Analyze real-time customer sentiment

Omnichannel for Customer Service offers a suite of capabilities that extend the power of Dynamics 365 Customer Service Enterprise to enable organizations to instantly connect and engage with their customers across digital messaging channels. An additional license is required to access Omnichannel for Customer service. For more information, see the Dynamics 365 Customer Service pricing overview and Dynamics 365 Customer Service pricing plan pages.

Important

This feature is intended to help customer service managers or supervisors enhance their team's performance and improve customer satisfaction. This feature is not intended for use in making, and should not be used to make, decisions that affect the employment of an employee or group of employees, including compensation, rewards, seniority, or other rights or entitlements. Customers are solely responsible for using Dynamics 365 Customer Service, this feature, and any associated feature or service in compliance with all applicable laws, including laws relating to accessing individual employee analytics and monitoring, recording, and storing communications with end users. This also includes adequately notifying end users that their communications with agents may be monitored, recorded, or stored and, as required by applicable laws, obtaining consent from end users before using the feature with them. Customers are also encouraged to have a mechanism in place to inform their agents that their communications with end users may be monitored, recorded, or stored.

Note

Supervisor and agent sentiment notifications are not available in Omnichannel for Customer Service on Unified Service Desk.

Sentiment analysis settings in Omnichannel for Customer Service provide agents and supervisors with real-time insight regarding how customers are interacting with agents during chat sessions.

Sentiment analysis

To let agents and supervisors see the customer's satisfaction levels instantly while communicating with the customer, you need to enable the sentiment analysis.

Note

Sentiment analysis is enabled by default.

  1. In the site map of Omnichannel admin center, select Agent experience under Advanced settings, and then select Manage for Sentiment analysis. If you're using the Omnichannel Administration app, under Settings, select Sentiment Analysis, and then select Real-Time Sentiment Analysis.

  2. In the Sentiment analysis section, set the Monitor real-time customer sentiment toggle to Yes, and then select Save.

    Enable sentiment analysis.

After you enable real-time customer sentiment, you can view scores in the Omnichannel Insights dashboards.

Agent settings

Agents can view the customer sentiment in the communication panel for a conversation session that is active and in focus. For a session that is not in focus, the alert is shown on the session panel.

You can show alerts to the agents when a customer's sentiment decreases to or below a particular value. You can set the customer's sentiment to any of the following values:

  • Don't show alerts
  • Slightly negative
  • Negative
  • Very negative

For example, you set the threshold value as Slightly negative. When the customer's sentiment reaches Slightly negative or any other sentiment value below this, an alert is displayed to the agent.

  1. In the Omnichannel admin center or Omnichannel Administration app, go to the Sentiment analysis page.

  2. In the Agent settings section, select a value from the Show alerts when a customer's sentiment decreases to or below list. The options are:

    • Don't show alerts

    • Slightly negative

    • Negative

    • Very negative

      Show alerts when a customer's sentiment decreases to or below.

To turn off agent alerts, select Don't show alerts.

Supervisor settings

Supervisors can use the Omnichannel Ongoing Conversation dashboard to view customer sentiment in real time during conversations between customers and agents.

You can show notifications to the supervisors when a customer's sentiment decreases to or below a particular value. The supervisor must be assigned to the queue to receive sentiment notifications.

You can set the sentiment threshold to any of the following values:

  • Don't show notifications
  • Slightly negative
  • Negative
  • Very negative

For example, you set the threshold value as Slightly negative. When the customer's sentiment reaches Slightly negative or any other sentiment value below this, a notification is displayed to the supervisor.

  1. In the Omnichannel admin center or Omnichannel Administration app, go to the Sentiment analysis page.

  2. In the Supervisor settings section, select a value from the Send notifications when a customer's sentiment decreases to or below list. The options are:

    • Don't send notifications
    • Slightly negative
    • Negative
    • Very negative

    Send notifications when a customer's sentiment decreases to or below.

To turn off supervisor notifications, select Don't send notifications.

Multi-language sentiment

Multi-language sentiment scoring is enabled by default. Conversations in more than 40 languages are scored. The languages listed in the following table are supported in the analytics features.

Arabic
Bulgarian
Chinese (Hong Kong SAR)
Catalan
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Estonian
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Hebrew
Hindi
Hungarian
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Latvian
Lithuanian
Malay
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Serbian (Cyrillic)
Serbian (Latin)
Slovak
Slovenian
Spanish
Swedish
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
Vietnamese

Note

For languages supported in the product user interface (UI), see Language availability.

See also

Monitor conversations