Contact centers are slated to go through major changes in the coming future. The rise of cloud technology, big data and analytics and social media will change how contact centers are operated, bringing new found efficiencies to the incumbent outsourced contact centre model, making customer service and customer experience a significant differentiator and pushing it to the top of the priority list of organizations.
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- Solution providers in varying segments
- Big data analytics and their applications in contact centers
- Web and mobile engagement
- Complex sales, service, and support opportunities and issues
- Web experience personalization
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08 Jan 2013  |  North America
The Mobility Movement and Web-based Customer Interactions
This Market Insight examines the convergence between mobile consumers and online communications, which can be referred to as the mobile Web, and the effect this is having on the way businesses deliver customer service. Although consumers prefer direct access to the Web as a primary contact channel, mobile applications are gaining momentum. Today ...
08 Jan 2013  |  North America
The Mobility Movement and Its Impact on Customer Interactions
Customers are increasingly using mobile devices to interact with companies. This trend represents a significant opportunity for organizations to develop customer contact applications that enrich the customer experience. Organizations also are grappling with some of the challenges inherent in the use of mobile devices. This Market Insight examines m...
25 Jan 2013  |  North America
Strategies to make Social Media an effective Customer Care channel
The contact center industry has been pushing the use of social media for over three years. However, adoption of social media as a fully-developed channel has not kept up with the hype. Now, with the help of vendors marketing into this space, customer contact organizations are developing this new channel, using intelligence gleaned from it across th...
29 Jan 2013  |  Latin America
The CRM development of Colombia and Peru
The Colombian and Peruvian contact center markets witnessed strong development in 2012. Despite growth slightly decelerating from 2011, positive investment atmosphere surrounding the Colombian and Peruvian market when looking to the future persists. The key driver for this increase is the expected organic growth of major companies within the in...
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31 Jan 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Social Media in Customer Service in Asia-Pacific
Social media is rapidly emerging as the next big frontier for customer engagement and interaction. Millions of customer interactions take place everyday on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, besides other customer support forums and online communities. Therefore, it has become imperative for companies to possess a sound soci...
04 Feb 2013  |  Latin America
Specialized Services Present Opportunities
The contact center outsourcing services market witnessed growth in revenue and workstations in Argentina and Chile during 2011 and 2012. The economic downturn in Europe and United States slowed demand from existing customers abroad, especially for companies with offshore campaigns and telemarketing operations to Spain. This research service examine...
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05 Feb 2013  |  Latin America
How Social Media Is Changing The Game and What Companies Can Do to be Prepared
The use of social media to improve customer service is growing in Latin America. Indeed, both international and Latin American companies are extending their social media strategies. Today, many Latin American companies are setting the bar in social media best practices, receiving international recognition and accolades. This Market Insight research...
11 Feb 2013  |  North America
The New Voice in Analytics
This market insight looks at the tools and strategies being used to harness the voice of the customer (VoC), as part of the broader industry effort to improve the customer experience. It incorporates customer use cases from interviews on customers VoC goals, initiatives, and best practices.
12 Feb 2013  |  North America
Positioning for a New Consumer with Technology Enablement, Automation, and Self-help
The market insight contains a summary of economic conditions, regulatory challenges, and contact center budget considerations (drivers and restraints). This includes analyst conclusions and recommendations. This research study also provides Frost & Sullivan insight into mobile communication application development in the contact center market.
13 Feb 2013  |  Latin America
The Key to Increasing Business Productivity Fast and Easy
Latin American contact centers are supported by premises-based contact center applications; nevertheless, hosted services are emerging as an alternative solution. These services are owned and operated by third-party providers. This market insight analyzes the current hosted contact center applications market in Latin America. It examines key main d...