Four Most Important Skills for Leading Hybrid Teams

The Four Most Important Skills for Leading Hybrid Teams

The Covid-19 pandemic created significant shifts in how we work. As businesses scrambled to set up employees to work from home, there was little...

Automation: The Contact Center’s Grocer

In times of crisis, we often find heroes in the unlikeliest of places. The current COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic is no exception. The obvious heroes...

How to Write a Five-Star Response to a One-Star Rating or Poor Review

Sometimes social media feels like the mean kids’ table in the lunchroom at middle school. Everybody’s talking dirt about someone else. And once the...

COVID-19 Impact: Recalibrating Human & AI Roles, Part 3

In this final installment of our three-part series on COVID-19’s impact on contact centers, our panel discusses how the rapid move to adopt or...
Kathleen Peterson, April 2020 Author Wall of Fame

Meet Mike Aoki: Our August 2020 Wall of Fame Honoree

Contact Center Pipeline’s AUTHOR WALL OF FAME Mike Aoki is President of Reflective Keynotes Inc., a Canadian training company that helps contact centers improve their sales...
Contact Center Pipeline August Issue 2020

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our August 2020 Issue

It’s summertime here in Annapolis, Md. It wasn’t that long ago that we talked of vacations, pool time and kids going back to school...
Contact Center Pipeline Top 5 Blog Posts

Top 5 Posts in July

There has been quite a bit of activity on the Pipeline blog in July. Understandably, articles related to pandemic-related customer service issues continued to...

Buyer’s Guide to Cloud Solutions

Affordable contact center technology solutions abound in today’s market. Centers can implement cloud-based applications with far shorter lead times than premise-based solutions. They’re especially...

COVID-19 Impact: Recalibrating Human & AI Roles, Part 2

Our three-part series on COVID-19’s impact on contact centers and the shift to more flexible human and automated models continues with a look at...

Important Trends in Workforce Management Technology

At Pelorus Associates, we have studied the workforce management (WFM) space for over a decade. Our biannual reports delve deeply into the size, composition,...

Healthcare Contact Centers: Readiness ROI and What’s Next

WFH… work from home. Everyone knows this acronym by now. Just about everywhere you look, people are “working from home.” Yet, this is not...

COVID-19 Impact: Recalibrating Human & AI Roles in the Contact Center, Part 1

As the global economy gradually reopens under evolving guidance and safety protocols for companies, employees and customers, business leaders are contemplating a vastly altered...