Contact Center Terms

7 Contact Center Glossary Terms You Need to Know

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I could take you through a litany of common contact center terms and definitions … but why? There are plenty of places you can go to find that information. In fact, I’ve included a link to an unbiased market source at the end of this blog. There are, however, some terms you should know today, that might […]

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Gartner's Critical Capabilities

Gartner’s Critical Capabilities Report – We Received Highest Scores in 4 out of 5 Use Cases

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We’re pleased to let you know that NICE inContact has received the highest score in Customer Engagement Center use case in Gartner’s “Critical Capabilities for Contact Center as a Service” research report, just out in mid-December. We believe that the exemplification of NICE inContact’s critical capabilities applied to real-world use cases is especially interesting because […]

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millennial specialty insurance

Millennial Specialty Insurance Expands Business and Increases Customer Satisfaction

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As Americans continue to re-think the whole question of owning versus renting their homes, the percentages of those who are choosing to rent is surging—across all regions and demographic groups. For Millennial Specialty Insurance (MSI), this definitely a case of being in the right place at the right time. Working with agent-partners rather than direct-to-consumer, […]

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progressive dialer

What is a Progressive Dialer?

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Progressive Dialing covers the “middle ground” between manual dialing, and the more advanced Predictive Dialing solutions.   A Progressive Dialer, just like a Predictive Dialer, is implemented to avoid agents having to manually dial customer phone numbers to make outbound calls. Progressive Dialers are used in any vertical, for customer service, sales, telemarketing, collections and any other environment that requires making outbound calls from a list and does not want to saddle their agents with the actual dialing.  A Progressive Dialer will wait for an agent to finish their current call […]

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call center attrition

10 Steps to Reduce Call Center Attrition

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Keeping good employees is a priority in every industry. But in call centers, it can be significantly more challenging. QATC estimates that the turnover rate in the call center industry ranges between 30-45%. If you’re a veteran of the industry, you already know this because hiring and retaining good agents is something successful contact centers […]

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cloud contact centers

Customers Spoke, Forrester Research Listened

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We’ve arrived at part 4 of our 5 part series on the recent report, The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Contact Centers, Q3 2018. We’re popping the hood on this valuable third-party research report and taking a closer look at the Forrester evaluation methodology underneath, that led to NICE inContact being named a leader for cloud contact […]

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call center evaluation scorecard

How to Build a Call Center Evaluation Scorecard

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I’ve ditched a company due to bad customer service before… have you? If so, you and I reflect the 8 in 10 consumers that are willing to switch companies due to poor customer service. We, like most consumers, have come to expect high quality interactions at each company touchpoint. That’s why it’s critical that contact centers have solid quality programs […]

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