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5 areas where Microsoft Teams delivers ROI in your contact centre

5 areas where Microsoft Teams delivers ROI in your contact centre

By Collaboration Tools, Contact Centre, Microsoft, Microsoft Teams, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Video Collaboration

Over last year we’ve seen tremendous growth in Microsoft Teams, with the number of daily users nearly trebling to 115 million between March and October 2020 alone. Extending Teams into the contact centre has the potential to deliver major benefits in terms of agility, collaboration and communication. However, to justify rolling out any new platform or technology, it’s important to quantify…

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Get your contact centre fit for 2021

By Collaboration Tools, Contact Centre, Microsoft Teams, Video Collaboration

Thanks to COVID-19, 2020 was a challenging year for everyone. The pandemic led to enormous additional pressure on customer service, in two main areas: Firstly, customer needs changed dramatically. Use of digital channels increased exponentially, and consumers wanted greater reassurance and support from the organisations they dealt with. Secondly, lockdowns meant that contact centres had to switch to working remotely,…

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5 ways to eliminate hidden costs in your contact centre

5 ways to eliminate hidden costs in your contact centre

By Contact Centre, Video Collaboration, Voice of the Customer (VoC), Workforce Management

As we start 2021 it’s the perfect time to focus on resolutions for the year ahead in both our business and personal lives. So, after a challenging 2020 how can contact centre operations be improved – particularly when it comes to reducing hidden costs while still delivering great service? We’d recommend starting the year by carrying out a health check…

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Video and the virtual face of the contact centre

Video and the virtual face of the contact centre

By Video Collaboration, Video Communications, Video Conferencing

During the pandemic, the already rising popularity of video has accelerated. Video now plays a much larger role in our private lives as we rely on it to maintain socially distanced relationships with friends and family. It is also now central to our working day, where people are embracing video for meetings and team collaboration. Demonstrating this, the number of…

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5 key contact centre predictions for 2021

5 key contact centre predictions for 2021

By Call & Screen Recording, Cloud, Customer Experience, Quality Control & Customer Insights, Video Collaboration, Voice of the Customer (VoC)

Driven primarily by the impact of the pandemic, 2020 has been a year of dramatic change in the way contact centres are run. We’ve seen the kind of evolution that you might expect to happen gradually over 5 years compressed into 5 months, as companies were forced to embrace remote working for the majority of their employees overnight. The positive…

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Optimising for Contact Centre Remote Working

Optimising for Contact Centre Remote Working

By Chatbots & AI, Video Collaboration

Pandemic lockdowns forced many companies to quickly switch their customer service teams to work remotely, with very little advanced warning. While most organisations managed the transition and were able to stay operational, many only achieved this through workarounds such as cutting their hours of service, reducing the number of different contact channels, and increasing their SLAs. Now, as we move…

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