How COVID-19 Exposed the Crucial Need for Call Centers

Posted by 3CLogic on Jun 17, 2020 11:20:55 PM

Voice Remains a Key Part of the Customer Service Value Chain


For decades companies have been experimenting with new technologies (chat bots, emails, artificial intelligence) to respond more effectively to customer inquiries. However, if the recent COVID-19 events have revealed anything, it is that sometimes people simply need to talk to a real-life person. This is not only true for the current crisis but extends to any complex, time-sensitive, or personal crisis at any point in time.

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Topics: customer service, call center, work from home, omnichannel, customer service team, cloud call center solution, telephony CRM integration, voice platform, digital workflows, digitaltransformation, COVID19

4 Tips on How to Enable a Work from Home Workforce

Posted by 3CLogic on May 12, 2020 5:00:00 AM

For many, the coronavirus pandemic came as a surprise. In the midst of stay-at-home mandates and the shutdown of non-essential businesses, many companies were faced with an additional challenge: the forced transition to remote work.

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Topics: work from home, omnichannel, customer service team, cloud call center solution, ServiceNow, speech analytics, voice platform, digital workflows, digitaltransformation, COVID19, intelligent routing

Why Voice is Essential to the Customer Experience

Posted by 3CLogic on Apr 9, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Before the explosion of the Internet and social media, voice was the dominant customer service channel for any inquiry – simple or complex – because there was simply no alternative. Now, with the advent of digital channels, a common misconception is that voice has been rendered obsolete.

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Topics: interactive voice response, omnichannel, voice platform, digital workflows

4 Reasons Your CRM is Better With Multichannel Communications

Posted by Kristen Braun on Oct 27, 2015 8:55:03 AM

In today’s screen-centric society, where devices are becoming increasingly complex, having all of the tools to connect with your customers is key. According to Gartner, “by 2020, the customer will manage 85% of the relationship with an enterprise without interacting with a human.” Your customers need to be able to reach you, regardless of whether they are on the go, sitting at their laptop, or sitting in an airport. The more conversations you can have with your customer, the better the relationship you can build, but you need to be able to cater to their lifestyle, and put a personality to a name and number. And it all starts by syncing your database management solution or CRM, which house limitless amounts of customer information, with your communication channels. Check-out the following benefits:

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Topics: customer service, multichannel contact center, CRM, multichannel communications, omnichannel

Why Businesses are Failing at Omnichannel Customer Service

Posted by Rachel Brink on Aug 27, 2015 8:51:53 AM

When considering the fact that 76% of consumers want to use 3 or more channels (voice, email, text, chat, social media, video, self-service, etc.) during a single transaction with a company, omnichannel customer service should no longer be considered a means of competitive differentiation—it should be considered an absolute necessity. In fact according to the Aberdeen group, companies with extremely strong omnichannel customer engagement retain on average 89% of their customers, compared to 33% for companies with weak omnichannel customer engagement. And as consumers become increasingly mobile and their expectations continue to rise, those businesses that are not adequately meeting the needs of their customers across all channels will have a tough time keeping up.

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Topics: contact center software, multichannel communications, omnichannel

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