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...
3 Contact Center Technology Tips for Better Assisted Self Service

3 Technology Enablers Make Assisted Service Shine

Most centers have done an admirable job providing options for customers to self-serve. In fact, they’d love it if customers could handle all of...
Training Aligned

Don’t Shortchange Technology Implementation

Too often, the pursuit of technology is driven by speed and constrained by resources. Experience shows this to be a bad combination. Getting implementation right...
Call Center Knowledge Management

Doing More with Knowledge Management

Knowledge management (KM) is an Achilles’ heel for many contact centers. Some have an abundance of “tribal knowledge” scattered among a core of seasoned...
Underutilized Metrics

CRM and the Contact Center

If you think customer relationship management (CRM) software can only play in the sales sandbox, think again. CRM provides a host of capabilities that...
contact center technology misses

Top 5 Reasons Contact Centers Miss the Mark on Technology Implementation and Support

Contact centers rely on technology to meet their business goals, manage their operations, and interact with customers in a variety of media. Unfortunately, they...
Call Center Technology Liason

Could a Business Analyst/Technology Liaison Be in Your Future?

Whether you’re a technophile or a technophobe, you’re in the technology business when you have responsibility for running one or more contact centers. And...
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,...