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Improving Agent Experience and Engagement

Improving Agent Experience (AX) and Engagement One Step at a Time

Agents are the most critical resource in a contact center and yet the hardest to retain as evident with high attrition rates. As per the NICE inContact ICMI survey 25% of agents left the company in the past 12 months; 20% of agents left the contact center but stayed within the company; and 18% of agents changed positions in the contact center. Investing in AX has risen as one of the top priorities contact center leaders are undertaking to engage, motivate and most importantly retain agents.
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Contact Center 101: What is Workforce Optimization?

Optimization is one of those buzzy words that gets thrown around a lot in the contact center industry. According to the all-knowing Merriam-Webster, optimization is the “act, process, or methodology of making something as fully perfect, functional, or effective as possible.” So to state the obvious – workforce optimization from a software perspective are those solutions that directly improve and upscale the productivity, efficiency and quality output of your agents.
Key Contact Center Investments in 2020

Planning for 2020? Don’t miss out on Key Contact Center Investments

As we step into 2020, we see companies investing more in Customer Experience (CX) initiatives than ever. There is a clear business case to invest and improve CX – happy customers buy more, are easy to service and bring in new customers through recommendations. And, contact centers, being customer interaction hubs, are getting more preference and priority when it comes to CX investments.
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Defining Artificial Intelligence: Say “Hello!”

Are you ever confused by the term AI? In this blog post, we’ll clear up some common misconceptions, outline what it really is, and explore the different branches of AI being leveraged in modern contact center software today. The term AI is more than just a buzzword! Let’s dive a little deeper!
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The Top 3 Things to Thank Your Contact Center Agents for in 2019

It’s a foundational concept that all effective contact center leaders know to be true—when you take care of your agents, they take care of your business. Cultivating a culture of appreciation will keep agents inspired to perform in their job roles all year long. So, just before what is likely the busiest season of the year for your contact center, it’s important to look back on 2019 and reflect on the hard work your agents have put in.
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AI clearing the way with conversational self-service

NICE inContact has partnered with Google Cloud to bring its Artificial Intelligence (AI) expertise into the CXone contact center with Contact Center AI for natural language chatbots and interactive voice response (IVR) that enable rich conversational experiences. Businesses of all sizes have the opportunity to delight their customers with convenience and personalization – and many are discovering how AI helps deliver the kind of experience that’s worth raving about.

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