Customer Engagement Centers Rally the Enterprise Around Customer Service

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Nearly everyone can relate to the experience of calling a business, navigating a phone tree for several minutes and then having to repeat that information back to an agent. Some experiences can be even more frustrating if the issue is not resolved or if you …

Using Voice Biometrics to Secure your IVR and Shorten the Call

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When we think about biometrics, our minds could quickly drift to the elaborate authentication sequences of sci-fi/heist flicks, with vaults of gold guarded by impenetrable layers of iris, fingerprints or voice scans. Yes, we also envision an antagonist slowly breaching security, crawling across invisible lasers …

Contact Center Leaders: Are Your Managers Ready for Black Friday?

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The holidays might be considered to be the most wonderful time of the year, but for contact center managers the end of year blitz can be a tremendous tribulation. As explained in Part 1 of this series, year-end sales are anticipated to surge as consumers …

Building a Customer Engagement Center Business Case: 6 Key Outcomes

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Customer engagement is linked to revenue. We’ve seen this correlation recurring everywhere customer experience is studied, from executive-level surveys to the voice of the consumer. A 2016 report from Microsoft found that across all customer groups surveyed, 60% of people have stopped doing business with …