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 biometricsOK, let’s set the ground rules.

Make Contact Center Technology a Strategic Tool

Contact Center Pipeline

So, here’s one thing I know for sure: Contact center technology can be absolutely transformative. But achieving that end result all boils down to the fundamentals of defining, planning, selecting, implementing and supporting technology.

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.

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.

How AI Can Help

Speaker: Roy Atkinson, Senior Writer Analyst, HDI and ICMI

Guest Blog: Impact of Technological Advancements on Consumer Behavior

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Jim Iyoob who talks about how and why technology has changed consumer behavior and how you need to reinvent strategies to keep up with consumers. – Shep Hyken. With technological advancements, the market has seen a tremendous shift in consumer behavior.

Chart a Clear Course for Technology Selection

Contact Center Pipeline

Technology selections without strategy, requirements and criteria are like rudderless ships that roam the sea of options without docking at the right ports. Technology call center contact center technology project scope technology selection vendor evaluation

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 […].

Contact Center Technology Finally Enables You to Be Customer Centric

Call Center Coach

The usual technology, which happens after-the-fact when you start running reports, but then it’s already too late. Contact Center Technology Finally Enables You to Be Customer Centric – Click to Tweet.

Humanity in Service Technology

BetterXperience

Technology is widely blamed for all the ills of customer service, too many people believe if there was less technology things will be better. If you feel that way I can’t blame you for thinking that – the anecdotal evidence against technology is mounting. Technology in customer service is comically bad, technology is supposed to make things faster and better, yet I feel like I am waiting longer for service that is increasingly less human.

Customer Context at the Speed of the Conversation

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.

New Technology Dramatically Helps CX

Beyond Philosophy

If you enjoyed this blog, you might also like: Case Study: Enhance Your CX with This Technology. The post New Technology Dramatically Helps CX appeared first on.

How Technology Is Paving the Path to Contact Center Workplace Wellness

Contact Center Pipeline

Technology call center contact center employee engagement intelligent self-service Knowledge Management scheduling apps workplace stress management

Learn the truth behind different chatbot technologies

Call Center Coach

There are 3 different generations of chatbot technology found in contact centers, websites, or in an APP experience. Learning about the different chatbot technologies will help you to avoid making uninformed decision that lead to bad chatbot performance and poor customer experiences.

The Number One Factor in Your Contact Center’s Success

Speaker: Jim Rembach, President of Call Center Coach

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

Why Are We Scared of New Technology?

Beyond Philosophy

Why Are We Scared of New Technology? We have some exciting new technology for CX. Facial recognition technology and facial expression analysis yield some new and exciting data about how customers feel during a Customer Experience. What was this crazy technology?

3 Ways Digital Twin Technology is Transforming Customer Support

TechSee

Field tech support has already begun merging the digital and physical worlds by utilizing immersive technologies – such as augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR) or virtual reality (VR) – to manipulate real-life objects.

Guest Blog: Technology Trends That Will Govern the CX Landscape

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Shaista Haque who writes about the top technology trends of 2017 that she believes will disrupt customer experience benchmarks. The breakthrough technologies have swamped the world and it’s the truth that all this change has been enticing for most of us.

How to Leverage Quality Management to Transform the Customer Experience

Guest Blog: Building a Human Powered, Technology-aided 21st Century Customer Experience

ShepHyken

By blending the best of technology tools (to deliver convenience and personalization) and the best hospitality tools (to inspire service with heart and personal care), Airbnb leaders have crafted a business that appeals to a generation of people seeking magical and memorable end-to-end travel.

Are You Ready for Facial Recognition Technology in Your CX?

Beyond Philosophy

Brands have already begun using facial recognition technology in their Customer Experience. Walmart and KFC use facial recognition technology. Technology also exists that captures customers’ authentic emotion measurement using facial recognition software.

Be Warned! Technology Isn’t Everything

Beyond Philosophy

But many others look to technology. But technology alone is never the answer. Digital technology can enhance the customer experience. Technology can help, but it’s no substitute for truly caring about your customers. Case Study: Enhance Your CX with This Technology.

2 Innovative Technologies Guaranteed to Reduce Your Truck Rolls

TechSee

Solution: Two New Technology Trends. Utilizing both advanced data analytics and innovative AR remote assistance technology yields a highly efficient solution for customer service operations that directly reduces the need for truck rolls. The Truck Roll Challenge.

The Reciprocal Nature of ROI: Maximizing Value for the Customer

Speaker: Sarah Tarraf, Director of Customer Experience, Gongos & David Robbins, Account Strategist, Gongos

Sennheiser Technology Supports Contact Center Employees with Special Hearing Needs

Contact Center Pipeline

Technology call center contact center headsets Sponsored PostsContact 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.

Cloud Ushers in “New Rules” for Technology Selection

Contact Center Pipeline

Buyers want the benefits of advanced technology without the bottlenecks that hampered premise-based selection, implementation and upgrades. Procurement processes are undergoing change in concert with the revolution ushered in by cloud solutions.

The Technology Industry NPS® Benchmarks

CustomerGauge

The technology industry has been continuously disrupting and leading markets when it comes to innovations and customer experience. When it comes to customer loyalty and retention, the technology sector scores an […].

Technology: The Catalyst for Service Excellence

Contact Center Pipeline

Technology call center call routing contact center contact center technology CRM Knowledge Management WFO workforce optimizationI’m pretty sure, regardless of the size of your center or company, you seek to deliver a great customer experience. And I’m willing to bet your customers have a choice of channels. Unfortunately, I’m almost nearly as confident that your customers sometimes feel pain from their inability to easily cross channels and achieve the coveted […].

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 Power.

4 Reasons to Consider Technology BPO Outsourcing

Working Solutions

Thanks to the rapid development of technology, certain key business functions—everything from sales and marketing to accounting, order fulfillment and technology—can now easily be […]. Call Center Outsourcing BPO technologyAs the logistics of running a successful company in today’s hyper-competitive global marketplace have become more complicated, business process outsourcing (BPO) has emerged as an effective way to manage those complexities.

Selecting the Right Technology Partner Should Be at the Top of Your Decision Criteria

Contact Center Pipeline

A CCaaS Solutions Provider’s CEO Offers His Thoughts on the 2018 Contact Center Technology Survey Findings As the second line of the 2018 Contact Center Technology Survey special report puts it, “Some things never change.”

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

How Millennials Use Office Technology

Jive

If your company uses outdated technology, 90% of millennials said this will negatively affect their opinion of you. If you’re anxious to hire and work with talented millennials, start by evaluating your company’s technology. Technology that enables mobility.

Linking & Networking for a Better Agent Experience

Speaker: Jeremy Watkin, Director of Customer Experience at FCR

How these emerging technologies can improve engagement, reduce churn. 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. But is this the best place to burn our operational calories?

How Professional Development Can Make Technology Friendly

Contact Center Pipeline

Technology has become a mainstay in our daily lives. Technological advances enable educators to disrupt learning in ways that were almost … Continued. Education is no different. Professional Development

Technology Helps with Understaffing

Strategic Contact

While technology is not a “white knight” riding in to solve the staffing problems, it can be used. Read More » Technology

3 Technologies to Drive Peak Performance of Your Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline

Join me on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST, as I host the upcoming webinar, 3 Technologies to Drive […].

The Power of SMS Technology in Call-Back Communication

Fonolo

Here is why and how your company can implement simple, convenient, and effective SMS call-back technology into your customer service and call center strategy. .

Fireside Chat: Lessons from "The Convenience Revolution"

Speaker: Shep Hyken, Bestselling Author & Customer Experience Expert

How to leverage cutting edge technology to make your customers' lives easier. A revolution in customer convenience is currently underway, disrupting old business models and driving rapid innovations. Customers now have raised expectations, and this trend will be accelerating in the future.