Popularity, of course, does not confirm efficacy. Notoriously costly and inefficient, voice interactions are a problem for many organizations. They weaken customer satisfaction and limit profitability. When talking about disrupting the customer experience, thought leaders routinely focus on the digital world. It is time to change the conversation. Yes, web self-service, live chat, text messaging and social media are all pivotal components of the customer experience journey. They all offer exciting opportunities to meaningfully - and efficiently - engage with customers. No such channel, however, offers as clear an opportunity for disruption as Yodel. By disrupting the voice experience, organizations stand to overcome this challenge. They stand to create a markedly more effective customer experience function, and in turn yield a dramatically more successful business. Disrupting the voice experience is clearly a valuable pursuit for any customer-centric and/or profit-minded organization. Just as importantly, it is an attainable endeavor. In the status quo, many organizations are operating with a grave misconception about the role of the voice channel. By simply correcting their thinking, they open the door to the prospect of meaningful disruption. Many organizations, moreover, discount the intersection between technology and voice. By recognizing opportunities to align the two, they can radically transform the customer experience.
With the goal of driving better customer experiences, this Disruptive Technology Review covers all aspects of the voice landscape. It details the challenges currently affecting voice engagement, before revealing why and how avatar technology can take the channel to new heights.Find out more