You guessed it, it’s that time of year again. Contact center leaders across all industries are preparing their teams for the inevitable spike in customer calls and digital interactions in the coming weeks. If this holiday season is anything like last year’s, customer service teams should brace themselves. In fact, contact center call volume was up 41 percent year-over-year during the five days between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday in 2021. This year could break all records. The question is: Are your contact center agents ready for the holiday season rush?
Building contact center dashboards can be grueling and for a good reason. These dashboards must highlight correct, relevant, and up-to-date information in order to best inform your teams. But with the sheer volume of interaction data available, one can easily get lost in the details. When building your dashboards, follow these tips to ensure the most critical data is visible and actionable at a glance.
We are midway through 2022. Contact center trends that were forecasted at the beginning of the year have had sticking power and we have seen a common theme emerge as the months have passed. The theme: Strategic organizations are centralizing their operations around consistency.
Customers care about their interactions with your business more than ever before. By unearthing the customer data insights your business call center is already collecting, businesses can better meet customers’ expectations, and improve their overall customer experience. Call center analytics makes it easy to understand your customers.
If you work as a contact center manager, you probably have experienced the following scenario: You have several agents out on their scheduled lunches when your website experiences an issue and there is a sudden influx of calls. Your agents that are still logged on are managing the influx to the best of their abilities but you are watching calls getting abandoned and wait times climb. It is stressful for everybody involved and you know this situation could quickly escalate and have serious down-the-line consequences.
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.
Every role in an organization that is dependent on customer interactions can benefit from well-developed scheduled reports for their contact center data. Brightmetrics™ makes scheduling the delivery of unique reporting and dashboards incredibly easy. We’ve narrowed down the 5 key steps to building the best reports for your organization that can maximize the value and business insights for many different stakeholders in different areas, and certainly for key decision-makers.
Whether you are a Mitel MiVoice Connect Contact Center (MCCC, previously ShoreTel ECC) customer looking at the migration path to MiContact Center, or you have been a longtime MiContact Center customer…we’ve got fantastic news for all of you!
If you said, “thresholds are a strip of wood, metal, or stone forming the bottom of a doorway”, well…. you’d technically be right, but we’re not talking about that kind of threshold. No, we’re talking about time (or count) thresholds as they relate to inbound calls in your call center. These are pre-planned values […]
You’ve made it to the third installment of our gamification series! We hope you are as excited as we are about implementing this in your call center. But, before you get started, let’s discuss how to keep your gamification program running like a well-oiled machine consistently over a long period of time. If you’ve been […]