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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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PlayVox

It's very well suited for customer support interaction evaluations, as well as agent coaching sessions, and in organizations where "support agent" tends to be an entry-level position within the organization. It's good if the interactions fall within a certain set of likely issues that can be addressed within a limited set of appropriate responses. I can see it being less useful in areas where employees need more specialized knowledge or the knowledge requirements for the position are more specialized. I likely wouldn't use this for a smaller specialized team, like an escalations team or developer support team, or a team that requires broader latitude to address issues effectively.
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Pros

  • Great user interface, easy to maneuver
  • The support/help functionality integrated into the application is very easy to use. From every function, overlaying support to website accessibility - very easy for users
  • The in depth details you can get from eworkforce, for forecasting you can predict and include so much detail. Makes it extremely simple to build very intricate models
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  • Provides a single interface that is user-friendly and easy to navigate.
  • The ability to build your own scorecards means that any organization can use this platform and customize the data depending on what is important to their culture.
  • Gamification - The PlayVox tool offers great suggestions on how to gamify the quality assurance process.
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Cons

  • I'm big on visuals, so I think the color scheme/font could be better - with all the money that went in to this application, a few more dollars could be used to make it look more appealing
  • Quick access, instead of launching x y z to get in. If it was easier on click to get in, it would have been great.
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  • The UI is not quite as intuitive as it might be. It took some time to understand where to access specific functions and what each function was specifically for (we wrote an internal guide to help our leads and agents use it effectively)
  • We are about to implement for our sales team as well, which will use PlayVox a bit differently than our support team - more focused on coachings and less focused on evaluating specific interactions. It would be great to have separate teams like this clearly delineated within a single PlayVox instance, but still allow support and sales agents to interact and recognize each other in the community section.
  • As an admin, it would be great to change views so I could see what users at the agent level see.
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Likelihood to Renew

Aspect Workforce Management8.5
Based on 6 answers
I do not currently use the product. My clients do and it is a good tool if you use it the right way.
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PlayVox9.0
Based on 1 answer
It's an excellent tool that makes our support team better and happier. PlayVox support is also extremely responsive and helpful.
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Usability

Aspect Workforce Management8.0
Based on 1 answer
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

This was the first and only scheduling software that I had any experience with. I was not involved in the selection process, only the implementation and on going support.
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We liked the UI of Maestro, but it lacked several of the additional features provided by PlayVox (esp. the social elements, recognition, coaching collaboration, and karma points). Also, PlayVox support has been amazing. They've actually implemented several feature requests we had, and worked closely with us to develop the best experience on this platform. Maestro support was not nearly as responsive.
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Return on Investment

  • Aspect Workforce Management, when used as designed did a wonderful job of reducing wait times for customers.
  • This software also reduced the amount of time that too many employees were sitting around with no calls waiting.
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  • Allows agents to review and ask questions within the platform, which provides a more efficient flow of communication. Reduces agent downtime
  • Is a unified platform which allows the QC monitor to access all parts of the interaction, from the ticket details to the recording.
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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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PlayVox

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