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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Brightmetrics ShoreTel Phone Analytics

Make Informed In-the-Moment Decisions with Real Time Analytics

“What gets managed gets improved.” – Peter Drucker This is a reality in all facets of business, and especially when it comes to the most common point of contact you have with your customers: your business phone system. Brightmetrics has two options for delivering those measurements: historical reports and an add-on service module of Real […]

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Welcome to The Brightmetrics Blog

The number one priority at Brightmetrics is to provide value. That was true the first day we started to develop our product and it’s true today. As part of our commitment to providing value, we’re going to start something new in 2017: sharing some of our experience and perspective through blogging. We will cover topics […]

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ShoreTel Auto-Attendant Reporting

This post has been updated on 2/25/2014 to update based on further testing. We had been recommending Route Points as reporting points for AA reporting but have found that is not as reliable as using empty Workgroups instead. This post now reflects the new instructions. We get a lot of requests for reporting on what […]

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