SOURCE: Aspect Software

February 01, 2007 08:00 ET

Aspect Customer Experience (ACE) 2007 Features Prominent Keynote Presenters and More Than 100 Breakout Sessions

Dr. Robert Kriegel, Best-Selling Author, and Donna Fluss, Contact Center Technology Expert, Lead General Session Presentations

WESTFORD, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 1, 2007 --Aspect Software, Inc., the world's largest company solely focused on the contact center, announced today its Aspect Customer Experience (ACE) 2007 will again feature a high-caliber list of speakers at this year's user conference, including noted author and speaker, Dr. Robert Kriegel, and contact center technology expert and author, Donna Fluss from DMG Consulting.

Aspect Software and the Aspect Software User Group Association (ASUGA) are hosting ACE 2007 at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas March 4-7. The Aspect Customer Experience is designed to address the topics that affect an organization's collections, customer service, and sales and telemarketing operations on a daily basis.

ACE 2007's keynote presentation topics cover both contact center trends and techniques for bring change to the contact center:

--  Donna Fluss, president of DMG Consulting LLC and author of "The Real-
    Time Contact Center," will focus on contact centers in the age of
    analytics.  Her presentation will address the strategic imperative of
    transitioning contact centers to revenue generating organizations. Donna
    will highlight innovative technologies and applications, and present
    tactics and best practices for changing contact center dynamics.
--  Dr. Robert Kriegel, best-selling author of "How to Succeed in Business
    Without Working so Damn Hard" and "Sacred Cows Make The Best Burgers," will
    focus on bold, innovative, 'out of the box' strategies for keeping ahead of
    the changes, challenges and competition in today's dynamic marketplace. His
    presentation will outline strategies for gaining the competitive edge by
    not competing, but changing the game, leading customers not following them
    and rethinking rules, redefining roles and reinventing the game.
The ACE 2007 conference will also feature breakout sessions with more than 100 Aspect Software and customer-led sessions on a variety of operational, technical and business topics that will cover how contact centers can balance customer demands with the realities of the bottom line. Attendees will learn best practices from other users on topics, such as managing at-home agents to improve customer service and agent morale, applying performance optimization solutions to increase service levels and create consistent customer experiences, and moving to an IP contact center to leverage the benefits of increased flexibility. They will also learn about the latest product offerings from Aspect Software and how they can use those products to meet their strategic customer contact objectives.

Roundtable discussions will also allow conference attendees to have an exchange on contact center experiences and best practices.

ACE 2007 also features some very prominent technology vendors as sponsors:

--  Microsoft                  --  Customer Care Institute
--  Dialogic                   --  Society of Workforce Planning
--  Digium                         Professionals (SWPP)
--  American Teleservices      --  Audiocodes
    Association (ATA)
--  SpeechTech Magazine
To learn more about the Aspect Customer Experience 2007 or to register to attend, please visit

About Aspect Software

Aspect Software, Inc. founded the contact center industry and is now the world's largest company solely focused on Internet Protocol (IP) and traditional voice-based products and services for customer service, collections, and sales and telemarketing business processes. Each day, Aspect Software powers more than 125 million customer-company interactions at thousands of in-house and outsourced contact centers around the globe. Its trusted Signature product line offers automatic call distributors (ACDs), dialers, voice portals and computer telephony integration (CTI). The company's leading Contact Center Performance Optimization product line provides workforce management, quality management, performance management and campaign management applications. And, its pioneering Unified IP Contact Center product line delivers a comprehensive, multichannel solution. Headquartered in Westford, Mass., Aspect Software has operations across the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit

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