Voice Technology: How One of the UK's Top Four Supermarket Chains Uses Cloud Contact Centre Technology to Say Hello

Posted by Tony Dolan on 03-Apr-2019 16:13:50

Having voice technology in your Contact Centre software enables you to streamline interactions and enhance the customer experience, saving time and money. Read on to discover how one of the UK’s top four supermarket chains did just that.

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Topics: Voice Biometrics, Contact Centre, Cloud

Enhancing the Customer Experience: How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Contact Centres

Posted by Tony Dolan on 15-Mar-2019 09:38:23

AI in Contact Centres delivers valuable insights that can be used to streamline, optimise, and personalise customer journeys to enhance customer experience.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Contact Centre, "AI"

3 Cloud Contact Centre Advantages Over Premise-Based Contact Centres

Posted by Michael Cole on 04-Mar-2019 09:00:00

Cloud Contact Centres, also known as next generation Contact Centres, offer significant advantages over premise-based models for businesses looking to scale.

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Topics: Contact Centre, Cloud

5 Tips to Transform Your Contact Centre to Deliver Great Customer Experience

Posted by Tony Dolan on 26-Feb-2019 12:52:34

 

When a customer contacts a business, it is usually because they are experiencing a problem or have a question they need an answer to. Understandably, they are probably frustrated and in a bad mood to start with.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Contact Centre

How to Scale Your Customer Support Team (Without Breaking the Bank) Using Cloud Contact Centre Technology

Posted by Tony Dolan on 15-Feb-2019 16:15:00

Unlike the traditional Contact Centre — where scaling up your customer support team can be costly — Cloud Contact Centres offer a cost-effective commercial model whereby companies can be billed on actual usage. Read on to find out more.

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Topics: Contact Centre, Cloud

Should your Contact Centre join the Cloud?

Posted by Martin Cross on 02-Nov-2018 11:39:14

In Contact Centres around the world, a battle is raging. The prize: the best customer experience, underpinned by efficient, scalable, and flexible technology. Many would have you believe there are only two contenders: the Cloud Contact Centre (Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS)), and the more conventional Contact Centre Infrastructure (CCI). The reality, however, is much more complex. 

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Topics: Contact Centre, Cloud

Leveraging the AWS AI Stack

Posted by Asad Chagtai on 09-Oct-2018 12:32:31

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a term we are hearing more and more these days. Whether you believe it will ‘take our jobs’ or not (I personally believe it will change our jobs!), it will surely play an ever-growing role in the future of IT and computing.

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Topics: Contact Centre, Digital Transformation

4 Ways to Optimise Self-Service in a Contact Centre

Posted by Martin Cross on 03-Oct-2018 13:44:37

 

There is a good reason why self-service is popular with Contact Centres; cost. The average salary for a Customer Services agent in the UK is estimated to be £17,164 (PayScale). As agents are the single most costly overhead of a Contact Centre, it makes the optimisation of your self-service capability all the more important.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Contact Centre

6 Best Uses for Chatbots in a Contact Centre

Posted by Martin Cross on 17-Sep-2018 12:53:24

The idea of using customer-facing chatbots can be intimidating. If you believe the negative press they are here to steal contact centre jobs. In reality, they should be seen for what they are: making your life easier.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Contact Centre

The Evolution of the Contact Centre

Posted by Gordon Rimmer on 06-Oct-2017 15:51:10

Contact centre technology is not a new innovation. Although some methods and working practices have changed very little, there has been a great rate of change in the contact centre. Many experts have pointed to three different waves of contact centre technology.

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Topics: Contact Centre