Week of July 10th

New Updates include: Conversation Builder, Copilot Rewrite & Agent Matching

Exact delivery dates may vary, and brands may therefore not have immediate access to all features on the date of publication. Please contact your LivePerson account team for the exact dates on which you will have access to the features.

The timing and scope of these features or functionalities remain at the sole discretion of LivePerson and are subject to change.

Conversation Builder

Features

Routing AI agents - Now running on GPT-4o for better and faster performance

This item is still pending confirmation of inclusion.

We’re still excited about the recent release of LivePerson’s Routing AI agent, but there’s even more good news to announce on this front.

In our commitment to providing you with the best possible solutions, we’ve just upgraded the LLM that supports the Routing AI agent from GPT-4.0 to cutting-edge GPT-4o. GPT-4o was recently made available, and our testing has revealed that it performs better and faster. What’s more, it’s cheaper. So, we’ve partially made the switch to GPT-4o as of Release 2024_4.0.

Accounts in North America: As of Release 2024_4.0, when you add a Guided Routing interaction to a bot, the default prompt in the interaction uses GPT-4o. In this case, there’s no action required by you.

But, if you have a bot that has a Guided Routing interaction that you added before Release 2024_4.0—and you want to make the switch to GPT-4o— manually delete the Guided Routing interaction and re-add it to the bot. This is a self-service approach.

Accounts in EMEA and APAC: GPT-4o isn’t yet available for accounts in these regions, so your prompts can only use GPT-4.0.

Routing AI agents - Improved handling of multiple intents from the consumer

This item is still pending confirmation of inclusion.

To improve the handling of multiple intents in a consumer query, we’ve made some minor changes to the default prompt that’s used by a Guided Routing interaction. Here’s a view of the changes (left is old; right is new):

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Call to action: If you’re still using the default prompt, there is no call to action. You pick up the change automatically. 

But, if you’ve made a copy of the default prompt and added the copy to My Prompts, you’ll need to make the change above to your prompt to reap the benefits. Here below is the revised paragraph in full, so you can easily copy and paste it over the existing paragraph:

So, when a user returns from being routed ask them how their experience with the other agent went, and if you can help with any of the pre-existing issues, and send the user to the next previously specified intent.

Voice bots - New alert that interaction preview doesn't support variables

You can’t preview a Speech interaction if the message contains variables, so the system now displays an alert when you try to do so:

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As the alert suggests, to preview the message, temporarily replace the variables with values. Once satisfied with the preview, put the variables back.

Enhancements

Voice bots - Optionally enforce touch-tone input

Question interactions now allow you to enforce touch-tone input if you want. Just select the Accept only touch-tone input setting in the interaction’s settings.

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If you select this Accept only touch-tone input setting and the consumer instead tries to speak the answer, the system treats the situation as if no input were provided.

Fixes

Voice bots - Auto Escalation dialogs are now supported

Previously, when adding an Auto Escalation dialog, the system required that you enter a skill ID even though use of a skill didn’t make sense when transferring the conversation to an agent in a third-party contact center. We’ve fixed this. The system no longer asks for this info, so Auto Escalation dialogs are now supported.

Now, when you create an Auto Escalation dialog, you specify the Transfer Call interaction in the bot to which to transfer the conversation. So ensure the Transfer Call interaction exists before you create the Auto Escalation dialog.

For its part, the Auto Escalation dialog simply redirects the conversational flow to the Transfer Call interaction that you selected.

Agent Workspace

Enhancements

Auto Close Frequency Update

We are excited to announce an update to the auto-close process for messaging conversations. The auto-close frequency has been adjusted to run in 5-minute intervals.

Key Changes

  • New Frequency: Auto close process now runs every 5 minutes.
  • Effective Timing: Auto close will apply to conversations anytime between the "configured time" and "configured time" + 5 minutes.

Benefits

  • Enhanced Efficiency: Faster closure of inactive conversations.
  • Improved Response Times: More timely management of conversation queues.
  • Better User Experience: Reduced wait times for users.


For more details, please visit our Auto Close for Messaging Conversations page.


Copilot Rewrite

Features

Visual indicator for agent messages when Rewrite is used 

A new visual indicator has been added to transcripts to signify when an agent has used the Copilot Rewrite feature for a message. This indicator is available for ongoing and past conversations, assisting quality managers in identifying which messages have been rewritten by agents.

There are two versions of the visual indicator icon (as shown in the screenshot below):

  • Rewrite without any edits: This icon indicates that the agent used the Rewrite feature and sent the message without making any additional changes. 
  • Rewrite with edits: This icon indicates that the agent used the Rewrite feature and made some changes to the text before sending it. 
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