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Reduce early turnover with the latest call center tools

Reduce Early Turnover with the Latest Tools

Many centers struggle to find the right frontline staff, and then suffer further when hirees don’t show up for training, quit during training, or...
What to Expect for Contact Centers in 2018

What to Expect for Contact Centers in 2018

Of the most impactful priorities for contact centers in 2017, customer experience was at the top of the list. In a competitive landscape where...
Chatbots in the Contact Center

Chatbots in the Contact Center, Part 2: Internal Use and Adoption

Consumers are increasingly turning to virtual assistants to save time and effort in their personal lives. Similarly, chatbot technology offers considerable benefits internally to...
Will TRACED Mean the End of Robocalls in 2020?

Will TRACED Mean the End of Robocalls in 2020?

In the August 2019 issue of Contact Center Pipeline, I wrote a column entitled, “Robocalls? Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only the Harmonica Player.” If...

I’ve Looked at Clouds from Both Sides Now

In 1969, Canadian singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell released a folkie-sounding album called Clouds. Featured on the album was a song called “Both Sides, Now” that...
WFM Budget Prep

State of the WFO Industry

Workforce Optimization (WFO) technology has been a hotbed of activity as buyers and users clamor for new tools and seek to get more out...
Simplifying Contact Center Remote Access

Simplifying Remote Access

The need for remote access to core contact center infrastructure continues to grow. Whether implementing a home agent program, accommodating “on the go” leaders,...
What to Look for in a Secure Headset

What to Look for in a Secure Headset

Audio solutions are an effective way to enhance mobility in an office communications network, delivering sophisticated capabilities such as adjustable noise cancellation and directional...

Four Ways to Attract and Retain Millennial Agents

Pew Research Center defines millennials as anyone born between the years 1981 and 1996 (ages 22 to 37 in 2018). Today more than...

The Gig Economy Effect: Addressing New Expectations and Requirements for Contact Centers

Managing the contact center for maximum effectiveness has taken on a whole new level of importance as today’s agents are signing up for a...
Improve Contact Center Performance with Global Analytics-Driven Routing

Improve Contact Center Performance with Global Analytics-Driven Routing

There is a lot of industry buzz about Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), but most contact centers currently focus on only one or two core...
What Users Request Most in a Contact Center Headset

What Users Request Most in a Headset

Sennheiser has been in the business of creating high-performance audio for more than 70 years, and is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of...
How AI will Change Contact Center Work

How AI Will Change the Nature of Contact Center Work

There is no doubt that artificial intelligence, robotics and automation in the contact center offer the potential to drive faster, more consistent around-the-clock service...
The Trials, Tribulations, Agony, Ecstasy and Irony of 20 Years as an Independent Analyst

True Confessions: The Trials, Tribulations, Agony, Ecstasy and Irony of 20 Years as an...

Every November since I began writing this column in Contact Center Pipeline in 2011, I’ve written about veterans and veterans’ issues in the customer...
Contact Center Pipeline Wall of Fame

Meet Verint: Our September 2020 Sponsor Wall of Fame Honoree

Contact Center Pipeline's SPONSOR WALL OF FAME Company name: Verint CEO: Dan Bodner, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board When Founded: 1994. We just celebrated our 25th year. Describe your company: As...
Use Technology to Optimize Contact Center Staff

Use Technology to Optimize Staff

If you manage a contact center, you know the drill. Agents struggle to achieve proficiency and meet performance goals. Supervisors don’t do enough—or the...
Are You Listening? Yes I Am. Great, Now Act on What You Heard from Me!

Welcome to 2018! A Groundswell Is Rising. Are You Ready?

In June 2017, at Call Center Week in Vegas, OpenText Qfiniti received the Workforce Optimization Provider of the Year Award. During the evening gala,...

It’s Time to Bid Farewell to Excel-based WFO

Contact centers need performance management tools to manage their operations. Too often, the dominant “tool” is Excel. Unfortunately, when individuals export and manipulate data...
CallShaper

Why Online Scripting Is So Important to Your Call Center Success

Having your scripting online is one of the most important things you can do to ensure the success of your sales and/or customer service...

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...
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