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  • 11 October 2018 11:37

NICE Recognised as Global Market Share Leader for Speech Analytics for Seventh Year in a Row

NICE’s solutions account for the largest share of contact centre seats – almost a million more than its nearest competitor – using speech analytics

NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) today announced that it has been recognised by DMG Consulting LLC, a leading research and consulting firm, as the market share leader for speech analytics. In a new report, NICE was noted for holding the largest percentage of the total speech analytics market based on the number of contact center seats, as it has for the past seven years. Additionally, NICE shared leadership across four categories of customer satisfaction including current product, implementation, professional services and pricing.

DMG Consulting's 2018-2019 Speech Analytics Product and Market Report stated that NICE Speech Analytics solutions accounted for 43.6 percent of the market. This represents over 2.5 million seats – almost a million more than its nearest competitor. According to the report, "Speech analytics is getting a new lease on life, courtesy of artificial intelligence, machine learning and the digital transformation. Additionally, the growth of personal digital assistants and intelligent virtual agents has driven the need for a better quality of speech recognition, and the vendors have delivered."

NICE's scalable, omnichannel and integrated product is the driving force behind its leading position in the industry. As a comprehensive offering that's powered by artificial intelligence, the solution draws on a vast amount of interaction data from phone calls, web chats, customer surveys and more to generate faster and more accurate customer insights.

Miki Migdal, President of the NICE Enterprise Product Group, commented on the DMG report, saying, "We are gratified to be recognised by the DMG Consulting report as the market share leader for speech analytics, as well as leading in four customer satisfaction categories. We remain focused on our clients and their needs, constantly developing and deploying new and innovative tools like Predictive Behavioral Routing. Customers expect true innovation from their technology providers and NICE prides itself in leading the industry, bringing our customers best in class solutions based on NICE's foundation of speech analytics combined with IVR optimisation and customer journey optimisations. At the core of all that we do, NICE's next generation technology allows us to navigate complex customer service interactions and identify the drivers of customer satisfaction to help our clients be successful by making connections smarter."

The 2018-2019 Speech Analytics Product and Market Report is DMG Consulting's thirteenth annual report on the sector, which focuses primarily on contact centre uses of speech analytics. The report's in-depth analysis provides a comprehensive picture and analysis of the market, its competitive landscape, current innovations, pricing, trends and challenges.

​About NICE

NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) is the world's leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions that empower organisations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data. NICE helps organisations of all sizes deliver better customer service, ensure compliance, combat fraud and safeguard citizens. Over 25,000 organisations in more than 150 countries, including over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies, are using NICE solutions.

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