Too Many Contact Centers Missing the Boat

According to Dimension Data’s 2015 Global Contact Center Benchmarking Report, 52% of contact centers do not share customer intelligence across the broader organization. This is an inexcusable miss—this intel can be a rich R&D opportunity, helping the organization improve products, services and processes.

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55 Billion

According to ICMI, 55 billion agent-assisted interactions are handled in the U.S. annually. Couple that statistic with Dimension Data’s research showing that 74% of organizations worldwide predict an increase in customer interactions. Pondering these numbers should give us all a renewed commitment to make the most of them. (Think value: Making it easy for our customers, and using what we …

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Can You Afford to Ignore Social Media?

Proactively engaging your customers yields many benefits. For example, research conducted by CFI Group finds that customers who post their contact center experiences on social media sites and then receive follow up from the company rate their overall customer satisfaction almost 20% higher and are 15% more likely to recommend the company compared to those who receive no follow-up. Many …

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