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ALSO CALLED: WFM, Job Scheduling
DEFINITION: The balancing of work factors, such as optimal staff levels, anticipated workloads, campaign timetables, resource availability and technological capability, all while considering elements such as agent preferences and unexpected absences.
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Five Ways to Make Service Easy for Today's Customers
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Customers now expect your company to solve their issues quickly and give them the capability to find solutions easily on their own. This informative resource gives 5 ways to make service easy for today's customers.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Salesforce

Five Advantages of Mobile for Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Customers expect a seamless experience, regardless of where reps are located – making mobile more essential than ever. This whitepaper considers 5 reasons why mobile should be part of your service strategy.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Salesforce

Best Practices for Improving Back Office Workforce Efficiency
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: 70% of customers report that they have ended a relationship due to poor customer service, a statistic that demands companies be at the top of their capabilities. View this in-depth whitepaper to discover an extensive 7 step guide to streamlining workforce efficiency, ultimately keeping customers happy.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Genesys

Meeting Demands, Exceeding Expectations: The Future of Workload Management
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Customers expect a great end-to-end experience. Wherever work is accomplished in the enterprise, it's all part of the Customer Service Value Chain. Is your enterprise meeting this expectation? What about in the future?
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Genesys

4 Steps to a Virtualized Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Customer experience is a key differentiator for businesses today, and as a result contact centers must manage to improve service quality while also doing more with less. Creating a virtual contact center allows companies to achieve both goals, by increasing efficiency while reducing total cost of ownership.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Genesys

Contact Center Report: Calming Customer Rage in the Modern Service Era
sponsored by Five9
WHITE PAPER: If customers don't get the service they expect, they can easily become irritated, or even enraged. And 85% of customers will retaliate against a company of they needs aren't met! So how can you at least, ease customer rage, and at best, prevent it in the first place?
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Five9

Avaya Aura Contact Center Database Integration Wizard: Part One, Sending Data
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In Part One: Sending Data, of this two-part series on the Avaya Aura Contact Center Database Integration Wizard (DIW), you will see how to integrate the Avaya Aura Contact Center with a backend database management system in order to to capture call information and store it in a database for reporting purposes.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 21 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

The New CRM Metrics: Putting Them to Work
sponsored by SearchCRM
WHITE PAPER: There is added pressure for contact center agents, with customers armed to the teeth with devices to connect with businesses- from tweets to texts to telephone calls. But with proper metrics to gauge their performance and lead to instructive training, some of that pressure can be alleviated.
Posted: 25 Jan 2013 | Published: 25 Jan 2013

SearchCRM

Best Practices for Knowledge Management
sponsored by KANA
WHITE PAPER: Implementing a knowledge management program in the contact center can improve the efficiency and quality of your services, optimize customer experience, reduce agent training costs, and increase job satisfaction. In this white paper, explore best practices for successful knowledge management implementation in the contact center.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

KANA

Putting the contact center at the center of the customer experience
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: Today's customers have more control of the conversation than ever before -- and your contact center must be equipped to deliver seamless interactions across a variety of channels, lest your customers take their business somewhere else. To do this, you need a comprehensive platform that enables anywhere, anytime service.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Aspect

Deployment Flexibility
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore two alternatives to traditional infrastructures: cloud deployments and managed services. Discover how managed services allow you to keep your contact center infrastructure on-premise without the burden of managing it, and how cloud deployments offer a scalable host solution with unparalleled flexibility.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Aspect

It's Time to Fix Back-Office Operations
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations have been managing back-office operations the same way for years. In this white paper, learn how workforce optimization (WFO) suites can transform your operating model for back-office functions, and get a framework to create a more effective, efficient model.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Aspect

Avaya Asia Pacific Customer Experience Index 2013
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses the critical role that contact centers play in driving customer satisfaction and how your organization can ensure that your contact centers provide customers with the experience that they desire.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Avaya

Avaya Users Deploy Best-in-Class Practices to Improve Contact Center Performance
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines how your organization can position itself to meet changing buyer needs by establishing best-in-class contact center programs. Read on and also discover 14 best practices that can ensure successful customer interactions.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Avaya

The Azzurri Contact Centre Leader Peer-to-Peer Opinion Exchange 2013
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a quantified report on UK contact centre leaders, and compares the results of those who have implemented a single multi-channel communications system and those who have not, to get a clear picture of what the barriers and benefits of this system may be.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 08 Oct 2013

Azzurri

5 Ways to Optimize Your Workforce for Customer Contact in a Social Marketplace
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how workforce, quality and performance management capabilities provide practical business processes and tools for effective staffing, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and coaching.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

Aspect

Benchmarking in the contact center: Tips for managing what you measure
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Benchmarking projects are a great way for contact center organizations to improve their operations in order to reconcile competing demands from customers and the business. Read this white paper to learn best practices for executing a successful contact center benchmarking project.
Posted: 24 Oct 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Avaya

What If Any Agent Could Take Any Call?
sponsored by KANA
WHITE PAPER: Good customer service involves leveraging policies, people, and technology to answer customer questions and solve problems with accuracy, speed, and consistency. Check out this paper for tips on how to relieve customer service pain points and get your agents able to answer calls with ease, and keep customers coming back time and time again.
Posted: 22 Jun 2012 | Published: 22 Jun 2012

KANA

Making WFM Work: Best Practices and ROI Model
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There has been tremendous innovation in contact center workforce management (WFM) over the past three years, with new vendors and offerings entering the scene. Find out how the new generation of WFM solutions are easier to use, improve agent satisfaction, enhance customer experience and cut costs.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

Calabrio, Inc.

Making WFM Work: Best Practices and ROI Model
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There has been tremendous innovation in contact center WFM over the past three years, with new vendors and offerings entering the scene. Find out how the new generation of WFM solutions are easier to use, improve agent satisfaction, enhance customer experience and cut costs.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

Calabrio, Inc.

Eight Essential Steps: Moving the Contact Center Beyond Operational Efficiency to Business Effectiveness
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how to move the contact center beyond operational efficiency to business effectiveness and provides best practices employed by businesses that already operate their contact centers as profit centers and touching on the technology that makes it possible. Read on to learn how to transform your contact center into a profit center.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Aspect

Integrated vs. Unified: Five Reasons Why Contact Centers Must Get Unified
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the main differences between integrated and unified contact centers, and gives five reasons why it is imperative for contact centers to adapt a unified solution. Read on to learn how adopting such a solution can increase productivity, decrease costs, and enhance the customer experience, thereby increasing customer loyalty.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Aspect

Seven Things to Consider When Developing a Unified Communications (UC) Strategy
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: UC can increase revenue and enhance customer relationships all while reducing costs, but developing a UC strategy can seem like a daunting task. In light of this, this paper outlines 7 things organizations should consider as they begin to develop a UC strategy. Read on to learn some helpful hints and strategies to ensure a successful UC deployment.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Aspect

Keeping Pace with the Consumer: What you Need to Deliver a Next-Generation Customer Experience
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines key capabilities and top-line technical requirements to consider as you engage with IT to determine the best path forward to meet your customers’ demands. Continue reading to learn tips and techniques to keep pace with the consumer and deliver a next-generations customer experience.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Aspect

Finally, a Simple Way to Deploy a Customer Contact Center
sponsored by Contactual (Now 8x8, Inc.)
WHITE PAPER: The goal of customer interaction is to provide consistent and efficient service across all areas of customer contact channels. In this paper we examine two alternatives: building a contact center in-house versus using an online service such as Contactual OnDemand Contact Center to interact efficiently with customers.
Posted: 11 Feb 2010 | Published: 11 Feb 2010

Contactual (Now 8x8, Inc.)
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