Contact Center Articles

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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  • 9 Spooky Signs You Need a Contact Center Upgrade

    When was the last time you evaluated the performance of your current contact center and the software you are using? The results may be frightening! If it’s been awhile since you invested in contact center software, there is a good chance that your needs have changed or that there are better options available now. Fortunately, it’s relatively easy to determine if you need an upgrade or not. more

  • Eight Ways You Should Be Using Contact Center Reporting

    Every day, your contact center collects critical data that can be used to drive strategic improvements to your efforts in the future. But that data is meaningless if you don’t know how to access and analyze it. The key to do doing both is using reporting features. By understanding how to use reporting tools, you will gain much greater insight from the data you are collecting. more

  • Top 10 Customer Service Trends in 2017

    Customer service plays a HUGE role in the success of your business. In order to remain competitive companies must be ready to provide modern customer experiences that meet customer needs. If you haven't already invested in updating your customer service experience you are already behind. By 2018 more than half of companies will redirect investments towards innovations in customer experience. more

  • 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