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Q&A: Remote Call Center Management

Q&A: Remote Call Center Management

Cloud-Based Contact Center

Cloud-Based Contact Center

There is no question that the cloud is changing the landscape of businesses across the board. This is just as true for the contact center. The cost benefits alone for implementing CaaS (Contact center as a service) is quite tangible. Stay competitive, switch to a cloud-based contact center.

Managing the Customer Experience in the Contact Center

Managing the Customer Experience in the Contact Center

Contact centers are essential for optimum customer service, and they are usually your first line of interaction with your clients. How your contact center agents interact with your current and existing customers leaves a lasting impact. Read this article to better understand and manage the customer experience in the contact center.

Why Customers Hate IVR Systems

Why Customers Hate IVR Systems

IVR is an integral part of contact center systems. Yet, it sometimes generates a lot of frustration as customer navigates the menus and try to find their way around. Read on to learn why customers hate IVR and what to do about it.

The 10 Best (and 10 Worst) Companies for Customer Service

The 10 Best (and 10 Worst) Companies for Customer Service

4 Paradigm Shifts for Customer Experience Management in the Contact Center

4 Paradigm Shifts for Customer Experience Management in the Contact Center

SIP Trunking International Rates

SIP Trunking International Rates

Contact Centers Need to Experiment

Contact Centers Need to Experiment

This article provides a few guidelines for setting up a social contact center within any organization.

Cloud-Based Call Centers

Cloud-Based Call Centers

Call Centers Ramp Up for 2012 Elections

Call Centers Ramp Up for 2012 Elections

A look at what changes will take place as call centers ramp up for 2012 elections, and their importance in the process.

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  • The Role of Self-Service in Modern Contact Centers

    By 2020, 85% of customers' relationships with companies will be managed without any contact with human services representatives. What does that mean for your business? The data shows that companies need to offer effective self-service options in order to remain competitive. However, many contact centers are confused about how their core contact center software fits into self-service. more

  • Tips and Tools for a Positive Contact Center Environment

    When it comes to stressful environments within the business world, it is no secret that the contact center frequently makes the list of one of the most stressful. This elevated level of stress leads to high agent attrition rates, and thus subsequently additional costs on your business to find, hire and train new employees. more

  • 10 Tips for Scaling Your Contact Center Solution

    You might think that scaling your contact center involves just hiring more agents. While that might be the super simple solution, it isn't necessarily the correct one. As with any other aspect of your business, it is imperative to take the time to figure out what exactly your contact center will need in order to perform at its best. more

  • The 12 Vital Skills of Successful Contact Center Agents

    It's no secret that contact center agents have one of the most demanding jobs around. On a daily basis they are interacting with angry and stressed-out customers and working with them to explain technical details while fulfilling administrative duties. When looking to implement or update a contact center, there are certain practices to avoid and certain practices to make sure to implement if you want your business to find success. more

  • Cloud Contact Center

    Chances are you've thought of investing in a cloud-based contact center, and rest assured you aren't alone. The cloud-based contact center market is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 23.6% from $5.43 billion in 2016 to $15.67 billion by 2021. There are significant advantages to utilizing a cloud-based contact center and these range from cost benefits, functionality, and strategic value. more