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Proactive vs Reactive How Savvy Use of Analytics Helps Contact Centers Navigate and Adapt to Uncertainty

Proactive vs. Reactive: How Savvy Use of Analytics Helps Contact Centers Navigate and Adapt to Uncertainty

The disruption and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually all businesses within all industries, of all sizes, and all around the world. The impact varies across all businesses depending on their unique dynamics; however, many contact centers were caught unprepared by the pandemic’s economic fallout and continuously struggled to adapt—with many still struggling to do so. The reality is, COVID-19 is hardly the only disruption firms have faced (or will face) during their existence.
10 Business Objectives that can be Addressed by the Right Workforce Management Software

10 Business Objectives that can be Addressed by the Right Workforce Management Software

If you work in a contact center, you know that business is different now compared to before the pandemic struck. The most obvious difference may be that most of your agents started working from home – and almost a year later, likely still are. But you probably also noticed a change in your call volumes and patterns. Many organizations experienced a spike in volume at the beginning of the lock downs as well as an increase in handle times. And the timing of when those calls came in changed for many as well.
How Contact Centers are Rising to the Demands of Consumers Based from Home

How Contact Centers are Rising to the Demands of Consumers Based from Home

When history is written about the pandemic, there will be chapters on the increasing importance of customer service, adaptation, and the evolving role of contact centers in the quest to survive. Stories of automating routine tasks and providing automated self-service options, while highlight how contact center focused on enhancing personal CX by allowing agents to do their best work will be a focal point for businesses.
Reimagining the contact center for work from anywhere

Reimagining the Contact Center for Work From Anywhere

Even the biggest skeptics have found benefits with WFH that enable them to now rethink how they want to operate customer interactions. Most organizations (56.8%) in our Customer Engagement Transformation: 2020-21 Research Study already have decided to continue with a WFH strategy once the pandemic has passed. The reimagined, work-from-anywhere contact center has several benefits.
4 Important Roles the Best Cloud Call Center Software Plays in the Customer Journey

4 Important Roles the Best Cloud Call Center Software Plays in the Customer Journey

Contact centers are a critical touchpoint that can make or break a customer journey. Having the best cloud call center software can ensure this particular part of the journey is smooth sailing rather than rough seas. We explore the critical role contact centers play in customer journeys and how the best cloud call center software can ensure this particular touchpoint offers frictionless service.
Whats New in the 2020 Survey of Business Global CX Transformation

What’s New in the 2020 Survey of Business: Global CX Transformation

Major transformations in customer experience and the contact center are well underway and accelerating this year such that businesses risk increases for companies being left behind by more agile competitors. The results are in from the latest survey of global customer experience leaders in the 2020 NICE inContact CX Transformation Benchmark, Business Wave. This year’s survey turned up key trends in digital transformation in customer service channels, self-service channels, artificial intelligence and social media.