Today’s financial services organizations recognize that success starts with strong relationships built on trust and transparency. In a competitive market, a company’s employees can make or break these crucial relationships through their interactions with customers. That’s why businesses — from wealth management and insurance firms to banks and credit unions — are investing in automated workforce solutions to help them attract, engage, and retain top talent while controlling costs and driving exceptional service.
Managing a diverse workforce of exempt and nonexempt employees across back-office, contact center, and frontline operations is no easy feat. Finding and keeping best-fit employees is challenging enough, but you also need to optimize day-to-day functions like time and attendance, scheduling, payroll, labor cost and productivity tracking, and compliance management to stay competitive and profitable. Given this complexity, it is not surprising that management teams are not alway
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Feb 13, 2017
This complimentary report will display the biggest benefits of moving to 8x8 Virtual Contact Center including:
-Moving and expanding faster while minimizing upfront costs
-Simplifying contact center performance management with powerful tools
-Improving processes and operations with prebuilt CRM integrations
Growing numbers of businesses are moving their contact center operations to the cloud. What do they know that you don’t? This whitepaper provides a practical guide to assist in the decision-making process. It offers a comparison of traditional on-premise systems versus current cloud-based solutions, responds to common cloud concerns and discusses the steps needed to begin your due diligence process.
Consumer preference for customer service channels is changing across all ages and demographics. Adoption of digital customer service channels, with an emphasis on self-service channels such as web and mobile, is exploding as consumers expect relevant and seamless omnichannel customer service. However, firms’ technology and staffing plans are not keeping up with consumer demand for digital customer service. This report outlines communication channel customer use and major gaps in contact center technology and operations. It also provides data that will help application development and delivery (AD&D) pros align operations with customer expectations to garner their satisfaction and long-term loyalty.
Customer Experience (CX) and Net Promoter Score (NPS) are two of the benchmark measurements companies now use to gauge customer satisfaction. And to understand how budgetary decisions impact CX and NPS outcomes, companies are turning to advanced contact center technology for strategic planning and big data. But business requirements to manage these outcomes successfully must incorporate back-office operations as well as the contact center. Read why.
Published By: LiveOps
Published Date: Aug 03, 2012
This paper will first discuss the impact of cloud computing, consumerization of IT, and the emergence of social media in driving the transition from traditional on-premises call centers to a superior model, the cloud contact center.
Contact centers are obviously human-powered operations, and nothing is more core to the proper function of the operation than determining how many center agents are needed for a certain volume of contracts and more. Find hidden costs by reading more.
Gartner defines contact center infrastructure (CCI) as the products (equipment, software and services) needed to operate call centers for telephony support and contact centers for multichannel support. This type of infrastructure is used by customer and employee service and support centers, inbound and outbound telemarketing services, help desk services, government-operated support centers, and other types of structured communications operations.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Nov 17, 2016
Effective quality management lets you improve the performance of contact center agents—and deliver the customer experience your business expects. The ICMI Tool Kit: Quality Management in the Contact Center provides valuable tips you can apply to start improving your contact center operations today.
Developed by International Customer Management Institute (ICMI), a leader in contact center training and consulting, the tool kit lays out the foundations of an effective quality management program and offers a step-by-step approach to creating an effective program. Then it provides details to help you:
• Perform effective coaching using the SAFE coaching framework
• Calculate the ROI of your training and coaching investments
• Developing a peer mentor program
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