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Omnichannel Technology

Omnichannel technologies are becoming the standard as customers demand seamless user experiences. These days, speech-enabled devices are their own channel. See below for the latest omnichannel technology news, trends, and solutions.

Features

2021 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors

The State of Speech Development Platforms

New multicloud solutions are emerging

The State of Artificial Intelligence

AI takes many forms, but they all have increased speech's usefulness

Transformation in the Contact Center

Customer service has moved from call centers to a multichannel and now omnichannel customer experience approach, with cloud-based communications, well-designed IVR, and powerful reporting capabilities thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), chatbots, natural language processing (NLP), and more.

Industry Voices

Video: Three Megatrends in the Speech Technology Market

Twilio Director of AI/ML Nico Acosta explores the market's three prevailing megatrends--cloud, omnichannel, and intelligence--and their impact on the customer journey and the cost of doing business in this clip from his keynote at SpeechTEK 2019.

How Millennials' Expectations Are Changing Contact Centers (Video)

Allyson Boudousquie, VP of Market & Product Strategy at Convergys (which has since been acquired by Concentrix), discusses the impact of millennials on contact center technology and practice in this clip from SpeechTEK 2018.

How the Millennial Workforce is Changing Customer Care (Video)

Convergys VP, Market & Product Strategy Allyson Boudousquie discusses the impact of a rising millennial workforce on CX in this clip from SpeechTEK 2018.

Columns

When IVRs Discriminate: A Case Study

What happened when a plaintiff took on a big telecom. The first in a two-part series.

IVAs: Using AI to Serve Customers and Contact Centers

True omnichannel customer service is becoming closer to reality

Voice Tools Could Help Brick-and-Mortar Retail Remain Relevant

Stores need to embrace technology to help the customer experience and bring back shoppers

Speech Technology Reports and Research

Strategies for Advancing Your Customer Engagement Program

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Omnichannel Technology Companies and Suppliers