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

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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Contact Center Investments for Success in 2021

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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.

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.

UC, Contact Center Integration Drives Business Value

How extensive is integration, and how are companies leveraging it—both technically and operationally? In this whitepaper, you’ll receive in-depth insights on how companies are utilizing integrated platforms in their day-to-day operations and which success metrics they are measuring. Download your copy now to discover how companies are future-proofing their contact centers as they adapt to remote and hybrid workforces.

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.

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.

4 Essential Contact Center Improvements In A Year of Uncertainty

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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.

The Power of Local Caller ID Solutions for Contact Centers

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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?

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.

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!

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

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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?

Contact center supervisors: Practical advice for boosting remote agent engagement

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While scores of businesses have been forced to close their doors during the outbreak, many thousands of workers – including contact center agents – have transitioned to ‘work from home’ to continue safely providing essential services for us all.

Is "Agent" Offensive to Contact Center Professionals?

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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

5 Can’t Miss AI Use Cases for Your Contact Center

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AI Contact Center Management Contact Center Trends & InsightsArtificial intelligence (AI) is the latest buzzword in the business world. Organizations are looking to AI to do everything from automating help desk responses to speeding up the development of life-saving drugs.

Remote Agents and Digital Transformation

Remote agents are the new reality. Happier agents mean a better customer experience and improved CSAT/NPS scores. This new normal brings new challenges for contact centers. Find out what you need to do for your organization to excel. This eBook includes checklists for developing agent empathy and business continuity plans.

How AI Impacts Contact Center Agents

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Change management is part of every successful technology transformation effort. You can nail the technical implementation, but if the people using the new capabilities aren't on board, your project will struggle out the gate.

3 Ways Employee Disengagement Is Hurting Contact Centers

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Employee disengagement is rampant in contact centers. But it’s actually the everyday reality at the contact center, according to Gartner’s recent report “Rampant Employee Disengagement is Driving Turnover and Harming Customer Outcomes.” Blog Call Center Life

The mid-size and small business leader’s guide to contact center digital transformation

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I recently placed an online order for a new fishing line from a sporting goods store, whose previous point of contact consisted of just a voice line (and an online presence of a Facebook page with the occasional picture of the trophy bass). Contact Center Management Digital First Omnichannel

Working in perfect harmony: AI and the contact center

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To learn about all 10 reasons for using AI in the contact center, be sure to check out the replay of the 10 Ways AI Can Improve the Contact Center Experience webinar, which is available now OnDemand.

Top 5 Reasons to Move to the Cloud

Hybrid or 100% cloud? The choice is yours. With comprehensive security, unmatched scalability, cost certainty, and guaranteed reliability, a cloud-based contact center solution will serve your customers 24/7 without the operational headaches and cost issues of an on-premise solution. Download Enghouse's eBook today and learn the top reasons you should move to the cloud!

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.

Behind the scenes: Customer marketing helps our customers shine within their contact center

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A contact center is no longer a place to just handle calls. Today, there is click-to-chat, email, text, callbacks, and all the digital channels customers use.

How to Use Call Tagging to Enhance Your Contact Center?

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In this regard, contact centers require a system for sorting, categorizing, and organizing all of their call data. The post How to Use Call Tagging to Enhance Your Contact Center?

5 things every contact center leader should know about customer acquisition cost

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By now, contact center leaders are well aware of the impact great CX has on customer loyalty. Contact Center Management Contact Center Trends & Insights

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.

Three Ways to Accelerate Collaboration in the Contact Center by Integrating Microsoft Teams

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If you’re one of the thousands of companies that has embraced Microsoft Teams for your internal communications and collaboration, have you ever thought about extending it into your contact center?

5 Ways to Refresh Your Contact Center Agents' Mindset in the New Year

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Ringing in the new year provides an opportunity to create a fresh start for your agents and your contact center – even despite the stale circumstances. Agent Engagement Contact Center Management

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.

Moving to the Cloud is Imperative for the Contact Center – The Latest Expert Analysis

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The Forrester Wave™: Contact-Center-As-A-Service (CCaaS) Providers, Q3 20201 identifies NICE inContact CXone as a leader in an evaluation of ten of the most significant providers and how they stack up in a detailed assessment.

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.

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.

Quality Management Basics in Today's Contact Centers

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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

WebRTC technology: Real-time Communication Capabilities for Contact centers

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The post WebRTC technology: Real-time Communication Capabilities for Contact centers appeared first on NobelBiz®. Blog Call Labeling Contact center Solutions Knowledge Teclo Carrier Telecommunications contact center contact center software contact center trends

Digital contact centers: The future is now

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When it comes to planning technology investment, the contact center is thought of as a cost center and unfortunately often overlooked or sold short.

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.

Call Center vs. Contact Center - 17 Differences You Should Know About

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A call center? Or a contact center? Many people refer to everything as call centers, similar to how some refer to all facial tissue as Kleenex and all soda as Coke. There are important differences between call centers and contact centers.