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Redefining the Work Experience

As companies realign their workforce during these disruptive times, work-from-home (WFH) is quickly redefining the concept of “business as usual.” Both companies and employees benefit from WFH strategies. A Stanford University study found that...

The New Digital Customer Engagement for the New (Ab)Normal

COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, has changed everything. Consumers are still very wary of exposure to the virus and want to get more things done digitally. While this always had been the case with millennials and...

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...
Attributes of an Effective Modern UC Headset

Attributes of an Effective Modern UC Headset

To facilitate more seamless workplace collaboration, many organizations have adopted expansive, unencumbered workspaces, deployed with unified communications (UC) systems. Such a footprint is designed to foster collaboration. Yet it often comes at the cost...
A Contact Center Headset is no Longer Just a Headset

Headset Is No Longer Just a Headset

Engineering new premium audio applications for the future of unified communications. Director of Research and Development Jesper Kock explained how headsets have emerged as a key technical and personal interface in unified communications environments. Jesper...

Executive Interview with MusicWorks’ David Sandler

It is interesting that what we may perceive as relatively “small” touchpoints can have a considerable impact on our customers’ experience. One such area is our music-on-hold experience, and the voices used in greetings...
Chatbots—The Next Step in the Evolution of the Contact Center

Chatbots—The Next Step in the Evolution of the Contact Center

Thanks to the rise of mobile texting and messaging apps, “chatbots” are causing a stir in the world of customer service. In 2016, Business Insider UK wrote that the most powerful tech companies think...
Association Spotlight: Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE)

Association Spotlight: Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE)

The Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE) is the only non-profit trade organization dedicated exclusively to the advancement of companies that use an omnichannel approach to engaging their customers. For both business-to-business and business-to-consumer...
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...
Moving Your Business Forward by Moving to the Cloud

Moving Your Business Forward by Moving to the Cloud

There is a reason Software as a Service (SaaS) is one of the fastest growing segments of technology today. With its increased flexibility, ease of use and powerful capabilities, the cloud is proving you...

8×8 and Aryaka: Bringing the World Closer, Together

Introducing your power team to enhance cloud communications and contact center performance across SD-WAN. 8x8 and Aryaka cloud-based services deliver the flexibility, simplicity, and scalability of the SaaS cloud consumption model, and Aryaka’s global footprint...
Businesses of All Sizes need Good Customer Service from the Contact Center

Why Size Doesn’t Matter: No Business Is Too Small to Care about Customer Experience

Small and mid-sized companies can no longer be complacent in their customer service, leaving premium customer care services to the corporate giants that can afford it. Companies of every size, in every situation—from trying...

The Whole World Is Going Digital. So Why Is Your Buying Process Still Analog?

I just recently notched a second decade on my contact center leadership belt loop, and I’ve more than once been tasked with purchasing technology, including multiple CCaaS (Contact Center as a Service) solutions. I’ve...
Spotlight Q and A

Solutions Q&A: InGenius

Coca-Cola. Harley-Davidson. InGenius. What do these companies have in common? In today’s “be everything to everyone” marketplace, they offer a refreshing business model: Do one thing well. InGenius concentrates 100% on computer telephony integration (CTI),...
How to Enable Exceptional Experiences on Each Call

How to Ensure Exceptional Customer Service on Every Call

I have had the pleasure of staying in touch with Trey Briggs, President of BCI over the past several years as he has continued to refine his agent training. Today, I am highlighting his...
NorthEast Contact Center Forum

The Largest Call Center Association in the NorthEast!

Have you heard about the largest Call Center Association in the NorthEast? You may not be familiar with the NorthEast Contact Center Forum (NECCF), but you should absolutely get this incredible regional organization on...
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...
Taking the Leap to Success in 2022

Taking the Leap to Success in 2022

Every big leap takes the right timing, careful planning, intention, a clear goal, and focus. And there are many influences at play that ensure a “successful landing.” Yet there is an immediate imperative to...

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...
Building a Human Experience in the Contact Center

Building a Human Experience in the Contact Center

For many businesses, the contact center is the primary point for customer interactions, yet COVID-19 has forced these businesses to rethink their sales and service models. Increased customer expectations, supply-chain issues, and new work-from-home...
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