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Spring Cleaning Time for Call Centers

Welcome to Spring! It’s time to clean the clutter and broken pieces out of our center house and bring in some new ideas. In order to do this we need to avoid getting stuck in the “we’ve always done it this way” mentality. Even large centers that pride themselves on innovation and efficiency often find [...]

Show Your Agents You Care this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day upon us, what better time to show agents your care? This “Hallmark” holiday is for more than just giving out boxes of chocolates. It’s the perfect chance to acknowledge your staff for their dedication and hard work. See how automation makes it easy to give your agents the recognition they deserve. And, [...]

3 Ways to Improve Adherence in the Contact Center

Managing adherence is an age-old problem in the contact center. Here’s an updated take on a previous blog post to help you improve adherence and keep your operations running smoothly. When agents don’t (or can’t) adhere to their schedule, the WFM team must manage these exceptions manually. Some companies tolerate a certain percentage of non-compliance [...]

Ring in the Holidays with Real-time Automation

With the holidays in full swing, is your call center busier than ever? The chaos that ensues this time of year turn can quickly turn even the most thoughtfully planned and forecasted day awry. Unexpected spikes in volume can leave your team fighting fires to keep up. How do you possibly prepare? Real-time automation streamlines [...]

Winning Call Centers Empower Agents

Is the hectic nature of the call center pushing the needs of your agents to the wayside? How do you make your agents a priority without impacting service levels? Real-time automation delivers a simplified approach to engage and empower your agents while sustaining a competitive advantage. Intradiem recently passed a significant threshold to deliver one [...]

Five Tactics to Delivering Superior Tech Support

What if you could provide call center directors with one billion assistants at their fingertips? Real-time automation does just that. It’s a mission critical technology that yields massive productivity improvements and cost savings. As a senior leader of a support team, it’s vital that I guide my team on the best ways to resolve issues [...]

How to Boost Agent Morale with Real-Time Automation

Your agents are crucial assets to your contact center. Serving and supporting your customers each and every day, they truly are the voice of your company. Are you recognizing and celebrating their achievements? Many companies recognize their agents in a variety of ways during Customer Service Week. A recent Forbes article suggested some ideas such [...]

[Webinar Preview] Pro-Tips: Expert Advice from WFM Peers

Contact centers are becoming more complex. Keeping up with the pressure to cut costs and meet demands is hard. Mix in emerging technologies like digital,  and your head is spinning. How do you navigate through the clutter? In our upcoming webinar, Harper Flores and Maxene Squire, experienced WFM professionals, will share first-hand how they conquered [...]

3 Ways to Help Agents Self-Coach

One of the key coaching skills I discuss with managers is the difference between “telling” agents and “asking” agents. Most coaches understand this and agree that agents are more responsive to being asked questions about skills in coaching rather than just getting wordy lectures from the coach. But the benefit of using interactive techniques is [...]

Are You Using Customer Feedback to Improve Processes?

Sometimes we become so involved in the design, execution and gathering of data that we may not observe what is really going on with our customers and center agents. Here’s one thing I think we can all agree on. Surveys are everywhere. They are coming from your grocery store, your favorite restaurants, online shopping sites [...]