Why You Need Analytics for Your ShoreTel Phone, Not Just Reporting

 “What is the difference between reporting and analytics?” That’s one of the most common questions we field here at Brightmetrics. It’s a difficult question to answer because of the overlap between data and analytics. The way we look at it, reporting is a subset of analytics. You can’t really have analytics without reporting, but analytics […]

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Brightmetrics vs. ShoreTel Reporting

Contact center managers with ShoreTel phone systems and Enterprise Contact Center know they need to make data-driven decisions but have found that getting to the data to discover insights can be incredibly difficult. For that reason, Brightmetrics developed the Enterprise Contact Center (ECC) Analytics add-on service. We wanted to develop a service that democratized access […]

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Scheduling ShoreTel Reports in Brightmetrics

The Secrets to Mastering Scheduled Reports

Almost every role in an organization that is dependent on customer communication can benefit from well-developed scheduled reports for their ShoreTel phone data. Brightmetrics makes scheduling the delivery of unique reporting and dashboards incredibly easy. However, there are some secrets to building the best reports for your organization that can maximize the value and business […]

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Solving Small and Medium Business Problems With Your ShoreTel Phone Analytics

  Running an SMB comes with unique challenges that are often overlooked by vendors designing solutions for larger scale. Take, for example, your business phone system. Your ShoreTel phone system is the most common point of contact for your customers. There are opportunities to leverage a ton of data about your customer experience, your employee […]

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Call Center Metrics

Which 2 Metrics Can I Use for a Better Customer Experience Tomorrow?

Each call center has its own programs, with goals and objectives set by the management, client, or other key stakeholders. While there are several key call center metrics needed for a balanced perspective (i.e. customer satisfaction, first contact resolution, agent satisfaction, etc.), there are a couple of metrics that are within your span of control […]

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Improve Call Center Agent Performance

3 Ways to Improve Call Center Agent Performance

If you use Brightmetrics Core UC Analytics Service to derive valuable business insights from your ShoreTel business phones, you’re already a believer in empowering your team with data perspectives that are tailored and unique to your organization. Call center management and team leaders can also take these benefits to the next level with ECC Analytics […]

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Setting the right SLA for contact centers

How to Set Your Call Center Service Level Agreement

Having the correct service level agreement is imperative for your organization in order to achieve maximum customer service satisfaction while following budgetary restrictions and setting achievable goals for your call center agents. Sometimes there are immediate, direct fiscal penalties for breach in contractually obligated SLAs; other times the business impact of poor experiences is not […]

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Managing Call Center Staffing Through Phone Data

Managing Call Center Staffing Through Phone Data

There are many reasons that staffing needs fluctuate for call centers. Some of those reasons might include predictable patterns such as seasonal demands or typical call flow, such as a doctor’s office receiving more calls in the morning. Other reasons are predictable, but are more sporadic – such as a product launch or software update. […]

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The Holy Grail of Contact Center Analytics

Call Center managers need easy access to analytics that help them make good decisions when it comes to staffing levels, employee productivity and understanding the customer experience. Many contact center call reports provide a limited summary of performance, requiring managers to run multiple reports from different locations to get to detailed information that drives key […]

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