SLA

Alexa, How are My SLAs Doing?

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As a large travel management company, Omega World Travel continues to break new ground operationally and in the CX it provides to customers, thanks in large part to its move to NICE inContact and the CXone cloud-native platform.  The company continues to develop innovative applications, from integrating with its proprietary reporting platform, Omegalytics, to harnessing […]

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customer service agent

A Day in the Life of a Customer Service Agent

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So much of the conversation surrounding customer service and customer experience is focused on the customer that at times we forget about the necessity of taking good care of customer service agents. It’s no surprise that brands are becoming more customer-focused, because it seems like every day a new study is published about the importance of making customers happy. But […]

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voice of the customer

Voice of the Customer – More Than Just a Survey

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Contact center managers often tell us, “My contact center needs a customer survey tool so I can know what my customers are saying.”  And these managers – like most of us – are conditioned to automatically think only of customer service surveys when they hear phrase “voice of the customer program.” However, the reality is […]

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connecting with customers

10 Tips for Connecting with Customers Emotionally

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Customer experience is the name of the game today, with more brands competing based on customer experience (CX) as a key differentiator than price or product innovation. As we’ve said before, customer experience comes down to how your customers feel about your brand. So, the importance of engaging customers and connecting with them emotionally can’t be overstated. Companies […]

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millennials

Managing Gen-Z and Millennials in the Contact Center

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Millennials – born between 1980 and 1995 –  have been workforce rookies for the past 15 years, but there is a new kid in town, Generation Z. Gen-Z was born between 1996 and 2010, with the oldest workers of the era being 23 years of age, and prime entry-level job candidates in your contact center. […]

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workforce management

Workforce Management Basics in Today’s Contact Center: Part 2

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In Part One of this two-part series, we sought to demystify the forecasting and scheduling components of contact center workforce management. In Part Two, we will seek to address intraday management and employee engagement as components of a WFM program. Intraday management You figured out the forecast and created a schedule to cover it, so […]

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