CX-hdr-2018

42pc of Australian enterprises lack understanding and skills for Artificial Intelligence

Avaya (NYSE: AVYA) today revealed that 42 per cent of Australian organisations lack understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, while 42 per cent don’t have the in-house skills to facilitate adoption, exceeding global averages of 37 and 37 per cent, respectively.

Topics: press release AI Artificial Intelligence

The BluePrint to AI Success with Verint's Jason du Preez

Artificial Intelligence is without a doubt one of the hottest topics in the world of customer experience right now. But with hype comes a considerable amount of fear, as organisations are becoming increasingly worried about getting left behind or failing to properly commence their AI journey.

Topics: Customer experience AI Chatbot Artificial Intelligence CX Articles & Insights

When it comes to chatbots, don’t bamboozle your customers

Nobody likes getting bamboozled.

In the world of customer experience (CX), trust is a major currency and is frequently ranked as the most important attribute a brand can cultivate in its customers.

When your customers trust you, they are more likely to buy your products or services, refer you to a friend, share information with you, and even forgive you when you have that one PR nightmare.

Topics: AI Chatbot CX Articles & Insights experiential retail

Australia Must Step Up AI Adoption or Face Being Left Behind, Expert Says

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been one of the hottest topics in customer experience (CX) this year. To find out more about some of the trends and challenges within the fast-growing sector, Fifth Quadrant spoke to Dr Catriona Wallace, Founder and CEO of AI fintech company Flamingo Ai (ASX:FGO).

Topics: CX AI Artificial Intelligence CX Articles & Insights

Analytics, AI, Machine Learning and the Future of the Contact Centre with Avaya's Peter Chidiac

A couple of weeks ago Avaya Australia announced that it had been selected for a five-year contract by the Australian Department of Defence (ADoD) as the contact centre technology provider. What follows is the second part of our discussion with Peter Chidiac, Avaya’s Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand. Peter provided some candid input on automation, analytics, AI and machine learning and how the combination of these tools will continue to shape Customer Experience and the future of the contact centre.

Topics: personalisation AI CX Articles & Insights marketing automation analytics

Avaya Targets Australia’s Midmarket with Cloud UC and CC Launch

Sydney, Australia, March 5, 2018Avaya has launched its ‘Powered by Avaya’ cloud offering in Australia, providing a simple and flexible way for midmarket companies to migrate to cloud-based solutions across unified communications (UC) and contact centre (CC).

Topics: press release IoT AI Artificial Intelligence cloud-based solutions

Six Tech Trends to Watch in 2018 from ManageEngine

SYDNEY — 14 December 2017— ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today unveiled what it sees as six tech trends to watch in 2018.  These trends including the growing use of artificial intelligence, the rise of AI-powered chatbots, the use of natural language processing, the tightening of data protection laws, the continuation of cloud adoption and the use of blockchain technology.  

Topics: press release Cloud computing AI Chatbot cybersecurity

LogRhythm once again recognised for completeness of vision and ability to execute

BOULDER, Colo.—December 6, 2017 — LogRhythm, The Security Intelligence Company, today announced that it has, once again, been positioned as a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in the 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management”* research report, for its Threat Lifecycle Management Platform.

Topics: press release AI security

7 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2018

In the constantly changing world of cybersecurity, it can be difficult to make predictions. But with 2018 just around the corner, cybersecurity professionals are taking a serious look at what the future holds. 

Recently, Fifth Quadrant attended an event in which Phil Kernick, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at CQR Consulting led a discussion on where Australia's cybersecurity landscape was heading into the new year. Drawing partly on that discussion, we'll now take a quick look at 7 trends in Australian cybersecurity to watch out for in 2018.

Topics: Internet of things CX Cloud computing AI Artificial Intelligence CX Articles & Insights security Blockchain

AI takes customer service automation to the next level

When automation was first introduced into customer service channels, the results were often spectacularly underwhelming. Confusing phone menu systems in call centres and canned responses to emails led to frustrated customers and lower satisfaction levels.

Topics: Customer experience CX AI Chatbot Artificial Intelligence CX Articles & Insights

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