Review of Niche Technologies in the Call Center

Some Nice Niche Technologies

Mainstream technologies get a lot of press. As the backbone of contact center operations, they’re on everyone’s radar and they need to function at...
Contact Center Analytics in Action: Using VoC to Create a Better Experience

The Straight Scoop on Contact Center Analytics

Most contact centers know they need a more analytical approach to understanding the customer experience. In our 2017 Workforce Optimization Survey, a high percentage...
How to Elevate Your Customer and Agent Experience

How to Elevate Your Customer and Agent Experience

The contact center world is getting increasingly more complex. New technologies and communication channels are coming out every year, and customers’ and employees’ expectations...
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...
Sennheiser Technology Supports Contact Center Employees with Special Hearing Needs

Sennheiser Technology Supports Contact Center Employees with Special Hearing Needs

Contact Center managers and business owners who have invested in sophisticated unified communications networks typically understand the urgency of maintaining a skilled, consistent and...
Chatbots in the Contact Center

Chatbots in the Contact Center, Part 1: Common Applications and Misconceptions

With consumers expecting anywhere, anytime access to conduct simple transactions, more businesses are deploying chatbots to handle routine and repetitive customer service tasks. Automation...
Contact Center Analytics

Contact Center Analytics: A Look at Goals Vs. Current Use

Do contact centers derive value from their analytics tools? In our 2014 Contact Center Analytics Survey, conducted by Strategic Contact and Contact Center Pipeline,...
Make Your Contact Center Smartphone Friendly

Time to Make Your Contact Center Smartphone Friendly

Seventy-seven percent of Americans have a smartphone. Two-thirds of Americans access the Internet via smartphone at least as much as by computer. Of the...
Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our May 2018 Issue

Mobile Apps for Agents

Some things just go together like chips and salsa, Frick and Frack… millennials and smartphones. It doesn’t seem that long ago that managers were contemplating...
Call Center Authentication and Routing

Taking a Fresh Look at Authentication and Routing

Any center that is truly focused on the customer has to solve a difficult dilemma: make prompts and authentication simple, ensure security requirements are...
Contact Center Trends - Millennials

Hot Trends Impacting Contact Centers: Millennials

The impact that millennials are having on work environments across sectors continues to be a leading topic for contact center leaders. In our five-part...
You Can’t Afford NOT to Pursue Knowledge Management

You Can’t Afford NOT to Pursue Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management (KM) may be the single most impactful technology to help centers address key goals: Reduce workload through greater self-service and shorter handle...