Essential Technologies in Call Center Workforce Management

Tenfold - Contact Center Blog

Improved agent efficiency and productivity turn call centers from a cost into a profit. While agents hold the keys to your company’s success, they are also the most expensive resource you have – accounting for 60% to 70% of expenses in a contact center.

Mobilizing the Health Call Center Workforce (& Why It’s Needed)

Revation Systems

As an increasing number of consumers turn to their smartphones instead of their laptops, industries such as healthcare must also consider how their employees use technology on-the-go , including mobilizing the health call center workforce in a way that best fits their unique needs.

Is Your Call Center Workforce Management Optimized?

Insite Managed Solutions

Is Your Workforce Management Optimized? As you determine what makes your contact center successful around workforce optimization, do you measure Service Level, Staff Utilization, or a combination of both? Capacity Planning is the next component in managing your workforce.

An Easy Approach to Managing Contact Center Peak Times [Slideshare]

Fonolo

Peak times tend to be a touchy topic for call centers. Almost every center experiences them, and most don’t know how to handle the volume without adding more agents. Every contact center is different, which means that peak times can take on various forms.

Consistent Performance

Brad Cleveland

If your organization is seeing call center workload patterns that are somewhat different than in similar historical months and years, you’re not alone. That … Call Center Workforce Management Brad Cleveland Contact Center Customer Service ICMIAnd the reasons – the economy, changes in customer behavior, etc. – are certainly no mystery.

  The Unvarnished Truth About Aspect WFM

Aspect

In the G2 Crowd Grid for Contact Center Workforce , Aspect Workforce Management software scores in the much-coveted Leadership Quadrant. G2 Crowd Grid ® for Contact Center Workforce Software. It’s a must for any call center workforce”.

  The Unvarnished Truth About Aspect WFM

Aspect

In the G2 Crowd Grid for Contact Center Workforce , Aspect Workforce Management software scores in the much-coveted Leadership Quadrant. G2 Crowd Grid ® for Contact Center Workforce Software. It’s a must for any call center workforce”.

3 Ways Call Center Supervisors Can Reduce Costs

Insite Managed Solutions

3 Ways Call Center Supervisors Can Reduce Costs Here are 3 different ways call center supervisors can positively drive financials in your center. Managing the Millennial Workforce . Improving Workforce Management to Optimize Service Levels.

3 Key Soft Skills Every Call Center Agent Must Have

Win the Customer

Concrete customer feedback metrics, KPIs and CRM systems can be considered as the ‘science’ behind call centers, but the soft skills of call center agents are considered as the art. Here are the top 3 soft skills successful call center agents should possess.

Should you outsource your customer service?

Ansafone

There are a lot of benefits to be gained when you outsource your call centers. Most call center outsourcers are always filled with years and years of experience. Outsourcers in the call center industry are usually made up of a team of people, and from this team, there will be executives and managers. They are usually filled with knowledge and experiences that can only be gained from working in the call center industry for years.

Building Blocks of Workforce Management

Insite Managed Solutions

Building Blocks of Workforce Management Know the Metric Deliverables – There are a lot of different factors that go into making workforce management successful. He has significant experience in contact center operations, technology implementation and professional services.

2017 Call Center Trends

CSR Inc.

First some good news: call centers aren’t going away this year (well, not exactly – but more on that later). And while call centers are expected to see an uptick in staffing in 2017 ( did you know that 4% of working Americans – about 5 million – already work in a call center ?)

Top 10 Technological Contact Center Trends

Insite Managed Solutions

Top 10 Technological Contact Center Trends Cloud: Cloud-based infrastructure is the fastest growing area in the call center industry, which DMG predicts will almost double between 2013 and 2015. Social Media: Social media has fundamentally disrupted the call center.