Jason Myers

Jason Myers stitches together letters and words into cogent thoughts as the Copywriter at Plum Voice.

How IVR could have Prevented the 2020 Iowa Caucus Breakdown

In the wake of the 2020 Iowa Democratic caucus, it seems that no matter where you turn people are frustrated. The root of this frustration revolves around technology. The general outline of the situation is that party officials created an app for reporting voting results. However, the app failed somewhere along the line and its …

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New Year, New IVR? Four things to do to Improve your IVR and Customer Service in the New Year

Voice is the channel that people love to hate. Or, perhaps it’s more of a love-hate relationship, because recent data shows that 51% of consumers believe that the fastest way to resolve a problem is to use the phone. So, if your voice channel provides a sub-optimal customer experience, you’re potentially alienating the majority of …

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AI: Is it Something You Want or Something You Need?

Why is it that everyone talks about hype cycles, but never about adoption, or implementation, or deployment cycles? Perhaps it’s that ‘hype’ is a sexier term that connotes a sense of progress and possibility. It seems like pragmatism is always in short supply within a given hype cycle. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is, and will likely …

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Actionable Uses for Conversational IVR-generated Data

Get More from Conversational IVR Conversational IVR is shaping up to be the next major shift in voice communications. It’s easy to understand why. Conversational IVR speeds up customer interactions over the phone, it’s intuitive and simple to use, and helps to deliver positive customer experiences. This customer-centric view is both appealing and valuable to …

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IVR and CCPA: Easy Access to Digital Privacy Management

The California Consumer Privacy Act Data privacy and security is an ever-present concern in our increasingly digital lives. Recently, the state of California took legislative measures to ensure that consumers have greater control over their data by passing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect on January 1, 2020. Naturally, this begs …

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Practice What You Preach: A Demonstrated Commitment to Customer Service

Here at Plum Voice, we talk a lot about how our IVR solutions can help improve your customer service offerings. It’s not enough, however, to simply talk the talk. It’s just as important to lead by example, to walk the walk. We recently asked our customers to fill out a survey through TechValidate to let …

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Making A Difference on the Front Lines: Military and First Responders Family Story Project by The Voice Library

Smell may be the sense tied closest to memory, but the sound of a loved one’s voice can’t be too far behind it. For those that work in high pressure and/or dangerous jobs, hearing the right thing at the right time can make all the difference in the world. The Voice Library provides a way …

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The Blacklist – Secure Your IVR from Unwanted Threats

There’s been a lot of chatter recently about robocalls and how annoying and bothersome they are. No doubt you’ve experienced these in your own right. And while these unwanted phone calls are bad enough for an individual, imagine a company having to deal with a constant barrage of unwanted phone calls from fraudsters and other …

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Discover How to Complete More Payments with Automated IVR Phone Payment Apps

Processing payments over the phone is a fast, efficient way for companies to handle the collections process. The Trouble with Voice However… If we’re being honest, companies don’t want to spend a ton of money on their voice channel these days. Of course, that doesn’t mean that companies don’t need or want a voice channel–it’s …

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