This era of self-service, cloud computing and Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) has significantly accelerated the occurrence of fraudulent access, data breaches and identity theft. Hackers and fraudsters have more avenues of ingress to steal credentials and have their way with enterprise networks and data. Voice and multi-factor authentication offer an effective alternative to the prevailing, often ineffective methods and practices.
Featured Research Financial institutions can reap significant financial gains by using voiceprints to authenticate through the phone channel. By our calculations, a large money center bank will see over $100 million in economic benefit from reducing fraud loss in the… Read More ›
Among the handful of Microsoft’s go-to-market partners are involved with Contact Center and Interactive Voice Reponse (IVR) software, Gold Systems stands out with a commitment to Speech at Microsoft extending to the original SpeechServer and unique software, Vonetix, to speed development and simplify management of enterprise apps.
Microsoft, Cisco and IBM are the three major IT infrastructure providers with potential to define how companies can encourage collaboration among employees, customers and business partners. In this advisory we provide a brief assessment of their latest product updates.
Equifax’s acquisition of multifactor authentication specialist Anakam shows that the risk and credit management specialist recognizes the value of stronger ID-proofing in anticipation of the public’s move to mobile commerce and the need for stronger controls on access management to personal information in an increasingly cloud-based world.
Founded in 2002 in New Jersey, Interactions Corporation offers human-assisted recognition of natural language input. Its technical approach puts live agents into the workflow early and often to promote faster recognition of both utterances and intent.
Opus Research’s Dan Miller gave the “CRM baseline” presentation at last week’s VRM+CRM 2010 Workshop, conducted by Project VRM and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. Thus started discussions of the path from today’s decidedly… Read More ›
High quality customer care relies on rapid recognition of a caller’s intent and equally rapid resolution of outstanding issues. Those tasks are made more difficult in the world of multi-channel, socially aware interactions. Solutions providers are applying the principles of… Read More ›
Featured Research Cisco Systems is set to leapfrog rivals in the contact center line of business when it merges Quad, its social media friendly user interface, with the latest revs of its Unified Contact Center platforms. With its competitive sights… Read More ›
Featured Research Three product lines and six overall objectives were highlighted as Joe Burton, CTO of Cisco’s Unified Communications Business Unit, presented at the company’s “North America Unified Communications Six-Month Update.” According to Burton, the CUBE, IME and IP-CC are… Read More ›