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.

Call recording: Back to the basics


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.

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Top 4 Reasons Why Call Recording is Critical to Contact Center Success

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Call recording software is a foundational component of contact center operations but often under valued and taken for granted. Why should you record? There are a plethora of reasons to record your calls and digital interactions. Call Analytics.

Call Center Call Recording Best Practices


Call recording is a common call center practice. Call recording can be a valuable tool, but it must be used carefully. The burden is on the call center to make it a priority to be compliant with all relevant call recording laws, rules and regulations.

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

sheer volume of calls (38 percent) and the. depending on the channel used (39 per- cent) as the second biggest challenge, while having too many calls to manage. percent naming call volume and 35 per- cent choosing different customer expe- riences across channels as their number.

Why Your Sales Team Needs Call Recording


In your current sales process, what happens to your phone conversations after the call ends? You input notes, do after-call work, schedule a follow-up call, but the actual conversation is over. Call recordings are a core part of the Talkdesk offering.

Getting the Most from Call Recording Technology

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Ben Knieff of AITE Group shares his view on how Real-Time Authentication can help contact centers get the most from their call recordings

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. Workforce Optimization Digital First Omnichannel Call Recording Call Center Best Practices

VoIP Call Recording Technologies – Past, Present, Future

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Lately, there seems to be a lot of discussion about voice over IP (VoIP) call recording technologies. I have received many questions from customers, and participated in many conversations about the pros and cons of various VoIP call recording options and the advances in emerging technologies in this area.

Moving to Cloud: A Must for Contact Centers

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Everywhere you turn, the calls to move to cloud environments have become prevalent – regardless of system, workload or application, its no secret that cloud has redefined how our most critical systems are deployed and operated.

Call Recording Systems: Beware of Hidden Costs

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Voice Quality Validation for At-Home Agents


One of the big concerns with at-home agents is whether they have the right environment to effectively handle calls. voice contact center agent experience call recording IVR call center cx assurance voice quality custserv work from home

Avoiding the Mounting Contact Center Compliance Squeeze

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Luckily, call center analytics software can help alleviate much of these compliance headaches. Many organizations still rely on compliance managers to manually review a sample of call center interactions each day to identify compliance issues and problems.

Millennial Specialty Insurance Expands Business and Increases Customer Satisfaction

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Call handle times have been reduced, resulting in cost savings. Incorporating CXone’s call recording capability with its own systems has enabled MSI to not only record calls but also to append recordings to customer records and to mask sensitive policyholder financial information within calls—all critical compliance tools for the company. Advantages of the Cloud Call Recording Customer Experience NICE inContact CXone

Session Recording Protocol: Moving toward Standardization in Call Recording

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One of the most exciting projects that I am working on right now is the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) draft for the standardization of session recording interfaces. The main idea behind this work is to take the opportunity – while almost all major telephony vendors are working on session initiation protocol (SIP)-based recording interfaces for their new SIP-based voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony systems – to create an interoperable standard for call recording

A New Answer to: How Much Does a SEV1 Cost Your Organization?


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5 Reasons Why Your Contact Center Needs Speech Analytics

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Why is your customer calling? Understand why customers are calling. Understanding what types of calls are coming allows management to create training and best practices for the most common scenarios. Most contact centers sample 1% or less of their total call volume.

Call Recording in the Small Contact Center: Vanilla Isn’t Good Enough Anymore

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Simple call recording in today’s small to medium contact center (SMCC) is regarded as a standard vanilla-flavored ice cream. The tricky part is that tasty chocolate topping: namely, the more advanced call recording solutions that can really advance the SMCC. It’s a no-brainer commodity solution supplied today by a number of vendors which, all in all, don’t differ that much from one another (the working ones, that is…).

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


Tools include recording, quality management, call monitoring, coaching, e-learning, and full reporting services. Adherence to PCI security and compliance standards, ensuring Common maintains call quality compliance with the five major financial regulations in Canada and two in the U.S.–supporting

Six Ways to Achieve Regulatory Compliance


As the world grows more complex, compliance regulations have made recording more important than ever. However, recording today involves far more than capturing calls—we must also include IM, video, desktop screens, app/screen sharing, white boarding, file transfer, SMS and other types of electronic communication. Waiting until after information is recorded before taking action can be risky.

Why you should write not ‘phone to complain effectively

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Writing means you aren’t left on the ‘phone waiting to get through to people at call centres where a lot of other issues come into play too! Recording calls & the Law. The guidance you get may be after you have made the call when it is too late.

Experts Share the Value of Evolving Quality Programs with Automation


Contact center teams have been evaluating call recordings for quality for years now. This offers your contact center the flexibility to introduce automation at your own pace, while providing visibility into the large volume of calls that have been recorded but have previously gone unheard. 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.

Make an Impact with Your Voice of the Customer Program


Provide new sales opportunities through indirect feedback such as emails and call recordings. Delivering superior customer experiences is a top challenge facing many organizations today. Maybe the top. The abundance of communication channels includes phone, web, mobile apps, chat and social channels—which add varying complexities to meeting these CX challenges and truly understanding customer sentiment.

Automated Quality Management Drives Objective Evaluations, Job Satisfaction


Current quality management best practices dictate the review for scoring of a small percentage of random calls for each agent, typically less than ten percent. Also, if a new agent is having problems in his or her job, it often takes months of reviewing random calls to accurately discover the root of the problem. In the meantime, the agent continues to struggle through each call. percent of our survey respondents currently own a call logging solution.

Empower Your Employees with More Data, More Automation


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 softwareThe recent influx of news about advances in automation technology can create some employee anxiety—however, there’s good news.

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Add Mindfulness to Your Contact Center WFO and IVR Strategies


You may know from personal experience that low-performing, partially effective contact center technologies and overwhelmed customer service employees are not a winning combination. Being mindful with your contact center IVR and WFO strategies can help you get better at the things you care about for your business.

Why every customer support call should include CSAT and CES


Supervisors track metrics like number of calls taken, number of issues resolved or average wait time, but they might not have the time to listen to every call recording to see where improvements are needed.

What is Quality Management Analytics?

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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. Your evaluators listen to a call recording, and then fill out a Word or Excel form to send to the agent with feedback.

10 ways to make the most of Talkdesk Callbar


It’s where you’ll do everything from making and receiving customer calls, adding post-call notes, setting your availability and more. Thankfully, Callbar is incredibly easy to use, even if you’re brand new to call center software.

Increase Contact Center Efficiency with CRM Integrations

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Data about the interaction is also automatically exchanged between the contact center and CRM systems, for example inserting call recordings and email and chat transcripts into the CRM record for future reference and reporting. Efficiency. It’s a buzzword that has been around a long time in the business world. We are constantly asked to do more and increase efficiency.

Curious How Analytics Can Impact Your Quality Management?

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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. Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Customer Experience Workforce OptimizationHave you noticed all the hype around using analytics in quality management, but haven’t utilized it in your organization?

What is Call Quality Monitoring?

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“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.

The Voice of the Customer is Asking for a Better Citizen Experience, is Your Agency Listening?

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How to Set up Custom Storage in Talkdesk


This process will maximize the control a customer has over the call data and minimize the risk of a PCI compliance failure. Before we go into the process in depth, it’s important to clarify what this custom storage will mean for your call recordings. Call Storage.

Boingo raises support for households with Talkdesk


The organization sought out a new contact center solution with skills-based routing, call recording, robust monitoring and the ability to provide listen-in support to coach agents while interacting with customers.

Security Checklist for Remote Customer Support Agents


Some programs, like keyloggers, record everything typed on the keyboard and send that data to malicious parties. It’s important to be aware when the camera is on and also when it’s recording live video. Screen Recording.

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


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

New Integration: inContact Agent for Oracle® Service Cloud

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Agents can handle inbound and outbound voice calls, voicemails, callbacks, chat interactions and work items in the same interface (read: no more ALT+TAB between different application windows). The Oracle at Delphi. Do you know what an oracle is?

3 Best Practices for Boosting Your Outbound Results with the Cloud

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If you’re looking to improve your results, here are three best practices to consider implementing for outbound dialing: #1: Utilize No Pause, Predictive Dialing: You might assume that simply making more calls is the answer for increasing sales.

What is Call Queuing and Why Does It Matter?

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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. What is a call queu e ?