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Lucky Seven! Calabrio Named a Top Workplace Seven Times Running

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When nominations opened for the 2020 Star Tribune Top Workplace rankings in January, no one anticipat ed the changes that would impact us, come March.

Customers Want to Feel Heard—Calabrio and UJET can Help You be a Better Listener

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After months in total or semi-isolation, today’s customers—especially those with less disposable income due to economic shutdowns—have an even greater need to feel heard by the customer service teams they contact.

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Stay Connected With Customers During Uncertain Times with Calabrio and Amazon

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With the spread of COVID-19, customer service teams are leaving traditional contact centers to work remotely and promote social distancing.

Moving to the cloud: Real world advice

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Over the past several weeks we’ve been hearing from a lot of you about the challenges that you’re facing due to COVID-19, especially as it relates to things like maintaining business continuity, having to rapidly deploy and manage a remote workforce, maybe adding new capabilities to address new problems, etc.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Helping a community in need: Our outreach efforts in the Twin Cities

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For our Calabrio employees, the recent events in Minneapolis have special significance. The Twin Cities is home to our U.S. headquarters, and we wanted to help out as our community dealt with changes. Below is a summary of Calabrio’s community outreach efforts in May and June 2020.

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How COVID-19 Is Testing My Leadership Skills and What It Is Teaching Me Along the Way – a Weekly Update (Week Four)

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In my last weekly update on the leadership lessons learned during COVID-19, I discussed overcommunication: the idea that leaders need to set the tone for our managers, offer flexibility and resources for our employees, and visibly participate in meetings and our more lighthearted company virtual events and challenges.

How to use Calabrio WFM to empower a remote workforce

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Covid-19 is impacting all dimensions of the workplace from where we work to how we interact with customers and co-workers. Further, it has highlighted the need for schedule flexibility as more employees work from home and are faced with other constraints such as school closures and childcare.

Activity Notes: A New Way to Track Special Events in Calabrio WFM

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While organizations are operating in various off-premises locations, the need for transparency, preparedness and communication increases. Our customers have been angling for an option to log actions that don’t fall within standard parameters.

Calabrio – one brand, one future for CX Intelligence

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As an exciting new era commences as part of Calabrio, Olle Düring celebrates the upcoming journey with Customer Experience (CX) Intelligence and opportunities to connect with the fully blended brand.

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8 Contact Center Trends to Watch in 2020

In this eBook, we’ll arm you with the research you need to inform areas of investment, and 8 quick tips you can use to improve your contact center’s performance now!

Call recording: Back to the basics

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Call recording is one of the core requirements for contact centers. With voice still being the most critical and main channel used, being able to securely and reliably record calls no matter where the agent sits is a must—especially in today’s environment.

How COVID-19 Is Testing My Leadership Skills and What It Is Teaching Me Along the Way ? a Weekly Update (Week Eight)

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As I write this, it is hard to believe we are almost to June already. We are nearly halfway through 2020 and it feels like we have accomplished so much with having to pivot, face new challenges and most importantly stay safe.

Heads in the Clouds: Elevated Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) via Calabrio ONE and Twilio Flex

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Contact center as a service (CCaaS) makes the power of a modern contact center available to any business, regardless of budget or technical expertise. With it, any size company can move faster and be more competitive.

How COVID-19 Is Testing My Leadership Skills and What It Is Teaching Me Along the Way – a Weekly Update (Week Seven)

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As we enter the last few weeks of May, countries, markets and businesses across the world are figuring out how we can safely return to our physical spaces for work, entertainment, school, shopping and more. When we started to work from home several weeks ago, there was no playbook.

The Pros and Cons of Incentivized Reviews

With so many online reviews out there, we’ve decided to take a look at how incentivized consumer reviews fare against regular reviews from consumers that were not incentivized. Is one better than the other? More positive? Are they similar in topics covered and level of detail? Download this report to get answers to those questions and more!

How COVID-19 Is Testing My Leadership Skills and What It Is Teaching Me Along the Way – a Weekly Update (Week Six)

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I want to start off this week’s column by thanking everyone who has been reading along here on the Calabrio blog, on TMCnet, and those of you that have reached out via email and social media to share your own stories.

How COVID-19 Is Testing My Leadership Skills and What It Is Teaching Me Along the Way – a Weekly Update (Week Five)

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Here at Calabrio, like many companies, we are entering our eighth week working from home. For a team where the majority are based in an office environment, we have now passed the phase where working from home is an experimental novelty. By now, we have settled in.

How COVID-19 Is Testing My Leadership Skills and What It Is Teaching Me Along the Way – a Weekly Update (Week Three)

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Last week, I talked about some of the inspiring ways our customers are tackling the challenge of coronavirus and strategies Calabrio is using to aid our customer network. Staying positive can be difficult now, and that’s why sharing positive stories from our network is so important.

Last post from teleopti

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As an exciting new era commences as part of Calabrio, Olle Düring celebrates the upcoming journey with Customer Experience (CX) Intelligence and opportunities to connect with the fully blended brand. In June 2019, Calabrio acquired Teleopti, offering the perfect path forward for our team, customers, partners and WFM product.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How COVID-19 Is Testing My Leadership Skills and What It Is Teaching Me Along the Way – a Weekly Update (Week Two)

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Last week I talked about how we at Calabrio are approaching the impact of coronavirus on our employees, as well as our employee-customer collaboration.

How COVID-19 Is Testing My Leadership Skills and What It Is Teaching Me Along the Way – a Weekly Update (Week One)

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Let me start by saying this: Like most of us who share a C-suite title, we believe we are good leaders. Over 25 years of practice, I have learned a lot about leadership and I have also made my share of mistakes.

Leave the Toxicity Behind: Overcoming Contact Center Negativity

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I got my start in contact centers by taking customer service calls. It was the late 90’s, and Titanic was dominating the box office. MMMBop was a huge hit, and Third Eye Blind ruled the charts.

Top 3 Reasons to Become a SaaS Developer at Calabrio

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We’re often asked what makes Calabrio a top workplace for Minnesota’s sharp, inventive Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) developers—what really sets us apart from all of the other SaaS technology companies in the state. Our answer? Three key things.

AI & Community: Don't Hammer the Flowers

Speaker: Venessa Paech, Australia's Leading Community Specialist

Join Vanilla Forums on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 8:30 AM ET for this on-demand workshop led by Venessa Paech, Co-Founder of Australian Community Managers and Leading APAC Community Specialist.

Idaho Central Credit Union: A “2019 Best in Class Contact Center” Runner Up

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Anyone working in the contact center industry knows Customer Contact Week (CCW) to be the end-all, be-all event for customer experience, contact center and customer care professionals. That’s why we were thrilled to see Calabrio customer Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) named runner-up in the “Best in Class Contact Center, 100-199 seats” category in the 2019 CCW Excellence Awards, recently announced at the event in Las Vegas. When ICCU—the number-one performing credit union in the U.S.

Calabrio Named the Only May 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Workforce Engagement Management (WEM)

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At Calabrio we take a customer-first approach in everything we do. From our corporate culture to our business practices, it’s always our goal to make our nearly 5,000 global customers feel like one-in-a-million. Today, our customers have made us feel like one-in-a-million. The Calabrio team is excited to announce we have been recognized as the only May 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Workforce Engagement Management (WEM).

Minneapolis Saint Paul Business Journal Honors Calabrio CFO — Jenny Kray

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It came as no surprise to me when the Minneapolis Saint Paul Business Journal selected Calabrio’s very own Jenny Kray as a 2019 honoree for its prestigious “CFO of the Year” award. The only thing that bewildered me was why it took so long!

Discover the Missing Puzzle Piece in your Contact Center at ICMI

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We’ll be navigating the tides of transformation at ICMI Contact Center Expo from May 13–16 at The Diplomat Resort in sunny Ft. Lauderdale, FL. We hope to see you there! The ICMI Contact Center Expo is a great conference to submerge yourself in meaningful content; learn how to take back to your workforce, listen to expert speakers and network with the industry’s leading-edge vendors.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Honors Calabrio CFO — Jenny Kray

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It came as no surprise to me when the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal selected Calabrio’s very own Jenny Kray as a 2019 honoree for its prestigious “CFO of the Year” award. The only thing that bewildered me was why it took so long!

Twin Cities Business Journal 2019 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Year—Calabrio’s Jenny Kray

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It came as no surprise to me when the Twin Cities Business Journal selected Calabrio’s very own Jenny Kray as a 2019 honoree for its prestigious “CFO of the Year” award. The only thing that bewildered me was why it took so long!

Introducing Self-Scheduling for Frontline Employees

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As companies embrace digital possibilities to empower their workforce and re-define the customer experience, VP of Product Marketing and Management, Magnus Geverts, takes a closer look at what’s next for WFM. Here, he explores how self-scheduling technology is raising the bar for employee autonomy, ushering in a new era of contact center freedom.

Calling All Calabrio Superstars

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From day one, we designed Calabrio ONE to quickly deliver tangible business value to contact centers around the world. From seamlessly handling fast-growing, inbound contact volumes and painlessly unifying disparate data sources to tapping rich voice of the customer (VoC) insights, users rely upon Calabrio to understand what their customers really want while benefitting from increased operational efficiencies.

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.

Two Great Companies, One Great Customer Event. Don’t Miss C3!

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This year’s annual customer event combines the Calabrio User Forum with Calabrio Customer Connect, which means the event is supercharged to deliver premium content at an unbelievable location.

Teleopti Acquired by Calabrio: A Shared Mission to Humanize the Workplace

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This blog is a little different than our usual WFM posts but we have some exciting news! Olle Düring, shares some insights around the possibilities the acquisition by Calabrio brings, how we together are on a mission to humanize customer and employee experiences.

3 Ways Retailers Can Improve Customer Experience With Their Contact Center

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No one ever said working in retail was easy. There are long hours, narrow margins, heavy competition and the threat of loss at every turn. You spend most of the year in the red, hoping for a big holiday season, and sometimes it doesn’t happen.

Calabrio Acquires Teleopti: A Shared Mission to Humanize the Workplace

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The customer experience trend in recent years has reinvigorated the importance of human connection and elevated the contact center to a new level of importance. Contact center agents are the frontline of communication between the organization and its customers and can easily make or break a customer relationship.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.