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Knowledge Base Software

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decrease in training time for new agents of a financial services firm


improvement in Average Handle Time for a bank’s agents


increase in First Contact Resolutions for a technology giant

eGain Knowledge Base (KB) is a centralized repository of knowledge in your enterprise. The software supports multilingual and multichannel knowledge, and provides users easy and multimodal access to answers. This ensures that your business is delivering timely, consistent, accurate knowledge across channels, touchpoints, and locations, to consumers and contact center agents alike.

eGain KnowledgeAgent™, eGain’s awarded knowledge management software, lets you provide intranet or extranet access to the knowledge base. Agents, other employees, and even partners can view FAQ, or browse through and search the knowledge base.


  • You can define the criteria for displaying articles based on various article properties such as hot topics, most popular, newly added, recently changed, specific dynamic search criteria, announcements, etc.
  • Dynamic FAQ lists consider the history of KB usage and presents the user with most articles sorted based on the ranking calculation within a topic or subtopic.

Browse knowledge base

  • The browse folders feature is another way of allowing end users to access the knowledge base.
  • The browse hierarchical tree feature is one of several ways of allowing users to access the knowledge base. The tree can be expanded by clicking to reveal all the subtopics contained in the tree.

Search knowledge base

  • Search for articles using the keywords contained in the article or meta fields.
  • Search for articles using the phrases contained in the article or meta fields.
  • Search for articles matching specific article properties like author, date, topic etc.
  • Search for articles within specific topics or subtopics

What experts have to say about eGain Knowledge Base

“eGain’s recent announcement of an intelligent search platform … has given it best of breed status within knowledge management, incident tracking, multichannel management, and enterprise search.”

John Ragsdale, VP of Research




Success stories: eGain’s knowledge base software at work

Global bank makes eGain’s multimodal, centralized knowledge base “the enabler” to make the impossible happen, i.e., make any agent any call a reality and become the #1 NPS achiever in its market.

A leading mobile network operator EE reveals how the eGain knowledge base became fundamental to its customer service transformation. Results include:

  • First-Contact Resolution up by 37%
  • NPS up 20%
  • Training time down 43%
  • Agent speed to competency up 50%