after call work

That’s a Wrap: 2 Simple Ways to Trim After Call Work

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After call work (ACW) is a lot like holiday shopping. You leave your “interaction” at the mall and arrive home with your arms full of boxes and bags and gifts. You wouldn’t simply throw it all in a heap for the recipients to sort out later, would you? Of course not. Instead, you carefully wrap […]

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average talk time

Average Talk Time: The Little Metric with Big Insights

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Average talk time (ATT) is often a neglected little contact center metric. Overshadowed by its bigger, louder counterpart, Average handle time (AHT), it often stays in the background, waiting for someone to notice it and realize its potential. Let’s get something straight right off the bat—ATT and AHT are different, and serve distinct purposes. While […]

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predictive dialing

Taking the Guesswork Out of Outbound: 3 Benefits of Predictive Dialing

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Outbound calling is a bit like walking a tightrope. There is a delicate balance between having enough agents to effectively conquer your calling lists, and not overestimating the time and resources it will take to complete calls. So how do you line up all of the moving parts and endless variables to come up with […]

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WFM vs. WFO: What’s Under the Hood?

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Now that we are a part of NICE, the industry leader in Workforce Optimization, it is more important than ever to understand our entire portfolio of offerings. One area where there has been confusion is Workforce Management (WFM) versus Workforce Optimization (WFO). So what is WFO? Is it the same as WFM? Does it even […]

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outbound dialing strategy

5 Tips for a Better Outbound Dialing Strategy

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When it comes to outbound dialing, everyone wants the same thing–to achieve the highest connection rates possible, resulting in the maximum amount of closed sales, collections, or donations. Dialing technology has come a long way from the days of manual dials from endless lists. Predictive dialers facilitate continuous connections, keep agents busy on the phone […]

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