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Partner Article: What have AI and automation got to do with WFM?

Machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and sophisticated optimization algorithms are already part of our daily lives. Do you use a navigation app on your smartphone? Or facial recognition in your camera app? Do you use online spelling and grammar checkers when writing documents? If so, you’re using AI. It should be no surprise to learn that the latest WFM applications are already deploying AI and automation to improve planning outcomes while reducing manual effort.

Bots & AI: how to teach yourself automation and machine learning

The first steps are easier than you think. You can start using MS Office or opensource software, so cost doesn’t stop you.

Ian Robertson shares work by members using different levels of technology and investment, to chart a ladder of opportunity for everyone. Why not take time now to teach yourself?

Partner Article: Electric car subscription service Onto partners with Business Systems to transform the customer experience

The partnership will improve agent engagement and provide an effortless service for outstanding customer experience.

What matters most to customers and how do we fix the problems?

Where do we find the information we need to turn an organisation around, so that it is really centred on customer needs, however big or difficult the task may seem? Learn from practical member stories about how they are achieving success.

Digital transformation: we spread our wings when we engage customers

Too often technology doesn’t join up, to actually make life easy. Yet, if you do make your digital platform totally compelling, people will use it and love it! So what’s the secret? Paul Smedley looks at how we operationalise our strategies and the importance of planning.

Partner Article: The Forum - Optimising Healthcare Contact Centre Operations - 4 Ways

In today's day and age, a negative customer experience can make or break an organisation's reputation. Delivering a good customer experience is now pivotal to how customers perceive a brand, and this is only intensified when operating within the healthcare space. 

Next generation customer contact: what do we need to do to be ready?

Ironically, the next generation is often about what is possible now, from a technology perspective, but not yet operationalised. That’s the challenge. Yet the waves of change, these past two years, have left more ‘in reach’ than we might have thought possible before. So, let us look at our part in becoming ready for customers who want to engage in new ways.

Alvaria Accelerate ‘22 Virtual Experience

Accelerate ‘22 is the fastest way to access Alvaria resources including updates on the product roadmap, executive perspective thought leadership sessions, tips and tricks, success stories, use cases, company announcements and more.  

Questions to consider for annual leave

As the world reboots after the firm reset of the Pandemic, we have the opportunity to revisit, redefine and reshape how we have done things. 2020 was a strange year, especially for annual leave, as lockdown restrictions changed how we used annual leave and the Government stating leave can be carried over, firmly “kicking the can” down the road, to give us a problem for another day (or year).

Telling stories with numbers

What’s the most important part of our job? What do members of our Learning Academy find most useful? We may pride ourselves on specialist knowledge or technical skills, but if stakeholders don’t get what they need from us, and trust our analyses, we will just be ignored. Explore what members are finding in two powerful Accredited Learning Box Sets.

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