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Q&A: Bright Pattern Welcomes Industry Vet, Brian Hays, to its Executive Team

Mar 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Bright Pattern welcomed Brian Hays to the company’s executive team as the Senior VP of Global Sales. A long time industry vet with 18 years’ experience at Genesys, Brian has a wealth of industry knowledge that we thought we would bring to you in...

2018 Contact Center Trends Part 2: Enhance CX

Feb 28, 2018 6:43:17 AM

Last week we shared our top three trends for this year, and in this blog we will continue as we discuss enhancing the customer experience through self-service, agent engagement, automation and channel proliferation.

A Blueprint for a Customer-Centric Company

Feb 22, 2018 7:00:00 AM

In a company’s early days, the customer service department can consist of a single person (probably the owner) handling phone calls. It relies on customer feedback to improve the product, and as it becomes more successful, the company swells and...

2018 Contact Center Trends Part 1: Punching Through the Barrier

Feb 21, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Customer experience (CX) ran out of steam in 2017. Almost all companies have by now realized that CX is the differentiator and customers value the experience above almost everything. Enormous effort and resources have been thrown at CX, and there...

GetApp Call Center Category Leaders of Q1 2018

Feb 15, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The cloud contact center space continues to grow as enterprises look to replace their end-of-life premise-based contact centers. Cloud vendors continue to innovate and develop capabilities making it more beneficial to operate contact centers in...

When Empathy Cramps the Customer Experience

Feb 8, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Although there are many ways that agents can wreak havoc on a call, what aggravates customers the most is when agents spend more time sympathizing than finding solutions. According to the Harvard Business Review, saying “sorry” can cause your...

Analyst Firm, Ovum, Identifies Bright Pattern As the Company to Watch in 2018 in Latest Report

Feb 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The cloud transition continues to turn tables. Historical Cloud Contact leaders are being joined by a set of new entrants. Ovum Customer Engagement Principal Analyst and industry veteran Ken Landoline took a stab at reassessing the key market...

When Omnichannel Causes CSAT to Plummet

Jan 31, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Omnichannel communications are essential for connecting with customers who expect to call, text, message, email, and chat interchangeably with anyone at anytime. Yet, despite the fact that more businesses than ever are offering omnichannel, many...

How Bots Help You Learn What Customers Want

Jan 24, 2018 7:00:00 AM

There are many reasons why businesses increasingly turn to artificial intelligence (AI) to augment and enhance their customer communications. That everyone else is doing it too isn’t a good enough reason for you to jump on board any ship, so...

Automation in the Call Center with Robotics and Desktop Analytics

Jan 16, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Robotics and robotic process automation (RPA) have been around a long time, but are now only just being used significantly in the call center. RPA is about improving workflow by automating common tasks and freeing live agents to do what they do...

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