Author: Andrew O'Brien

Redundancy: Preparing Customer Care for Crisis Situations

by Andrew O'Brien in Contact Center Outsourcing, Contact Center RFP, Customer Service Outsourcing

Redundancy. Business Continuity. Those are major check boxes in every RFP we’ve ever responded to. Boxes to be checked on both sides of the equation – the buyer asked: “What’s your plan in case of disaster?” The bidders answered: “Here’s our plan in case of disaster….” Well, as the saying goes, humans plan and the […]

 

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Current State of Affairs at Blue Ocean

by Andrew O'Brien in Andrew O'Brien, Blue Ocean News, News

Stating the obvious, the past few weeks have been a turbulent time for everyone the world over. In response to this crisis, the world of work has been rapidly evolving.  For our clients, our partners, our employees, and our followers here on this site, I want to share a short update about current state of […]

 

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The Wall is a Myth: Getting Closer to Your Customer Through Outsourcing

by Andrew O'Brien in Andrew O'Brien, Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Retention, Customer Service Outsourcing

For brand-conscious organizations who have never outsourced before, there’s a common fear that putting your customer care in the hands of an outsourced partner effectively builds a wall between you and your customer. We get the reasoning – after all, your customers are your most important asset and anything that adds a layer between you […]

 

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