5 Strategies for Improving Call Center Coaching Sessions

NICE inContact

Every contact center manager wants a team of agents that perform at optimum levels. That’s why it’s so important to be as considerate and thoughtful as possible with call center coaching. While every manager has his or her own unique communication style, it’s worthwhile to take note of some successful call center coaching strategies. If your contact center records calls, find an exact interaction to illustrate your position and play it back for the agent.

What is Call Center Performance Management?

Talkdesk

Call Center Performance Management is a program, generally led by a contact center operations manager, dedicated to calculating and improving the performance of contact center agents. The post What is Call Center Performance Management?

Leading the Way in Contact Center Intelligence

NICE inContact

What is an Intelligent Contact Center? In any given contact center, of any size, you will find a multitude of solutions to manage forecasting, scheduling, IVR, ACD, call recording, quality management, performance management, etc.

What is Call Wrap Up Time? 5 Ways to Reduce It in Your Contact Center

Talkdesk

Reducing average wait time and average handle time in your contact can yield huge customer satisfaction increases for your business. In this blog, we outline what call wrap up time is and actionable steps you can take to reduce it in your contact center.

The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

1The Health of the Contact Center: Agent Well-Being in a Customer-Centric Era 2New study reveals heightened complexity of. 500 million to revamp the in-flight experience for its customers and improve customer relations in the contact. Contact centers have dramatically changed.

What is Call Quality Monitoring?

NICE inContact

“This call may be used for quality or training purposes…” Have you ever wondered about that notification when you call a business? While it’s easy to disregard, it reveals a common business practice: Call Quality Monitoring – a practice contact centers use to review and evaluate the quality of their agents’ interactions with customers. While call monitoring may be performed live at times, it isn’t feasible when there are large volumes of calls.

6 Contact Center Features That Make Customer Experience Effortless

Talkdesk

When Talkdesk puts together our long-term feature roadmap, we put a lot of thought into where contact center executives want to go in the future and build a product that will give them the tools they need to execute on their vision. Call Recordings. Blog Call Center

Talkdesk by Role: Contact Center Admins

Talkdesk

Contact centers start with the admins. The admin sets up the infrastructure, manages the way the contact center exchanges data with other business tools and determines the capabilities of other users. Want to create a task in Salesforce to follow up on all abandoned calls?

Talkdesk by Role: Contact Center Admins

Talkdesk

Contact centers start with the admins. The admin sets up the infrastructure, manages the way the contact center exchanges data with other business tools and determines the capabilities of other users. Want to create a task in Salesforce to follow up on all abandoned calls?

Talkdesk by Role: Contact Center Admins

Talkdesk

Contact centers start with the admins. The admin sets up the infrastructure, manages the way the contact center exchanges data with other business tools and determines the capabilities of other users. Want to create a task in Salesforce to follow up on all abandoned calls?

Study: The Health of the Contact Center

1The Health of the Contact Center: Agent Well-Being in a Customer-Centric Era 2New study reveals heightened complexity of. 500 million to revamp the in-flight experience for its customers and improve customer relations in the contact. Contact centers have dramatically changed.

The Talkdesk Difference: Contact Center Reporting

Talkdesk

Today’s customers make important buying decision in split seconds and companies need to utilize real-time contact center reporting to keep up. These dashboards can display information on more than 15 contact center metrics in any desired time frame. Call Center

Talkdesk by Role: Contact Center Agents

Talkdesk

For customers and prospects in your contact center, agents are the voice of your company. This all starts before a call is even made or received. This helps give the agent the right context so they can get the call started off on the right foot. Call Center Talkdesk

5 Ways to Cut Costs in the Contact Center

Clarabridge

Contact center efficiencies are intrinsically linked to the customer experience your company delivers as a whole. Once you improve the customer experience, you’ll find that your contact center metrics improve too.

The Top 3 Contact Center Talent Priorities in 2018

Talkdesk

Three talent trends emerged from Deloitte’s 2017 global contact center survey that point to the need to rethink the way contact centers handle staffing. All of these agent management activities can be handled easily by a contact center admin with just a few clicks.

New Integration: inContact Agent for Oracle® Service Cloud

NICE inContact

It’s a general finding in the contact center industry: customers are growing more exigent. Your agents can use an interface they are familiar with to handle contacts, which reduces the need for training and declutters the agents’ desktop.

How Workforce Optimization Tools Positively Impact Your Business, Clients, and Bottom Line

Avaya

In pursuit of this goal, Common has been a long-time user of Avaya IP Office ™ with Avaya Contact Center Select. Tools include recording, quality management, call monitoring, coaching, e-learning, and full reporting services.

What is Quality Management Analytics?

NICE inContact

You’ve heard of quality management (QM), and your contact center probably has a quality program in place today. If any of these situations hit close to home, you should consider incorporating analytics into your quality program: Your evaluators know the type of interaction they want to evaluate – but like Goldilocks, they tediously listen to multiple call recordings before they find the “right” one.

Experts Share the Value of Evolving Quality Programs with Automation

Verint

Contact center teams have been evaluating call recordings for quality for years now. What is different today is that organizations that embrace automation can potentially leapfrog their competitors and dramatically improve how work is done in their contact centers. In an age where we all seek to do more with less—and do it better—it seems there’s always an opportunity to use the latest enhancements in technology to help.

Automated Quality Management Drives Objective Evaluations, Job Satisfaction

Verint

In 2018, the contact center industry will be all about automation. The groundswell of interest in automating many of the traditionally routine tasks in the contact center is creating a substantial impact on both employee engagement and the customer experience, and we expect this automation groundswell will do nothing but grow in the months and years ahead. contact center industry, and likely the global contact center industry.

Curious How Analytics Can Impact Your Quality Management?

NICE inContact

If you’ve experienced the following situations in your organization, incorporating: Your evaluators know the type and length of interaction they want to evaluate — but tediously listen to multiple call recordings to find the “right” one. When your contact center is stuck in a plateau, analytics can deliver undetected insights that help you identify where and how to improve your customer experience.

Empower Your Employees with More Data, More Automation

Verint

Should all recorded calls be autoscored? Contact Centers Customer Satisfaction Customer Service Customer Experience customer engagement optimization employee engagement Call Centers Quality Management Data Quality automation customer engagement customer focus contact center call recording call center quality management software

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What is Call Queuing and Why Does It Matter?

NICE inContact

This same rule applies when people call into your contact center. . And if you think that more people are contacting you via your digital channels instead of calling you, think again. In our 2018 Customer Experience (CX) Transformation Benchmark survey , 66% of the 2,400 customers we polled told us that—despite all the other channels available to them—their top preference to connect with a company remains a phone call with a live agent.

SICOM Serves 30,000 Restaurants More Effectively with Talkdesk and Salesforce

Talkdesk

In 2018, SICOM wanted to improve their operations as they realized their existing contact center solutions had many limitations, including not having easy access to call recordings and a homegrown ticketing system they had outgrown. Call Center Customer Win

How to Improve First Call Resolution, Reduce Call Volume & Accelerate Self-Help

Pointillist

For a business, that means high costs and inefficient call center operations. Call centers, therefore, want to improve first call resolution rate, reduce call volume, and excel at customer service while reining in high costs.

Introducing AppConnect Launch Partners

Talkdesk

The mission of AppConnect is to allow Talkdesk customers to add more tools to their contact center stack without any hassle. They identify dissatisfied customers, successful sales agents, interested prospects, and upsell opportunities from call recordings.

Talkdesk App Dash Recap #1

Talkdesk

Their goal is not only to increase the amount of calls, but also also the quality of the calls. Rich illustrated Autoreach’s Salesforce integration, demonstrating how a customer can customize lists, settings and time between calls to maximize efficiency of outbound dialing.

How Talkdesk Stays on Top of PCI Compliance

Talkdesk

For telephony providers like Talkdesk, the digitization of phone calls has proven to be a complicated process in regards to PCI compliance. You can also click the button below to set up a call with a Talkdesk expert to discuss a solution that will work for you company.

The Talkdesk Advantage: Intelligence for Your Agents and Customers

Talkdesk

The ability to have intelligent, personalized conversations with customers is the reason we at Talkdesk are equipping agents with a smarter contact center platform. Call Center

How to Improve First Call Resolution, Reduce Call Volume & Accelerate Self-Help

Pointillist

For a business, that means high costs and inefficient call center operations. Call centers, therefore, want to improve first call resolution rate, reduce call volume, and excel at customer service while reining in high costs.

Talkdesk App Dash Recap #1

Talkdesk

Their goal is not only to increase the amount of calls, but also also the quality of the calls. Rich illustrated Autoreach’s Salesforce integration, demonstrating how a customer can customize lists, settings and time between calls to maximize efficiency of outbound dialing.

Customer Experience Management in 2019

Upstream Works

We’re seeing greater interest and adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in our customers’ contact centers, including the use of bots to support the popularity of chat as a channel option and a surge in self-service.

Interview with Dan Miller of Opus Research

RapportBoost

We’ve been looking at this category as part of the Interaction Analytics because conversations between people that made calls in their contact centers have become multi-channel and unstructured. What are the potential benefits for a contact center to do so?

Why First Contact Resolution Is the King of Customer Service Metrics

StellaService

First contact resolution (aka first call resolution), or FCR, might not be high on your list of call center metrics. Think of the last time you contacted a brand’s customer service department and the phone call, chat, or email exchange ended before your issue was resolved. Contact the same brand channel again, or multiple channels? First, customers’ repeated attempts to resolve issues drive up contact center costs.

One plus one equals three: ForeSee joins the Verint family

OpinionLab

Improvements made as a result of this initiative allowed our client to lower shopping cart abandonment, increase online ordering, improve task completion, substantially lower calls to the contact center, increase overall satisfaction and the likelihood to recommend the brand to others.

Improving NPS for a Better Customer Experience

Ann Michaels and Associates

Quality Assurance in the contact center is being used to improve NPS (Net Promoter Score) and overall customer experience. Perform a deep analysis of your call records. Think about how many calls are subsequently transferred into other departments. This greatly enhances their chances of providing the customer with a ‘one-and-done’ resolution to their call. Prompt follow-up with customers can help contact centers drive increases in NPS.

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Calculate How Much Talkdesk for Sales Increases Your Revenue

Talkdesk

At Talkdesk , we project revenue totals based on four data points: number of agents, number of calls each agent makes in a day, conversion rate and average deal size. This new call volume is multiplied by the increased conversion rate to determine your new revenue estimate.

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