Personal and organisational growth go hand in hand. Ross Daniels at Calabrio shares his top tips for an effective wellbeing programme to build a happy and productive team… Continue reading Workforce wellbeing – 7 essential elements of an effective corporate programme
With stress levels in contact centres as a constant, Magnus Geverts at Calabrio discusses how to balance the needs of employees and the business with a fresh approach to agent self-scheduling… Continue reading Self-Scheduling: The answer to agent stress in modern, omnichannel contact centres
Embrace analytics to boost your wellbeing strategy. That’s the message from Ross Daniels at Calabrio. Here, he takes a closer look and gives 3 reasons why you can’t afford to ignore the latest advancements in technologies designed for modern workforce optimisation and engagement… Continue reading Workforce wellbeing – 3 ways to de-stress employees with technologies that humanize the hybrid workplace
Stress is a major barrier to success and it is affecting everyone. In a new three-part series Ross Daniels introduces Calabrio’s campaign to support improvements for people, processes and technology to enable greater wellbeing across contact centre organisations. This first article outlines the key triggers for agents, supervisors and senior managers and shows why it pays to take a comprehensive approach to organisational wellbeing… Continue reading Workforce wellbeing – what does it really mean and why does it matter more than ever?
Ross Daniels at Calabrio looks at the recently published 2022 Agent Management Value Index Report [i] from analyst firm Ventana Research, for insights into how to structure software selection processes – to help organisations pose the right questions to get the right answers… Continue reading Selecting Agent Management Solutions – are you asking the right questions?
Ross Daniels at Calabrio shares his top tips for overcoming contact centre complexity to enhance customer and employee experiences… Continue reading Banishing Complexity – 5 ways to Turn Theory into Practice
Contact centres are complex places at the best of times with multiple systems and fluctuating customer demand. Add remote and hybrid working into the mix and things have become even more uncertain when it comes to providing easy and secure payment methods. Continue reading Digital First: The Future of Card Payments
Running a contact centre today is a tricky business but it doesn’t have to be – with the right mindset and a human approach it pays to keep it simple. Ross Daniels outlines the most common pitfalls and how to navigate a smooth path to operational efficiency… Continue reading Contact Centre Operations: Keep it Simple – Keep it Human
James Stokes, Enterprise Team Lead UK & Ireland at Infobip discusses his top five communications and technology trend predications for 2022… Continue reading The communications trends that will shape 2022
The best customer experiences blend speed and convenience with the human touch, which is a fine balancing act for contact centres today. Ross Daniels at Calabrio shares 3 winning strategies for meeting complex customer and agent expectations… Continue reading How to embrace the double-edged expectations of your customers
As life returns to normal, now is the perfect opportunity for employers to re-think their workforce strategy. Ed Creasey at Calabrio explores demographic trends and how the next generation of employees will thrive in contact centres provided they are given the correct technology to create the right environment… Continue reading How Generation Z employees will save the world
Eric Leboeuf, Director of Strategic Channel Partnerships at Infobip discusses how, contact centres, over the past 18 months, have adapted and pivoted to pave a new roadmap for customer service… Continue reading The New Contact Centre Roadmap
In our last two blogs, we introduced the concept of adding simplicity to the contact centre and outlined the major barriers to success. Along the way, we shared several simplification strategies including how to step-up staff engagement programmes and refresh leadership skills. In this final blog in the series, we discuss how to turn theory into practice using the latest Workforce Engagement Management (WEM) solutions… Continue reading Contact centres simplified: 3 ways to turn theory into practice
Conversational AI in the financial sector is transforming the industry. With AI and chatbots, banks can scale their customer service and provide high-quality, fast responses for their customers on multiple channels. Scalability is a key differentiator in digital transformation, enabling established banks to keep up with new competitors. Continue reading How e-bot7 is shaping the FinTech sector with the use of Artificial Intelligence: Changes of the Finance and Fintech industry
The trend towards flexible workforces has exaggerated the complexity of running a modern contact centre. Make simplicity a top priority. That’s the verdict of Ross Daniels at Calabrio who shares a 5-point strategy to kickstart your journey towards simplification… Continue reading Why simplicity in contact centres matters in an era of complexity