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Which 2019 Consumer Trends Will Impact Your Customer Experience Strategy?

by Kim Campbell in Customer Service Outsourcing, Customer Service Trends, Kim Campbell

Let’s get real: once-transformative technologies that allowed businesses to respond to consumer needs with speed and agility no longer elicit the oohs and aahs they once did. While new technology continues to emerge, the digital transformation of recent years has conditioned consumers to expect ultra-responsive, technologically-powered customer service, but they want more than that. Below, […]

 

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RFP Questions to Ask About AI in the Contact Center

by Kim Campbell in Artificial Intelligence, Contact Center RFP, Contact Center Technology, Customer Service Outsourcing, Kim Campbell

You’ve got your game face on. You’re prepared for the future of customer service. And you’re ready for your outsourced customer service RFP to hit the road and bring you some stellar options for a new contact center partner. But are you asking the right questions about artificial intelligence? While AI capabilities in the contact […]

 

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Are You Ready for the Future of Customer Service?

by Kim Campbell in Artificial Intelligence, Contact Center Technology, Customer Service Outsourcing, Kim Campbell, Multichannel Customer Service

Did you know that 32% of customers worldwide will quit doing business with a brand – even if they love it – because of just one bad experience? This statistic from a PwC survey is an eye-opener for any organization that interfaces with customers on a regular basis. But what constitutes a bad experience? Although […]

 

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5 Most Critical Elements of a Successful Contact Center Launch

by Kim Campbell in Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Service Outsourcing, Kim Campbell

Contact center implementation is an art and a science, and over 24 years in business, we’ve learned exactly what it takes to make the smoothest transition possible. Every milestone and every moving part is integral to a controlled acceleration towards a seamless transition that results in a positive customer experience. On top of that, the […]

 

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Ready or Not: AI Customer Service Will Change Your Business and Brand

by Kim Campbell in Artificial Intelligence, Contact Center Technology, Customer Service Outsourcing, Kim Campbell, Multichannel Customer Service

Say hello to the future: the robots are right here. Artificial intelligence is flipping all kinds of traditional business models on their heads. In the customer support space, AI is changing the customer experience for better or for worse depending on the elegance of your deployment. And the new world of AI is creating out-of-this-world […]

 

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What Your Outsourcer Should Tell You About Managing Contact Center Agents: A Client’s Guide

by Kim Campbell in Call Center Agents, Call Center WFM, Contact Center Coaching, Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Service Outsourcing, eBook, Kim Campbell

Trusting an outsourced contact center with your brand takes more than a well-crafted RFP. Putting your customer service in the hands of unknown agents requires a thorough understanding of what goes on behind the scenes. More than just hiring and training them, you need to know how your outsourced partner is managing contact center agents […]

 

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From In-House to Outsourced: Best Practices for Contact Center Knowledge Transfer

by Kim Campbell in Call Center Agents, Call Center WFM, Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Service Outsourcing, Kim Campbell

In procuring an outsourced contact center partner, you’ve gone through the RFP process, you’ve made the site visit, you’ve narrowed down your decision, and, finally, you’ve signed the contract to make your choice official. The job of procurement might be done, but everything else is just getting started. Unless you want to throw your outsourcer […]

 

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What’s the State of Work-at-Home in Customer Care in 2017?

by Kim Campbell in Contact Center Coaching, Contact Center Outsourcing, Kim Campbell

About five years ago, we entered a discussion with a prospective client. They had been outsourcing their customer service to a call center with a predominantly “work-at-home” (WAH) model and one of the first questions they asked us was about work-at-home agents. They’d had a bad experience with that model and were keen to move […]

 

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