by Shaundalee Carvalho | Aug 19, 2021, 06:07 PM
We all forget things every now and then. Sometimes, the consequences are as minor as leaving your house a couple minutes later than planned because you couldn’t remember where you left your keys. But when people forget about appointments, it can result in major inefficiencies for industries such as healthcare.
by Jasmine McBride | Jun 17, 2021, 10:58 AM
If you've ever reached out to a business and experienced long wait times as a customer, you know how annoying and frustrating it can be. As a contact center manager, that is not the experience you want your customers to have. What you might not know is how to prevent it. Fortunately, there are a number of tools you can take advantage of to improve efficiency and help keep those wait times down. Read on to learn about our 3 most popular features.
by Jasmine McBride | May 18, 2021, 05:40 PM
Contact centers are the direct point of communication between you and your customers. They influence the perception of your organization and play a role in customer satisfaction with your product or service, directly influencing if customers are going to recommend you to others. It’s crucial to invest the proper attention and resources into your contact center to ensure agents are communicating with customers in a way that reflects your organization’s beliefs and values. After all, customer satisfaction, loyalty, and conversions are directly impacted by customer service.
by Shaundalee Carvalho | Apr 28, 2021, 03:16 PM
While voice has been the channel traditionally associated with call centers for years, many modern contact centers have now evolved to use webchat capabilities. The flexibility to choose between preferred contact methods is a considerable convenience to customers. But there’s much more to webchat than customer convenience! Adding webchat to your contact center can benefit your organization in more ways than one. Read on to see some of the benefits that webchat can provide:
by Shaundalee Carvalho | Mar 29, 2021, 10:52 AM
The past year has been a difficult and unprecedented time for many organizations. Governments and businesses have needed to adapt to the changing needs of their citizens and their customers, from emergency benefits programs and high inquiry volumes to COVID-19 testing and vaccine roll-out plans. Through all these changes, ComputerTalk has been there for our customers every step of the way.
by Danielle Wong | Mar 8, 2021, 05:50 PM
The terms call center and contact center are commonly thrown around in the industry. But what are the actual differences between the two?
by Danielle Wong | Sep 4, 2019, 02:36 PM
Last autumn, my colleague and I conducted an internal survey asking ComputerTalk staff, "What is your biggest pain point when contacting an organization?" We found that many pain points can easily be solved with simple contact center features and don’t require complex solution overhauls. Your customers might have experienced some of these pain points when contacting your organization. Here are some simple and easy ways to overcome those challenges: