What Are Call Center Industry Statistics in 2017? Here’s what you Need to Know.

Definition of Call Center Statistics Call center statistics are data gathered about enterprise call centers that empirically illustrate both the internal and external relationships these centers have within the business environment in which they operate. They cover a variety of other areas including technological change, changes in consumer attitudes, and competitive considerations.   This takes […]

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How to Measure & Improve Call Center Average Speed of Answer

Average speed of answer is, at the most basic level, about running an effective call center by finding the fastest path to having customers’ questions answered or issues resolved. This means understanding the metrics that need to be monitored, transcribed, and analyzed in order to glean actionable insights. Average speed of answer is one of […]

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Voice of the Customer Analytics: The Power of VOC Insights in Improving Service

One of the biggest challenge businesses face in providing better customer service is truly understanding their customers. Figuring out why customers are reaching out and what drives their decisions, behavior, and opinions of your brand are crucial to long-term success. To create a positive customer experience, not just before and during the sale, but after […]

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How to Reduce Call Center Dead Air Space?

There is a common misconception that the rise of the Internet, social media, live chat software, and text messaging mean the phone call is slowly dying. The truth is phone calls account for 68% of all customer communications which means properly training representatives is still a critical aspect of your business success. Some businesses struggle […]

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Identifying the Top Call Center KPIs & Metrics for Your Business

Managing a call center is no easy feat, which is why it is imperative to deploy tools that can measure progress, results and performance. The first step to charting your progress is defining your objectives. The next step is deciding what key performance indicators, or KPIs, you will use to verify how effectively your call […]

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Voice of the Customer: It’s NOT About You!

What’s the point of doing a customer satisfaction survey? Well, rather obviously, to gauge how customers perceive you, and where their expectations are being—and not being—met.   This requires walking in the customer’s shoes and designing your survey from the customer’s perspective. Sound simple? It is…sort of.   Unfortunately, organizations run a high risk of […]

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4 Suggestions to Help Prepare for the Millennial Tsunami

Here come the Millennials, also known as Next Gen and the Baby-On-board Generation. Regardless what call you them they are nearly 98 million young adults born between 1980 and 2000 and by 2020 they will represent nearly 50% of the workforce. Millennials are quite different then any generation before them. They view the world differently […]

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Study: Top Retailers Waste Time with Flawed Surveys

It seems that we’re asked to take a customer satisfaction survey with nearly every purchase. But do you ever wonder…do they really care what I have to say? Our 2016 Customer Listening Study, the first of its kind, evaluated the customer satisfaction surveys of 51 top US retailers. The main finding: retailers like Lowe’s and […]

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Listen 2016: Customer Engagement Building Momentum

The Higher Ed Growth team joined top customer engagement professionals for CallMiner’s Listen 2016 earlier this month. Our company has attended for years and this event stood out in many ways. For one, it was bigger. With 40 percent more attendees, customer engagement is clearly building momentum. It’s a reflection of the industry and a […]

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LISTEN 2016 to Highlight the Benefits of Speech & Customer Journey Analytics

CallMiner is thrilled to be hosting its eighth annual LISTEN conference, where customer engagement professionals will have the opportunity to connect and share insights about their experiences with speech analytics.   Attendees can choose from more than 40 sessions, most led by customers, across five tracks including fundamentals and advanced, executive, and analyst and relational […]

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