Web Real Time Communications (WebRTC): A new weapon for SaaS providers or a lethal injection for telecom providers?

Posted by Raj Sharma on Jul 31, 2014 9:29:26 AM

Technologies follow interesting twists and turns along the adoption curve. It often proves most of the experts wrong, if not relative to how it gets adopted, certainly relative to the timing of its adoption.

Take WebRTC for example. The telecom industry has been talking about the technology for a number of years and a number of vendors have illustrated interesting use cases that leverage its benefits. And yet today, the only places where we find its actual use are in residential applications like Google’s ChromeCast. With the introduction of the "Mayday" button on their high-end tablets, Amazon made some waves in the WebRTC andcontact center worlds, but it is unclear how many people actually use this capability to call Amazon. So even though it solves a number of business problems and helps carriers introduce new services that help them compete more effectively, the technology is still stuck in the demo phase as far as productive business applications are concerned. 

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Topics: contact center, call center software, technical support, technology, SaaS, WebRTC

Taking a Chance on Cloud Technology

Posted by Rachel Brink on Sep 30, 2013 12:43:00 PM

We as humans are all hesitant to adopt new things from time to time; we like to steer away from the unknown and stick with what we are used to. It is just human nature. While this may be a more comforting way for people to go about their day-to-day lives, there are so many missed opportunities that could arise. A couple examples come to mind of how this mind-set has led to disaster for different companies and individuals.

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Topics: cloud security, cloud based, call center, cloud based solution, call center scalability, call center software features, CRM, crm software, call center software, B2B marketing, technology, cloud call center, software

Virtual Currency and the Call Center

Posted by Madeleine Coe on Aug 22, 2013 2:00:00 PM

I’ve been interested with the concept of the bitcoin since it began surfacing in the media recently. I caught wind of this article about the Winklevoss twins (or Winklevii, if you prefer) getting involved with funding for bitcoins at the beginning of the summer.

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Topics: customer service, call center scalability, 360 view, multichannel contact center, call center software, technology, cloud call center, voip crm integrated contact center

Words that the Tech Industry Totally Stole, Part II

Posted by Madeleine Coe on Aug 13, 2013 2:00:00 PM

A while back, I wrote a post about four words that the tech industry totally stole. Now that I think about it, there are tons of words that different industries repurpose as industry jargon.

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Topics: call center software features, call center software, technology, redundant systems, cloud call center

The Best Contact Center Solution (According to My iPod)

Posted by Madeleine Coe on Aug 6, 2013 2:00:00 PM

“Jenny, I got your number, I need to make you mine….”

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Topics: call center, crm integration, contact center solution, call center software, cloud based call center, cloud customer service, technology, software, increased call volume

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