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Susan Hash

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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.
Leading Millennial Contact Center Agents

Making the Millennial Connection: Leading Your Agents

I think it’s safe to say that millennials are a force to be reckoned with. Often referred to as “Generation Disruption,” their influence on...
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Top 5 Posts in August

Agent training, development and engagement were top of mind for Pipeline blog readers this month. One of our most popular authors, Mike Aoki, contributed...
Contact Center Trends - A Sole Source of Data

Hot Trends Impacting Contact Centers: A Sole Source of Data

In our mid-year series discussing hot topics impacting contact centers, we have presented insights from industry experts on employee engagement, IoT-enabled service strategies, artificial...
Contact Center Trends - Millennials

Hot Trends Impacting Contact Centers: Millennials

The impact that millennials are having on work environments across sectors continues to be a leading topic for contact center leaders. In our five-part...
Contact Center Trends - Artificial Intelligence, AI

Hot Trends Impacting Contact Centers: Artificial Intelligence

We can’t publish a series on trends without including artificial intelligence (AI). In our five-part series on hot topics that are impacting contact centers,...
Contact Center Trends - LoT enabled service strategies

Hot Trends Impacting Contact Centers: IoT-enabled Service Strategies

In our mid-year look at five“hot” topics that have been garnering much attention recently, our last post offered insights into why employee engagement is...
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Inside View: Kristine Hartkopf, Freeman

Kristine Hartkopf’s customer service career trajectory is inspirational. It’s a perfect example of the potential for professional development that the contact center environment can...
Contact Center Trends - Employee Engagement

Hot Trends Impacting Contact Centers: Employee Engagement

You would expect to see a feature article about trends at the beginning of the year. We did that. But things shift quickly in...
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Top 5 Posts in July

The Pipeline blog has been heating up all month! Our most-read topics in July included blog posts on aligning agent metrics with key customer...
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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...