Making the Audio Flow in Your IVR Apps

It may seem like a minor detail but having audio that flows together well in your IVR applications can have a major impact on customer experiences. Getting good, smooth sounding audio has more to do with being a good sound engineer than it does with designing IVR apps. Why Flow Matters The most common issues… Read More

Simplify IVR Development Using Visuals

Computer programming isn’t for everyone. And you know what? That’s ok. Traditional Computer Programming There are a number of inherent challenges with writing code that even the best developers would agree with. One is the linear nature of writing code. Some of this is governed by syntax, but at the same time, it can be… Read More

Transcription vs. ASR: Which Is Right For You?

It happens all the time with technology: two different processes that share some similarities get conflated. People say one thing and really mean the other, and vice versa. One area where we see this with audio related processes involves automatic speech recognition (ASR) and transcription. What both of these things tend to suffer from is… Read More

IVR TTS – How Much Is Too Much?

Original image source When building a voice application one of the first questions you need to answer is: to what degree will you use text-to-speech? Initially, it may seem like a great idea to use text-to-speech (TTS) wherever possible. After all, it’s faster and cheaper to just type out some generic code, right? Here’s the… Read More

Why Personalized Customer Service Is Not Optional

Customer Service – Both Art & Science One of the most important things to realize when doing business is that people don’t buy from companies – they buy from other people. When you sit back and think about this it makes sense. It’s easier for one human to connect with another one than it is… Read More