Blog Articles by Virtual Agent (chatbots)

Blog Image
December 17, 2018

2019 Will Unleash the True Potential of AI for Customer Experience #BigIdeas2019

#Customer Engagement, #Digital Transformation, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots)

Early this year I predicted that there would be a great shakeout in artificial intelligence, culling the herd of…

Author Image PV Kannan
Blog Image
November 28, 2018

How Conversational Commerce Improves the Retail Experience

#Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #Conversational Commerce

The holiday season is officially upon us, meaning that millions of people around the world will soon be heading to…

Author Image Andrea Lowe
Blog Image
November 26, 2018

Your Customers are Elephants

#Customer Engagement, #Digital Transformation, #Modern IVR, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots)

Recently, I was discussing customer experiences, and I got to thinking about the parable of the blind men and the…

Author Image PV Kannan
Blog Image
November 15, 2018

Black Friday Bargains Aren’t Just for Customers

#Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots)

It’s the most wonderful time of year… for retailers. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are around the corner, meaning…

Author Image Andrea Lowe
Blog Image
November 12, 2018

How One Bad Experience Can Turn Customers Off Forever

#Artificial Intelligence (AI), #Blended Experiences, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #Reduce AHT

When it comes to blended experiences, success hinges on chatbots and agents handing off interactions absolutely…

Author Image Angela Sanfilippo
Blog Image
November 07, 2018

Four ways to make chatbots feel more human

#Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #Customer Engagement

Chatbots are an effective way for companies to automate customer service and provide the seamless, self-service…

Author Image Andrea Lowe
Blog Image
November 02, 2018

Ep. 4 - Ramesh Kumar: The Virtual Agent – What Chatbots Mean for Your Agents

#Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #SolvingForCX, #Podcast

Ah, the never-ending quest to deliver the best possible customer satisfaction. Nobody can question our intent: We want…

Author Image Andrea Lowe
Blog Image
October 25, 2018

Ep. 2: Art Schoeller – How to Blend Human Agents and Chatbots

#Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #SolvingForCX, #Podcast

Are the machines really taking over?  Any time we experience fast-paced change, it’s often accompanied by plenty…

Author Image Andrea Lowe
Blog Image
October 24, 2018

When AI and Emotion Collide, Consumers and Brands Win

#Customer Acquisition, #Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #Modern IVR

For thousands of years, consumers and businesses only interacted in person, and it was easy to understand the emotions…

Author Image PV Kannan