PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspect Software, a global provider of fully-integrated consumer engagement, workforce optimization and self-service solutions, today announced Aspect Via WFM, the cloud-based version of Aspect’s market-leading workforce management solution. Aspect Via, the company’s Customer Engagement Center (CEC) and the backbone of Aspect’s cloud portfolio, is a complete set of customer service capabilities, with customizable engagement experiences that create timely and tailored browser-based interactions, regardless of channel. With the introduction of Aspect Via WFM, Aspect is beginning to deliver stand-alone product components of Aspect Via, the industry’s first CEC.
Aspect Via WFM is one of the only workforce management solutions in the cloud that:
- Lowers Total Cost of Ownership – Organizations pay only for those WFM seats they need as Aspect Via WFM scales up and down.
- Offers Continuous Software Upgrades - Continual delivery of the most up-to-date features of Aspect WFM software, on an ongoing-basis.
- Leverages the Amazon Cloud - Aspect Via WFM leverages the ubiquity and reliability of Amazon’s global cloud infrastructure.
“Aspect Via, our new omni-channel Customer Engagement Center has now become the DNA of Aspect’s cloud product portfolio,” said Mike Regan, SVP R&D at Aspect Software. “By offering components of our CEC, we give enterprises more choices and flexibility in how they architect their customer engagement roadmap.”
Aspect Via WFM delivers the features of Aspect WFM with all the advantages of a SaaS model. To build on the success of Aspect's market-proven technology, the company has completely re-factored its best-in-class, contact center, workforce optimization and self-service suites for AWS rather than following competitors that have developed new, feature-limited and untested products.
Aspect Via WFM’s native capabilities include:
- Forecasting and scheduling of all inbound, outbound, blended and back office staffing resources, as well as multi-session chat, email, social media and other interaction channels
- Best possible forecasting models through automatic historical pattern update and calculation of shrinkage
- Unlimited "what-if" scenarios to understand the impact of staff, budget or demand variations
- Real-time alerts when performance is out of tolerance
- Optional Aspect Inform and Aspect Mila Natural Language Understanding text-based personal assistants
Aspect Via WFM is expected to be available in North America, Australia/New Zealand and Europe by the end of Q2 2017.
For more information on Aspect Via WFM please visit: https://www.aspect.com/solutions/workforce-optimization/workforce-management-software/wfm-cloud
Aspect helps enterprises break down the walls between people, processes, systems and data sources, allowing organizations to unite around the customer journey. By developing fully native interaction management, workforce optimization and self-service capabilities within a single customer engagement center, we enable dynamic, conversational interactions and create a truly frictionless omni-channel customer experience. Leveraging the agility of our worldwide cloud infrastructure and over 40 years of industry ingenuity, Aspect conveniently and easily connects questions to answers while helping enterprises keep service levels high and operational costs contained. For more information, visit www.aspect.com.
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