Contact Center Technology and Omnichannel Success

Will New Technology Drive Omnichannel Success?

Omnichannel is everywhere—vendor marketing, analyst articles, conference sessions, client wish lists. While touted as a new concept, it doesn’t seem all that different from...
Review of Niche Technologies in the Call Center

Some Nice Niche Technologies

Mainstream technologies get a lot of press. As the backbone of contact center operations, they’re on everyone’s radar and they need to function at...
Moving Your Business Forward by Moving to the Cloud

Moving Your Business Forward by Moving to the Cloud

There is a reason Software as a Service (SaaS) is one of the fastest growing segments of technology today. With its increased flexibility, ease...
Call Center Authentication and Routing

Taking a Fresh Look at Authentication and Routing

Any center that is truly focused on the customer has to solve a difficult dilemma: make prompts and authentication simple, ensure security requirements are...
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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....
Contact Center Analytics

Contact Center Analytics: A Look at Goals Vs. Current Use

Do contact centers derive value from their analytics tools? In our 2014 Contact Center Analytics Survey, conducted by Strategic Contact and Contact Center Pipeline,...
Realities of technology for the small center, including cloud, suites and managed services

Technology for the Small Center

Every small center aspires to deliver good (or great!) service to customers and offer a good (or great!) place for employees to work. The...
Reduce early turnover with the latest call center tools

Reduce Early Turnover with the Latest Tools

Many centers struggle to find the right frontline staff, and then suffer further when hirees don’t show up for training, quit during training, or...
The Power of Collaboration in the Contact Call Center

Technology to Empower Agents: Intelligent Desktops

An empowered work environment is one in which agents have a sense of ownership over their work and the right tools to do their...
Improve Contact Center Performance with Global Analytics-Driven Routing

Improve Contact Center Performance with Global Analytics-Driven Routing

There is a lot of industry buzz about Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), but most contact centers currently focus on only one or two core...
Use Technology to Optimize Contact Center Staff

Use Technology to Optimize Staff

If you manage a contact center, you know the drill. Agents struggle to achieve proficiency and meet performance goals. Supervisors don’t do enough—or the...
Tips for Technology Selection in the Call Center

Technology Selection at Today’s Speed

While supporting our clients in technology vendor selection, we find that many companies have limited time and resources to spend performing due diligence through...