Can You Say Con-tin-gen-cy?

I think that’s what Mister Rogers might have said had he been a speaker on one of this year’s many virtual contact center events. Mister Rogers was a patient and gentle character created by the...

Managing Through COVID-19: A Roundup of Tips, Tools and Tech for Contact Centers

We are finally at the end of a turbulent 2020. It has been quite a journey—with many more months of market uncertainty and workplace challenges ahead. Over the past eight months, like many of...

Maintaining Customer Support in a Crisis

For contact center businesses, unexpected changes such as unplanned downtime, massive call volume increases, facility closures or other issues can wreak havoc on a team’s ability to service the customer. This can, in turn,...

After the Pandemic: How to Bring Back the Contact Center

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption across nearly every line of business, and contact centers are no exception. In times like these, the most pressing matters are keeping your workforce moving forward...

COVID-19 and the Contact Center: Horror, Heartache, Humanity and Hope

Has anyone besides me noticed how many contact center industry work-from-home (WFH) experts there suddenly are? I thought there was only one, really. That would be Michele Rowan and I wrote about her in...
Contact Center Pipeline Top 5 Blog Posts

Top 5 Posts in March

What a difference a month can make. In February, we were looking at topics like growth and development, aligning strategy and technology, and tools for delivering an exceptional customer experience. We’ve now entered the...
Call Center Automation for COVID-19 Coronavirus Crisis

Automation Key to COVID-19 Contact Center Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the contact center industry in a manner of disarrayed motion the likes of which have never been seen before. As I write this blog, I’ve had to go back...
Call Center Preparation for COVID-19 Coronavirus

Call Center Preparation for the Coronavirus

Call centers are a hub of germs! Reps sit close together in pods, they sometimes share headsets with their supervisors, they are stuck inside without fresh air every day, and they share bathrooms and...
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