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19 Causes of Poor Customer Support and How AI & Automation Can Help

Shift starts at 9:00? Better be at your desk at 8:30 to login and reopen all of the tabs you need. Colleague needs help with a difficult issue? Thank goodness, your customer seems calm and can hold on for 10 minutes while you research a completely different issue. Each day at work, your agents waste paid and unpaid time “filling in” this Bingo Sheet, which results in bad customer service, [...]

5 Quick Steps to a Better CX: Take Your Customer Support to a New Level with AI & Knowledge Automation

It’s a hard pill to swallow, but the current pandemic is one of those events that divides a lifetime into pre-COVID and post-COVID periods. And the best thing we can do as a global family is to figure out ways on how to pick up the pieces and move on to build a better, safer and less fragile world. The way Shelf contributes to this global cause is to make [...]

Shelf Awarded BIG Awards 2019 Best New Product

Stamford, CT, Nov. 14th 2019 - Shelf, the leading AI-enabled knowledge management platform on the market, received the Business Intelligence Group “Best New Product of the Year” BIG Award in the startup category when the 2019 award winners were announced on November 6th 2019.

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge Management, News/Events, Success Story|Tags: , , |

How Knowledge Management Makes Chatbots Better

According to a recent study, 40% of millennials claim to use chatbots on a daily basis. This astounding number highlights the importance of AI technology in the commercial world. However, chatbots are inherently limited. These programs are only as smart as the rules and algorithms used in their creation. […]

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge Management|Tags: , , |

Critical Security Considerations when Assessing Knowledge Management Software

According to a study by IBM, the global average cost of a single data breach amounts to $3.86 million. That is an average of $148 for each lost or stolen record containing sensitive and confidential information. This stat highlights the difference between products built for small teams and products built for enterprises. Although no product or service is fool proof, there is a significant difference in risk exposure with enterprise [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge Management|Tags: , , |

How AI Empowers Your Chatbots

Chatbots are quickly becoming an essential part of delivering customer service. According to a study by IT experts Spiceworks, up to 40% of businesses with 500 or more employees will have active chatbot or AI assistants by the end of 2019. These businesses have discovered the incredible benefits of using AI-related technology in their daily tasks. The right system improves customer interactions without investing in expensive overhead like manpower and [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Capterra by Gartner Awarded Shelf for the “Best Ease of Use” and the “Best Value”

New York, NY, April 15th 2019 --Today, Shelf announced that it was awarded "Best Ease of Use" from Capterra, which lists an array of Knowledge Management tools reviewed by real customers. Capterra which is owned and operated by Gartner is, one of the best-known software review sites, connects businesses with software that improves their operations. “For too long, knowledge management software has been viewed as expensive, clunky, and hard to [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge Management|Tags: |

The Next Generation of Knowledge Management Systems is a Game Changer for Your Contact Center

Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) may be the single most impactful technology to help centers improve performance because agents are at the crossroads of contact center excellence. An agent’s ability to answer pressing customer questions simultaneously impacts many key contact center metrics: The time it takes to answer questions, Handle Time The ability to resolve customer issues on the first call, First Contact Resolution The need for other people to be [...]

How AI is Reducing Handle Time and Improving Customer Experience in 2019

Artificial intelligence is disrupting the traditional role of knowledge sharing in contact centers and reducing the burden on humans to make Knowledge Management Systems effective. It’s a well-known fact that customers hate to wait. In a recent survey on consumer attitudes, researchers discovered that 35% of the respondents stopped doing business with some of their favorite brands after just one episode of waiting too long for a customer service agent [...]

You Can Lower Call Handle Time by 25% With The Right Knowledge Management System

This post originally appeared on our partner, Genesys’ website. Despite advances in technology and management practices, customer service statistics haven’t improved over the last four decades. A recent study from Arizona State University found that, back in 1976, only 44% of respondents were happy with the resolutions after approaching customer service representatives. Fast-forward to 2012, and researchers got the same results. In a call center environment, average handle time (AHT) [...]

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