Scaling a Customer Centric Culture in Your Contact Center

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Contact centers of today are not just customer service centers. But there are only so many hours in the day, so how do you scale a highly connected, customer centric culture in your contact center , with limited budget?

NICE inContact a first-time Visionary in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service Western Europe

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NICE inContact Doubling Investment in Western Europe to Support Rapid Customer Growth Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe, has just been released.

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Start Your Contact Center Move to the Cloud with Workforce Optimization

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There is extensive research that shows moving your contact center to the cloud is an inevitable requirement to staying competitive and relevant. While many contact centers begin their cloud journey with omnichannel routing , there are multiple paths to the cloud.

NICE inContact Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America

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Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America, report has just been released. And thanks to its rigorous analysis of vendors within the market, the report helps buyers ensure the right cloud technology partner is selected for their contact center needs.

Start Your Contact Center Move to the Cloud with Workforce Optimization

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There is extensive research that shows moving your contact center to the cloud is an inevitable requirement to staying competitive and relevant. In a recent market report, a key finding states “Cloud contact centers have become a necessary step for companies to adopt a systematic approach that enhances performance, channels support and engagement, reporting and analytics to.

NICE inContact a first-time Visionary in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe

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Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe, has just been released. NICE inContact was also recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America report.

NICE inContact Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service North America

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Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America, report has just been released. Featuring a thorough evaluation of cloud providers by one of the independent analyst firms in the industry, the report is an invaluable tool for contact center leaders considering new technology investments. For contact center executives and IT professionals interested in moving.

Avoid These Roadblocks to Achieve a High Performing Contact Center

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inView™ is a revolutionary performance management system engineered by call centers for call centers. Learn how inView™ can drive agent engagement and visibility into your contact center. Every day we go to work with the objective of helping our companies improve.

5 Key Technologies for the Future of Digital Customer Service

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The fact that live chat is a real-time engagement channel makes this possible. Key takeaway: Live chat delivers a service that customers want and helps agents work more efficiently at a lower cost than other channels. We talk a lot about “future-proofing” your business.

The Trifecta of Service Excellence and the Agent’s Reality

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These businesses often face high volume or high complexity engagement models that involve the configuration and routing of contacts to agents. What is a “contact”, really? At NICE inContact we work with our clients to solve their customer experience goals.

What are Bank Contact Centers Doing Right?

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for 2016, and courtesy and helpfulness of tellers or other staff was the top ranking subset, website satisfaction next and call center satisfaction rounding out some of the top categories of rating. The post What are Bank Contact Centers Doing Right? Customer Experience Multi-channel Contact Center Trends & Insights

The History of Customer Service in 500 Words

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Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Trends & Insights Customer Experience Interactions Multi-channel Contact Center OmnichannelThe history of commerce stretches back 150,000 years.

How Businesses Can Create Incredible CX

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Much has been written about the growth of self-service technologies, Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Trends & Insights Customer Experience Multi-channel Contact Center OmnichannelConsumers value choice.

5 Surefire Signs You Should Review Your IVR System

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It is good practice for any contact center and IVR , regardless of whether it’s simple or complex, DTMF or ASR, front-end data collection or full AI-driven self-service , to conduct regular reviews. First off, some customers simply do not like the channel.

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Why WhatsApp Is the Next Digital Customer Service Channel You Need

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Let’s take a closer look at why WhatsApp is the next digital customer service channel you need. Most people already are using WhatsApp over the course of the day, so there’s no channel-hopping when they want to contact a brand — whether that’s with a question about their bank account or data plan. While raising revenues from up sales and more loyal long-term customers, you’ll also save costs from more efficient customer service on a wider variety of channels.

5 Surefire Signs You Should Review Your IVR System

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It is good practice for any contact center and IVR, regardless of whether it’s simple or complex, DTMF or ASR, front-end data collection or full AI-driven self-service, to conduct regular reviews. Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Management Contact Center Trends & Insights Customer Experience General Multi-channel Contact Center NICE inContact CXone

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5 Paradigm Shifts Driving the Customer Experience Market

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Paul Jarman , NICE inContact Chief Executive Officer, discusses the key paradigm shifts that will lead to massive change in the contact center and customer experience market as part of our Transforming Customer Experiences series.

The Digital Revolution: Best-in-Class Digital Experiences

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1) Centrally managing next generation digital interactions in the contact center. Today in most company’s ownership of digital channels is siloed outside the contact center, typically in marketing. 2) Adding support for digital messaging and real-time channels.

Speech Analytics: Changing the Game for Contact Center Technology

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For that reason, Speech Analytics software and processes have been gradually picking up steam in the contact center industry for the better part of a decade. Despite this, many contact centers are still struggling to find practical uses, and/or measure the ROI of the technology.

Advanced Chat for CXone: Vera Bradley's Journey to Excellence

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Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Management Contact Center Trends & Insights Customer Experience Multi-channel Contact Center NICE inContact CXone Omnichannel Using the NICE inContact PlatformVera Bradley’s customers reflect the colorful vibrance of this popular accessories brand. They are passionate and love sharing photos of the products and how they use them every day.

Why Digital Customer Service Depends on Software and Soft Skills

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Here are some of the key features for any digital customer service software: Powerful CRM : The right CRM tool will tell you more about each customer, gathering valuable information from across digital channels into a constantly growing database. We believe that the future of customer service is powered by humans helped by call center software. Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Management Contact Center Trends & Insights Multi-channel Contact Center Omnichannel

Not Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket – How Businesses Are Allocating CX Funds

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The next year should be one of substantial investment by businesses in their service channels, and that’s great news for their customers. Both self-service and agent-assisted channels are being improved in the upcoming year, reflecting ongoing consumer demand for many options.

The Digital Revolution: Rising Consumer Expectations

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Today, your customers are rapidly moving beyond first-generation digital channels (email, web chat, mobile apps) and on to next-generation digital channels (social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. In fact, research finds that Generation Z and millennials have a clear preference toward these next-generation digital channels when communicating with companies. Digital today is much more than just email and chat.

9 Ways Millennials Have Transformed Contact Center Customer Experience

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Years before this generation’s full influence will be felt, however, millennial preferences have already changed how contact centers think about customer experience. Read on to learn the 9 things that millennials are expecting from the organizations they buy from and interact with, and how you can adjust your contact center to exceed their customer experience expectations. Multi-Channel Experiences.

3 Ways to Streamline Digital Customer Service Integration

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The case for digital customer service integration is clear: Companies using digital channels for customer service can increase customer engagement and answer more customer queries without any additional resources. It’s all about increasing efficiency in the contact center. But making the transition from a legacy system to more up-to-date call center software doesn’t happen automatically. b) Determine the most useful channels for your customers.

The Trifecta of Service Excellence and the Agent’s Reality

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These businesses often face high volume or high complexity engagement models that involve the configuration and routing of contacts to agents. What is a “contact”, really? What is interesting about the latest contact types is that they rely heavily on the system of record.

Are Your Customers as Satisfied as You Think They Are?

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This dynamic has created a scenario in which organizations have to offer many more service channels than in the past in order to address the wide spectrum of preferences and capabilities of their customer base. With so many touchpoints in play, it’s more important than ever for contact center leaders to have their fingers on the pulse of their customers, and then align their own performance with what customers actually experience.

‘What’s Next’ is Here Today: Integrating AI into CXone Solutions

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But if you’re like most, you’re wondering how to harness AI’s amazing potential and incorporate it into your contact center in ways that will benefit customers, agents and the organization. Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Management Contact Center Trends & Insights Customer Experience Multi-channel Contact Center Using the NICE inContact Platform

Why Great Digital Customer Service Needs Vision and Commitment

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It’s easy to integrate the right digital customer service solution, but taking full advantage of it requires a real adaptation to communicating with digital customers on social channels. Communication on these channels should be as personalized as possible — mirroring the customer in terms of tone, diction, and register. Contact centers of the future will do more with less. Agent roles: Agents have more freedom and aren’t specialized by channel.

Why Digital Customer Service Depends on Software and Soft Skills

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Here are some of the key features for any digital customer service software: Powerful CRM : The right CRM tool will tell you more about each customer, gathering valuable information from across digital channels into a constantly growing database.

How Businesses Can Create Incredible CX

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” In fact, we discovered that almost half of businesses expect to need additional resources for their agent-assisted channels in the coming year, and it’s being driven by consumer demand. The business wave of the 2019 NICE inContact Customer Experience (CX) Transformation Benchmark analyzes survey results from over 900 contact center professionals in the US, the UK, and Australia. Consumers value choice.

5 Recommendations to Evaluate Your Chatbots and IVR for Elevated CX

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Traditionally quality management in the contact center has been focused on evaluating agent-assisted interactions — mainly phone. We already discussed the gap between the number of digital channels for CX that are supported in the contact center and the number of channels that are evaluated as part of a business’ QM programs. However, too often contact centers look at this is as a “one and done” sort of exercise — so let’s include it twice!

Cheat Sheet for Building the Best Chatbot

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Advanced Chat for CXone: Vera Bradley’s Journey to Excellence

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The company moved to NICE inContact CXone , fully embracing a cloud contact center strategy in 2017, and that was a real turning point. Vera Bradley also adopted other CXone cloud solution components—specifically, CXone Workforce Management (WFM) that helped forecasting customer demand for chat interactions based on business trends and historical data —and provided extensive possibilities for additional integrations down the road.

5 Reasons Customers Love Chatbots

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If the customer’s needs are too complicated for the bot, he or she will be routed to the best human contact center agent for the job. In the ideal world, customer service agents could spend as much time with each customer as that customer demanded, talking things over and forming a real bond over the course of repeated contacts. However, many contact centers rely on KPIs that emphasize speed because taking too much time on any given customer simply isn’t feasible.

Digital Omnichannel: Most Businesses Aren’t Where They Need to Be

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One top demand is for true omnichannel customer service , no matter the channel. Or better yet, the same agent speaking to them on chat easily can transition with them to phone or to other digital channels. To find out, we surveyed over 900 contact center decision makers. With the proliferation of messaging apps, text, chat, and mobile apps, today’s consumers expect to interact seamlessly with companies through a variety of digital channels — in addition to voice.

5 Key Technologies for the Future of Digital Customer Service

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The fact that live chat is a real-time engagement channel makes this possible. Key takeaway: Live chat delivers a service that customers want and helps agents work more efficiently at a lower cost than other channels. When you’re doing omnichannel right , you can unify all your digital channels into one platform to capture customers wherever they choose to interact. Key takeaway: It’s vital to be available on channels your customers use.

Answers to Some of Your Most Pressing CX Questions Are Just a Download Away

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How about the latest digital channels? These are questions that keep contact center leaders up at night. We surveyed more than 900 contact center leaders across the US, UK, and Australia to discover insights about quality of service delivered, according to businesses themselves, across both self-service and agent-assisted channels. One gap: Contact center leaders underrate the quality of service being delivered by their agent-assisted phone channel.

The Digital Revolution: Best-in-Class Digital Experiences

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1) Centrally managing next generation digital interactions in the contact center. Today in most company’s ownership of digital channels is siloed outside the contact center, typically in marketing. Marketing staff assigned to monitor these channels lack all the necessary skills to provide timely and complete answers The focus of marketing when monitoring digital channels is for brand reputation, not service.

Omnichannel Customer Experience = Omnipresent + Omniscient Agents

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With the proliferation of newer digital devices and channels, customers prefer to reach brands through digital channels rather than voice channels. But companies deploying and promoting digital customer service channels, like chat or SMS, are not seeing the results with NPS, containment, and agent efficiency. It started as a concept around the ability to serve customers in their channel of choice.