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Linda Harden

Linda Harden
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Linda Harden is President and Publisher of the monthly contact center management journal, Contact Center Pipeline. Our passion is to promote discussion, resources, events and services that impact the lives of our employees and customers. Each month, well-respected industry leaders, practitioners and consultants present their insights, strategies, best practices and lessons learned to help run an effective and efficient operation.
Contact Center Pipeline September 2017 Issue

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our September 2017 Issue

Hurricane Harvey, the first Category 4 hurricane to hit the United States in more than a decade, has devastated communities across southeast Texas. The...
5 Hot Contact Center Trends

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our August 2017 Issue

It’s summer time here in Annapolis, Maryland. The pool waters are warm and the sun is hot. That means it’s a great time to...
Creating Career Paths for Call Center Agents

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our July 2017 Issue

Welcome to the July issue of Contact Center Pipeline. It is an honor to interview Bob Furniss in our July issue. Bob is the...
June Issue Blending Artificial Intelligence with Human Support in the Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our June 2017 Issue

I attended the ICMI Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla., last week. It was a great event. I got to talk about ChatBots and...
Contact Center Agent Retention

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our May 2017 Issue

Know what I love best about the contact center industry? It is as relevant and as important today as ever. We are continuously challenged...
Planning for a Disaster in the Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our April 2017 Issue

Spring has sprung here in Annapolis, MD. The little peepers are singing at the top of their lungs in the evening letting us all...
Contact Center Pipeline Magazine March 2017

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our March 2017 Issue

This all started 8 years ago… in March 2008. It was a 24-page issue. We had 3 sponsors… and not many more subscribers than...
Contact Center Pipeline Magazine Inside Our February 2017 Issue

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our February 2017 Issue

February holds a special holiday… Valentine’s Day. I hope it’s a wonderful day of celebration giving you the chance to share your gratitude and...
Contact Center Pipeline Magazine Inside Our January 2017 Issue

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our January 2017 Issue

Special highlights in our January issue include our feature article where 17 industry leaders offer their insights on 2017. You will also find the survey...
End-of-Year Publisher Letter 2016

End-of-Year Message from the Publisher

As the year draws to a close, I extend wishes to you and your loved ones for the happiest of holidays, and wish you...
On the Road to Customer-Centricity in the Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our December 2016 Issue

December is always a wonderful time of reflection to examine our goals, accomplishments and challenges and to look forward to another opportunity in the...
Supporting Digital Natives

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our November 2016 Issue

This past January, we reported the results of a survey we conducted to shed light on our expected challenges and priorities for 2016. ...