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Savings and Service Should Not be an Either/Or Proposition in the Contact Center

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In a recent New York Times article, author Kate Murphy disclosed an unsettling trend occurring now in the contact center industry: Many organizations are wittingly institutionalizing poor customer service to cut costs or monetize support. 

She cited an International Customer Management Institute (ICMI) survey in which …

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The Role of the Agent in the Gig Economy

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The term “Gig Economy” (often called the “on-demand economy” or “access economy”) describes an increasingly common mode of employment popularized by companies like Uber and Lyft, in which temporary positions are the norm and organizations utilize independent contractors for short term engagements.

In the contact center, …