Guest Blog: How to Use Gamification to Improve Agent Motivation

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Tom Paton who writes about how customer service teams are using gamification as a way to improve performance and retention. More and more customer service teams are using gamification as a means of improving their team performance and staff retention.

5 Reasons Why You Need Gamification in Your Contact Centre Training

Call Design

If you’re a manager within a sizable workforce, you’ve likely heard of gamification. This new type of technology has completely revolutionised the way training and management is conducted throughout the professional careers of your agents. The gamification industry had a US $9.1

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Financial Services and Gamification: Train, Motivate & Retain

Noble Systems

To address these challenges, many financial services firms are turning to Gamification. From onboarding and product launches to regulatory compliance and ongoing training and coaching, gamification makes learning new information fun and engaging.

Why Using Gamification for Financial Services Makes Sense

Noble Systems

There are several enabling technologies that can help financial services firms re-imagine the way they do business to elevate both employee and customer engagement, which translates to dramatically improved retention, cost reductions and increased profits.

Outbound Call Centers: From Robocalls to Gamification

Noble Systems

These views are all too common, which is why it is important to break down just how beneficial outbound call centers can be when businesses are using the right technology. It is the technology behind it, however, that can make or break the overall success of the center’s day-to-day operations. It’s simple: empower agents with the right tools such as intelligent, compliant outbound dialing, measure their success through gamification, and they will be more efficient and productive.

Some Nice Niche Technologies

Contact Center Pipeline

Mainstream technologies get a lot of press. But I’d like to put a spotlight on a few intriguing niche technologies for your consideration: Desktop Analytics Desktop analytics—aka Desktop and Process Analytics, or DPA—captures agent desktop activity. […]. Technology call center contact center context-aware applications desktop analytics gamification speech analytics technology

The Benefits of Gamification for Call Center Managers

Fonolo

Much like the call centers of old, your agents are grappling with 1) surges in call volume (both expected and unexpected); 2) evolving technologies; 3) increasingly complex customer cases; and perhaps most important of all, 4) the latent human desire to be appreciated, acknowledged, and active in the work environment. Think ‘gamification’. Gamification is the introduction of interactive, game-like principles and elements into different contexts.

Accelerate Sales Effectiveness with Gamification

Noble Systems

By adding Gamification to your sales technology stack , you can accelerate effectiveness at each stage to help your agents achieve top revenue performance and sustain it over time. Gamification uses game mechanics to encourage desired behaviors. The reason that gamification works is that it motivates measurable improvements that drive sustainable revenue results. All of these examples can be tracked and rewarded through gamification.

7 Latest Call Center Technology You Haven’t Heard Of

Fonolo

Contact center technology has come a long way since its early years as a jury-rigged air traffic control system. The pandemic has hastened many call center trends and compounded technological developments. The Full List of Contact Center Technology.

Call Journey and nGUVU to change business landscape with innovative gamification technology

Call Journey

nGUVU integrates Conversation Analytics with advanced gamification technology to drive employee engagement, intrinsic motivation, and performance. The partnership marries Call Journey’s market-leading Conversation Analytics solution, EVS (Emotive Voice Streams), and nGUVU’s groundbreaking gamification platform, nGAGEMENT, to create a better and more fun everyday work experience for agents.

Gamification Can Improve Customer and Employee Outcomes

Noble Systems

Gamification is not only a new type of technology, but it’s also a new type of thinking about the relationships and transactions between customers, companies, employees, and corporate management systems. In place of decrees and pronouncements, gamification nudges employees and customers toward outcomes that, optimally, favor everyone in the transaction. More from the podcast: how a gamification plan can be prepared.

Games People Play

Contact Center Pipeline

Technology absenteeism call center contact center employee engagement employee motivation gamification WFH work from home workforce optimizationTime for another trip down memory lane or, for most of you, probably another history lesson. Let’s start this one in 1968.

Onboard, Train and Engage Remote Agents with Gamification

Noble Systems

Gamification , which uses game mechanics such as points, badges, leaderboards, rewards and recognition, is an enabling technology that has gained popularity in recent years in contact centers. Gamification can help right from the start. Leverage gamification for at-home agent onboarding. Not the case with gamification. Once new at-home agents officially start, you can continue to leverage gamification to get them up to speed, fast.

Guest Blog: 5 Ways To Leverage Technology For A Better Customer Experience

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Rahul Varshneya whos writes about how technology innovations are continuously improving the customer experience. So, what part does technology play in this? How to leverage technology for a better customer experience.

Leverage Gamification to Level Up Customer Support

Noble Systems

Implement gamification. Learn how a global customer support operation leveraged gamification technology to reduce costs and increase service levels, while engaging employees to help improve productivity. Enter gamification. Gamification applies game mechanics to other areas of activity to motivate and engage agents to continually improve by adding an element of fun to the work they do. Gamification is not just about having fun.

Gamification: Your Key to Balancing Compliance and Debt Collections

Noble Systems

That’s why one BPO turned to Noble Gamification — to bring a new sense of motivation to debt collectors and improve business results. 3 Benefits of Debt Collection Gamification. Gamification creates friendly competition within the BPO organization to motivate collectors without pushing them to turn toward unjust practices. Gamification must be systematically infused into operations with technology, executive buy-in, and cultural consistency.

How Gamification Can Help Call Centers Operate More Efficiently

Playvox

At Playvox, we believe that gamification is just using data in a useful and smart way to drive people’s behaviors for the better. Why You Should Bring Gamification into Your Contact Center. Here are 12 reasons why you should bring gamification into your contact center.

Sustaining Agent Engagement with Continuous Feedback Through Gamification

Noble Systems

One solution that has gained popularity in recent years for its ability to provide continuous feedback to employees, particularly those in contact centers, is gamification. Plus, gamification can be tailored to the needs of several employee groups, which makes it ideal for all generations of employees – from baby-ers and Generation Xers, to Millennials and the latest, Gen Zers. Factor in skill competency when determining frequency of feedback through gamification.

Fixing the Corporate Learning Engagement Shortfall with Gamification

Noble Systems

Building proficiencies for technologies like AI, machine learning, and data analytics is becoming increasingly important as enterprises expand their presence and compete digitally. Gamification, however, is the perfect answer for this engagement deficit. Gamification’s Cross-Generational Appeal. Gen Z specifically is inherently inclined to concepts of gamification. Gamification

Humanizing the Digital Customer Experience: With Gamification, Call Centers Win Big

Noble Systems

They want to feel good about their interactions with technology, and this requires some element of the personal touch.”. To this end, the use of call center gamification represents a bona-fide breakthrough. How Gamification Works. So how does gamification work? In fact, gamification ranks as one of the most significant trends to bolster employee performance and satisfaction in decades—and if you’re not in tune to it, your competitors are.

Top Contact Center Technology Trends in 2021

Fonolo

Some, like the move to cloud-based contact center technology , were hastened in the last year. Here are some of the ways call center trends around technology have changed. Major Call Center Technology Trends in 2021. As FCR becomes a bigger priority, this kind of technology will take off. Advanced call-backs and virtual queuing technology. Voice-to-message technology. More agent performance and monitoring technology.

Sustaining Agent Engagement with Continuous Feedback Through Gamification

Noble Systems

One solution that has gained popularity in recent years for its ability to provide continuous feedback to employees, particularly those in contact centers, is gamification. Plus, gamification can be tailored to the needs of several employee groups, which makes it ideal for all generations of employees – from baby-ers and Generation Xers, to Millennials and the latest, Gen Zers. Factor in skill competency when determining frequency of feedback through gamification.

Leverage Gamification to Level Up Call Center Service and Support

Noble Systems

Implement gamification. Learn how a global customer support operation leveraged gamification technology to reduce costs and increase service levels, while engaging employees to help improve productivity. Enter gamification. Gamification applies game mechanics to other areas of activity to motivate and engage agents to continually improve by adding an element of fun to the work they do. Gamification is not just about having fun.

Gamification and Crowdsourcing Meet Customer Service

Win the Customer

Business Communication Customer Experience Technology Customer service is the new battleground for business competition. Any organization that wants to remain relevant today will need to ensure that they’re ready and willing to listen, engage, and respond to customers through the customer’s preferred communication channels in real time. With customer service becoming such a hotly contested area of business differentiation, why […].

Building A Modern Engagement-Centric Workforce

Call Design

Another method of building engagement that is pivoting is gamification. The Power of Gamification. The adoption of gamification in contact centre’s is running full throttle – because it works! This is a true testimony to the value obtained by implementing gamification.

These 8 Technologies Are Transforming the Contact Center

DMG Consulting

These 8 Technologies Are Transforming the Contact Center. This technology is finally delivering on its potential to find the root cause of customer issues and is starting to be used outside of contact centers to enhance the customer journey throughout the enterprise. The success of speech analytics demonstrates how good technology accompanied by best practices is a winning formula for companies that can afford the investment. Gamification.

GCOM Part of the Growing Gamification and AI Market

CSM Magazine

The AI Market and Gamification markets continue to grow at an amazing pace. Research shows the Gamification global market will have a CAGR of over 30% from 2019-2024. The new technology utilizes real time AI and Gamification to improve CX agent efficiency and engagement. Headquartered in Lindon, UT, VisualCue has worked with contact centers, sales teams and logistics companies to implement AI and Gamification.

10 Contact Center Technologies You Need to Know

Fonolo

Although there’s a plethora of intelligent call center technology to take advantage of, many organizations still only have basic functionalities in place. This is a mistake because contact center technology is evolving faster than ever before; new technology brings with it new opportunities to improve your contact center’s infrastructure and performance. 10 Contact Center Technologies You Should Know. Why does contact center technology matter?

Fidotrack Gamification Releases Robust Gamified Learning Management System for Call Centers

Noble Systems

On October 25th at the Annual CallMiner LISTEN2017 User Conference, Fidotrack Gamification, the award-winning employee engagement platform for Collections, Sales and Customer Support Organizations announced their latest release; a Gamified Learning Management System. Brett Brosseau, CEO of Fidotrack says “the opportunity to integrate a Gamified Learning Management System within a Call Center’s technology ecosystem is huge.

5 Contact Center Technology Trends That Will Define 2022

3CLogic

As technology continues to rapidly develop, contact centers will need to revisit the tools they use in order to keep up. 5 Contact Center Technology Trends To Expect In The Coming Year.

Does Gamification really work? How the heck will I know?

Noble Systems

Folks, when I talk about Gamification I am talking about using game mechanics to increase productivity, lower attrition, and lower absenteeism, those are just some of the areas that can be impacted. There are technology companies, many of whom were employers or even call center managers themselves have started to work the angle. Lastly, you need to consider time, as a way of defining a true ROI on Gamification. The post Does Gamification really work?

Trip Report: ICMI CC Demo Features Cloud, Gamification, and More!

Strategic Contact

My sessions on technology selection and implementation. Read More » TechnologyI just returned from Dallas where I mingled with new and old friends at ICMI’s Contact Center Demo & Conference. I relish interacting with contact center professionals during the half-day and one-hour seminars that I teach. And, of course, I like to check out the latest vendor offerings.

Call center training time comes down with these 7 technologies

TechSee

While these non-technological training styles center offer a number of benefits, they can consume a considerable portion of a call center’s resources in terms of time and cost. To help contact centers meet their goals of both engaging agents and improving training methods, we’ve compiled a list of 7 market-leading technologies that are redefining call center training and development. Gamification is an immersive, exciting experience that engages and motivates agents.

DMG Consulting Releases 2017 Contact Center Gamification Product and Market Report

DMG Consulting

DMG Consulting Releases 2017 Contact Center Gamification Product and Market Report. What: Releases 2017 Contact Center Gamification Product and Market Report. Background: DMG Consulting LLC , a leading provider of contact center, back-office and real-time analytics market research and consulting services, today released its 2017 Contact Center Gamification Product and Market Report. For customers, gamification is intended to improve loyalty and engagement.

AI Customer Service: Today’s Most Transformative Technologies

TechSee

Applications based on AI are already visible in healthcare diagnostics, transportation, entertainment and education, to name but a few, and now the customer service industry in particular has recognized AI technologies as having almost unlimited potential to meet consumers’ growing demand for better customer experience (CX), reduce costs and decrease reliance on contact center agents. Customer-facing AI technologies. Behind-the-scenes technologies. Gamification.

Advanced Call Center Technologies: Current Trends and Best Practices

Expivia

You’re always surrounded by technology in a call center. From the way you get the call to the aftercall memo you need to send, everything’s connected to technology. Without knowing what the current and upcoming trends in advanced call center technologies are, you may be left behind.

Mobile Technology and Gaming Create Better Customer Experiences

Win the Customer

In the work environment, gamification may be employed as a training tool or employee morale initiative and in turn, improve customer service experiences. The idea behind gamification is quite simple: by applying game mechanics to tasks or functions that typically have no entertainment value, you provide people with motivation to partake in these tasks. Customer Experience Technology

Seven technologies to improve customer service in SMBs

Vonage

Which technologies really can improve customer service? Ten Critical Technologies to Transform Customer Engagement ’. And with technological developments ranging from mobile connectivity to speech analytics, businesses have more opportunities to enhance this experience than ever before. involves looking at the end-to-end customer experience and applying technology to each stage of the process. Seven technologies for improving customer service. Gamification.

Call Center Software 101: An Introduction to Customer Contact Technology

Noble Systems

Employee Engagement – Gamification is designed to increase productivity and reduce employee turnover, by using extrinsic and intrinsic values and rewards to align employee activities with the company’s business goals.

Improve CSAT and Brand Loyalty with Voice of the Customer Feedback

Noble Systems

VoC Technologies that Monitor Feedback and Reward Employees. In addition to a VoC platform, other enabling customer feedback technologies are speech analytics and gamification. You can maximize ROI by teaming up Voice of the Customer and Gamification technologies.