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ALSO CALLED: CIC, eContact Centers, Customer Interaction Centers, Enterprise Contact Centers, Web-enabled Call Centers
DEFINITION: Directions: Click on each term to read our complete definition.We invite you to print out this page for your convenience. A contact center is a central point in an enterprise from which all customercontacts are managed. The contact center typically includes one or more onlinecall centers but may also include other types of customer contact as well,including e-mail newsletters, postal mail catalogs,  … 
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Contact Centers White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Empowering Support Techs with Clientless Remote Software
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A challenge facing IT groups today with respect to remote support is how they plan to deal with the fragmented device landscape. Explore how clientless remote software can overcome remote support issues for new device types.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

LogMeIn, Inc.

Building the Business Case for Contact Center Modernization
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: A contact center makeover significantly increases your revenue and reduces your costs; but justifying the investment can be tough. Download this white paper to learn how to build a business case for contact center modernization in your organization.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Genesys

Best Practices for Contact Center Routing
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a step by step guide, with use cases and examples, to help you build a flexible and effective contact center routing strategy.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Genesys

How one Organization Overcame Fault Communications
sponsored by IR
WHITE PAPER: By discovering insight to both causes and symptoms of poor voice quality, one leader in contact center solutions was able to efficiently restore theirs. Learn how to also achieve call visibility with intelligent alerting for incident management in unified communications.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

IR

Global Contact Center Benchmarking Report 2016
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Explore this global benchmarking report to uncover trends and statistics for contact centers in 2016, as well as tips on delivering a better customer experience.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Dimension Data

Guide to Selecting a Phone System Call Center
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide can help you select a phone system for your call center. Follow 6 steps to enable enhanced customer satisfaction, improved agent retention, and increased agent productivity.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

5 Contact Center Trends You Need to Know
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals contact center trends to help you stay competitive in your industry and enable quality customer experiences. Uncover the top 5 ways the contact center is changing.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

10 Tech Tools to Improve The Customer Experience
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines tech tools your contact center can use in order to boost productivity, ensure resiliency, and improve efficiency. Uncover 10 features to add to your contact center strategies.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

The Key is Accessibility: Five Ways to Improve Customer Service
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to boost your customer service levels by leveraging the mobility of your agents, as well as your customers. Access this paper to discover 5 ways to improve your customer service availability.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mitel Networks Limited

5 Ways to Improve Business Continuity
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides 5 ways you can improve business continuity by relocating or distributing your workforce. Learn about improving availability with mobile devices, creating a disaster recovery site, and more.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

Mitel Networks Limited

Six Keys to Effective Chat Operations: Insights to Help Improve Your Business
sponsored by 24/7 Customer
WHITE PAPER: Today, customers expect highly capable chat, including the ability for it to seamlessly integrate other channels as needed. So getting it getting it right is critical to an effective omnichannel strategy. This paper summarizes common misperceptions about chat, and presents six key insights based on lessons learned.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Nail Personalization with 6 Key Customer Service Capabilities
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet describes ways to empower agents with a single, unified experience to provide amazing customer service with cross-channel context. Uncover strategies for earning customer loyalty and staying agile.
Posted: 31 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Microsoft

Building the Business Case for Contact Center Modernization
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: A contact center makeover significantly increases your revenue and reduces your costs; but justifying the investment can be tough. Download this white paper to learn how to build a business case for contact center modernization in your organization.
Posted: 18 Sep 2015 | Published: 18 Sep 2015

Genesys

Why CIOs Should Modernize their Contact Centers Now
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This TechTarget white paper is a must read for CIOs looking to justify the investment needed to modernize their contact center technology platform.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Genesys

Best Practices for Contact Center Routing
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a step by step guide, with use cases and examples, to help you build a flexible and effective contact center routing strategy.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Genesys

Multi-Channel Customer Experience: The Next Battleground for Mid-Size Businesses
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides the information that mid-size organizations need as they consider making the jump to a multi-channel contact center, including key drivers and challenges; what to look for in a vendor partner; proven tips for success; and more.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

Genesys

Smarter Contact Centers Using In-Memory Data Grids
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore the challenges faced by the CSP contact center staff in responding to subscribers' calls and how in-memory data grids can help streamline and speed up the process.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Red Hat

5 Tips for Building a Business Case for Replacing Your Call Center ACD
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn 5 expert tips for devising a strategy to gain executive buy-in for the modernization of your contact center with a unified omnichannel infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

Genesys

5 Critical Requirements for a Future-Ready Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent Aberdeen Research on Omnichannel Customer Care, "Companies that connect all their customer service channels... report 89% customer retention, compared to 33% for those that haven't."
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

Genesys

Frost & Sullivan—When CRM Meets the Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about the benefits of integrating your CRM 360 degree customer records with your contact center to boost customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Genesys

Best Practices for Delivering a Personalized Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss the changing nature of the customer experience; outline the need for and benefits of a multi-channel contact center; highlight the key drivers and challenges companies must consider as they embark on this approach; identify what to look for in a vendor partner; and offer best practices for success.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Genesys

Speech-to-Text Analytics Reveals New Insights Into Consumer Behavior
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Telerx, a global contact center outsourcing provider, embrace the methods that modern consumers are utilizing to share their opinions and turned raw data into valuable insight for their clients.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

3 Funnel Points for Successful Lead Management
sponsored by Harte Hanks
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to discover the 3 main funnel points for a successful sales strategy. Read on to find out how to calculate your campaign for success, and how to measure your call center metrics appropriately.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

Harte Hanks

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

Transforming Customer Experience in the New Digital World
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will show you how taking a holistic approach to digital channels in the contact center and beyond and integrating them into your customer experience strategy allows you to transform the end-to-end customer journey and deliver consistent, seamless and personalized experiences across all channels, touchpoints and interactions.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Genesys
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CONTACT CENTERS DEFINITION (continued): …  Web site inquiries andchats, and the collection of information from customers during in-store purchasing.A contact center is generally part of an enterprise's overall customer relationshipmanagement (CRM). automated speech recognition (ASR) - a technology that allows users of informationsystems to speak entries rather than punching numbers on a keypad. ASR isused primarily to provide information and to forward telephone calls. AutomaticCall Distributor (ACD) - a telephone facility that manages incoming callsand handles them based on the number called and an associated database ofhandling … 

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