What’s Your Threshold?

Thresholds, what are they and why do they matter to contact centers?   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 I’m not talking about that kind of threshold.   No, I’m talking about time (or count) thresholds as […]

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Reflections on the Rise of AI in Customer Experience

Regardless of whether you’re a Millennial that’s grown up acclimated to Siri ordering your Starbucks for you, or if you’re like me and grew up with some (healthy) suspicion of Skynet, the reality is that AI is busting into the customer experience scene. What’s more, it is also likely doing so with potentially major impacts […]

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How to Create a Chart to Compare Data from 2 Periods of Time

By now, I’m sure you know you can create visualizations on your Dashboard Charts in Brightmetrics. Did you know that you could create charts that allow you to see and compare data from 2 periods of time? This is important when you need help drawing out what could be trends, patterns or anomalies. When planning […]

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A Brightmetrics Summer: Warm Weather, Beach Trips, and Mid-Year Reviews

Let’s set the scene. It’s a beautiful summer day. ☀ The sun is shining; the bees are buzzing. Any given day in July has the opportunity to be fantastic. Not only is this a great month for beach trips, great weather, and tanning (or getting sunburnt); July is an opportunity to take stock and regroup […]

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Customer Spotlight on A.B. May

With Summer hitting full swing and temperatures peaking, some of you might be reaching for the phone to call on the services of your local HVAC repairer. Whether you’re delivering the services or you’re the one calling, everyone hopes the call is answered quickly and skilled professionals are rapidly dispatched to restore your ideal environment! […]

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Agent Productivity: The Good, The Bad, The Cherry Pickers

Let’s face it… you have a sense of who your productive agents are. Wouldn’t you love some clear metrics to confirm your gut instincts (or maybe show you something that might be obscured)?   Sure, your team comes to work every day, clocks in on time, answer some calls, talks about how their mothers-in-law drive […]

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Odd Places to Find Valuable Data

It’s amazing what you can do with data when you start collecting it. Start off collecting data for one reason and you may find yourself using it for any number of reasons in the future. There are many examples of this to be found on the Internet. As I’ve discussed previously (What Makes Google so […]

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Context over Content

Over at FlowingData.com (an excellent site) I was reading a great post about how British Petroleum is trying to mislead us with graphs in their efforts to curb the oil spill in the Gulf. This really got me thinking about something that we all know but often ignore. A creative person can really make data […]

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