A Bad Knowledge Base Can Secretly Undercut Your Revenue (But A.I. Can Save It)

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Oct 3, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Bad software is a waste of money, but the worst software hurts revenue -- and a bad knowledge base solution can be the worst software of all because it costs you money in ways you can't easily see. And, frankly, most knowledge base solutions on the market today turn out to be secret cost centers.

Artificial intelligence can change that.

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Topics: knowledge base, Customer Success, Customer Support, knowledge management

Traditional knowledge bases fail employees. It’s time to do something about it.

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Sep 14, 2018 12:42:23 PM
 
Your customer-facing teams need quick access to important information, and they need it to be reliable. Their ability to do their job depends on the quality of information in your knowledge base and speed at which they can access it. However, traditional knowledge bases don’t live up to their promises. Traditional knowledge bases just aren’t good enough.
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Topics: knowledge management, knowledge base

Stop Settling for Passive Content Management. Adopt an Active Content Knowledge Base.

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Sep 5, 2018 2:20:20 PM

For the past 15 years, every content management system and enterprise knowledge base has been built around some version of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to make it easier for readers to find the valuable data hidden in your documentation. But that's a passive approach to making your data discoverable and relies on the hope that the answers your employees and customers need have already been documented and published.

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Topics: Active Content, knowledge management, AI

The Digital Assistant Your Customer Success Team Needs... Today.

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Sep 4, 2018 10:00:00 AM

First impressions matter, which is why Customer Success Teams are crucially important to the success of your company. They are often the first non-salespersons your customers meet, and they make sure that customers are satisfied and, well, successful with your solution.

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Topics: Customer Success, AI, knowledge management

How to Implement a Support Chatbot the Right Way

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Aug 24, 2018 11:02:15 AM

There are lots of chatbots on the market today, and many of them are (supposedly) designed to help with customer support. While each type of support bot has its pros and cons, none of them are truly ready to fully replace human support representatives. Understanding that reality is key to implementing your support bot the right way.

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Topics: Customer Support, chatbot, knowledge management

Why Traditional Knowledge Bases Fail Support Teams

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Aug 23, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The best customer support representatives don't just know the best answers to common questions, they know how to find any answer to any question -- and they depend on an internal knowledge base to do it. Unfortunately, too many modern knowledge base solutions let down the support reps that rely on them.

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Topics: knowledge management, Customer Support, AI

How Talla A.I. Will Create a "Virtual Managing Editor" for Your Knowledge Base

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Apr 19, 2018 11:15:00 AM

 

When our demo prospects ask, "where's the A.I.?" in Talla, what they really mean is, "where is the magic that I didn't think regular software could do?" In truth, A.I. is all over Talla today, but we have plans to create a "virtual managing editor" in Talla that will feel pretty magical -- and it's coming soon.

 

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Topics: internal communication, AI, knowledge management

Mapping The AI Buyer's Journey

Posted by Rob May on Mar 8, 2018 8:12:13 AM

For almost a decade now, the "buyer's journey" has been the lens through which B2B marketers view their customer. The general concept is that the typical B2B buyer does a significant amount of research before engaging with a seller, and the framework makes it easier to map content of various types to the stage of buyer research. But artificial intelligence has thrown a wrench into the buyer's journey.

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Topics: Digital Workers, Marketing, knowledge management

Testing Talla Against Our Own A.I. Bullshit Detector

Posted by Rob May on Jan 12, 2018 6:35:05 PM

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We recently launched an ebook called "Bullshit, Hype, and a Little Bit of Magic: How To Make Sense of It All When Buying A.I. Products." Today I want to take a quick tour of Talla to understand where we stack up against our own analysis.

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Topics: knowledge management, Artificial Intelligence

The Evolution of Business Communication: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Dec 12, 2017 11:30:00 AM

In the last three decades, technology has transformed the way businesses communicate and collaborate, streamlining the processes to get crucial information from one team to another. But technology isn’t staying stagnant. The evolution of information sharing has progressed from email to chat, and is continuing to elevate internal business teams to the next level: artificially intelligent information-sharing platforms.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, knowledge management, collaboration, internal communication