NICE Maintains Its Top Position as CC Workforce Optimization Market Share Leader, According to DMG Consulting

Recent analyst report also shows that NICE achieves clear WFO market share leadership for non-security deployments

​May 17th, 2016​

Paramus, New Jersey, May 17, 2016 – NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) announced today that it has been acknowledged by DMG Consulting LLC as the worldwide leader in contact center WFO, with 40.3% of the market share. NICE was also recognized as the WFO market share leader for non-security deployments, garnering 38.5 percent of the market.

NICE WFO continues to lead and re-define the workforce planning, management and engagement environment with solutions such as Adaptive WFO. Enabling organizations to better assess agents, through the creation of a persona that captures their metrics, attributes and preferences, to both empower them and management to achieve superior contact center performance.

The DMG Consulting 2016 Contact Center Workforce Optimization Market Share Report addressed 2015 revenue and market shares for all vendors worldwide who have a contact center workforce optimization suite which includes at least four of the following 11 applications: recording, quality assurance/quality management, contact center performance management, surveying/voice of the customer, workforce management, speech analytics, text analytics, desktop analytics, gamification, coaching and eLearning. According to the report, customer journey analytics is starting to gain traction as another standard component of these suites.

NICE’s WFO contact center suite offers all 12 of these modules in addition to a WFO back-office suite to help their customers evaluate and improve all aspects of the customer experience.

Donna Fluss, President of DMG Consulting:
“We are in the midst of the “big data” revolution. The data is available and the WFO solutions are an important source of information. It is now a question of how to use this data to achieve top enterprise servicing goals, specifically to provide an outstanding customer experience, make it easy for customers to conduct business and to deliver personalized service cost effectively.”

Miki Migdal, President of the NICE Enterprise Product Group:
“DMG’s recognition confirms our continued leadership role in the contact center WFO market. We are proud of our capability to deliver the best Workforce Optimization and Workforce Management solutions available, which is fueled by our commitment to help companies provide exceptional customer service. Our agent-centered WFO solutions engage and empower employees, driving performance and reducing attrition, which are key for successful contact center operations.”

About NICE Systems
NICE Systems is the worldwide leading provider of enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data. NICE solutions help the world’s largest organizations deliver better customer service, ensure compliance, combat fraud and safeguard citizens. Over 25,000 organizations in more than 150 countries, including over 80 of the Fortune 100 companies, are using NICE solutions.

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