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Why Customer Analytics Are Key to Unlocking Customer Experience in the Call Center

Why Customer Analytics Are Key to Unlocking Customer Experience

In today’s highly competitive products and services marketplace, the customer’s experience with your business has never been more important. Knowing a customer’s name and understanding why he or she has contacted you in the...

Where Does AI Fit in Your Contact Center Strategy?

Centralized contact centers handle basic tasks like product support, customer inquiries and telemarketing, but their functions have changed significantly over the years. Nowadays, companies have recognized the contact center’s role as a critical connection...
How AI is Reducing Handle Time and Improving the Customer Experience in 2019

How AI is Reducing Handle Time and Improving the Customer Experience in 2019

It’s a well-known fact that customers hate to wait. In a recent survey on consumer attitudes, researchers discovered that 35% of the respondents stopped doing business with some of their favorite brands after just...
Jacada How to Promote Customer Loyalty in the Age of Complexity

How to Promote Customer Loyalty in the Age of Complexity

Conventional wisdom accepts that it’s cheaper to keep existing customers than to get new ones. Then why is it companies pay so little attention to creating brand loyalty? Treating your customers right and giving...

Top 3 Trends for the Future of Contact Center Training

The world of contact center training is complicated. Trainers are responsible for helping the onboarding process run smoothly for new agents by delivering the best possible training program tailored to the training class and...
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...
Customer Segmentation in the Contact Center

Why You Need to Perform Customer Segmentation at Your Contact Center

You likely run targeted marketing campaigns, have multiple levels of products, and offer different sales terms to meet the variety of needs of your customers. Why offer so many choices? A one-size-fits-all approach to...

Coronavirus = Business Continuity Plan

Do you have the appropriate technology for your staff to work from home during a disease outbreak? Operational service delivery has changed rapidly due to the Coronavirus. Those organizations that have not had success with...

A Cloud-Based Dialer Checklist

If you are moving from a premise-based system to a cloud-based system, you may not know all of the features to look for. Premise-based systems tend to be more antiquated and less flexible. Cloud-based...

Why the Call Center Was Already Collapsing—Even Before COVID-19

COVID-19 has made the fundamental flaws in phone-based support impossible to ignore. Overwhelmed and under-equipped reps are struggling, anxious customers are stuck on hold for hours, and the very premise of crowded call centers...

Rebooting Your Workforce Management Strategy

Our workforce management (WFM) landscape is changing at breakneck speed. Many organizations are now 100% work-from-home or have a workforce divided between brick-and-mortar and virtual agents (82% are WFH since July 2020—Gartner). This presents...
Why Teamwork Is the Most Important Investment You’ll Ever Make

Why Teamwork Is the Most Important Investment You’ll Ever Make

What do NASCAR drivers Kyle Busch, Martin Truex, Jr., and Jimmie Johnson have in common? Each driver qualified for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. They’ve each seen their share of the winner’s...
Improving Contact Center Workplace Audio with Sennheiser

The Sound of Productivity: Improving the Workplace Through Superior Audio

Science is bearing out what we all know to be true from our own experience: Noise levels in the workplace are a notable deterrent to productivity. Independent studies of business environments that employ some...
Shelf

2021 Outlook: AI, Knowledge Automation and the Evolving Role of Remote Agents

Already experiencing pandemic change, contact centers can expect even more in 2021, at a more rapid pace. Call and ticket volumes continue to rise, and the remote workforce will remain, at least partially, distributed...
Khoros

Transform Your Contact Center from an Expense to a Revenue Source

No matter the brand, customer service needs to be a priority. Here’s how to make it a revenue source as well. Contact centers are often seen as an expensive but necessary line item that should...
Jabra

How to Get the Best Headsets for Amazon Connect

If you’re looking for the best headsets for your call center agents working on Amazon Connect, here are our top picks. The type of headset you choose will depend on what you use your...
Seamless Self-Service Starts in the Contact Center

Seamless Self-Service Starts in the Contact Center

Customer Experience (CX) as a term may have many definitions, but it is generally accepted that it is all about creating personalized, seamless, low-effort customer interactions. By its very nature, CX takes a holistic...

A Q&A with Unymira’s Chris Rall

For the modern contact center, delivering high-quality human or digital customer service requires quick access to accurate and actionable information. Whether you have one channel, multiple channels or are looking to transition to an...

Five Essential Skills of Top Customer Service Reps

According to Bain & Company, organizations that excel at customer experience grow revenues 4%-8% above the rest of the market. Often, companies don’t understand how customer experience and customer service differ or how they...
3 Technologies to Drive Peak Performance of Your Contact Center

3 Technologies to Drive Peak Performance of Your Contact Center

How can contact centers leverage artificial intelligence (AI), speech analytics and agent enablement tools to improve agent performance, as well as customer-focused metrics like Net Promoter Scores (NPS) and Customer Satisfaction (CSAT)? Join me...

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