Jordan Ministry of Water and Irrigation Reports Benefits from Using Business Communications Software by Interactive Intelligence

Top Quote All-in-one IP communications software suite deployment results in improved customer service. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 28, 2011 - DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The Jordan Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI) has reported improved customer service as a result of deploying the all-in-one, IP communications software suite, Customer Interaction Center™ (CIC), from Interactive Intelligence (Nasdaq: ININ).

    "Our contact centre is now an effective front-end for quickly identifying the source and nature of caller complaints and referring them to the appropriate directorate for follow-up," said Jordan's Minister of Water and Irrigation, H.E. Eng. Mohammad Al Najjar. "Using CIC, we're confident we can meet our new requirement for addressing all customer complaints within 48 hours."

    "As a result of our CIC deployment, customers who used to have to visit our office are now able to call us and receive fast assistance with a host of convenient new services, such as water shortages, pollution and water counters complaints among others," said MWI's information and communications technology Director(CIO), Eng. Mahmmoud Shloul.

    Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ), Jordan's official body responsible for providing water and sanitation services to the country, falls under the Jordan Ministry of Water and Irrigation. They selected CIC because of its open, single-platform, all-in-one architecture and its flexibility, compatibility and integrity.

    "We chose CIC over competitive products because it gave us a simpler to install and manage system with the broadest set of multichannel applications," Shloul said. "It was also cost-effective and extremely scalable, which was important given our growing base of about two million customers."

    WAJ purchased CIC through Interactive Intelligence reseller Fourth Dimension Systems (FDS). FDS also helped MWI with the CIC deployment, which included redundancy capabilities to ensure business continuity. In addition, FDS will help MWI with planned integrations to its CRM and customized in-house applications.

    "Our planned CIC integrations will give contact centre agents access to customer records simultaneous with a call for even faster and more effective service," Shloul said.

    CIC was designed to eliminate the cost and complexity introduced by multipoint products by offering a standards-based, single-platform software architecture with inherent multichannel processing. CIC offers functionality for contact center automation, enterprise IP telephony, and business process automation. To learn more about CIC, visit

    About Jordan Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI)
    MWI was established in 1988 by-law issued by the executive branch of the Government under the Jordanian Constitution. It is the official body responsible for the overall monitoring of the water sector, water supply and wastewater system and the related projects, planning and management, the formulation of national water strategies and policies, research and development, information systems and procurement of financial resources. Its role also includes the provision of centralized water-related data, standardization and consolidation of data. For more information log onto
    Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) is an entity formed under MWI. The objective of WAJ is the development and protection of water sources, provision of water and sewerage services to ensure the requirements of citizens, and improvement of infrastructure to preserve environment and public health. For more information log onto

    About Interactive Intelligence
    Interactive Intelligence Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) is a global provider of unified business communications solutions for contact center automation, enterprise IP telephony, and business process automation. The company's solutions, which can be deployed via an on-premise or hosted model, include vertical-specific applications for insurance and collections. Interactive Intelligence was founded in 1994 and has more than 4,000 customers worldwide. The company is among Software Magazine's 2010 Top 500 Global Software and Services Suppliers, and Forbes Magazine's 2010 Best Small Companies in America. The company employs approximately 900 people and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. It has 19 offices throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Interactive Intelligence can be reached at +1 317.872.3000 or info ( @ ) inin dot com; on the Net: www dot inin dot com dot

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