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How do DevOps methods accelerate CX innovation?

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This is the second of a two-part interview with Dr. Nicole Forsgren, CEO and chief scientist at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA). In the first post we dove into some insights from her latest report: Accelerate: State of DevOps.

Lessons from a Continuous Testing Rockstar

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Among all the incredible content at Cyara Xchange, perhaps my favorite was Diego Lo Giudice ’s keynote on continuous testing. Diego is Vice President and Principal Analyst from Forrester, and an expert in test automation as well as Agile and DevOps.

Embracing Change

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Change -- it is a word I hear everyday in my role here at Cyara as a customer success manager. Change excites me. It used to scare me, but I have learned that if you can’t embrace change in technology then your business will not survive.

Developers and DevOps in the Contact Center

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As an increasing number of contact centers migrate to the cloud, another corresponding change is occurring. More and more enterprises have deployed dedicated developers to support their customer experience initiatives.

Redefining Customer Experience Metrics for Better Performance

Speaker: Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction Continuum

Join us for this insightful webinar with Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction, who will show you how to zero-in on true leading indicators and describe how to connect business results metrics with employees’ workflow metrics.

Going Agile at Cyara

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Over the course of three days, in a tightly quartered conference room in Melbourne, Australia, eighteen of us across Cyara were trained in SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework).

Get to the Benefits of Amazon Connect Faster with Cyara Accelerator

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Adoption of Contact Center technology in the Cloud is a trend that is well under way. According to IDC, nearly 50% of contact centers have deployed cloud-based solutions and an additional third are in the process. And, this isn’t just small contact centers.

How Are You Measuring Voice Quality in Your Cloud Contact Center?

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Few things are more frustrating than being unable to hear the person on the other end of a call. Voice quality can be the difference between keeping and losing a customer, so it’s important to get it right.

Three New Integrations to Streamline Your DevOps Practice

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Customer experience IT leaders know that a well functioning, complete ecosystem of technology—from IT monitoring, defect tracking, and software development systems to IT ticketing—is key.

Overcoming the Speed-Quality Tradeoff in Your Migration to Amazon Connect

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In my last blog post , I focused on how Cyara Accelerator helps companies accelerate their migration to Amazon Connect by automatically documenting existing IVR applications, and automatically generating call flows in Amazon Connect.

Beyond the Contact Center: Unlocking Insights with Speech Analytics

A global survey of 500 key decision makers by Opus Research shows the core benefits of making the leap to an omnichannel contact center, such as uncovering actionable business insights on employee-customer interactions.

Guest Post by InProd: Empowering Business Users to Easily Make IVR Changes

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Business users want an efficient and trouble-free way to make changes to IVRs. InProd and New Zealand’s Ministry of Social Development (MSD) have developed a new feature as part of the InProd product, that gives business users what they want.

CX Thought Leaders

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is all the rage. It is being discussed throughout companies, from the contact center to the board room. For customer service and sales, AI is being implemented in chatbots, robotic process automation, virtual agents, and many more technologies.

The 5 Keys to Assuring Your Contact Center Cloud Migration

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More and more of Cyara’s customers around the world are moving their contact centers to the cloud. This is happening for many reasons, including improved flexibility and reliability, increased speed, and reduced costs.

How Can You Assure Voice Quality When You Move to the Cloud?

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The contact center has become the turning point for digital transformation in the enterprise. Companies must now compete by delivering innovative, flawless customer experiences.

How to Make the Transition to Customer Service Outsourcing

Speaker: Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer, Advantage Communications Inc.

You’re feeling the pressure of keeping your employees engaged and improving your customer experience, but you’re not sure if you’re ready or even know how to make a smooth transition to a contact center. Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer of Advantage Communications, will lead you through an outsourcing Self-Assessment you can apply to your business in this insightful webinar developed to provide you with the building blocks to take your customer service experience to the next level.

Happy CX Day! Top Six Insights for CX Success

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Today is CX Day – a day to celebrate the professionals and companies that make great customer experiences happen.

Make Sure your CX is Switched on During the Big Switch-Off

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In 2015, British Telecom (BT) announced it would be switching off the UK’s legacy PSTN and ISDN networks by 2025, forcing all customers to shift to IP-based VoIP (Voice Over IP) and SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) telephony services.

12 Days of CX

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To kick off the holiday season, Cyara is spreading some CX cheer, along with warm season’s greetings. And in the spirit of sharing, we’ve rounded up insights and perspective from both brands and customer experience (CX) experts.

How to Maintain Visibility When You Move to the Cloud

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When it comes to businesses, cloud-based services have aided the expansion of digital disruption as more and more processes move online. The three standard models associated with cloud computing are: Infrastructure as a Service, Software as a Service, and Platform as a Service.

Personalized Customer Experience with All-In-One Voice, Video, Chat, Contact Center

Reliable communications are mission critical in today’s business environment. Customers are increasingly selective, and companies compete on the customer experience. Incorporating integrated communications as a key component is driving high returns.

Migration to Agile - Leveraging the Cyara CX Assurance Platform

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I recently caught up with Scott Anderson, SVP, Senior Team Lead, at Bank of America, and asked him how his team makes test automation so successful. Scott is an expert in IVR quality assurance and testing and has been at the forefront of customer experience assurance.

Is Your Organization’s Focus on Projects Hurting Efficiency?

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In my role at Cyara, I regularly have discussions with our customers about forecasting, funding, and resource allocation in their organizations.

CX is the Lifeblood of all Enterprises

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I recently met with a CIO of a major enterprise in the USA. One of the biggest victories for his team would be to stop taking escalation calls and sending apology emails every other Saturday when a production release took place and yet another bug made it past detection, and into production.

Guest Post by Martin Hill-Wilson: How I See Cyara's Value in a CX World of Constant Iteration

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I arrived at the Cyara Xchange Roadshow in Manchester with excitement. Having been briefed on the brand’s focus and expertise, I was looking forward to hearing more.

Exceptional Experiences for Employees and Customers

One of the top trends driving a new communication experience is how companies are competing on the customer experience. Organizations that combine contact center and business communications see 3x higher customer satisfaction and 2.4x revenue growth.

Is Your IVR Dying a Death by a Thousand Papercuts?

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Guess what? Customer experience is important. Lots of people will even tell you that we are in the customer experience economy these days.

The Key to Making Your End-to-End CX Development More Efficient

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When we started to tell customers about our IVR discovery product, Crawler, a few years ago, I got excited.

Three Questions for George Skaryak, Cyara's Sales Chief

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We’re often discussing customer engagement here on the Cyara blog. I recently sat down with the person who is Cyara’s front-line guy for engagement with our customers.

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CX Thought Leaders July 2019

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The contact center has become the inflection point for digital transformation in the enterprise. Companies must now compete by delivering innovative, flawless customer experiences. To accomplish this, the vast majority of enterprises are moving their contact centers to the cloud. Nearly half of the world’s contact centers have deployed cloud-based solutions and an additional third are in the process, according to IDC. I recently asked CX experts for their view on cloud migrations.

5 Ways to Engage Employees for Immediate Impact

Speaker: Vicki Brackett, Author and COO of Sinousia

Author of the new book The Leadership Toolbox and Chief Operating Officer of Sinousia, Vicki Brackett shares creative and proven ways to engage your employees in either work at home environment or traditional brick and mortar. These strategies have been vetted by thousands of employees and have a track record of making immediate impact to customer service satisfaction scores, sales conversion, absenteeism and employee retention. When it comes to employee performance, you must be proactive on the front-end, or you are forced to be reactive on the back end!

ANZ Bank: Understanding and Delivering an Assured Customer Experience

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Following the success of our inaugural Xchange 2018 conference in San Francisco in March this year, we decided to take the show on the road. Our first stop was Melbourne, Australia—Cyara’s birthplace and home to many of our founding customers.

Overcoming Legacy Thinking: Insights from the DevOps Enterprise Summit

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I was able to attend DOES 2018 , the largest DevOps-focused conference in the world, in Las Vegas last month. There were many great presentations and I came away with a lot of new insights. In this post I’d like to share some of those key insights.

Barriers to Innovation in DevOps, Part 2: Outsourcing Models

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Part of our work in the Domain Consulting team is to advise Cyara customers on their Agile/DevOps journeys. Something we've seen among many Cyara customers, and more broadly, is the constant pressure to innovate.

State of DevOps Insights. 5 questions for Dr. Nicole Forsgren

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This week, I had an opportunity to reconnect with Dr. Nicole Forsgren, CEO and chief scientist at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA). Some of you DevOps aficionados will remember her fascinating keynote presentation, The Data Behind DevOps , at the Cyara Xchange conference, earlier this year.

Customer Context at the Speed of the Conversation

Reliable communications are mission critical - leading companies are tapping into cloud technology by moving to an omnichannel contact center that lowers costs, plus streamlines IT support processes and the management of hosted software and infrastructure.

Barriers to Innovation in DevOps, Part 1: Funding Models

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Part of our work in the Domain Consulting team is to advise Cyara customers on their Agile/DevOps journeys. Something we've seen among many Cyara customers, and more broadly, is the constant pressure to innovate.

Digital Transformation and DevOps: It's Not About Technology

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Many organizations around the world are undertaking digital transformations in an effort to move with the times and meet consumer expectations. Working with Cyara's customers, the Domain Consulting team has found that this transformation most often involves a transformation in how they think about technology. In fact, I believe that is critical for achieving a successful transformation.

Show Me the Money – Delivering Results in IVR Testing

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You probably are familiar with the line “Show me the money!” from the movie Jerry Maguire. In the movie, Jerry’s client asks Jerry, his agent, to show him the money. He doesn’t want his agent to talk a good game or make a bunch of promises, he wants results. That line is now used in pop culture to mean delivering results. How does that apply to your IVR testing ?

Guest Post by blackchair: How to Mitigate Unplanned Work

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Today, a client of mine cancelled their meeting with me five minutes before we were about to start. Having meetings cancelled on you is a fact of life when you’re selling software. But I always find the reasons why they have cancelled the meetings interesting. customer experience cx customer experience issues IVR testing IVR agile devops

The Number One Factor in Your Contact Center’s Success

Speaker: Jim Rembach, President of Call Center Coach

Join us for this insightful webinar with Jim Rembach, President at Call Center Coach, and learn about the single most important factor in the success of your contact center!