The Role of AI in Streamlining Quality Management Processes

The Role of AI in Streamlining Quality Management Processes

One thing that’s certain is change. This definitely applies to customer needs and preferences, and contact centers are constantly striving to stay one step ahead of evolving customer requirements. A desire for instant-access self-service options is shifting how customers want to engage. Yet, should they need help with more complex issues, a knowledgeable, responsive agent…

The Future of Customer Service: AI and Human Collaboration

The Future of Customer Service: AI and Human Collaboration

Unless you’ve been under a proverbial rock, you’ve heard and seen a massive amount of change in customer service — particularly in the past year. Many are pronouncing that there is no greater revolution in customer care than what’s happening right now. Directors and managers of call centers are likely getting questioned by peers in…

The Future Of Workforce Engagement: How To Integrate AI

The Future Of Workforce Engagement: How To Integrate AI

The term “buyer’s market” is best known for describing the state of the real estate market, but it’s also applicable to contact centers. In a buyer’s market, customers have choices and can take their business elsewhere should they receive less-than-optimal products, service, and support. Likewise for agents, if they don’t feel engaged, appreciated, or see…

Adapting To A Global Workforce: Managing Remote Teams Effectively

Adapting To A Global Workforce: Managing Remote Teams Effectively

While the pandemic may seem distant in some of our minds, one shift remains prevalent long after it became safe to go back to offices — the need and desire to work remotely. Not only do contact center agents want additional flexibility in their work schedules, but many leaders saw that agents did not need…

AI In Quality Management: A Game Changer For Contact Centers

AI In Quality Management: A Game Changer For Contact Centers

Artificial intelligence (AI) has permeated many aspects of our work and personal lives. From driving assistance to data analysis to chatbots, generative AI (GenAI) is finding its usefulness in a host of ways across all industries. One of the most impactful uses is how AI is transforming customer experience (CX). Advances in technology allow contact…

Decoding Customer Sentiment: Beyond Traditional KPIs

Decoding Customer Sentiment: Beyond Traditional KPIs

Your customers are talking, and they have a lot to say. As a contact center leader, there’s no question you’re at the heart of the conversation. But do you know how your customers really feel about your brand, products, services, and support? If you’re not analyzing customer sentiment, you’re only getting part of the story. …

Gamification in the Workplace: More Than Just a Contest

Gamification in the Workplace: More Than Just a Contest

There’s more to engaging, motivating, and empowering employees than simply giving lip service with buzzwords like “you’ve got this,” “quick win,” and “continuous improvement.” Numerous studies link employee satisfaction, performance, and engagement with management’s ability to provide actionable, positive feedback and coaching. Yet managers continue to fall short. According to a recent Gallup survey, only…

Workforce Optimization: What It is and Why You Need It

Workforce Optimization: What It is and Why You Need It

Warren Buffet said “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” Does your contact center “talk the customer talk” but sometimes gets stuck when it comes to matching up customer expectations with service and support delivery by your agents?. Are…

5 Ways AI and Automation Can Improve Your QM Processes

5 Ways AI and Automation Can Improve Your QM Processes

You can’t go a day (or maybe even an hour) without stumbling across the term “artificial intelligence” or “AI.” Across all industries and in our personal lives, AI is coming into its own as a tool to increase efficiency, automate tasks, and reduce costs. But how do AI and automation technologies actually help make your…

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…