How to Control Call Avoidance and Interaction Avoidance

How to Control Call Avoidance and Interaction Avoidance

During my career in workforce management, call avoidance was always an issue — regardless of the location of the business, the nature of the business, or the location of the agent.  Call avoidance, now known as interaction avoidance, denotes the steps an agent takes to avoid handling a customer interaction.  It can take time and…

Transforming Quality Management with AI

Transforming Quality Management with AI

Playvox Announces AutoQA  Whether you work in what is called a contact center, customer support center, or customer experience center, you likely always need to figure out how to do more with less. This need persists, even though we can easily point to research that shows: Companies that lead in customer experience outperform laggards by…

How WFM Tools Create Success for Omnichannel Contact Centers

How WFM Tools Create Success for Omnichannel Contact Centers

During the global pandemic, customers massively turned to digital communications, and, according to consumer studies, this change is here to stay. While presenting a tremendous opportunity for business growth, this trend also creates  challenges for contact centers. Customers now expect to do business with an omnichannel contact center that delivers consistent and seamless customer experiences…

How Contact Center Agent Burnout Decreases Productivity (And What You Can Do About It)

How Contact Center Agent Burnout Decreases Productivity (And What You Can Do About It)

Agent burnout directly harms the quality of customer service your business provides and significantly hurts your company’s bottom line. It’s hard to ignore the fact that contact centers are plagued with high agent burnout and turnover rates. According to industry studies, average annual turnover ranges between 30-45 percent – with some centers experiencing turnover into…

Playvox named a Leader on the G2 Grid® Report for Sixth Consecutive Quarter in Contact Center Quality Assurance

Playvox named a Leader on the G2 Grid® Report for Sixth Consecutive Quarter in Contact Center Quality Assurance

At Playvox, customers are at the center of all we do. We know how important it is that our customers delight their customers with every interaction in contact centers around the world. That’s why we work to build the best workforce engagement management (WEM) software on the market. From quality management to workforce management, we…

How Contact Center Technology is Changing the Game for Agents

How Contact Center Technology is Changing the Game for Agents

There’s no hiding the fact that technology has impacted our daily lives. From how we navigate our day and interact with friends and colleagues to how we engage with vendors and brands, new tools and communication channels have changed the touchpoints we all experience. For businesses of all sizes, technology has also changed contact centers…

Spreadsheets are to Workforce Management as Dial-Up is to the Internet

Spreadsheets are to Workforce Management as Dial-Up is to the Internet

Spreadsheets are a useful way to get your contact center organized and off the ground but can quickly become a bottleneck to growth and efficient communication. Your resource planning and quality teams can become bogged down with duplicate sheets, unnecessarily manual processes, and even end up being over-staffed in your contact center. COVID-19 and the…

Playvox named a Leader on the G2 Grid® Report for the Fifth Consecutive Quarter in Contact Center Quality Assurance

Playvox named a Leader on the G2 Grid® Report for the Fifth Consecutive Quarter in Contact Center Quality Assurance

At Playvox, we prioritize what matters most to our customers — just like you do in your contact center! From quality management to workforce management, we strive to put not only the best, but also the most efficient and effective product on the market. That’s why our recent G2 rankings are really meaningful: people who…