“While HAL was able to converse naturally with people on any imaginable topic, the conversational user experience with AI still isn’t there and probably won’t be anytime soon.”

“At some point in the not too-distant future, you’ll probably find yourself with contact center employees who function somewhere on the autism spectrum.”

Thursday, 01 June 2017 00:00

Homeward Bound

“The at-home agent workforce is now mainstream in the global contact center industry and will likely dominate the industry before the end of this decade.”

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 18:34

Communing With Communities

“Having a community in the contact center is an excellent way to help improve communications, deflect calls, locate expertise and resources, improve efficiencies and gain insights about those integrations.”

Saturday, 01 April 2017 13:17

Cool Hand Stew

“Long-term relevance for Aspect was going to mean rethinking the product portfolio, rethinking how our enterprise customers are going to compete to maximize the value of their consumer relationships, and do it in an omnichannel, extreme self-service context.”

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 19:33

Power To The People

“In 2017, workforce issues will need to be considered equally with customer service issues. It’s time to focus on optimizing both the agent experience and the customer experience.”

Monday, 02 January 2017 13:01

A Predilection For Predictive Predictions

“Predictive analytics isn’t yet a mass-market solution, but it’s only a matter of time before the mass market realizes the power of predictive analytics and that changes.”

Thursday, 01 December 2016 13:26

Rocket Man

“The numbers are extraordinary and Calabrio has become an industry force to be reckoned with under Goodmanson’s leadership.”

Monday, 07 November 2016 12:27

Your Best Bet? Hire A Vet!

“Hiring a veteran is good business—whether you work in the contact center or as a supplier to the industry.”

Monday, 03 October 2016 15:14

I, Chatbot

“Chatbots are impacting the customer service profession for the betterment of the worker and the customer.”

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