NICE Recognized as the Worldwide Leader in Workforce Management by Analyst Firm DMG Consulting, for the Fourth Year in a Row


July 20, 2011

NICE IEX Workforce Management ranks first in market share with highest number of seats and customers

RA’ANANA, ISRAEL, July 20, 2011 - NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE), announced today that it has been named the worldwide leader in the workforce management (WFM) market, with an estimated 22.5 percent market share, based on the number of seats, in the 2011-2012 edition of  “Contact Center Workforce Management Market Report” by DMG Consulting LLC, a leading analyst firm. This is the fourth consecutive year in which NICE ranks first in DMG’s WFM report. DMG’s annual Contact Center Workforce Management Market Report, which covers eight vendors, is based on full-year 2010 market performance.

This follows the recent announcement that NICE came in the number one position, leading the Contact Center Workforce Optimization market with a 36.4% market share, according to the “2011 Quality Management/Liability Recording (Workforce Optimization) Market Share Report,also published by DMG.

According to DMG Consulting President, Donna Fluss, “2010 was a very exciting year for the workforce management market and 2011 is expected to deliver even greater innovation. The growth of multi-channel contact centers and increasing demand for blended inbound/outbound environments is driving the need for more advanced and flexible WFM solutions. The vendors are responding with improved capabilities.”

“We are pleased to be recognized once again as the workforce management market leader,” said Debbie May, president of the NICE IEX Workforce Management Group. “Our clear leadership position constitutes further validation of our vision to help contact centers and back office environments address real-world business challenges by developing solutions designed to improve planning, enhance performance, streamline tasks and integrate data.”

“Through our broad customer base, we see the market need for multi-channel contact centers, and effective management of multiple agent skills, in complex multi-site, multi-channel environments. We also see the need for optimizing the performance of the workforce through more accurate forecasting and planning and more effective scheduling. These needs among others, are driving our roadmap and vision,” Ms. May added.

The NICE Enterprise offering addresses the needs of customer-centric businesses with intent-based solutions. Driven by real-time, cross-channel analytics, NICE provides solutions for increasing revenue, enhancing customer experience, improving regulatory compliance, and optimizing contact center and back office operations. NICE Enterprise solutions are implemented by contact centers of all sizes, branches, trading floors and back offices.


About NICE Systems 

NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE), is the worldwide leader of intent-based solutions that capture and analyze interactions and transactions, realize intent, and extract and leverage insights to deliver impact in real time. Driven by cross-channel and multi-sensor analytics, NICE solutions enable organizations to improve business performance, increase operational efficiency, prevent financial crime, ensure compliance, and enhance safety and security. NICE serves over 25,000 organizations in the enterprise and security sectors, representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 150 countries, and including over 80 of the Fortune 100 companies.

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