It’s Time to Get Serious about Omni-Channel Part 1

Today, every business that interacts and transacts with their customers online is beginning to plan for omnichannel adoption—or making the move already. Now the technology is moving into mainstream adoption, and the options and opportunities expand. Read this article to discover the ins and outs of omni-channel adoption and keeping up with mobile and tech-savvy... Read More

Extreme Engagement: USAN and ICMI Study Omni-Channel Service

What percentage of contact centers has a customer experience program? How will omni-channel impact live agent interaction? How will it impact first call resolution? These questions, and nearly 60 others, were explored by ICMI in a 30-page, USAN sponsored research report titled Extreme Engagement in the Multi-channel Contact Center. Learn more about it, and download... Read More

Financial Services Customer Engagement Means Customer Empowerment

Whether checking balances, transferring funds or paying bills, customers want to be able to access accounts any time of day, from anywhere, without relying on customer service call centers. Offering multiple channels through which customers can make inquiries and conduct transactions enhances self-service, and saves both the company and the customer time. Read More

Inspire Loyalty and Save Money with Great Customer Self Service

The internet, interactive voice response (IVR) systems and mobile apps have made self service a more efficient and cost effective option for many companies. Consider this. On average, it only costs a company $1 when a customer self serves as opposed to $10 for email service and $33 for a service phone call. That is... Read More

Customer Self Service Goes Mobile

One of the big trends throughout 2012 in technology was the explosion of smartphones and tablets. These smaller devices allow consumers to access the internet from anywhere. Cutting edge companies are taking advantage of this surge to provide mobile apps that allow for customer self service. Helping the customer self serve improves productivity as well... Read More

Call Center Solutions: Trends to Watch

Today’s customers expect to interact with companies on a variety of platforms—phone, e-mail, chat, text, and social. As customers’ expectations have changed, call center solutions have grown increasingly sophisticated. This article provides a few call center trends to watch. Read More