Latest Contact Center Best Practices

Oct 18

How Integrating Software Platforms Across Your Company Can Benefit Everyone

Posted by Epicom on Oct 18, 2016 11:07:26 AM
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As a CRM and Marketing Automation expert, the advice we give out most at Epicom is that your CRM should be the anchor that ties together all the departments throughout your business. Whether we’re talking about software for marketing, accounting, or support, we believe it’s important to integrate all your systems. Here are some benefits to integrating your CRM to other departmental softwares, with added focus on Call Center platforms.

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Topics: crm integration, contact center integrations, integration

Dec 31

Big Data is Growing Even Bigger: 3 Ways to Stay Ahead in 2016

Posted by Rachel Brink on Dec 31, 2015 8:56:30 AM

Big data is rapidly growing, and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. In fact, the total amount of information being captured and stored by industry doubles every 1.2 years, fueled largely by the Internet, cloud computing, and IP based communication. And by more effectively managing the large volume of data flooding their organizations, businesses will have the ability to gather greater insights about their market, customer base, and internal business operations to help drive employee productivity and business growth. But as it stands, 80 percent of analysts’ time is spent on data prep, while only 20 percent is spent looking for insights. And according to a recent Bain & Company survey, only 4% of companies say they have the right people, tools, data, and intent to draw meaningful insights from their data—which, if unchanged, will severely impact their ability to keep up in 2016.

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Topics: call center, public cloud, contact center, big data, integration, reporting, cloud