NICE Wins 2013 Speech Technology Excellence Award and TMC Labs Innovation Award Presented by TMC’s CUSTOMER Magazine

NICE’s analytics solutions enable enterprises to gain insight into cross-channel customer interactions

September 9, 2013

RA’ANANA, ISRAEL, September 9, 2013 – NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that it is a winner of two TMC awardspresented byCUSTOMER magazine, recognizing the company’s technology innovation and excellence. NICE received the 2013 Speech Technology Excellence Award for its Interaction Analytics solution and the 2013 TMC Labs Innovation Award for its NICE Customer Engagement Analytics platform.

Speech Technology Excellence

NICE Interaction Analytics is a cross-channel solution that delivers actionable insights into customer interactions. The solution uses powerful patented algorithms to analyze speech, call flow, email, social channels, online chat conversations, customer surveys and agent desktop activity. Interactions are automatically categorized into topics and root-cause analysis is generated, enabling organizations to prioritize and act upon the issues impacting their operations. This allows companies to improve customer experience, streamline contact center operations, grow revenues, and better comply with regulations.

The NICE Interaction Analytics solution delivers measurable impact, such as a 15 percent increase in revenue per representative per day by the largest domain registration and Web hosting provider in the world.


NICE Customer Engagement Analytics is a Big Data platform that applies a powerful combination of technologies to map and improve the customer journey. The platform uses Interaction Analytics, Contact Reasoning, Repeat Contact Sequencing, and Predictive Analytics to create a complete view of the customer journey across channels and touch points. These technologies drive solutions that positively impact business objectives such as call volume reduction, sales effectiveness, voice of the customer, and compliance.

“Receiving these awards reaffirms the value of our Big Data analytics technologies to help improve customer experience,” said Yochai Rozenblat, President of the NICE Enterprise Group. “Customers’ interactions with their service providers are part of an increasingly complex journey. NICE helps companies get closer to their customers to provide exceptional customer experience by mapping and shaping the customer journey with actionable insight into customer interactions across multiple channels.”

“NICE solutions that help improve customer experience are truly innovative and represent a significant advancement in customer-related technologies,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “We’re pleased this year to recognize NICE’s outstanding achievements with two TMC awards.”

The TMC Speech Technology Excellence Award honor vendors that have proven to be true partners to their customers and clients. It recognizes products or services which have helped extend and expand the customer relationship. The award is based on hard data, facts and numbers demonstrating the improvements that the winner’s product has made in a client’s business. Awards highlights are published in the July/August 2013 issue of TMC’s CUSTOMER magazine.

The TMC Labs Innovation Award honors vendors that that made significant contributions in 2013 toward improving communications technology through innovation. The full list of 2013 TMC Labs Innovation Award winners are published in the September 2013 issue of CUSTOMER magazine.

About NICE Systems

NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) is the worldwide leading provider of software solutions that enable organizations to take the next best action in order to improve customer experience and business results, ensure compliance, fight financial crime, and safeguard people and assets. NICE’s solutions empower organizations to capture, analyze, and apply, in real time, insights from both structured and unstructured Big Data. This data comes from multiple sources, including phone calls, mobile apps, emails, chat, social media, video, and transactions. NICE solutions are used by over 25,000 organizations in more than 150 countries, including over 80 of the Fortune 100 companies.

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