This week 8×8 Inc. held a financial and industry analyst event at the Nasdaq building in Times Square, and with a venue like that, one would expect something big. The company certainly delivered, going news-heavy today by loading up its product with several new artificial intelligence capabilities targeting customer experience improvement.
Today’s high focus on customer experience is prompting many businesses to modernize their contact centers. As companies shift their communications to the cloud, it creates several challenges that did not exist when the contact center platform was on-premises. Smaller businesses are likely to purchase the telecom services directly from a contact center as a service (CCaaS) provider, but that’s not typically an option for large businesses.