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DST Billing adds Three New Modules to its HiAffinity Customer Care and Billing System

  • 03 July, 2003 12:16

<p>Sydney 3 July 2003 - DST International Billing (DST Billing) – the leading provider of innovative customer management and open billing solutions to the utility industry – today announced the launch of three new modules for its HiAffinity Customer Care and Billing system. The new modules are eFile, Workflow and CorrGen. These new modules of eFile, Workflow and CorrGen extend HiAffinity’s existing functionality by the integration and use of established, world-class customer management software, already in use at more than 100,000 workstations worldwide.</p>
<p>HiAffinity eFile provides a fully integrated electronic filing system that delivers full customer contact capabilities and removes any delays or errors in processing due to tracking paper files around the business. The eFile module is launched directly from the HiAffinity processing screens, from which it is possible to view all inbound and outbound customer correspondence, together with summaries of telephone calls. This drastically reduces the cost and impact of managing the paper that supports the business processes as well as the overhead of customer callbacks. HiAffinity eFile provides the powerful desktop solution customer service representatives (CSRs) require to provide outstanding customer service.</p>
<p>HiAffinity Workflow adds true work management capabilities to the HiAffinity eFile component. Workflow is accessed directly from the HiAffinity processing screen, providing fully automated back-office functionality. This enables clients to actively manage and automate work as it flows around front- and back-office functions. In addition, Workflow provides the tools required to react to new operational requirements, such as delivering work to the most appropriately skilled personnel and automatically managing operational efficiency. HiAffinity Workflow also contains compliance and control functionality, giving users the power to control, manage and process work in the most productive and efficient manner.</p>
<p>HiAffinity CorrGen automates the process of generating a letter in response to customer requests or other business requirements. CorrGen is fully integrated to HiAffinity and Microsoft Word so that relevant data regarding a specific customer contact is automatically transferred to Microsoft Word for letter generation. This new module enables quality correspondence to be generated as part of the HiAffinity Workflow business process; a copy of the letter will be automatically stored within HiAffinity eFile for a complete customer contact history. The use of HiAffinity CorrGen significantly enhances the images of organisations by creating well laid out customer correspondence</p>
<p>Ian Mathieson, Managing Director of DST International’s business units in Australia said, “We are pleased to be able to offer these three new modules for HiAffinity that provide a fully integrated customer contact and work management solution that is simply not available anywhere else in the market place.”</p>
<p>DSTi Billing offers a truly global solution. Our clients include:
South East Water, Melbourne Australia, Sofia Water (IWL) in Bulgaria, Dublin City Council, Phoenix Natural Gas in the UK, Sutton &amp; East Surrey Water in the UK, Three Valleys Water in the UK, Chester Water Authority in Pennsylvania USA and City of Tulsa, in Oklahoma USA
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<p>About DST International Billing</p>
<p>For more than 25 years, DST Billing has led the market in providing innovative customer management and open billing solutions to the utility industries. DST Billings' business solutions transform typical billing and customer care tasks into valuable and efficient communications, resulting in loyal customers, increased revenues and decreased expenses.</p>
<p>DST Billing is a wholly owned subsidiary of DST International Limited, whose own parent company is DST Systems, Inc., headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.</p>
<p>For more information please visit www.dstinternational, www.dstibilling.com or contact:
Cathryn van der Walt, 12 Worlds Pty Limited
Tel: +612 9501 1931, Email: cathryn@12worlds.com</p>

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