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Score 7.6 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

  • As mentioned earlier, transactional heavy web assets such as eStores are particularly strong candidates.
  • IBM CXA along with other, similar tools, is not set-and-forget. The solution must be well managed in order to deliver value. Purchase of the solution is one thing; driving analytic results is another. If a company's staff are not strong analytical thinkers, CXA will not help. IBM CXA is not just a technology platform - it is a basis to design strong customer touchpoints and interactions. You need to be customer journey design literate to get the best from this.
Chris Hall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

I highly recommend Khoros SMM for large social customer service teams or organizations that are looking to build/grow their teams. The use of automation to route inbound posts to appropriate work queues allows us to let the system do much of the routing work for us, allowing our Representatives to focus on providing timely responses to our Customers.
Rob Hahn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

  • Tealeaf provides a unique view into a website beyond what typical web analytics can provide.
  • It captures all of a website's traffic, no need to tag pages or decide ahead of time what data you want to capture.
  • Data is captured and processed in real-time which reveal unknown issues as they are happening.
  • Replay session to see what a customer or user actually did and not just they remember doing when a problem occured.
Nick Preese | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

  • The tool is extremely user friendly which has been so important for us. Our community manager roles are relatively high turnover and being able to train both agents and experts quickly and easily is so beneficial.
  • Adding or removing tags is very easy and gives us the flexibility our organization needs to constantly update what we are reporting on.
  • The expert function gives the team the ability to resolve a case in one place, making the process far more efficient.
  • Templates are really easy to add, which is again very important for an organization of our size. Having templates that are easy to search for and add is another function driving efficiencies for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

  • More knowledge sharing sessions
  • UI/UX Improvements
  • More tooltips on icons
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

  • Current integration with LinkedIn and Youtube is relatively limited. It will be great to see this improved.
  • After being named one of Facebook Messenger's development partners, the ability to identify CSAT easily through Khoros is eagerly anticipated.
  • Ongoing training for agents and supervisors would be welcome, to gain insights on how to best use the tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics) 5.2
Based on 2 answers
I do not have power over contracts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium) 6.8
Based on 6 answers
We just renewed our contracted with Khoros and committed to a two-year agreement instead of a one-year agreement. This speaks to the confidence we have in the product and the employees who create the feature enhancements. This is one of the few companies that allows engineers or management teams to speak right to the customer without going through their sales rep or company contact. The innovation that comes out of this group is nothing short of amazing. We had a special project that we needed to have completed for the SOCHI Olympics and sure enough, Khoros was up for the task. They created an early warning system that is now being used throughout the company. I am extremely happy with the product and firmly believe you would be too if you gave them a chance. They truly understand multiple setups and business needs and functions.
Bill Gerth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

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Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium) 7.6
Based on 5 answers
The ability to auto tag, manually tag, make notes, and "snooze" posts is extremely helpful. The efficiency of the work flow for agents is also a huge plus. It keeps agents moving quickly and prioritizing responses for the cases that need it most.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

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Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

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Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

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Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium) 4.6
Based on 8 answers
If you talk to anyone who uses Khoros, they will tell you that since the company merger, their support has tanked. They do not know how to move quickly to get resolutions, and they often tell you it will be fixed in up to 8 weeks. I have had outstanding issues since April of 2019 that were never address and are still affecting our reporting. I even met with the head of the support team at their conference back in September and he also stopped answering my emails when I followed up. It is honestly very disheartening. A prime example of when they had their cyber hack event at the end of January 2020: they did NOT alert their clients to why Khoros was down and we only found out when we could not access the site. It was a very frustrating experience and they were not transparent enough when the incident happened. I know this turned a lot of users to other platforms as the trust was broken
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

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Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
The team received training (from the same executive team member who has been supporting us) over the web and this was of very high quality.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

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Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium) 4.6
Based on 7 answers
I was very satisfied. It was very smooth as they know what they are asking for. The requirements gathering was smooth. It was a short cycle. Deployment just took a couple of weeks.

After doing a deployment and a release, my recommendations would have been to mine more of our tags, words that I’m looking for, i.e. to pull in a bigger vocabulary from our historical cases of searchable words and phrases. When we eventually did this, it made the system run so much better. We just sucked it out of old cases and run a report which dumps into spreadsheet
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

Hootsuite, Sprout social were two tools we had used previously - they were certainly manageable for smaller-scale social media support, however, were largely no-frills and did not offer the level of depth in integrations and analytics that Khoros did. Workflow was also not up to scratch from an enterprise perspective.
Liam Woods | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

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Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium) 6.6
Based on 4 answers
Social media teams can range from small or large teams. But one thing that is consistent is that social media professionals get asked to do a lot. Having a tool that helps your team, no matter the size is very beneficial. It'll grow with you and allow you to further develop your company's social media.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

  • The ROI question needs to be focused on clients and not our use internally. We leverage this as a platform for designing customer journeys for our clients.
  • The ROI case is far easier to make for eCommerce operators. Customer journey failings can be easily quantified and seemingly simple issues can generate large ROI outcomes. For web assets without a trading bias, ROI can be established using notional value attribution. For example, a lead for motor insurance that is lost can be costed based on average policy value over a typical lifetime; struggle on a customer self-service portal can be quantified on the cost of handling through a call centre; etc.
Chris Hall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

  • Khoros has had a massive impact on our Social Support strategy. There's nothing like it that we've seen out there that comes close to the capabilities that this platform has. It is an extremely robust and powerful tool which is always growing.
  • We've been able to reach more customers quicker on Social and listen to more content than before using Social Web. This greater reach has had a profound impact on our customer behavior with many choosing to use Social as a first point of contact. Growth in certain channels such as Twitter, as a result, has been exponential.
  • Like many businesses we measure a lot of data, specifically focussing on NPS and how easy it was to achieve your goal. This approach is enhanced by the data that Khoros gives us as an organization, allowing more effective quality monitoring, development, and reviews to take place within the teams.
Robert Thomson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Khoros Care (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

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