IoT-Brand Building Opportunity for Customer Service Organizations
Whether consumers have heard of IoT or not, they will increasingly experience it in their daily lives in the near future. The challenge for contact center executives will be how to manage all of this new connectivity without adding customer service complexity.
How CIOs Can Master Key Tech Trends to Drive Change
Accenture’s 2017 Technology Vision looks at IT trends and innovations that people will apply to shape business in the next three years. Let’s explore how CIOs should establish core competencies that align with these trends to become an agent of change in the digital era.
When It Comes To Onboarding New Agents, Avoid the Sink or Swim Approach
Sink or swim suggests one succeeds or fails by their own effort. Tell me, is this the approach you’d take when on-boarding new agents? I hope not! Yet, when it comes to on-boarding, a flawed approach results in a sink or swim approach.
For anyone who has worked in customer service, or in a contact center in general, mental stress is all too common. However, a contact center, as an organization, can always make adjustments to their policies and procedures, and managers possess the ability to directly influence the general mood and level of engagement within their department.
According to a recent article in Information Management, nearly two-thirds of CIOs want to hire Chief Data Officers (CDO) over the next year. Why is this dramatic transformation taking place, and what does it mean for you and your organization?