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| | 3 minutes | Customer Engagement, Service
Will AI Eliminate Humans in the Retail Contact Center?
Will AI eliminate humans

When it comes to artificial intelligence, one of the most common questions in the mind of retail customer experience leaders…

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| | 3 minutes | Customer Engagement, Service
The Emergence of Artificial Intelligence within Customer Service
Artificial Intelligence within customer service

Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform the contact center industry. Much of the conversation has centered on chatbots or…

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| | 3 minutes | Customer Engagement, Service
Finding the Perfect Balance of AI and Agent-Assisted Service
AI and agent-assisted service

While there isn’t a specific threshold for “too much” or “too little” artificial intelligence, every organization should take great care…

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| | 6 minutes | Customer Engagement, Service
Introducing Conversational AI in the Contact Center
Conversational AI

What happens when your contact center is ready to stop talking about chatbots or conversational AI and wants to move…

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| | 3 minutes | Customer Engagement, Service
Cross-Functional Cooperation is the Key to AI Success
AI success

When you ask customers what they want from their experiences with your organization, simplicity and ease top their list. Furthermore,…

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| | 3 minutes | Service
Geofencing in Field Service—it’s time to lift the barrier
Man in hardhat

A recent Forrester research study pointed out that organizations leading in customer experience outshined laggards by a significant margin in…

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| | 2 minutes | Customer Engagement, Service
The First Step to Integrating AI in Your Customer Experience
Integrating AI

When adding artificial intelligence to your organization, the best first step is to create a plan for integrating AI and…

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| | 4 minutes | Business Technology, Service
Logistics operations: When and how to get into reverse

The simple act of returning products, parts and subcomponents back into inventory involves multiple steps and business entities—from the customer…

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| | 3 minutes | Service
Field service in focus: IFS and NEC bring FSM excellence to Japan

Field service management (FSM) is beginning to get a lot of attention and it’s easy to see why. Intelligently managing…

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| | 3 minutes | Service
From the outside in: Why I decided to join IFS

Last week I joined the IFS team as Field Service Evangelist and Director of Service Management Business Development. For those…

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| | 4 minutes | Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Service
How customer service is being digitally transformed
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A recent study conducted by WBR indicates that the service industry is at an inflection point. Over the next 24…

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| | 3 minutes | Creativity & Innovation, Service
Can an AI chatbot deliver great customer service?
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Customer service is a people-focused business, and according to the Harvard Business Review, there are elements of service that are…

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