Best Practices for Improving Performance in Your Contact Center

In successful contact centers, top agents provide a superior experience for customers and ultimately help grow revenue for a company. How does your contact center stack up to the competition? Are you doing all you can to run a high-performing contact center that keeps customers happy and builds long-term relationships? In this guide, experts share their top 6 best practices for improving contact center performance.

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To help organizations understand their current state and plan for managing quality, LNS Research covers a quality management research study of more than 1,000 manufacturing organizations to identify best practices in organizational change, business process redesign, and technology evaluation. Read More

Best Practices for Contact Center Routing

Building a contact center routing strategy that considers customer value, resources, agent skills, skill levels, priority rules, etc. can be challenging. Also, your routing strategy needs to incorporate all customer interaction channels such as voice, email, chat, social media, and mobile.

Ultimately, the goal in successfully managing a dynamic contact center is to understand who the customer is, identify the customer’s intent, and then direct the interaction to the most cost effective... Read More

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