October 16, 2017
  • Posted by: Donna Penwell
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As Contact Center managers scurry around frantically to keep up with the latest self-service innovations, customers are continuing to do what they always have done…pressing zero until they talk to an agent. It seems, especially in the banking industry, that some people prefer to have a person help them with even the simplest request like […]

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August 30, 2017
  • Posted by: Donna Penwell
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Are you one of those people that gets frustrated just 10 seconds into waiting on hold for customer service so you just hang up? Well, join the crowd. Statistics show that over 60% of Contact Center customers feel that even one minute of hold time is too long! That abandoned call is certainly not a good […]

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July 28, 2017
  • Posted by: Donna Penwell
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Everything I know about Schrodinger’s Cat is based on some comments made during an episode of the hit TV show The Big Bang Theory. So when I saw the Cat reference used in an article* about Contact Centers I was intrigued and knew I had to read it. It turns out that there is a […]

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