What is iPaaS? iPaaS, or Integration platform as a service, is a hosted offering where a third-party provider delivers the infrastructure and/or middleware that manages and integrates the organization’s applications. While CPaaS (communication platform as a service) is only able to manage integrating functions once everything is migrated to cloud, iPaaS integrations happen simultaneously and can also integrate data… Read more →
What is CTI?
Computer Telephony Integration Computer Telephony Integration or CTI is the ability for computers to interact with telephones. CTI combines computer systems with telephone systems to increase the capabilities of each. A great example of CTI today is our smartphones. It’s literally a combination of a telephone and a computer. In business, CTI takes on a… Read more →
Keep CTI Requirements Simple!
Most IT professionals have been on a project at one point in their career where the scope creep is infinite and seems unmanageable. Business partners can be demanding in their requirements to make their organization highly productive, improve accuracy and automate common agent functions. But, like with any project, keeping day one requirements simple or… Read more →
DaVinci: Going Beyond the Fixed Feature Mindset
Most of you know DaVinci as a hybrid contact center solution that integrates contact center with CRM platforms, but did you know that DaVinci is actually so much more. We’re an iPaaS platform that let’s you go way beyond the fixed feature mindset. What does this mean for AMC? Three years ago at an offsite planning meeting… Read more →
Understanding Common CTI Features
Each contact center integration project has specific and necessary requirements that are needed to increase agent efficiency and improve the customer journey. Identifying a product that leverages market experience to design and fulfill most requirements is recommended. The goal of a quality integration project is to track, record and store customer information so that the… Read more →
How to Select and Measure the Right KPIs for Your Contact Center
Although many contact center managers will argue there are certain KPIs every contact center should consider measuring, because each contact center operates differently, the KPIs most important to each business are often unique. How do you know which KPIs are vital to the fitness of your contact center? 6 steps to selecting the right KPIs… Read more →
How to Have a Successful CTI Project
If you’ve worked in IT for a while, chances are you’ve witnessed or even participated in a failed project or one that yielded less than stellar results. It can happen to the best of us and like all struggles we move on and learn from the experience. Involvement in a failed CTI project or hearing… Read more →
Thinking about connecting your CRM to your contact center?
Here a few reasons Contact Canvas is a smart, efficient solution for your business: There is no desktop installation required, so you can save time performing maintenance (if you’re looking at other solutions make sure you ask them what needs to be installed on every single agent’s computer?) Contact Canvas works with several different versions of CRMs,… Read more →
Debunking CTI Myths
Many companies today recognize that there is a significant return on investment (ROI) available from simply integrating their contact center with their Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications. Some benefits are easily measured, such as faster handling through screen pops and an integrated user interface and some perhaps more intangible such as improved customer satisfaction… Read more →
Build vs. Buy for CTI Solutions – CRM and CTI Integration
When the need for a business solution arises, the age old question has remained: should it be custom built or should an out of the box solution be purchased? While it may seem simple, determining the right solution approach is a complex process that may need the input of several organizational leaders based upon their… Read more →