You may think your contact center team delivers a great customer experience, but does your data support this notion? Each contact center has its own programs, with goals and objectives set by the management, client, or other key stakeholders. While there are several agreed key contact center metrics you need for a balanced perspective (i.e. customer satisfaction, first contact resolution, agent satisfaction… etc.) there are two metrics that are within your span of control to effect immediate outcomes.
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There is no doubt that call centers continue to be the frontline teams directly interacting with your customers. Even with the rise in popularity of other digital customer service channels, like email and chat, voice calling remains one of the most popular channels in addressing customer issues and providing support.
Managing performance in your contact center is strenuous, but essential to organizations. And this past year monitoring performance has become even more complicated as teams have shifted to a hybrid or fully remote work environment. Reduced or stricter budgets, as well as limited staff and management, have only added to the mix. However, at the same time, your customers haven’t stopped reaching out to your business.
Does your current contact center analytics platform make your customer data completely accessible to you and your team? Does it also offer you the control and flexibility to slice and dice that data, diving deeper into your customer engagement reports?
2020 was, well, quite a year. Living through a pandemic for the past several months (feels like an eternity) has been hard on us all. Many of us had to quickly pivot the way we were doing business and develop what is now, our new, more flexible, business-as-usual. While we all continue to adapt, one thing remains constant – our want, or rather, need for immediate gratification.
Last year at this time, the Brightmetrics team didn’t have even the slightest idea what 2020 would bring. Many of us were excited for the turn of the decade, optimistic about new adventures and experiences to come. And then quite suddenly, all of our lives drastically changed in a matter of weeks, and things haven’t really been the same since.
We don’t have to convince the dedicated operators of the contact center. They know they’ve spent hours, maybe days agonizing at their desks pulling together data from customer interactions, extracting it into Excel, merging, “vlookup”ing, pivoting to get business insights, and pulling it all together into a presentable format to give to leadership. The native reports and dashboards can’t get you what you need.