With increasing interest and implementations of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in contact centers, what do you need to know and avoid? Massive technology investments have poured into our industry so, it’s most important to discover the truth. Here's the truth about AI.
About Jim RembachJim Rembach is the president of Call Center Coach, host of the Fast Leader Show and a former call center supervisor. He is a Call Center Leadership Council Member, CX Expert for the Customer Experience Professionals Association and a certified Emotional Intelligence (EQ) practitioner. He is a contact center auditor and employee retention specialist, and holds a US trademark for the “Servant Teamwork®” leadership and organizational transformation methodology and inventor of the Accelerated Skill Development method used by Call Center Coach. Jim has authored nine books regarding contact center quality, employee engagement, customer experience and leadership development.
Finding the right Speech Analytics Solution starts with knowing the right questions to ask. It's also important to know that avoiding Speech Analytics mistakes requires you to know the questions not worth asking. Thanks to Roger Lee of Gridspace for sharing his insight at Customer Contact Week. Roger is a long-time contact center industry veteran and a respected thought-leader. At the event [...]
You have dreams and aspirations to make a difference. Sometimes it's crystal clear on how you do that and sometimes it's not. If you have a dream to make a difference in customer experience, then you need to learn from and follow these Top 20 CX Influencers. I was humbled and surprised to be named to this distinguished list [...]
They may be considered sleek and some would even say sexy. But in more ways than one, Siri and Alexa do not have the skills to be contact center agents. Thanks to Anthony Scodary of Gridspace for sharing his insight at Customer Contact Week. You can also learn more in the webinar 3 Common Questions Contact Centers Should NEVER ask [...]
I’ve been amazed at some of the new ways to drive agent performance in contact centers. Common KPIs like First Contact Resolution (FCR) and Average Handle Time (AHT) might be common KPIs but they ways they are being improved upon are very dynamic. As Artificial Intelligence continues to pour its way into the contact center industry, I suspect there [...]
The fifth step (Step 1, Step 2, Step 3, Step 4) in the contact center agent journey is about agent retention. Retaining contact center agents has always been a significant focus area in contact centers. With labor being the most significant expense in contact centers, labor is even more costly when you’re unable to retain it. Retention of productive agent [...]
The fourth step (Step 1, Step 2, Step 3) in the contact center agent journey is about leadership that engages agents. Employee engagement has always been a problem in contact centers. The most significant factor that differentiates contact centers in their struggle with employee engagement is the skill and strength of leadership. While some people have a natural ability [...]