People are on the go more than ever, and yet the one consistent is the smartphone in their hands, pockets, or mounted on the dashboard of their car. And, they use this device to communicate in many different ways – voice, text, email, chat, social, and more. So, how does an IVR system grow revenue? […]
Here Are The Best CX and Customer Service Articles We’ve Read in 2019 Yes, it’s that time of year again, retrospective reflection as the end of the year approaches. We often say, “Customer Experience is everything, and everything is Customer Experience.” So it’s important to stay current with some of the best ideas, research, observations, […]
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems serve a great purpose when personalized to serve customers’ needs. When designed and implemented correctly, an IVR system can improve customer experience by 20-30%. Here are a few areas IVR systems can help improve customer experience. Reduce or Eliminate Hold Times Consumers no longer want to wait on hold. Immediate […]
November 19, 2019. Buffalo, NY – IVR Technology Group, a leader in hosted customer service automation solutions, welcomes their new CEO, Brent Snyder. Mr. Snyder will capitalize on the company’s current momentum and lead the growth of their core products that include: Compass Automation Platform: a full-stack CPaaS for voice and text automation Compass Payments […]
In what world does an automated IVR chatbot that hangs up on callers after several minutes of interaction sound like a good idea? Anyone? Well, that’s what happened to me. Follow along to learn about IVR Chatbot Worst Practices. It’s the end of the day, we gather our pups and relax on the sofa for […]
We’re excited to share that our IVR Surveys by phone are part of the Qualtrics XM Marketplace! For customers of the powerful Qualtrics Customer Experience Management (CXM) platform, engaging customers with a voice survey by phone is as easy as watching this video: Seamless Integration of IVR Voice Surveys IVR Technology Group seamlessly integrates advanced […]
It’s the existential dispute in customer service; live agents versus automation with a smart IVR. Customer service is the new differentiator for consumers who generally see parity from one product to another. Poor experiences can turn customers into non-customers, or worse, vocal detractors. It’s essential to get it right. On one side, the argument is […]
The latest insights showing gains in customer satisfaction through machine learning tied to natural language processing in customer service chatbots powered by artificial intelligence are now available in a new white paper that outlines the twelve steps for CX AI innovation. Don’t you love it when you see something like that advertised on LinkedIn or […]
As a sales representative, I was recently asked to describe the life of someone in sales. The first thing that pops up? Roller coasters. Being in any sales role can easily be compared to a roller coaster ride – full of ups, downs and lulls. However, before you get on a roller coaster, there’s a […]
Today, customers desire instant access and first-contact resolution to their needs. From the consumer’s standpoint, they’re continually seeking instant gratification, immediate delivery, instant service, and most importantly, instant satisfaction. This need for immediacy is impacting the traditional customer support model.
BUFFALO, N.Y., December 13, 2018 – IVR Technology Group, a leader in multichannel business communications, today announces its strategic partnership with HealthPay24, a recognized innovator in patient financial engagement for healthcare providers. The strategic partnership will provide patients with an enhanced payment experience through the addition of effortless telephony functionality. “By teaming up with HealthPay24, we will […]
As businesses close the book on traditional paper-based transactions (pun intended), the decision to move to an Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) provider is not one to make hastily. Although this move is typically predicated upon the directives of the CFO and the Finance team, there are typically 3 important guidelines one should be […]
As engineers, we overestimate what we can accomplish in the short term via sheer herculean effort and underestimate what we can achieve with long-term planning. At IVR Technology Group, we have a team of developers that have worked together for over a decade. Not only have we become good friends, but we know each other’s strength and […]
Throughout my career, I have picked up a few practices to help increase the success of my projects and improve my own software development abilities. I will frame these practices through the lens of IVR systems, but most of them can be applied to any software domain. But first, if Google has directed you to […]
“It is a profoundly erroneous truism… that we should cultivate the habit of thinking of what we are doing. The precise opposite is the case. Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them.” — Alfred North Whitehead, An Introduction to Mathematics (1911) What is an API? […]
An integral part of work-life balance is being able to have boundary control. We live in an era of unprecedented technology and the ability to access any person at any time for any reason. So, how do you find that perfect work-life balance?