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Apps
Freshworks integrates with Google's Business Messages
August 2022
"The integration with Freshworks makes it fast and easy for businesses to have conversations with their customers within the Google apps."
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Contact Centre
Customer service agents don't want to return to contact centres
June 2022
A new report has revealed that 85% of customer service agents want to work full-time at home and not return to contact centre offices.
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Manhattan Associates
New late-stage order cancellation to improve customer service
June 2022
Manhattan Associates launches new service allowing orders to be cancelled up to the point of manifested/loaded status, preventing unwanted shipments and costly returns.
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Cloud
Chatbots gaining momentum in customer service space
June 2022
Chatbots are gaining momentum in the customer service space, but a human touch still unbeatable, according to a new study.
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AI
Finance is on a new footing to improve internal customer service
June 2022
Finance functions and leaders have marked 2022 down as a year for process improvement, writes Servicely’s founder and CEO Dion Williams.
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Humanforce
Workplace tech critical for 74% of frontline employees - report
June 2022
Humanforce's report reveals 74% of frontline employees in Australia believe tech plays a critical role in customer service but only 28% feel their current tech is advanced.
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CX
The importance of service level management to customer experience
May 2022
Staffing shortages have impacted site reliability engineers in particular since they are under extreme pressure to ensure that digital assets perform at optimum levels 24/7.
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Employee Experience
Zendesk launches customer service and employee experience offering
May 2022
"Zendesk is helping businesses embrace this new generation of conversational customer relationship management and turn customer service into growth.”
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Contact Centre
8x8 and Genesys partner with product integration for CX
April 2022
Unified cloud communications platform Campell and Genesys have announced a product integration of 8x8 Work with Genesys Cloud CX. 
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Cloud
Esker named Challenger in 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant
April 2022
Esker has been named a Challenger in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Invoice-to-Cash Applications.
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CX
8x8 and Genesys collaborate on customer service solution
April 2022
With the new integration, organisations can align agents and the appropriate subject matter experts to collaborate for better customer outcomes.
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eCommerce
Aussies vote on the toughest jobs in online shopping
April 2022
Shoppers have revealed how much, or how little, they know about what goes into the online shopping process in a new survey by CouriersPlease. 
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FAQ
Techday introduces new IT Reports section across all sites
April 2022
Techday is once again striving to provide the best experience for our clients, and we are pleased to announce a new section dedicated to asset promotion.
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Contact Centre
8x8 release blends contact centre and unified comms solutions
March 2022
"8x8 Agent Workspace makes it easier than ever for contact centre agents to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness."
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SaaS
Zebra Technologies launches Reflexis solutions in A/NZ
March 2022
According to the company, this launch is a key milestone in Zebra’s vision to have every asset and worker on the edge visible, connected and fully optimised.
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Data analytics
How leveraging AI-driven analytics can increase customer satisfaction in the contact centre
March 2022
Failing to provide competitive, high-quality customer service at every touchpoint can lead to low levels of customer satisfaction, which can have detrimental impacts on a business.
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IT in Manufacturing
Midsized B2B manufacturers becoming customer-focused
March 2022
SAP explains how midsized B2B manufacturers are becoming more customer focused.
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AI
70% of Australian companies report increased turnover
March 2022
A new study has found that 70% of Australian sales and marketing leaders report increased customer turnover, up from 52% in a survey conducted last year.
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AI
VIS Global and Uniphore form strategic partnership
March 2022
VIS Global announced today that it has entered into a multi-country strategic partnership with Conversational Automation company Uniphore.
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Manhattan Associates
Orders with multiple shipments causing customer dissatisfaction
February 2022
76% of Australian shoppers indicate that they have experienced unusual delays in receiving goods they ordered online in the last three months.
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Qualtrics
Broken brand promises cost businesses customers in ANZ
February 2022
New research by Qualtrics shows making sure the customer experience matches consumer expectations will be vital to retaining customers in 2022.
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Contact Centre
Access4 announces strategic global partnership with UJET
February 2022
Access4 will now offer UJET's cloud contact centre solutions to assist in unifying and enhancing the customer experience.
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Pegasystems
Organisations fail to deliver on growing customer demands
February 2022
"Over the last two years, customer expectations have skyrocketed to the point where exceptional service is now demanded as standard across every interaction.”
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Cloud
Forrester uncovers top upcoming payments innovations
February 2022
"Now’s the time to step off that proverbial hamster wheel and assess the many technological innovations that will shape the next decade."