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Plotting the right (Green)Path: Calabrio Customer is a Finalist in the 2021 ICMI Global Contact Center Awards

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Leadership has certainly had its challenges this past year—as face-to-face meetings have been replaced with virtual interactions and team camaraderie turned into sending emojis over chat.

Guest Blog: Contact Center Talent in These Changing Times, Part 1 – Setting the Stage

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This guest post is authored by Steven Kaish , SVP, Product Marketing & Technical Partners at Glia. The legendary Bob Dylan released his classic hit The Times They Are A-Changin’ back in 1964. More than half a century later, his lyrics couldn’t be more relevant.

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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.

Guest Blog: Emphasizing the Human Side of Remote Work

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The following post is a guest contribution summary from Kimberley Drobny of Waterfield Technologies. You can read the full post on the Waterfield blog, and register for an upcoming webinar featuring Calabrio’s Dave Hoekstra on September 15th.

The History of the Word "Hacker"

According to one of the best English etymological dictionaries available, the word "hacker", with the sense of evil/good and brilliant computer programmer, was born in the halls of MIT. This fact alone reminds us that culture and words begin in actual places. At that time, to hack code, or hack out code, had a negative connotation. Where did this come from? Read this eBook to learn how the word "hacker" has evolved.

Hip Hip Hooray! Calabrio Customer is a Finalist for SWPP WFM Professional of the Year

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We’ve seen customers creatively step up to the challenges of this unique year—engaging their workforce and delivering on customer service expectations.

Eliminating Data Disparity: Q&A with UJET COO Vasili Triant

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Originally deployed primarily by larger or more sophisticated contact centers, analytics quickly emerged as a “must-have” application for modern customer service teams. Yet confusion still surrounds the optimal functionalities these analytics must have. Look at the term “real-time feed.”

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Contact Center Talent in These Changing Times, Part 2 – Agents & Supervisors Transform into Specialists & Coaches

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This guest post is authored by Steven Kaish , SVP, Product Marketing & Technical Partners at Glia. ‘A A change will do you good,’ sang Sheryl Crow in the 90s.

Promoting Openness and Flexibility: Calabrio and Genesys Engage

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Calabrio is a company that has thrived through strategic partnerships.

WFM in the Palm of Your Hand: The Calabrio ONE Mobile App

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Workforce managers need a better process to communicate with agents about events impacting their schedule.

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

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.

Celebrating Sharon Jones, National Debt Relief—SWPP’s WFM Professional of the Year!

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Last week, we announced two Calabrio customers were named finalists in the Society of Workforce Planning Professionals’s (SWPP) “2020 Workforce Management Professional of the Year Award” program. And one of them— Sharon Jones of National Debt Relief (NDR)—WON!!

Contact Center Talent in These Changing Times, Part 3 – The Rise of the Research Team, Making Executive Leadership Even Stronger

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This guest post is authored by Steven Kaish , SVP, Product Marketing & Technical Partners at Glia. “I I can see all obstacles in my way,” sang Johnny Nash* in his signature hit “I Can See Clearly Now.”

Calabrio honored as a Fast 50 Company — What does it mean for us, and you?

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Any growth as a business in 2020 is a feat of its own, but rapid revenue growth is cause for celebration in a time when “right” can change at any moment.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

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

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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.

The Best of the Best: Calabrio Customers Are Finalists for SWPP WFM Pro of the Year (We Have a Winner!)

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Update: Sharon Jones of National Debt Relief was named the winner! Stay tuned for a special profile of Sharon and her accomplishments. Original post on all the finalists below: It’s always wonderful to see our customers recognized as industry leaders.

Calabrio Wins CUSTOMER Workforce Optimization Innovation Awards for Full WFO Suite and Speech Analytics

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2020 was a time of great change for the contact center.

Eliminating Data Disparity: Q&A with UJET COO Vasili Triant

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Originally deployed primarily by larger or more sophisticated contact centers, analytics quickly emerged as a “must-have” application for modern customer service teams. Yet confusion still surrounds the optimal functionalities these analytics must have. Look at the term “real-time feed.”

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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!

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.

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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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.

Contact Center Talent in These Changing Times, Part 3 – The Rise of the Research Team, Making Executive Leadership Even Stronger

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This guest post is authored by Steven Kaish , SVP, Product Marketing & Technical Partners at Glia. “I I can see all obstacles in my way,” sang Johnny Nash* in his signature hit “I Can See Clearly Now.”

Leadership Panel: Lessons Learnt from a Global Support Community

Speaker: Panel hosted by Adrian Speyer, Head of Community, Vanilla Forums

Are you struggling to support your global community? Or, are you not even sure where you should start. Establishing a global support community comes with many many questions. How do you encourage your customers to help others? What are the key metrics to measure? What are the biggest challenges? Our super panel consists of community leaders from around the world, each of whom, have experienced and overcome the challenges of a global support community. They are ready to share the trials and triumphs, and everything in between, on the road to a successful community.

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.

Contact Center Talent in These Changing Times, Part 2 – Agents & Supervisors Transform into Specialists & Coaches

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This guest post is authored by Steven Kaish , SVP, Product Marketing & Technical Partners at Glia. ‘A A change will do you good,’ sang Sheryl Crow in the 90s.

Announcing The Winner of the C3 2020 Analytics Awards Program!

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Key customer insights—or the lack thereof—can make or break a business in today’s harrowing world. That’s why the right analytics platform, applied the right way to the right data, is so critical to contact center leaders right now.

Announcing Three Finalists for the C3 2020 Analytics Awards Program!

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Key customer insights—or the lack thereof—can make or break a business in today’s harrowing world. That’s why the right analytics platform, applied the right way to the right data, is so critical to contact center leaders right now.

Customer Engagement Is a Two-Way Street

Two-way engagement means creating opportunities for conversation. Go beyond the obvious step of responding to complaints and comments; your customers want and deserve more than that. Implement these four tips to boost your two-way engagement.

Boost Your CX Skills with Help from Calabrio and Rockstar CX

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Our recent Evolving World of Work report showed how customer expectations are only rising. Are you prepared to tackle the challenges of our new working world? Calabrio and James Dodkins want to help!

Guest Blog: Contact Center Talent in These Changing Times, Part 1 – Setting the Stage

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This guest post is authored by Steven Kaish , SVP, Product Marketing & Technical Partners at Glia. The legendary Bob Dylan released his classic hit The Times They Are A-Changin’ back in 1964. More than half a century later, his lyrics couldn’t be more relevant.

Guest Blog: Emphasizing the Human Side of Remote Work

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The following post is a guest contribution summary from Kimberley Drobny of Waterfield Technologies. You can read the full post on the Waterfield blog, and register for an upcoming webinar featuring Calabrio’s Dave Hoekstra on September 15th.

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.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

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.