Click here to close now.

Welcome!

Microsoft Cloud Authors: Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Jaynesh Shah, Carmen Gonzalez

News Feed Item

Audit Experts Join LiveVox to Discuss Practical Approaches to Preparing for the CFPB

LiveVox, the leading cloud contact center solution provider today announced a joint webinar with Resource Management Services, one of the financial service industry’s highest regarded accounts receivables consultants. As contact centers develop strategies to prepare for a tightening compliance environment, ongoing regulatory developments make determining the right approach an uncertain challenge. To shed light on effective best practices, LiveVox has teamed up with audit experts to discuss real-world scenarios that cover key exposure areas, as well as how to build a technologically intelligent compliance strategy.

According to Judy Hammond, President, Resource Management Services, “Businesses are racing to ensure their operations are compliant and for good reason. Changes are imminent and failure to adhere to these new regulations has very real and very severe financial consequences. And yet, despite best intentions we witness compliance shortcomings on a daily basis. Part of the problem is that the industry is simply still learning what it means to be compliant. In the countless audits we’ve performed during this time, we’ve witnessed the same common mistakes repeated over and over again. We are happy to participate in an opportunity to help our industry avoid these pitfalls before companies invest precious time and resources into their compliance efforts.”

Vulnerability is especially present at multi-site contact centers dependent on legacy architecture. Hardware-based technology creates unneeded complexity, where each individual application requires integration which is compounded for each location site. This complexity often leaves contact centers with disparate applications, hardware, and data sets – limiting their ability to exercise centralized control or oversight over all their operations.

Change management in these installations is usually costly and slow, not a good combination in uncertain economic and regulatory times.

John McNamara, LiveVox’s Chief Marketing Officer explains, “Technology can be the source of what handicaps or differentiates a business. Compliance is putting these models to the test with a rapidly approaching deadline. Call recording and manual phones are a prime example of this technological divergence. For the majority of hardware-based networks, most manual dials occur on a PBX that is separate from the dialer or system of record applications. As a result, the inability to capture, match and manage manual dials, call transfers, or inbound traffic remains a major pitfall that is often overlooked. It is imperative that business leaders recognize these chronic issues and address their cause in order to achieve optimal solutions.”

To learn more about Phone Lock for Manual Calls, click here.

Hammond adds, ‘It has been the job of our organization to help educate and prepare members of our industry to not only adapt but to succeed. And while the market has no doubt changed, adaption does not have to be a difficult process. I am excited for the opportunity to share what we’ve seen on the ground in this upcoming webinar and look forward to taking our industry into the future.”

WEBINAR TOPICS:

  • Five Most Common Compliance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
  • Things to Expect During a CFPB Examination
  • Best Practices on How to Invest in Compliance Preparation
  • Understanding the Key Trends in the Regulatory Environment
  • How Contact Centers are Leveraging Technology to Adapt

WHAT: (Webinar) “Practical Approaches to Preparing for the CFPB”

WHO:

  • Judy Hammond, President, Resource Management Services
  • Beverly Evancic, Vice President, Resource Management Services
  • John McNamara, Chief Marketing Officer, LiveVox, Inc. as Moderator

WHEN: 2PM EST, Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

WHERE: To register, click here.

About LiveVox

LiveVox is the leading provider of cloud contact center solutions. The patented, Verizon PCI-certified Cloud platform integrates real-time scalable applications such as ACD/PBX, predictive dialer, IVR, call recording, business analytics and compliance suite. Leveraging Cloud-Switching, LiveVox enables capabilities like Virtual Agent Queues, global multi-site sub-second warm transfers and Centralized Call Recording. LiveVox is headquartered in San Francisco. For more information, visit www.livevox.com.

About: Since 1986, Resource Management Services, Inc. (RMS) has provided collection and recovery consulting services and vendor management expertise to credit grantors. Widely recognized as a leader and innovator in the collection and recovery industry, Resource Management Services, Inc. focuses on supporting their client’s goals of maximizing net returns from delinquent accounts. Whether creditors are collecting with internal efforts or through partnerships with outsource providers and other industry vendors, Resource Management Services provides the client with reliable, insightful and innovative consulting services, concentrating on achieving improved returns from delinquent and charged-off accounts. In addition to consulting services, Resource Management Services had industry-related publications available, and provides conference event management to support the education and networking in the collection and recovery industry.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that BMC will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. BMC delivers software solutions that help IT transform digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive business advantage. BMC has worked with thousands of leading companies to create and deliver powerful IT management services. From mainframe to cloud to mobile, BMC pairs high-speed digital innovation with robust IT industrialization – allowing customers to provide amazing user experiences with optimized IT per...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MetraTech, now part of Ericsson, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society- a world leader in communications infrastructure, software and services. Some 40% of the world’s mobile traffic runs through networks Ericsson has supplied, serving more than 2.5 billion subscribers.
The world is at a tipping point where the technology, the device and global adoption are converging to such a point that we will see an explosion of a world where smartphone devices not only allow us to talk to each other, but allow for communication between everything – serving as a central hub from which we control our world – MediaTek is at the heart of both driving this and allowing the markets to drive this reality forward themselves. The next wave of consumer gadgets is here – smart, connected, and small. If your ambitions are big, so are ours. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jack Hu, D...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DragonGlass, an enterprise search platform, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. After eleven years of designing and building custom applications, OpenCrowd has launched DragonGlass, a cloud-based platform that enables the development of search-based applications. These are a new breed of applications that utilize a search index as their backbone for data retrieval. They can easily adapt to new data sets and provide access to both structured and unstruc...
The 4th International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 17th International Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - announces that its Call for Papers is open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
We’re entering a new era of computing technology that many are calling the Internet of Things (IoT). Machine to machine, machine to infrastructure, machine to environment, the Internet of Everything, the Internet of Intelligent Things, intelligent systems – call it what you want, but it’s happening, and its potential is huge. IoT is comprised of smart machines interacting and communicating with other machines, objects, environments and infrastructures. As a result, huge volumes of data are being generated, and that data is being processed into useful actions that can “command and control” thi...
As the Internet of Things unfolds, mobile and wearable devices are blurring the line between physical and digital, integrating ever more closely with our interests, our routines, our daily lives. Contextual computing and smart, sensor-equipped spaces bring the potential to walk through a world that recognizes us and responds accordingly. We become continuous transmitters and receivers of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Andrew Bolwell, Director of Innovation for HP's Printing and Personal Systems Group, discussed how key attributes of mobile technology – touch input, sensors, social, and ...
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo, June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be
The Internet of Things is not only adding billions of sensors and billions of terabytes to the Internet. It is also forcing a fundamental change in the way we envision Information Technology. For the first time, more data is being created by devices at the edge of the Internet rather than from centralized systems. What does this mean for today's IT professional? In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will addresses this very serious issue of profound change in the industry.
WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, discussed how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.
Buzzword alert: Microservices and IoT at a DevOps conference? What could possibly go wrong? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise and president of Intellyx, panelists will peel away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud environment, and we must architect and code accordingly. At the very least, you'll have no problem fil...
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect at GE, and Ibrahim Gokcen, who leads GE's advanced IoT analytics, focused on the Internet of Things / Industrial Internet and how to make it operational for business end-users. Learn about the challenges posed by machine and sensor data and how to marry it with enterprise data. They also discussed the tips and tricks to provide the Industrial Internet as an end-user consumable service using Big Data Analytics and Industrial Cloud.
Building low-cost wearable devices can enhance the quality of our lives. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Sai Yamanoor, Embedded Software Engineer at Altschool, provided an example of putting together a small keychain within a $50 budget that educates the user about the air quality in their surroundings. He also provided examples such as building a wearable device that provides transit or recreational information. He then reviewed the resources available to build wearable devices at home including open source hardware, the raw materials required and the options available to power s...
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it's a mix of architectural styles ...
We certainly live in interesting technological times. And no more interesting than the current competing IoT standards for connectivity. Various standards bodies, approaches, and ecosystems are vying for mindshare and positioning for a competitive edge. It is clear that when the dust settles, we will have new protocols, evolved protocols, that will change the way we interact with devices and infrastructure. We will also have evolved web protocols, like HTTP/2, that will be changing the very core of our infrastructures. At the same time, we have old approaches made new again like micro-services...
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
Collecting data in the field and configuring multitudes of unique devices is a time-consuming, labor-intensive process that can stretch IT resources. Horan & Bird [H&B], Australia’s fifth-largest Solar Panel Installer, wanted to automate sensor data collection and monitoring from its solar panels and integrate the data with its business and marketing systems. After data was collected and structured, two major areas needed to be addressed: improving developer workflows and extending access to a business application to multiple users (multi-tenancy). Docker, a container technology, was used to ...
The true value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies not just in the data, but through the services that protect the data, perform the analysis and present findings in a usable way. With many IoT elements rooted in traditional IT components, Big Data and IoT isn’t just a play for enterprise. In fact, the IoT presents SMBs with the prospect of launching entirely new activities and exploring innovative areas. CompTIA research identifies several areas where IoT is expected to have the greatest impact.