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  • 24 January 2018 10:45

NICE inContact Announces CXone Agent for Salesforce — Adding Integrated Workforce Optimisation to Unified Desktop

NICE inContact CXone Agent for Salesforce will increase contact centre agent productivity and satisfaction with easy access to scheduling, quality evaluations and coaching features

SALT LAKE CITY and SAN FRANCISCO – January 22, 2018 – NICE inContact, a NICE (NASDAQ: NICE) business today announced the availability of Workforce Optimisation (WFO) functionality available with NICE inContact CXone Agent for Salesforce on the Salesforce AppExchange. In addition to the comprehensive contact centre controls and customer information displayed on a single, unified screen, agents can now easily access crucial WFO features within the same application.

Since the CXone interface is embedded within the Salesforce platform, agents no longer have to navigate multiple screens or logins, —resulting in faster response times and reducing call duration. Scheduling features include viewing current schedules, submitting and managing time off requests, schedule bidding and notifications for scheduling changes and time off approvals. Agents can also view quality evaluations and assigned coaching packages for individual feedback and areas for improvement, as well as self-guided training.

"Everyone and everything is getting smarter and more connected than ever before, and companies are looking to transform the way they connect with customers, partners and employees," said Kori O'Brien, SVP, ISV Sales, Salesforce. "By leveraging the power of the Salesforce Platform, NICE inContact provides customers with an exciting new way to increase agent productivity and job satisfaction with built-in workforce optimisation features."

The latest version of CXone Agent for Salesforce brings together NICE inContact CXone Omnichannel Routing and Workforce Optimisation to create a better customer and agent experience. The application is part of the NICE inContact CXone platform that empowers organisations to provide an exceptional customer experience by acting smarter and responding faster to ever-changing consumer expectations. To meet the needs of organisations of all sizes, CXone combines omnichannel routing, workforce optimisation, analytics, automation and artificial intelligence (AI)—all on an open cloud foundation.

"Companies looking to improve agent satisfaction and productivity can now get an improved agent experience in Salesforce by adding CXone Agent for Salesforce," said Paul Jarman, CEO of NICE inContact. "The integrated cloud solution can be up and running quickly with plug and play deployment for companies using Salesforce Sales Cloud or Service Cloud. With one unified agent desktop, contact centre agents have what they need to do their job without having to switch back and forth between applications."

NICE inContact CXone Agent for Salesforce enables contact centre agents to handle omnichannel interactions in a consolidated interface, while skills-based routing ensures customers are routed to the best-qualified agent to handle their request regardless of channel. NICE inContact CXone Agent for Salesforce is available now on the AppExchange. About Salesforce AppExchange Salesforce AppExchange, the world's leading enterprise cloud marketplace, empowers companies to sell, service, market and engage in entirely new ways. With more than 4,000 solutions, 5 million customer installs and 70,000 peer reviews, it is the most comprehensive source of cloud, mobile, social, IoT, analytics and artificial intelligence technologies for businesses.

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About NICE inContact NICE inContact, is a cloud contact centre software leader offering a cutting-edge cloud customer experience platform. NICE inContact CXone™ combines best-in-class Omnichannel Routing, Workforce Optimisation, Analytics, Automation and Artificial Intelligence on an Open Cloud Foundation. NICE inContact's solution empowers organisations to provide exceptional customer experiences by acting smarter and responding faster to consumer expectations. NICE inContact's DEVone developer program is the industry's largest partner ecosystem, providing applications from partner companies on the CXexchange marketplace that are designed to integrate with CXone.

NICE inContact is recognized as a market leader by IDC, Frost & Sullivan, Ovum and DMG, and is part of NICE, the leading provider of cloud and on-premises enterprise software, serving customers in more than 25,000 organisations and 150 countries, including over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies. NICE inContact Media Contact Cheryl Andrus, +1 801 320 3646, Investors Marty Cohen, +1 551 256 5354,, ET Yisca Erez +972 9 775 3798,, CET

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