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Transform Your Call Center into a Superhero

There’s something sinister seething through your call center. It’s keeping you from being the strategic superhero you’re meant to be. It’s wreaking havoc on your customers, your agents and the business. Who is this villain? It goes by the name of Status Quo and it lurks in the shadows delivering mayhem. You see it every [...]

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 [...]

One Billion Actions Transforms Global Call Centers

Imagine one billion virtual assistants optimizing productivity and performance. Working seamlessly in the background, these assistants are transforming operations from manually reactive to strategically proactive in the blink of an eye. For many global call centers, this transformation has become a reality. Based on the unique needs of each center, real-time automation performs one billion [...]

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 [...]

Customer Success: Cost Reduction with Automation

What would it mean to your center if you could improve first call resolution (FCR)? Or reduce overtime pay? For our customers, this means significant cost reduction. Take a look at some of their recent successes: 4.5% Increase in FCR: This leading telecom provider needed a way to improve agent performance. Providing training quickly and [...]

Holidays on the Horizon: Is Your Contact Center Prepared for the Chaotic Months Ahead?

Though the holidays bring a surge in sales for many businesses, that usually translates to an increased volume of customer support requests. Even the most prepared service groups can experience chaos in the contact center during these months. I experienced this firsthand during my time as Director of Global Workforce Optimization at a Fortune 25 [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Customer Experience, Innovation, Workforce Infrastructure|

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 [...]

Fear of Coaching

I love working with new coaches and helping them to become the best they can be. Most are very excited about coaching with agents and welcome the opportunity to apply their experience in a new role in the center. Many coaches are supervisors or leads who now coach regularly in addition to their other center [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Best Practices / Metrics, Training / Coaching|

Following Call Center Procedures (Including This Bad One)

Let’s face it…most agents want to be great agents. They want to keep their customers happy and that’s what we managers want too. Unfortunately some companies find ways to create negatives and obstacles that make it impossible for an agent to be successful in creating the best experience for their customers. One story I heard [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Best Practices / Metrics, Customer Experience|