How IVR works
Interactive voice response (IVR) is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF tones input via a keypad.
What IVR does[edit source]
Use the Genesys IVR to:
- Drill down on what the customer wants to do when they call into your company.
- Ideally, resolve the issue without having to transfer the call to an agent.
- In association with GVP Reporting, have a diagnostic look at your contact center's performance by monitoring how the components perform.
Designer and IVR Administration
Genesys Designer is a web-based tool for developing self-service (Interactive Voice Response, or IVR) applications and assisted service (Routing) applications that run on the Genesys platform.
IVR Administration is an application that assists your business with providing cost-effective customer interactions 24/7 for voice, video, and web-based interactions.
How IVR works[edit source]
A key part of the Genesys omnichannel customer experience platform is Designer, which allows you to create and customize applications that let you fine-tune the routing requirements according to your business needs.
Designer is the tool to create the IVR (the menus – press 1 for sales, press 2 for service). The IVR is what the caller interacts with (hearing the prompts and pressing the dual-tone multifrequency (DTMF) digits).
You author and publish the IVR from Designer. You access the specific IVR based on DID groups and IVR Profiles (which are configured as part of IVR Administration).
Genesys IVR offerings:
- Enterprise IVR (Genesys hosted and managed)
- GVP PaaS (platform-as-a-service) (Customer hosted and managed)
PaaS IVR Administrator - This role is responsible for managing PaaS Users, IVR applications, DID groups, and its associated reports for the Production environment.
PaaS IVR Reporting - This role has access to all tenant reports (using the GAX Reporting Server) for the Production environment.