#54: Contact Center Technology Focus

Posted by lantelligence on Dec 11, 2018

CX Tuesday #54

This week we focused on contact center and customer experience technology (again) to give you some new angles on this topic: 

  • Jeremy Watkin shares five contact center tech upgrades to consider in 2019.
  • The expert panel from Call Centre Helper shares tips on how to integrate contact center technology with your CRM.
  • Lori Bocklund shares key technology areas that can transform your contact center. 
  • The research by PwC shows that technology is a great supplement - not substitute - for human interaction for the best CX. (see the full report)
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

#53: CX Trends 2019

Posted by lantelligence on Dec 4, 2018

CX Tuesday #53

This week we gathered some insights to help you navigate through the aspects of customer service operations that will stand out next year: 

  • Forrester’s predictions 2019 complimentary guide.
  • Speech Analytics: Highlighting Three Problem Areas and Three Opportunities.
  • Where Does AI Belong in the Retail Customer Experience?
  • How to Keep Your Virtual Team Engaged.
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

#52: CX as a Business Grower

Posted by lantelligence on Nov 27, 2018

CX Tuesday #52

This week's topics are about the aspects of customer service that contribute to overall business growth: 

  • Lori Bocklund analyses contact center budget structure considering its ROI.
  • Adapting to digital disruption and shifting customer habits. The future of customer service.
  • Everything you need to know about contact center waiting time.
  • Six ways to make the customer experience your competitive differentiator.
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

#51: Polishing CX Through Communication Skills & Technology

Posted by lantelligence on Nov 20, 2018

CX Tuesday #51

This week's topics are: 

  • Listen to the customers' input about what matters to them in customer service and customer experience.
  • The digital age is dictating the changes to customer interactions through multiple channels.
  • Poorly designed, implemented or managed Contact Center solution can make good technology worthless for your CX.
  • Teach your Agents how to dissolve customers' frustration immediately.
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

Selecting the Right Technology Partner Should Be at the Top of Your Decision Criteria

Posted by Martin Tracey on Nov 19, 2018

A CCaaS Solutions Provider’s CEO Offers His Thoughts on the 2018 Contact Center Technology Survey Findings

Posted on Contact Center Pipeline Blog, 10/23/2019

As the second line of the 2018 Contact Center Technology Survey special report puts it, “Some things never change.” Every year, it is amazing to see an obvious disconnect between the way organizations select their contact center technology and their satisfaction with that technology.

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Tags: CCTR Operations, CCaaS

#50 2018 Holiday Season Is Here

Posted by lantelligence on Nov 13, 2018

CX Tuesday #50

Thanksgiving and Black Friday are right around the corner. Christmas won't give you much time to catch a second wind. This week CX Tuesday is full fresh articles on how to prepare your Contact Center for the holidays: 

  • 5 tips to maintain agent morale during the holidays, while keeping customers happy from Mike Aoki.
  • 6 ways to look out for your employees over the holidays from Call Centre Helper.
  • Strategies to retain top talent during the holidays and beyond from Contact Center Pipeline.
  • Is your retail call center ready for the 2018 holiday season? From Ameridial.
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

How to Make Your Contact Center a Happy Place This Holiday Season

Posted by Mike Aoki on Nov 12, 2018

5 Tips to Maintain Agent Morale During the Holidays, While Keeping Customers Happy

I love the holiday season. I enjoy celebrating and spending time with loved ones. However, the holiday season can be challenging for contact centers. It means higher call volumes, more customer service demands and increased sales support. That means longer hours and more late night/weekend shifts for your Agents.


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Tags: CCTR Operations, holidays, How-to, employee experience

#49 Practical Tips From the Customer Service Experts

Posted by lantelligence on Nov 6, 2018

CX Tuesday #49

This week's articles contain practical tips for customer retention, seeking customer opinion and transforming "scarry customer service" into "scarry good" one: 

  • Andy Hanselman suggests you should add these ten questions to your script to seek honest customer opinion.
  • Eleven customer retention strategies from Call Centre Helper.
  • Dr. Willie Jolley’s Ten Commandments of Superior Customer Service.  
  • Jeremy Watkin shares five tips to go from scary to scary good customer service. 
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

#48 Contact Center Technology

Posted by lantelligence on Oct 30, 2018

CX Tuesday #48

This week is about Contact Center technology and its application to various customer service needs: 

  • Gartner has published their Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America. Get your copy!
  • When selecting the new technology, think about who and how will design and implement the solution for your contact center.
  • According to the Call Centre Helper, IT issues and lack of new technology are at the top of the list of biggest contact center problems.  
  • How to Mitigate the Risks of Seasonal Contact Center Employees and what technology can help with it. 
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

#47 Customer Experience Transformation

Posted by lantelligence on Oct 23, 2018

CX Tuesday #47

This week is about Customer Experience transformation and why it's important: 

  • Call Centre Helper's panel of experts suggestions on how to make your contact center customer-centric
  • What to do when your Customer Experience Transformation has stalled?
  • #ICMIchat community has summarized toxic leadership behaviors that frustrate employees  
  • Learn from the experts about how EX affects CX in the webinar recording 
  • Before making a next business decision, ask "What will my customer experience?"
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations