You’re Lookin’ (Too?) Good…

Reporting the contact center in the best possible light can undermine success. There are a lot of ways to produce reports so that the center looks as productive as possible to senior management. However, if you mask serious resource deficiencies or process problems, the center is less likely to get the resources and support it needs. That, in turn, will …

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How Do You Define Great Customer Service?

Erica Strother Marois recently put together a video for ICMI following ICMI’s Contact Center Expo and Conference. In the video, some of the conference speakers answer the question “How do you define great customer service?” The answers provide some food for thought as you consider how great customer service is defined in your organization.  

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Service Level: Realistic Targets, Taken Seriously

If your operation is chronically missing your service level target, it may be an indication of a fundamental misconception about the importance of service level. You’ll need to focus on a service level objective that your center can realistically achieve. Once you know your center’s true capabilities, you must be able to back up your objectives with the right amount …

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