The scariest contact center digital transformation pitfalls to avoid

NICE inContact

If you need help escaping the monsters lurking in plain sight that want to spend your digital transformation strategy and change management, the eBook Change management blueprint for contact center digital transformation can make the process easier.

How Texting Keeps Your Contact Center Agile in 2021

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The challenges of 2020 put contact centers agility to the test. And with a lot of those challenges continuing in 2021, many contact centers are still struggling to manage with a variety of issues. Contact Center Trends & Insights AI

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Wondering how to improve customer experience in your contact center? Try these 10 best practices

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Watch our demo video to see CXone in action and then contact us to find out more about how CXone can help you improve your business results through more satisfying customer experiences. Contact Center Trends & Insights Contact Center Management CXone

An inside look at contact center BPOs

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Like everyone else, contact center BPOs (business process outsourcers) are emerging from more than a year of drastic and unforeseen upheaval. Contact Center Trends & Insights

AI-Enabled Agent Quality Assessments Optimize Contact Center Performance

Quality Assurance is a major challenge for contact centers today. With up to 95% of customer interactions going unreviewed, many organizations are relying on a small sample of data to coach and evaluate their agents. AI-enabled agent quality assessments transcribe and analyze almost all agent-customer interaction recordings, leading to more comprehensive, consistent and unbiased agent evaluations and MUCH better CX. Find out how by downloading the whitepaper today!

4 Benefits of integrating CRM for small companies with contact center software

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CRM Contact Center Management Contact Center Trends & InsightsSmall business leaders wear a lot of different hats and juggle multiple responsibilities.

Call Routing: Functionalities, Advantages and Strategies for Contact Centers

NobelBiz

If you're running a call center, you know that good call routing is the difference between keeping your customers happy and having them hang up on you. The post Call Routing: Functionalities, Advantages and Strategies for Contact Centers appeared first on NobelBiz®.

The top three things that will win over business leaders for contact center technology investments

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Other contact centers are upgrading their technology to keep up with customer and competitive demands. To get a more macro view of technology investments, download the complimentary ContactBabel report, State of Contact Center Transformation in the New Digital World.

Contact Center Investments for Success in 2021

NICE inContact

It's tempting to put 2020 behind us and move on, but before you get out your shovel and put it in the ground, you should do some honest lessons learned about the past year and use the information to guide your 2021 contact center investments.

The Critical Role of Incident Management in Contact Centers

Cyara

If you could boil down the role of contact center managers to just one job, what would it be? chatbots contact center incident managementDo You Have the Plan and Tools You Need? Supervising agents? Ensuring everyone is well trained to handle calls? Keeping the lights on?

Beyond the Contact Center: Unlocking Insights with Speech Analytics

A global survey of 500 key decision makers by Opus Research shows the core benefits of making the leap to an omnichannel contact center, such as uncovering actionable business insights on employee-customer interactions.

Helping AI Help Agents: A Better Way to Use AI Applications in the Contact Center

Upstream Works

After five years of providing what amounted to call center plumbing, we had really zeroed in on what call centers did and realized that the heart of a call center was and always will be the people that operate the phones. The contact center was even more complicated.

Answers to your questions about artificial intelligence in contact centers

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AI Contact Center Trends & Insights Customer ExperienceArtificial Intelligence (AI) is the veritable reigning champion and current all-star industry buzzword. Most people interact with AI daily in some form or another.

Is "Agent" Offensive to Contact Center Professionals?

CX Accelerator

Written by Jeremy Watkin and Community Dear contact center agent: What if I told you that if you come to work for us you can do the exact same job as you’re doing now but we’ll instead call you a customer service hero, guru, rockstar, or ninja? Contact Center Employee Experience

Training The Virtual Contact Center

MiaRec

Cisco Live! Was an eye-opening and exciting event for our team, and the feeling on the ground was electric.

How Sharpen Elevates Contact Center CX with Deepgram

One of the most crucial tools for contact center solutions is automatic speech recognition (ASR). Learn how Sharpen elevates their CX by arming agents with Deepgram's fast, accurate, reliable speech transcription to improve productivity in real-time.

Mapping Your Contact Center Strategy to Changing Customer Behavior

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Over the past 10 months, the pandemic has accelerated cloud contact center adoption, which is a win for consumers where expectations for exceptional customer experience (CX) continue to rise.

Is "Agent" Offensive to Contact Center Professionals?

CX Accelerator

Written by Jeremy Watkin and Community Dear contact center agent: What if I told you that if you come to work for us you can do the exact same job as you’re doing now but we’ll instead call you a customer service hero, guru, rockstar, or ninja? Contact Center Employee Experience

Data Lakes: Navigating Storage and Analytics in Cloud Contact Centers

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Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Trends & Insights Do More With LessA data lake is a repository for storing massive amounts of raw data in its native form, in a single location.

Top 10 Risk Factors For Contact Centers And How To Tackle Them

NobelBiz

Managing a contact center doesn't come without its challenges and risks. In this article we will talk about the top 10 risk factors for quality contact centers and how you can tackle them.

Artificial Intelligence in Cloud-Based Solutions

Speaker: Rick Nucci, Co-Founder & CEO of Guru

With the advent of chatbots, artificial intelligence, interactive voice response, and machine learning, novel technologies continue to disrupt the contact center industry. How to leverage AI to drive cloud-based solutions in contact centers.

5 Ways To Optimize Call Abandonment Rate For Contact Centers

NobelBiz

Call abandonment is a metric that may be used to assess a contact center's performance. Observing this key performance indicator allows you to identify and fix contact center flaws. The purpose is to provide the best service possible to customers.

Quality Management Basics in Today's Contact Centers

NICE inContact

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

Contact Center Digital Transformation Strategy

UJET

DMG’s white paper entitled Digital Transformation Roadmap for Contact Centers reviews the top 10 phases companies need to address to prepare their customer-facing departments for the future. The post Contact Center Digital Transformation Strategy appeared first on UJET.

Take off the blinders! Your customers have already engaged with your business before engaging your contact center

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Customer Experience Contact Center Management Call Center Best PracticesI bought a new "assemble-it-yourself" desk and chair last month to better accommodate my work-from-home lifestyle.

How AI Can Help

Speaker: Roy Atkinson, Senior Writer Analyst, HDI and ICMI

Workforce Engagement Management has many “moving parts” including onboarding, forecasting, Quality Management, employee recognition, coaching and more. Contact Center managers spend a great deal of their time performing tasks related to engagement, and often don’t have the requisite time to properly prioritize and monitor progress. In addition, the complexity of the work performed in the Contact Center has increased, as customer contacts span many channels. This complexity is currently at a stage where emerging technologies such as AI and Machine Learning can have substantial impact and real ROI.

5 Tips to Lower Contact Center Attrition

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Agent attrition is not a new concept in the contact center. The average lifespan of a contact center agent is traditionally short, resulting in human resource departments trying to understand this costly trend, usually turning to some kind of retroactive metric. There are ways to lower contact center attrition that can not only keep the agent but increase productivity and efficiency.

Welcome 2021 How to Prepare Your Contact Center for Anything

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Contact centers are often said to be on the front lines of delivering satisfying customer experiences. They fight a well-planned battle every day to provide low queue times, high first contact resolution rates, accurate responses, and engaging interactions guided by high quality agents.

How VOC Analytics Improves Contact Center Performance

CX Accelerator

Contact centers are big on analytics. For example, when VOC survey data is added to the call center KPI dashboard, it can be analyzed alongside internal KPIs and QM scores. Contact Center

Preparing Your Contact Center for the Unexpected

NICE inContact

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.

Data-Driven Approach to Proving Customer Success

Speaker: Irit Eizips, CEO, CSM Practice

Customer service, including contact center support and other customer facing teams must then: track the right customer data to prove value was achieved, and track the right KPIs to continuously improve their customer success strategy.

Contact Center Leadership: 3 Mistakes you should Avoid

NobelBiz

Being a leader in the contact center industry can be difficult for some and simple for the most experienced owners and directors. But Mistakes are always possible in the contact center world.

The Power of Local Caller ID Solutions for Contact Centers

NobelBiz

Many elements contribute to the establishment of trust between your contact center and a client, including phone reception, treatment efficiency, speed, and correctness of replies. So, why are virtual numbers so important for contact centers?

4 Essential Contact Center Improvements In A Year of Uncertainty

NICE inContact

If you’re tasked with achieving more results with fewer resources, optimizing your contact center can deliver far-reaching results, having a streamlined ripple effect across your organization.

Personalized Customer Experience: How Can Your Contact Center be Effective?

NobelBiz

That is s why many contact centers have turned to personalizing the customer experience as a way to increase customer loyalty. But then, as a contact center how do you best personalize the customer experience?

How to Leverage Quality Management to Transform the Customer Experience

When was the last time you took a step back to examine quality management (QM) in your contact center? Determining behaviors that are critical to successful customer experiences, and then coaching agents to exceed that standard on every customer interaction, is the key to running a great contact center. Download this eBook and uncover how winning organizations are improving Customer Satisfaction, NPS, and other key metrics.

Contact Center 101: What is Workforce Optimization?

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Optimization is one of those buzzy words that gets thrown around a lot in the contact center industry. Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Management General Workforce Optimization