Building a Resilient Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline

In the era of “five nines” of reliability, contact center leaders didn’t worry too much about the resiliency of their technology: It was always up. But with all the changes and permutations of technology, reliability can’t be taken for granted.

Four Key Contact Center Technologies for 2019

Contact Center Pipeline

As we end 2018 and reflect on what’s ahead in 2019, it seems like a good time to think about what’s new and what’s next in contact center technology. My team of consultants identified the top things we see dominating contact center technology discussions.

Continuum Global Services: Launching A New Contact Center Industry Brand

Contact Center Pipeline

As customer interactions continue to become more complex, the contact center industry is increasingly turning to mergers & acquisitions as an effective solution to expand scale, improve access to new technologies and enhance geographic coverage.

Contact Center Technology Finally Enables You to Be Customer Centric

Call Center Coach

The irony of many legacy contact center communication platforms that are being used to serve customers often prevent you from doing it effectively. Also, what you wanted to create is as self-manage contact center with a very strong artificial intelligence component into it.

The Number One Factor in Your Contact Center’s Success

Speaker: Jim Rembach, President of Call Center Coach

NEW Ways to Supercharge Contact Center FCR and AHT Performance

Call Center Coach

I’ve been amazed at some of the new ways to drive agent performance in contact centers. Common KPIs like First Contact Resolution (FCR) and Average Handle Time (AHT) might be common KPIs but they ways they are being improved upon are very dynamic.

Calculating ROI for Contact Center Technology Investments

Contact Center Pipeline

It’s easy to get excited about technology and conjure up all of the benefits that will accrue to the contact center. Technology call center contact center TCO technology cost savings technology procurement technology ROI total cost of ownership

2018 Contact Center Technology Survey Reveals Critical Needs

Contact Center Pipeline

Our 2018 contact center technology survey shows that some things never change, even in an era of massive change! It had been six years since we reached out to contact center professionals to take stock of their technology views. New technologies […].

Lassoing the Wild West Contact Center Technology

Call Center Coach

And Lori Bocklund has seen both happen in the current Wild West of contact center technology that exists today. Unstable Contact Center Technology. As Lori states, when it comes to contact center technology, all of this is happening.

Making AI Work in the Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline

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Customer Context at the Speed of the Conversation

Tear Apart and Put Together Your New Contact Center

Call Center Coach

Flexibility is often an innocently misunderstood element in the contact center technology evaluation criteria. Afterall, unless you’re evaluating and implementing a wide-array of contact center technology as part of your everyday job, it’s just impossible to keep up with.

Contact Centers Stream Past Virtual Agents to Virtual Presence

Call Center Coach

For many contact centers taking the leap to implement virtual agents to handle the simple and repetitive tasks is somewhat an easy decision to make. But for one contact center that implemented virtual agents, their call handle times quadrupled!

3 Technologies to Drive Peak Performance of Your Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline

How can contact centers leverage artificial intelligence (AI), speech analytics and agent enablement tools to improve agent performance, as well as customer-focused metrics like Net Promoter Scores (NPS) and Customer Satisfaction (CSAT)? Sponsored Posts call center contact center

Top 10 Contact Center Technology Posts in 2018

Contact Center Pipeline

Advances in technology continue to accelerate an exponential rate. What were the biggest technology-related concerns for customer care and contact center leaders in the past year? Technology call center contact center technology

Study: The Health of the Contact Center

1The Health of the Contact Center: Agent Well-Being in a Customer-Centric Era 2New study reveals heightened complexity of. 500 million to revamp the in-flight experience for its customers and improve customer relations in the contact. Contact centers have dramatically changed.

Contact Center Cost Models Help Quantify ROI

Contact Center Pipeline

Centers all bear the same types of costs to conduct their operations, whether they’re attributed to the contact center budget or to that of IT or other parts of the organization.

Contact Center Vendors: A Memo About Your Demo

Contact Center Pipeline

Memo to the Vendor Community: We work with many clients that are interested in acquiring new technology. It is always a good sign when investments in technology are being made. Technology call centers contact centers RFP technology technology procurement vendor demo vendor selection

5 Ways Tomorrow's Contact Center Will Deliver Value

Call Center Weekly

Contact centers played a vital role in bringing your organization to this paradise, but will they still relevant? This article explores the contribution of contact centers towards the end of an organization's customer experience journey.

Sennheiser Technology Supports Contact Center Employees with Special Hearing Needs

Contact Center Pipeline

Contact Center managers and business owners who have invested in sophisticated unified communications networks typically understand the urgency of maintaining a skilled, consistent and well-seasoned staff to use these networks.

6 Killer Applications for Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Engagement Contact Center

As a pioneer in AI for contact center customer service and customer. engagement, eGain has not only developed cutting-edge technology. of AI, and eGain’s viewpoint on how it can be leveraged for contact. center customer service. Contact Center 1.

Technology Worth Following

Contact Center Pipeline

We are interested in defining contact center technology that is worth following today. Technology call center caller authentication contact center contact center technology natural language speech recognition video chat voice biometrics

Declaring Victory in the War on Contact Center Agent Performance

Call Center Coach

Whether you’re fighting the battle to stop eating that dessert you love that’s bad for you, or you continuously battle a war with contact center agent performance, it’s time for you to enjoy the sweet taste of victory. And in contact centers they all need to be managed for success.

Leadership that Engages in Contact Centers: Top Experts Reveal Secrets

Call Center Coach

The fourth step ( Step 1 , Step 2 , Step 3 ) in the contact center agent journey is about leadership that engages agents. Employee engagement has always been a problem in contact centers. Dee Kohler Director of Contact Center Service Excellence At Prime Therapeutics.

Contact Center Customer Experience Best Practices

Callminer

Change isn’t necessarily bad, but it certainly is confusing when you have to cut through the noise and determine which best practices and trends will launch your contact center ahead of the competition. Adopt Technologies That Align with Your Customers’ Expectations.

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

1The Health of the Contact Center: Agent Well-Being in a Customer-Centric Era 2New study reveals heightened complexity of. 500 million to revamp the in-flight experience for its customers and improve customer relations in the contact. Contact centers have dramatically changed.

Chatbots in the Contact Center, Part 2: Internal Use and Adoption

Contact Center Pipeline

Similarly, chatbot technology offers considerable benefits internally to assist agents in delivering quick, accurate responses to customers, as well as streamlining followup tasks, communications, scheduling and HR requests.

Two Factors Make It Easy for Contact Center Chat

Call Center Coach

The contact center industry can seem very fragmented at times. One thing that we must remember is there are new contact centers being opened all of the time, and in a wide range of industries. These Two Factors Make It Easy for Contact Center Chat – Click to Tweet.

Sennheiser Technology Supports Contact Center Employees with Special Hearing Needs

Contact Center Pipeline

Contact Center managers and business owners who have invested in sophisticated unified communications networks typically understand the urgency of maintaining a skilled, consistent and well-seasoned staff to use these networks.

Hot Trends Impacting Contact Centers: A Sole Source of Data

Contact Center Pipeline

In our mid-year series discussing hot topics impacting contact centers, we have presented insights from industry experts on employee engagement, IoT-enabled service strategies, artificial intelligence and millennials. Technology call center contact center data management data sources

The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why so Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self-Service

Messaging The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why So Many Contact Centers Struggle with. I N T R O Tweet this The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why So Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self Service | 3 It’s no secret that companies. technology, data sources and.

How AI Will Change the Nature of Contact Center Work

Contact Center Pipeline

There is no doubt that artificial intelligence, robotics and automation in the contact center offer the potential to drive faster, more consistent around-the-clock service and deliver higher customer satisfaction.

Webinar: Contact Center Self-Service and AI

Taylor Reach Group

Webinar Contact Center AI and Self Service Colin Taylor. Recently, Taylor Reach CEO and Chief Chaos Officer gave a live webinar for Call Centre Helper on Contact Center AI and Self-Service. By Colin Taylor.

4 Technology Trends that Transform Contact Centers

Ansafone

Advancements in technology have revolutionized how companies interact with customers. The strategic use of this technology is also putting businesses far ahead … 4 Technology Trends that Transform Contact Centers Read More ». technology trends

Multilanguage Support in the Contact Center

Call Center Weekly

This is certainly having an impact on contact center strategies as we must determine how to provide support to these new clients. How does a contact center without a formal multilingual support system handle non-English calls? CCW contact center customer service

Linking & Networking for a Better Agent Experience

Speaker: Jeremy Watkin, Director of Customer Experience at FCR

If you're a contact center leader you've undoubtedly been inundated with sales people trying to get you to hop on the chatbot bandwagon. How these emerging technologies can improve engagement, reduce churn.

Contact Center Hiring & Retention: Using AI to Predict Which Job Candidates Will Be Successful

Contact Center Pipeline

Speech analytics analytics call centers contact center technology contact centers customer experience hiring NPS predictive voice analytics retention speech analyticsDo you have trouble hiring quality agents? Retaining the superstars? You’re not alone. Surveys suggest agent attrition is a top concern year after year. And no wonder: the ramification of bad hires is expensive.

Are contact centers making the right chatbot decisions?

Call Center Coach

When you’re thinking about making the decision to implement chatbots in your contact center, how should you start? More importantly, doing this helps you to make the right technology decision. What technology will get you there? at Call Center Week in Las Vegas.

High-Performance Agent Development in Contact Centers: Top Experts Reveal Secrets

Call Center Coach

The third step ( Step 1 , Step 2 ) in the contact center agent journey is about developing high-performing agents. In some cases, technology has been a major factor in performance gains. If fact, most often technology has accelerated poor performance in these instances.

The Straight Scoop on Contact Center Analytics

Contact Center Pipeline

Most contact centers know they need a more analytical approach to understanding the customer experience. In our 2017 Workforce Optimization Survey, a high percentage of centers indicated that analytics falls within the “Have but do not use effectively” category.

Turning Your Contact Center into a Profit Center by Leveraging Chat

Speaker: Tony Medrano, CEO of RapportBoost.ai

Technology has allowed for more instant communications, creating a new opportunity for businesses to connect with customers. Live chat as a communication channel has significantly grown in recent years as the leading digital contact method, according to J.D