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Aspect Workforce Management

I would say Aspect is less appropriate with smaller businesses or businesses with a smaller amount of clients. Aspect is really useful if you have a lot of customers and employees as you have to schedule the employee breaks and time off around the business needs. A lot of smaller businesses don't need that ability since they might not have the demanding customers like a lot of larger companies would have.
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NICE Uptivity

Uptivity is well suited if you are just wanting to record calls and monitor them. It's very basic but does the job well for what we use it for. It would be less appropriate if we are looking for additional insights.
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Pros

  • easy and quick to use- you don't have to waste hours explaining how to use WFM with your employees
  • reliable- multiple employees can be making changes and testing staffing changes without the site crashing
  • easy to balance employee scheduling with your business needs
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  • Uptivity's platform is easy to use and doesn't take a lot of training to use either as a user or as an admin.
  • Uptivity's platform is easy to troubleshoot and rarely has any issues in capturing all calls.
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Cons

  • workforce app seems a little outdated and could be improved
  • more room for customization- not necessary but employees like to have a little creative outlet so it could be good to allow changes to the dashboard look
  • removing the requests from the inbox is a little time consuming- you have to delete each request manually one by one, there isn't a way to batch delete them
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  • Uptivity's platform does not provide a way to calibrate and report on that calibration.
  • Uptivity's platform reporting is fairly limited and clunky to use.
  • Uptivity's technical support has some improvement to make. Over the six years that I have worked with the system I rarely have had resolution within the SLA's set forth in our contract. Not once has someone been able to connect through VPN to troubleshoot without having us having to assist them even after countless meetings that supposedly resolved their issues in doing so.
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Likelihood to Renew

Aspect Workforce Management8.5
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While I support other customers who utilize the software, the response from our customers is over-whelmingly positive. Many customers who have not had any type of workforce management software in the past use spreadsheets to schedule and forecast agents. This can be extremely complicated and a nightmare to control. The time saved by having a product that can quickly complete these functions for you is worth the investment. Also, we have several customers who had no way to track what their agents are doing and have found many problems in their call-center with the software. After rolling out a program where their adherence was tracked and actually 'mattered', they were able to see increased efficency from their agents.
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Usability

Aspect Workforce Management8.0
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Once the initial set up of the software is complete and/or you are familiar with the software, it is easy to use and runs like a dream. However, if you are unfamiliar with the software or have used a competitor's product, some features can seem difficult to learn or get used to.
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Support

Aspect Workforce Management8.0
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I was impressed with the support I received. There were never any long delays when I had issues and the representatives that I worked with were always patient and eager to fully understand not only my problem but our business processes surrounding the problem.
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Implementation

Aspect Workforce Management9.0
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Implementation of the software was not difficult but it was tedious for us due to the fact that our processes had not kept up with the times and we had to make a large number of process changes along with setting up the software.
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Alternatives Considered

Definitely the most intricate workforce tool out there, no others stack up, and this has the most in depth detail
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Uptivity by far works better than NICE. I have many issue when trying to pull up calls, locate calls, and evaluate calls within the NICE platform however with the simple logic of Uptivity I never have issues.Comparing Uptivity to Tantacom I would say that they are basically the same in ease of use.
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Return on Investment

  • Improved service level: By utilizing the forecasting features and scheduling optimizers in the software, service level objections can be increased greatly- especially in a multi-skill environment.
  • Reduced workload for back-office employees: Being able to quickly schedule in bulk, quickly create forecasts, automate reports, and have agents' schedule requests automatically approved or denied can save massive amounts of time.
  • Agent efficency: By providing multiple tools to gauge agents' adherence, you can see massive improvements in the way your call center agents adhere to their schedule; which in turn, improves service level.
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  • There have not really been any.
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Pricing Details

Aspect Workforce Management

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

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