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Top 5 Posts in October

As we entered Q4 of a uniquely challenging year, our most-read posts in October reflected that contact center management are well into their annual planning and are looking ahead to 2021 and longer-term people...
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The Top 5 Posts in February

Take a look at our top five blog posts for the month to see which topics your fellow contact center professionals were most interested in—from insights about the internal initiatives that can slow down...
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Top 5 Posts in February

Frigid temperatures contribute to increased indoor activities… like reading contact center blogs! Our top posts in February included a call center and nonprofit partnership model to connect people experiencing homelessness with contact center jobs;...
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Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our August 2016 Issue

I love our August issue.We cover so many topics this month that make a difference in the culture of our center with our employees and customers. There really are ways that we can impact...
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Looking Back at 2019: A Letter from the Publisher

As the year draws to a close, I extend wishes to you and your loved ones for the happiest of holidays and wish you each a very Happy New Year. The end of 2019 marks...
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Future of Contact Centers Survey: Tell Us What You Think

Consumer expectations are higher than ever. To build a customer experience that will meet those expectations, organizations need to “know them better,” “help them faster,” and “wow them everywhere.” Many companies have elevated CX to...
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Top 5 Posts in December

This has been quite a month! We’re closing out the year and the decade. For Pipeline readers, the topics of interest were centered around people and technology, including how to use praise as a...
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Meet Lori Bocklund: Our February 2020 Wall of Fame Honoree

Contact Center Pipeline's AUTHOR WALL OF FAME Lori Bocklund is President of Strategic Contact, an independent consulting firm that helps companies optimize the value of their customer contact technology and operations. Area of Expertise: Contact Center Technology, Strategy...
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Top 5 Posts in December

Training for social customer care agents and a thoughtful look at the common assumptions about agent attrition topped the list of most-read posts in December. Other topics of interest to our readers included a...
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Top 5 Posts in May

Our top 5 most-read posts in May offer valuable insights, recommendations and tips on managing contact center people, processes and technology. Dive in to read more about tips to improve agent morale and engagement,...
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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 in—insights from the frontline on how to improve engagement; positioning...
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Why Training Matters: Linking Training Program Success to Larger Company Goals

Wait a minute, if it’s 2015, shouldn’t we have flying cars by now? Much to the disappointment of Marty McFly from “Back to the Future,” I’m sure, there are lots of things we haven’t...
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Inside View: Award-Winning Managers

What defines best-in-class performance? ICMI recently announced the finalists for its Global Contact Center Awards Program. The winners in each of the 12 categories will be announced on May 5th at ICMI’s Contact Center...
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Top 5 Posts in July

Our top blog post in July offered insights from AllStaff’s Eric Berg about customers’ views of offshore contact centers—why offshore centers have an image problem and the impact on Customer Effort Scores. Other hot...
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Top 5 Posts in January

It's not surprising that contact center predictions for 2018 accounted for two of the most popular posts in January. What other topics piqued readers' interest? A look at the common characteristics shared by award-winning...
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Top 5 Posts in March

March is a transitional month—warmer days and more sunlight signal the end of winter. March 2021 also brings more COVID-19 vaccinations across the country and the promise of a return to some form of...
Top 20 Contact Center Blog Posts for 2019

Top 20 Posts in 2019

Happy New Year! Many of us welcome the new year by reflecting on the past one. What were the hot topics for contact center professionals over the last 12 months? How will that influence...
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Top 5 Posts in July

What will you remember about July 2019? Fireworks? Record-breaking heat? Amazon Prime Day? If you found yourself otherwise occupied this month and missed some of the insightful content published on the Pipeline blog, the...
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Top 5 Posts in May

May is generally an event-loaded month for the industry. It’s also a time when blog readership spikes. This month, we saw a great deal of interest in a mix of topics from familiar management...
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Top 5 Posts in March

Our most-read blog post in March was Kathleen Peterson’s insightful look back at McKinsey & Company’s decade-old research into the impact of Moments of Truth on customer loyalty, and its relevancy in today’s multichannel...
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