centre Guide]
The Future of the Contact Centre: The Transitioning Role of Agents to Knowledge Experts
Technology is altering the way customers engage with brands and increasing their demands for instant 24/7 customer service. The traditional model for call centres and contact centres is no longer providing the experience customers are coming to expect. This guide discusses the changes contact centres are facing and how live agents taking on the role of knowledge experts benefits organisations, customers and the agents.
Virtual Agents and Chatbots and Avatars – confusing or what!
Confused about whether you need a chatbot or a virtual agent or a virtual customer assistant? There have been lots of different names given to automated conversational systems over the years which has created confusion within the customer service space. This whitepaper explores the names and terminology, the technology behind chatbots and how to select a tool that’s right for your company and your customers.
Choosing a Virtual Agent Solution for Instant Messaging Platforms and SMS
The increasing popularity of messaging platforms, SMS, chatbots and other social communications is impacting the way we want to communicate with brands, opening up new opportunities for organisations to engage customers on platforms such as Facebook Messenger and WeChat. Here are five essential questions to ask when choosing a virtual agent solution for customer self-service on instant messaging platforms and SMS.