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Training vs. Coaching: Which Is Better?

Training and coaching are two different approaches, but people often use the words interchangeably—and even worse, they use the tactics interchangeably. Let’s clarify our...
Navigating the Call Center Agent Desktop

Chart a Clear Course for Technology Selection

Technology selections without strategy, requirements and criteria are like rudderless ships that roam the sea of options without docking at the right ports. Some...
The 4 Steps to Replacing a Contact Center Coaching Program

The 4 Steps to Replacing a Stale Coaching Program

As I travel and speak with contact center leaders around the world, a very vocal set of customers tell me that their call recording...
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...
Time Flies When You're Having Fun

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

WITH DEBORAH GEFTEAS “Time flies when you’re having fun” is an idiom quite familiar to anyone that has been to a great party, family event,...
Verint Mid Market Solutions

5 Ways Verint Mid-Market Solutions Can Help Your Business

Customer expectations are skyrocketing, making the need to provide seamless, effective service more important than ever, regardless of the size of your contact center....
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...
Valuing Call Center Agents

Differentiator Series, Part 2: Valuing the Agent

Our people are our most valuable asset.” “Butts in seats.” It is hard to imagine two more diametrically opposed phrases. Spend time in a...
Businesses of All Sizes need Good Customer Service from the Contact Center

Why Size Doesn’t Matter: No Business Is Too Small to Care...

Small and mid-sized companies can no longer be complacent in their customer service, leaving premium customer care services to the corporate giants that can...
June Issue Blending Artificial Intelligence with Human Support in the Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our June 2017 Issue

I attended the ICMI Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla., last week. It was a great event. I got to talk about ChatBots and...
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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...
5 Ways to Get More Out of Your Contact Center Agent Training

5 Ways to Get More Out of Your Agent Training

When trying to meet and improve service level agreements, reviewing agents’ performance and providing adequate training is imperative for success. Unfortunately, making time for agent...