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How to Create Web Chat Plan

How to Create a Blueprint for Web Chat

Customers want the ability to decide when and how they will communicate with your company. That’s old news, isn’t it? It is more like:...
10 Tips to Improve Agent Scheduling

10 Tips to Improve Agent Scheduling

Work in a contact center for any length of time and it soon becomes apparent that the largest capital expenditure is in staff. Agents...
Contact Center Culture of Trust

A Culture of Trust

Few doubt the importance of trust in the success of a contact center. It is one of those foundational elements that may be difficult...
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Top 5 Posts in February

February may be short on days, but that doesn’t mean that we’re short on content! Our five most-read blog posts of the month touched...
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Scheduling with Workforce Management - WFM

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Scheduling with WFM

Workforce management (WFM) technology has developed alongside the contact center, coming a long way from the single-channel scheduling tool it once was. WFM helps...
Contact Center Pipeline Magazine Inside Our February 2017 Issue

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our February 2017 Issue

February holds a special holiday… Valentine’s Day. I hope it’s a wonderful day of celebration giving you the chance to share your gratitude and...
WFM - Workforce Management in an Omnichannel Contact Center World

WFM in an Omnichannel World

In spite of the fact that nearly every “call center” is now a “contact center,” we observe little substance to the discussion—much less action—around...
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 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...
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Top 5 Posts in November

Take a look at our top five blog posts for the month to see which topics your fellow contact center professionals were most interested...
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Top 5 Posts in October

October is a great time to be in the contact center. The month kicks off with Customer Service Week celebrations and, in some parts...
5 WFM Things You Have to Do by Hand

5 WFM Things You Have to Do by Hand

I'm a gadget guy. If it beeps, blinks or pretends to make life easier after following the 115-step setup guide, I want it! I...