Business Metrics Transparency for Better Customer Experience

Business Metrics Transparency for Better Customer Experience This is the second in a three-part series on developing an effective customer experience strategy. Once an organization has improved the contact center knowledge and capabilities of its agents to improve customer experience, the next step is to work on Transparency of Business and Technical Metrics. As processes […]

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8x8 Support: A Differentiated, World-Class Customer Experience

Customers are clear. They demand instant access to customer support, and fast time-to-resolution for their issues no matter the time of day or location. Business communications are mission critical for delivering a competitive, differentiated customer experience, and so companies require instant access to customer support, and fast time-to-resolution when communications issues arise no matter the […]

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Make Online Meetings Easier with 8x8

Let’s run through an all-too-familiar scenario. Your boss forwards you an invite to join an online meeting with a major sales prospect that begins at 10 am sharp. You want to create a good impression so you click on the meeting link provided and try to join a few minutes early. This initiates a software […]

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Engineering An Exceptional Retail Customer & Employee Experience

With the holidays upon us, retailers are running at full speed to ramp up service levels while also keeping an eye out for 2018 and beyond. As we go into the new year, retail IT leaders should be taking a closer look at the vendors and services they employ in hopes of gaining greater productivity […]

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Build Contact Center Knowledge for Improved Customer Experience

This is the first in a three-part series on developing an effective customer experience strategy. I once worked as a customer service representative (“CSR” or “Agent”). The on-boarding process included an aptitude test, interviews and a multi-week training course that covered company policies, business process and handling customer communications. CSRs were expected to handle telephone […]

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4 Ways to Evaluate Your Contact Center Training Program

Most companies have implemented some sort of training or coaching program within their corporate structure and contact center. However, simply training your contact center personnel is not enough. In this final part of my three-part series about improving quality management in the contact center, here is a framework that can help improve your contact center […]

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Why Third-party Vendors Are About to Become a Significant Risk to Your Business

While the recent news cycle has been dominated by articles concerning Russian government hackers using Russian security software to steal classified US information, one of the biggest security and compliance stories is flying under the radar, especially here in the US. The big story businesses worldwide should be focusing on is the impending European Union […]

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3 Tips for Managing Distributed Operations, Employees, Suppliers and Customers

With Cyber Monday around the corner, a growing number of consumers are opting to stay out of the stores after Thanksgiving in the U.S. and do their holiday shopping from the comfort of the couch. It’s not just Amazon fulfilling people’s remote wish lists anymore either; more and more companies are extending their presence with […]

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Three Steps to Developing an Effective Customer Experience Strategy

This is the introduction to a three-part series on developing a customer experience strategy. As customer loyalty is tested with ever-growing options, the need to understand and manage the customer journey becomes an increasingly crucial factor of competitive differentiation. All companies regardless of size should be thinking about this, but more than the theory, the […]

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Why Customers Loathe Your Contact Center

We’ve all experienced the pain first hand. All you need is a quick answer by an informed, competent customer service agent and instead, you get lengthy, unhelpful self-service menus, long wait times and apathetic agents without answers. If you took the time to dig into legacy contact center technology (yeah right, who does this?), you’d […]

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