“The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Office of Online Services (OLS) is looking for a FedRAMP compliant Customer Feedback Management (CFM) cloud-based solution.
OLS, which is tasked with bringing best practices from the public and private sectors to improve the taxpayer experience with the IRS, currently uses a survey tool on IRS.gov to measure taxpayer satisfaction and website performance, and to improve the customer experience (CX).
In a Beta.Sam.gov request for information (RFI), the IRS said it needs the new solution because ‘taxpayer behaviors are continuously changing’ and the IRS ‘must proactively adapt to identify emerging taxpayer needs, introduce online opportunities, implement strategies to capture lost revenue, and increase taxpayer compliance.’
The eventual solution needs to include customer satisfaction survey capabilities and text analytics technology in an omnichannel environment for a cloud-based survey collection of data. OLS said the RFI is intended to help it assess and identify the latest technology innovations and best practices, including building, deploying, customization, tools, architectural, application, security, and governance considerations.
OLS identified four overarching goals for the solution:
- Reduce the manual transitioning of data or report creation;
- Robust access to real-time data analysis;
- Maximize the ease of interface with other IRS systems; and
- Text Analysis…” Read the full article here.
Source: IRS Wants to Improve CX With Cloud-Based Surveys – By Kate Polit, April 9, 2021. MeriTalk.