IVR stands for Interactive Voice Response. Simply put, IVR is a form of technology that allows and automates interactions with people via the telephone. You have probably already encountered IVR in a number of it’s basic forms.
Voice broadcasting is almost limitless in it’s uses and applications, but lets look at a few ways that you may want incorporate voice broadcasting into your business to reduce costs, add value and increase revenues:
The latest voice technology is ideal to help Haiti recover from the recent disaster in several ways. Voice broadcasting and interactive voice response could just be the perfect tools that organizations have been needing to really make a big difference.
411 services have been used around the world to provide valuable information to those who need it in an instant. While 411 directory services have been probably been used to the most extent for entertainment like finding movie times, restaurants and more, they are at their most valuable for finding critical services in times of great need. In particular this means being able to locate security, shelter, pharmacies, food distribution centers and hospitals in times of crisis.
Political campaigns, whether in Haiti or other parts of the world, always seem to cost extraordinary amounts of money and never appear to provide efficient time to connect with potential voters. This makes it extremely difficult for any candidate to feel that they have achieved bringing political awareness to all voters and that they have clearly and concisely communicated their political beliefs and positions to fellow countrymen and women. This is why some of the most intelligent and challenging campaigning decisions involve finding the best ways to cut costs and reach large amounts of people in shorter amounts of time.
An effective political campaign knows how to reach large audiences at once, broadcast their political message and positions clearly and concisely, use every minute of election campaigning time to their advantage, and stretch their budget to invest in cost-effective, efficient advertising methods. In Haiti, the earthquake of January 2010 has left millions without access to outside news, media, or the going-ons of the world or even in their own country. This presents a challenge for candidates to appropriately reach their voters and communicate how they plan to make Haiti a better place for all.