Quality Management Basics in Today's Contact Centers

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Every contact center manages quality, but as consumers, it’s easy to tell that some just do it more effectively than others! Workforce Optimization Customer Experience Contact Center Trends & Insights Call Center Best Practices Agent Engagement

Work-from-Home Contact Center: See the Full Picture with Interaction Analytics

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Over the past few weeks, most contact centers have transitioned some or all their agents to a work from-home environment—no easy task. This is a lot to handle while also maintaining exceptional customer service outside of the traditional contact center.

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COVID-19 Impacts on Contact Centers & Our Company

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I wanted to share some helpful, data-driven industry insight gathered from our contact center customers, and some ideas of ways to bring teams closer together even as we’re forced to work apart. contact center call center cx assurance custserv work from home

Contact center supervisors: Practical advice for boosting remote agent engagement

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While scores of businesses have been forced to close their doors during the outbreak, many thousands of workers – including contact center agents – have transitioned to ‘work from home’ to continue safely providing essential services for us all.

Get More Value from Contact Center Performance

This whitepaper has provided some suggestions for KPIs that you may want to use. Once you’ve chosen your KPIs, make sure that you’ve communicated the importance of these metrics to all employees in your contact center, as well as how you expect them to be achieved.

Assessing your Contact Center Solution

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Call Center Best Practices Advantages of the Cloud Customer ExperienceAetna’s Bill Jetter, President of Medical Transition Services, shares his thoughts and experiences on vendor assessment and Aetna’s pursuit of exceptional customer service.

Preparing Your Contact Center for the Unexpected

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NICE inContact has sought the guidance of our customers that are succeeding in call center excellence from Amy Latzer, Chief Operating Officer of 211 LA, Los Angeles County’s Health & Human Services Organization which provides citizens access to social services.

Contact Center Call Recording: What you need to know

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Contact centers have been using call recording for years, and consumers have come to accept and expect to hear the words “ this call is being recorded for quality and training purposes” when calling in.

Burning Questions: PCI Compliance in the Contact Center

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Call Center Best Practices Cloud Security Contact Center Trends & InsightsThe news cycle is full of stories about data breaches and cybersecurity threats, including massive attacks on well known enterprises such as Marriott, Equifax and Yahoo.

Building the Business Case for Contact Center Improvements

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Call Center Best Practices Advantages of the Cloud Contact Center Trends & Insights Customer Experience

Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

Transform your contact center to build relationships with your customers that will last a lifetime

Announcing our Best-In-Class Glossary of Contact Center Terms

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To help your contact center stay on top of these industry terms, we’ve built a new best-in-class glossary! Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Trends & Insights

Three Reasons to Use Visual Language in the Contact Center

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Especially with the rise of digital interaction channels in the contact center. Customer Experience Contact Center Trends & Insights Call Center Best PracticesImagination. Visualization. Insight. These words are part of our verbal language.

Contact Center Automation: From Nice-to-Have to Necessity

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Since the dawn of the contact center, there has never been a larger impact than the one we face with COVID-19.

Ready to Cut Contact Center Costs, But Not Sure Where to Start?

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And, customer service and contact center functions among others are definitely starting to look at cutting costs. Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Agent Engagement Do More With Less Digital First Omnichannel Customer Experience

A Practitioner's Guide to Sustainable Customer Experience in the Contact Center

To make contact center conversations great, you need to set-up the right environment for success. This involves your contact center design, the data you use, and some critical customer-centric capabilities.

Training Contact Center Agents to Multitask

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As call center agents move to fully functioning omnichannel contact center agents, the question of agent training comes into focus—particularly training contact center agents to multitask.

Work Life Balance in the Contact Center

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Digital transformation and the gig economy have made remote work common across the globe—the contact center industry was no different! Agent Engagement Workforce Optimization Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices

How to Determine Cultural Alignment in Your Outsourced Contact Center

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You can ask all the right questions in the contact center RFP and still struggle to understand how their culture might or might not align with your own. The post How to Determine Cultural Alignment in Your Outsourced Contact Center appeared first on Blue Ocean.

Contact Center Leaders Advise How to Manage Your Team During a Crisis

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COVID-19 contact center Business Continuity Planning has taken top priority. Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Agent Engagement Contact Center Trends & InsightsOur lives have been disrupted, both at home and work.

Virtual + Engaging: How to Bring Classroom Training Online (with Infographic)

10 tips for virtual contact center training that makes at-home workers feel part of the crew while they learn.

What Does a Contact Center Emergency Response Plan Look Like During a Pandemic?

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When I dial 211, an automated call message directs me to a kind voice of a contact center agent on the other line that greets me with “how can I help you today?” The call center agent has a plan.

How and Why to Manage the Move to a Virtual Contact Center

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The adoption of cloud vs. on-premise software to manage the contact center is a door-opener for businesses. And a virtual contact center, in which agents work remotely rather than in a brick-and-mortar facility, has many benefits for both the organization and its agents.

Leveraging Workforce Optimization to Engage Contact Center Agents

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Product Marketing Manager, discusses how you can leverage workforce optimization software to hire, train and engage contact center agents more effectively. In this video, the next in our series on Transforming Customer Experiences, Lauren Comer, Sr.

Contact Center Agent Training: Key to Engagement and Customer Experience

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And it’s become a contact center mantra for good reason – a recent Gartner Survey indicated that 86% of customer experience execs point to Agent Experience (AX) as the single greatest factor impacting CSAT! We’ve all heard it a hundred times before – “Happy agents make happy customers.”

Developing and Executing Effective CX Metrics, Measurements and ROI

Speaker: Bob Azman, Founder and CXO, Innovative CX Solutions, LLC

This session will cover key metrics used to determine ROI. It will also cover the type of VOC measurements that can be utilized in any business environment, be it B2B, B2C, or B2B2C. This is a practical approach to CX measurements – less about the mechanics and more about what to choose, how to decide on what metrics to use, and how to build a business case for CX.

Deploying a Rapid Response Contact Center – Fast – with Calabrio ONE and Twilio Flex Boost

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Twilio Flex Boost , powered by Calabrio ONE and deployed by Avtex, provides additional assistance to contact centers during these challenging times. Avtex will then rapidly configure your new work from home contact center to meet the needs of this new reality.

Maintaining a Strong Performance Management Process with Remote Contact Center Agents

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Maintaining a strong performance management process with remote contact center agents can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. On a regular day in the contact center, a supervisor will usually walk the floor, check on performance levels and coach agents face-to-face.

Foundational Readiness: Business Continuity for the Work-From-Home Contact Center

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At this point in the timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly every company that operates a contact center has had to transition some, if not all, of their agents to a work from home environment. Agent Engagement Call Center Best Practices

Four Reasons Artificial Intelligence is the Next Step for Your Contact Center

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Why is AI becoming a priority for contact centers around the globe? Explore why and how contact center leaders are utilizing AI today. What does it look like to actually implement it in your organization? And what kind of impact can you expect?

Flipping the Script on Handling Complex Customer Issues in the Contact Center

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Contact Center Trends & Insights AI Customer ExperienceAgents are (and will be) needed to handle more escalated, complex issues—those issues that cannot be easily resolved by the customer on their own through AI assistance.

AI Chatbots in the Contact Center – Help in a Crisis

Comm100

In the past few weeks, I’ve been reaching out to contact center managers to find out what key problems have been brought on by the coronavirus pandemic , and how they are dealing with them. The post AI Chatbots in the Contact Center – Help in a Crisis appeared first on Comm100.

What Now? How Will Contact Centers Navigate the Post-COVID World?

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For most contact centers, work-at-home solutions aren’t new – but WAH has historically been an option, one of the tools available, often deployed in conjunction with brick-and-mortar teams. How Will Contact Centers Navigate the Post-COVID World?

Planning for 2020? Don’t miss out on Key Contact Center Investments

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As we step into 2020, we see companies investing more in Customer Experience (CX) initiatives than ever. And, contact centers, being customer interaction hubs, are getting more preference and priority when it comes to CX investments.

Quality Management Basics in Today’s Contact Center: Part 2

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Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Agent Engagement Workforce OptimizationIn Part One of this two-part series, we explored quality forms, quality plans, and evaluations as basic -but critical – components of an effective quality management program.

AI Chatbots in the Contact Center – Help in a Crisis

Comm100

In the past few weeks, I’ve been reaching out to contact center managers to find out what key problems have been brought on by the coronavirus pandemic , and how they are dealing with them. The post AI Chatbots in the Contact Center – Help in a Crisis appeared first on Comm100.

Contact center customization when it matters most

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Historically, contact center customization — whether that’s changing the agent interface, building custom dashboards or integrating systems for improved context or process automations — has been a hassle.