Home Authors Posts by Susan Hash

Susan Hash

Susan Hash
158 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Susan Hash is the Editor of Contact Center Pipeline. She is a veteran business journalist with more than 20 years of specialized experience writing about customer care and contact centers.
Call-Center-Inside-View-Feature

Inside View: DAT Solutions

In the B2B world, where businesses tend to compete on price, DAT Solutions stands out as a shining example of a service-oriented company that...
Creating Career Paths for Contact Center Agents

Creating Career Paths for Agents

There is no doubt that technology has accelerated the pace of change in contact centers. Yet when it comes to the human element, some...
Question and Answer with Bob Furniss Contact Center Industry Veteran

A Q&A with Bob Furniss, ICMI’s Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

In May 2017, the International Customer Management Institute (ICMI) recognized Bob Furniss, VP, Global Service Cloud Practice, Bluewolf, an IBM Company, with its Lifetime...
Top-5-Contact-Center-Blog-Posts

Top 5 Posts in June

If you’re compiling your summer reading list, think about adding a few industry-related instructional posts to your lineup. Hot topics on the Pipeline blog...
Improve Call Center Content Consistency with AI Infused Knowledge

Improve Content Consistency Across Channels with AI-Infused Knowledge

eGain’s SVP Worldwide Marketing Anand Subramaniam believes that delivering a consistent content experience is key to driving value for both customers and agents. According...
June Issue Blending Artificial Intelligence with Human Support in the Contact Center

Blending AI with Human Support

The future of work and the impact that artificial intelligence will have on the workforce has been a hot topic lately. The publicity has...
Top-5-Contact-Center-Blog-Posts

Top 5 Posts in May

Despite a lot of industry conference activity in May (or possibly because of), Pipeline readers found the time to read about contact center cost...
Call-Center-Inside-View-Feature

Inside View: TCL North America

If you are unfamiliar with TCL (The Creative Life), you probably won’t be for long. Although the brand is a worldwide leader in TV...
Contact Center Agent Retention

Agent Retention: Closing the Revolving Door

We know that agent turnover—particularly among entry-level staff—is still the No. 1 challenge for contact centers. As Matt Stevenson, Mercer Partner and Leader of...
Contact Center Agent Retention

Agent Turnover Still No. 1 Challenge for Contact Centers

High agent turnover has been a leading source of frustration in contact centers for decades. Despite dealing with rapidly evolving technologies, digital channel expansion...
Disaster Planning tips for the Contact Center

Take Care of Your Staff During and After a Disaster

As mentioned in a previous post, developing a people-centric disaster plan should be a collaborative effort that takes place before a disaster strikes. During...
Top-5-Contact-Center-Blog-Posts

Top 5 Posts in April

Workforce management tips and takeaways were the topics on the Pipeline blog in April. WFM expert Tiffany LaReau’s insightful notes from the SWPP conference...