Ask the Expert: Your Topic Modeling and Machine Learning Questions Answered

Our ongoing AI webinar series has been full of great audience questions on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing. We wanted to highlight some from our most recent How to Use Topic Modeling to Extract Conversational Insights. If you missed any of the webinars, we are replaying them all during our Webinarstock virtual […]

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Join Us This Summer for WebinarStock!

This year CallMiner is presenting our first annual WebinarStock, July 23rd through 25th. This virtual conference will cover a ranging of topics, expert speakers, partners and customers about better customer and agent experiences through speech analytics. This is a great opportunity to listen, watch, and learn the latest CX analytics information out there! We are […]

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100 Call Center Management Tips: Expert Insights and Advice for Hiring and Training Call Center Agents, Motivating and Engaging Your Team, Workforce Management, Technology, the Metrics That Matter, and More

Managing call centers today involves much more than scheduling agents to staff the phone lines. Working as a call center agent is a stressful endeavor, and it’s up to you as a manager to cultivate a positive working atmosphere, foster a sense of ownership, motivate your team to succeed, and most importantly, to stay informed […]

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See You at Customer Contact Week in Las Vegas

CallMiner is excited to return to Customer Contact Week as a sponsor, exhibitor, and workshop host featuring expert insights and customer testimonials for leveraging interaction analytics in enterprise-level CX strategy! We will have hosting activities at our booth #213 throughout this week’s event in Las Vegas at the Mirage Hotel and Casino. Tuesday, June 25 […]

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Best Practices for Call Center Scripts: Expert Tips & Best Practices for Developing & Using Effective Call Center Scripts

Call center agents must be ready to handle a variety of situations and customer interactions, making scripts for different purposes a must for some companies. Whether you employ scripted language for greeting customers or closing sales or offer special guidance for agents who handle difficult customer interactions, such as agitated customers, scripts can be useful […]

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The Agent Churn Cycle: Why It Happens and How to Prevent It

Today’s contact centers are all too familiar with agent turnover. The industry’s employee turnover rates remain more than double the average for all other U.S. occupations, with large call centers reaching over 50%. Not only does this come at an expensive cost to companies due to the time and resources it takes to hire and […]

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4 Ways To Use Call Recordings for Better Contact Center Performance

According to a recent survey by Contact Babel of contact center professionals, over 90% of businesses record their calls, but only 34% are analyzing them with a speech analytics solution. Even with 21% saying they were looking to implement a solution this year, this is leaving a lot of customer and agent insight data wasting […]

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25 Call Center Leaders Share the Most Effective Ways to Boost Contact Center Efficiency

The struggle with contact center efficiency is common at one time or another. And because efficiency is directly tied to minimizing overhead costs in the call center, it’s a prominent challenge. Coping with unanticipated upticks in demand, staff turnover, and other common call center challenges only further complicate matters for managers working to create an […]

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What is Sentiment Analysis? Examples, Best Practices, & More

A Definition of Sentiment Analysis Sentiment analysis is a method for gauging opinions of individuals or groups, such as a segment of a brand’s audience or an individual customer in communication with a customer support representative. Based on a scoring mechanism, sentiment analysis monitors conversations and evaluates language and voice inflections to quantify attitudes, opinions, […]

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What is PCI Compliance Call Recording & Transcription: Definition, Expert Tips & Best Practices

PCI compliance call recording & transcription refers to the requirements set in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). PCI DSS is a set of strict regulations created to protect private financial information and prevent credit card fraud. To thwart would be fraudulent activity, credit card numbers (both the card number itself and […]

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CallMiner Named Top 10 Contact Centre Software and Technology for 3rd Year in a Row

We’re delighted that CallMiner has been named by Call Centre Helper as one of the Top 10 providers of Contact Centre Software and Technology for the third year running with Eureka Coach. In 2012, CallMiner lead the way in the industry with the first version of a genuine automated performance feedback portal for contact centre […]

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Are Your Call Recordings Up-to-Snuff for AI-fueled Speech Analytics?

We are well within the “Age of the Customer”.  The first step toward competing successfully in this era is capturing the voice of the customer. Many organizations are sitting on a gold mine of customer intelligence which they have already captured – their contact center call recordings. Unfortunately, call recording wasn’t designed for the purpose […]

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What is Voice of the Customer? 25 Experts Give Best Practices

Voice of the Customer (VoC) is a type of market research which aims to better understand current and prospective customers. Essentially, the process of finding the voice of the customer can be done a number of ways, using many different methods. However, the goal of this market research is to find the expectations, likes and […]

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The Call Center Can Be a Thin Line Between Love and Hate

I was prompted by a BBC.com articled entitled ‘Which banks do customers love or hate?’ to think about the impact of a call center on the emotional divide the article highlights. The research by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into the customer service rankings of 16 UK banks shows a whopping 36% difference […]

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Why Digital Channel Frustration Leads to Frustrated Calls Into the Call Center

In our recent survey and report, The CallMiner Index which identifies  in the UK and US the sectors that have the highest churn rates and reveals the reasons why consumers switch suppliers. One of the key observations from the reports are about consumers’ channel preferences. Our surveys discovered that consumers will use up to nine channels to contact a […]

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190 Billion Reasons Why You Should Find the Root Causes of Complaints

I was fascinated by a story about the cost of complaints based on a study by the Institute of Customer Service. The research suggested that time wasted by customers making complaints, and the cost to businesses and their suppliers in dealing with them, cost the UK economy £190bn a year in lost productivity. Jo Causon, […]

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Congratulations to the 2018 LISTEN Awards Winners

At last month’s LISTEN event, we were excited to award three customers with LISTEN Awards for their achievements in speech analytics success.  The LISTEN awards were presented to customer engagement analytics users whose efforts had a direct impact on improving business results for their companies. Each year we are blown away by the business impact and […]

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How Listening to Customer Impacts Your Bottom Line

We recently published The CallMiner Index: Consumer Switching By Sector, The Reasons and The Impact of Call Centers and are hosting a webinar on November 13th to discuss the numerous findings. In addition we will discuss how listening to your customers and using speech analytics can impact customer loyalty and your company’s bottom line. And […]

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Stop Avoidable Customer Churn With Great Agent Behavior

If you see a business contact for the first time in months and they appear not to be interested in what you have to say, your desire to meet them again is likely to be low. If they also appear keen to move on to their next meeting rather than listen to you, then you’re […]

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20 Call Center Pros Share the Most Undervalued Call Center Metrics and How To Better Leverage Them

From essentials like average handle time to broader metrics such as call center service levels, there are dozens of metrics that call center leaders and QA teams must stay on top of, and they all provide visibility into some aspect of performance. Given the sheer number of metrics and KPIs that call centers could track, it’s […]

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