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Susan Hash

Susan Hash
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.
Top 5 Contact Center Case Studies for 2016

Top 5 Inside View Posts for 2016

Since the very first issue of Pipeline (March 2009), we have published a regular feature called Inside View. The column is devoted to recognizing...
Top 5 Contact Center Interviews for 2016

Top 5 Executive Talk Videos for 2016

In 2015, Pipeline Publisher Linda Harden hosted the first session of Executive Talk interviews at the Northeast Contact Center Forum’s (NECCF) annual conference at...
TOP 5 Contact Center Tips for 2016

Top 5 Quick Tips for 2016

Our Quick Tips posts are just that—brief posts providing advice or actionable items from industry experts. These are tried-and-true practices that have proven successful...
Top 10 Contact Center Blog Posts for 2016

Top 10 Posts for 2016

As we approach the close of another year on the Pipeline blog, we wanted to take a quick look back to see which posts...
Map Your Customer’s Journey

Design a Service Experience That Differentiates

Experiences matter. Experiences are journeys. Journeys are designed. So say Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell, authors of the new book, Woo, Wow and...
On the Road to Customer-Centricity in the Contact Center

Where Is Your Company On the Road to Customer-Centricity?

In recent years, a growing number of organizations have demonstrated progress toward becoming more customer-centric. For some, the transformation that began as conversations in...

Inside View: Nicole Berry, Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc.

The ability to think strategically, solve problems, provide effective feedback and motivate staff—these are the marks of a good leader. What separates good from...
A common cause of customer service new-hire turnover in contact centers

Quick Tip: Show Appreciation for Agents Working Holidays

Working on a major holiday is tough for anyone. Your agents’ bodies may be in the contact center, but their thoughts and hearts will...
Supporting Digital Natives in the Contact Center

Digital Native Citizens Demand More From Government Centers

While digital native consumers prefer a human element in service interactions, as citizens, they want more self-service and digital options when engaging with government...
Supporting Digital Natives in the Contact Center

Human Touch Still Preferred for Customer Service

Recent research shows that, despite the rise in digital customer service channels and options, 79% of consumers prefer that the human touch remain part...
Increased Consumer Review Transparency Puts the Consumer in Control

Increased Transparency Puts the Consumer in Control

Ernst & Young’s study, The Digitisation of Everything: How Organisations Must Adapt to Changing Consumer Behaviour, sheds some light on a key challenge that...

Inside View: Tufts Medical Center

In any contact center, an agent’s ability to communicate in an efficient, friendly manner has a considerable impact on the outcome of the call....