Top Call Center Efficiency Metrics And How To Improve Them

Top Call Center Efficiency Metrics And How To Improve Them

Tracking, reporting, and improving upon metrics are essential across all areas of business, including finance, sales, marketing, and contact center management. In uncertain economic times, they become even more critical to help navigate business health and growth.Call center leaders are under increased pressure to improve operational and agent efficiencies and look for cost-cutting opportunities while…

How to Sell to a CFO: 7 Proven Tips for Contact Center Leaders

How to Sell to a CFO: 7 Proven Tips for Contact Center Leaders

In challenging economic times, organizations need to get creative and pragmatic with cost cutting, expenditures, and revenue generation. As “do more with less” becomes a familiar mantra, contact center leaders are challenged to convince C-suite executives, and especially chief financial officers (CFOs), that not only is it mission critical to deliver outstanding customer experiences (CX),…

The Importance of Accurate Forecasting for Omnichannel Volume

The Importance of Accurate Forecasting for Omnichannel Volume

Contact centers have changed drastically in recent years. The once “in-person” centers dealing with inbound calls have been replaced by global, distributed customer experience teams. In addition, new online channels have emerged to help companies serve customers in an increasingly digital landscape. New ways to improve customer retention and loyalty, as well as increase the…

Call Center Workforce Management Metrics: How To Measure And Improve Performance

Call Center Workforce Management Metrics: How To Measure And Improve Performance

For just about any business or department, metrics are crucial to measuring performance. For the typical contact center, metrics are the key to identifying the reason behind a bad day and being able to create operational efficiency that helps avoid a repeat. Metrics can outline whether the outcome had nothing to do with your preparation…

The Impact Of Remote Work On Workforce Management

The Impact Of Remote Work On Workforce Management

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have opted for remote work. In the midst of “quiet quitting” and continued low unemployment, contact centers are leveraging remote work as a way to attract team members. The contact centers that offer this flexibility for their workforce realized that their remote workers could have the…

Why A Digital Contact Center Is Essential for Meeting Today’s Customer Expectations

Why A Digital Contact Center Is Essential for Meeting Today’s Customer Expectations

When I lived in Colombia, it seemed as if there were fruit stands on every corner. Some fruit sellers would even balance bags of fruit on sticks, running between cars to hawk their harvest. Piña (pineapple)! Tomate de árbol (tree tomato)! And my favorite, maracuya (passionfruit)! There were so many choices, but I always went…

Moving To A Cloud Contact Center: Preparation Is Key

Moving To A Cloud Contact Center: Preparation Is Key

While it might seem like just about everything is in the cloud these days, many contact centers still haven’t taken the leap. But moving to a cloud contact center can have big benefits for your company, your customers, and your agents.  Moving to a cloud contact center and workforce engagement solution means shifting your data,…

The Top 4 Contact Center Trends To Boost Performance And CX

The Top 4 Contact Center Trends To Boost Performance And CX

Contact center trends can directly impact success. But in an industry — and world — evolving at lightning speed, it’s harder than ever to keep up and to know which ones matter most. For the greatest impact and a clear competitive edge, contact center leaders must choose wisely when making business decisions about the trends…

Remote Agent Training In Contact Centers: 5 Key Strategies

Remote Agent Training In Contact Centers: 5 Key Strategies

Let’s confess — we’ve all nodded off during on-demand remote training sessions. The recorded talking-head, one-to-many format is a surefire way to put even the most highly caffeinated employees to sleep. How can you spice up remote agent training at your contact center to make it the most engaging and effective it can be? Here…

How to Deliver An Outstanding Omnichannel Customer Experience

How to Deliver An Outstanding Omnichannel Customer Experience

Customer service has gone digital — and your contact center needs to evolve with the times. As younger customers make up more and more of the marketplace, they’re shifting service preferences toward digital channels.  No matter where your customers get service, they’ll expect outstanding customer experience (CX), so you’ll have to be ready. Make sure…