NEW YORK, September 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Infosys, through a jointly developed solution with AT&T, today announced that it is redefining customer service with SpeedSolve - a comprehensive next generation product that makes communication faster and more efficient for call centers and related operations.
SpeedSolve leverages state-of-the-art technologies for messaging, multimedia, reporting and smart device integration to facilitate real-time collaboration between customer service representatives and subject matter experts. This enhanced communication platform helps resolve queries faster and more accurately by minimizing call transfers - all leading to better customer experience, higher agent productivity and increased cost savings.
"SpeedSolve has played a pivotal role in improving the operational efficiency of our call centers in supporting customers as well as our field force," said Nathan Edwards, assistant vice president of network operations planning and support at AT&T.
Powered by Infosys Real-Time Expertise Manager, SpeedSolve intelligently routes and schedules conversations to provide faster access to experts and information resources. SpeedSolve's innovative analytics engine mines valuable insights from customer interactions to help increase first-time resolution of queries and reduce call wait time.
"SpeedSolve combines the proven technology leadership of Infosys with AT&T's deep understanding of telecommunications to deliver a new paradigm in real-time customer service operations across industries," said Gopal Devanahalli, vice president of products, platforms and solutions at Infosys. "This jointly developed solution with AT&T is another example of unique and innovative ways that Infosys helps companies transform as they build tomorrow's enterprises."
AT&T, one of the world's largest communication services providers, has used SpeedSolve since 2010 to streamline and improve its own customer service operations, and has realized millions of dollars in annualized savings. Jointly developed by Infosys and AT&T, SpeedSolve is now available to other companies.
"Today's tech-savvy consumers expect fast, superior service where and when they want it, and SpeedSolve helps companies meet these increasingly demanding customer needs," said Derek Walker, executive director of intellectual property technology licensing at AT&T. "SpeedSolve leverages communication channels to improve collaboration for a better user experience, and features smarter and streamlined customer relationship management strategies to achieve more cost-effective and efficient procedures."
SpeedSolve monitors agent performance and productivity to improve processes, and also includes features for quality measurement, agent coaching, video-sharing and collaboration. The product is platform-agnostic, with applications available for smartphones and tablets.
Infosys partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth. That's why Forbes ranked Infosys 19 among the top 100 most innovative companies. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions, Infosys helps clients in more than 30 countries realize their goals. Visit http://www.infosys.com and see how Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY), with its 150,000+ people, is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise® today.
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The Americas Danielle D'Angelo Infosys Ltd., United States Phone: +1-510-859-5783 Danielle_Dangelo@infosys.com
Asia Pacific Joya Ahluwalia Infosys Ltd., India Phone: +91-80-41565002 Joya_Ahluwalia@infosys.com
Australia Cristin Balog Infosys Ltd., Australia Phone: +61-3-9860-2277 Cristin_Balog@infosys.com
EMEA Paul de Lara Infosys Ltd., United Kingdom Phone: +44-2075162748 Paul_delara@infosys.com
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