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.
Frost & Sullivan’s Information Technology research and consulting programs look at conventional and unconventional technologies, with specific focus on top-level potential disruptors such as cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and IOT or the Internet of Things. In the contact center market, we look at:
- 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
We work closely with the world’s largest IT firms and upcoming disruptive start-ups to predict macro and micro trends related to products, services, technology and business models that can define growth. Tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Our research spans broadly across the sector and provides deep insights into specific markets in the most significant areas of IT and the IT industry.
25 Jul 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Growth Stumbles as Global Economic Uncertainty Prevails
This study breaks down the contact center applications market across 13 countries in Asia-Pacific based on 8 application segments including ACD, CTI, IVR, outbound, call monitoring, WFM, speech, and multimedia applications. It presents market sizing and market share by application and by country. Trends are also identified based on technology adopt...
28 Oct 2014  |  Asia Pacific
The Industry is Rapidly Transforming from Technology-centric to Customer Engagement Focused
This study breaks down the contact center applications market across 13 countries in the Asia-Pacific region based on 8 application segments including Automatic Call Distributor (ACD), Computer Telephony Integration (CTI), Interactive Voice Response, Outbound, Call Monitoring, Workforce Management (WFM), Speech Technology, and Multimedia applicatio...
16 Sep 2015  |  Asia Pacific
Omni-channel Integration Consolidates Communication Platforms
Contact centers are actively transforming from call centers to customer engagement centers. This study breaks down the contact center applications market across 14 countries in Asia-Pacific based on 8 application segments: ACD, CTI, IVR, outbound systems, call monitoring, WFM, speech technology, and multimedia systems. It presents the market sizing...
11 Apr 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Upswing in the Domestic Markets Propels Next Phase of Growth
The Asia-Pacific region continues to be in the forefront of growth markets for contact center services globally. This study is an assessment of the contact center market across 13 countries in six APAC sub-regions under Australia and New Zealand, ASEAN, Greater China, India, South Korea, and Japan. It provides market sizing and forecasting in terms...
15 Oct 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Hosted Model Presents Attractive Benefits for Both Small-sized and Large Contact Centers
This research service includes analysis of the hosted contact center services market in the Asia-Pacific region. Market sizing and forecasting is provided for Asia Pacific in terms of both seats and revenue. The competitive landscape is examined at a vendor level as well as at a service provider level. Furthermore, profiles of key hosted vendors an...
30 Dec 2015  |  Asia Pacific
Market Continues to Grow, though the Pace has Slowed Down
The research service includes analysis of the contact center outsourcing market in Asia-Pacific. Market sizing and forecasting are provided in terms of both seats and revenue. Revenue forecast is provided for 13 countries within the total Asia-Pacific market including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Indonesia, the ...
13 Mar 2015  |  Asia Pacific
Hosted Model Saw Continuous Growing Adoption in Emerging Markets
This research service includes analysis of the hosted contact center services market in the Asia-Pacific region. Market sizing and forecasting are provided for Asia-Pacific, in terms of seats and revenue. The competitive landscape is examined at the vendor level and at the service provider level. Regional analyses and forecasting are presented for ...
26 Jun 2014  |  Europe
Multichannel Customer Contact
The overall research objective of this research service was to investigate the current use and future adaptation of multichannel customer contact in European contact centers. Overall, the use rates of mobile apps, social media, Web self-service, and chat are growing, while use rates of LiveAgent voice and email are declining. About 25% of contact c...
23 Jun 2014  |  Europe
Agent Performance Optimization
The main objective of this research service was to investigate the current use and future adaptation of agent performance optimization (APO) solutions in European contact centers. Quality monitoring and workforce and performance management systems are the most widely deployed and used APO applications in Europe. Furthermore, large contact centers h...
23 Jun 2014  |  Europe
Cloud Contact Center Solutions
The overall research objective of this research service was to investigate the current use and future adaptation of cloud contact center solutions in European contact centers. About 37% of contact center organizations in Europe use a hosted/cloud contact center solution, which is expected to reach 86% by 2016. While small and medium contact centers...