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The Award for Most Persistent Driver of Change Goes To … (Part 2)

In the previous blog post, I introduced the director of global business process services at a leading enterprise technology company. The director set out on a journey to provide back-office managers with the data they needed to make effective decisions around employee productivity.  Part one covered the first four hurdles she had to overcome. Following […]

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Looking Ahead: 2017 Business Challenges and Opportunities

As you start to finalize 2017 planning for your organization, have you looked “outside in” and gathered ideas and insights from other organizations for the customer engagement optimization elements of your planning? Considerations for a well thought out customer engagement strategy include determining how you can enrich customer interactions, improve business processes, and optimizing the […]

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The Award for Most Persistent Driver of Change Goes To … (Part 1)

The Director of Global Business Process Services at a global enterprise information technology company came to a realization many years ago. The managers of back-office operations were at a handicap due to a lack of data and no standard, consistent program for workforce management (WFM). The corporation had been using the Verint Workforce Management (WFM) […]

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Uncover. Analyze. Improve. Automate.

We want our operations to run more smoothly, efficiently and productively. We need insights into how and where we can make changes to help achieve better results. We strive to allocate resources and effort for improved outcomes. How can you tackle these business challenges? I recommend the following strategy: Uncover. Analyze. Improve. Automate. Uncover – […]

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Cultural Change: 5 Ways to Empower Employees with Customer Insights

Not too surprisingly, employees do better work when they have access to what customers are thinking. So, how do you apply everything you’ve learned about customer wants and expectations to the front lines—where it makes the most difference? I’ve spent many years leading customer experience efforts and learning valuable lessons. In my latest article for […]

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A New Enterprise Approach to Process Improvement Drives Customer Value

Most process improvement initiatives start as a reaction to a missed goal in a division or workgroup. The managers overseeing this division decide to improve the process to try and improve outcomes. Yet, this approach may be flawed from the start. Improvements made in silos fail to account for activities related to the process that […]

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Verint Speakers: Humanizing Customer Engagement in a Digital World

CRM Xchange Virtual Conference November 3; Best Practices Roundtable Verint’s Rajeev Venkat, senior director, solutions marketing, will present “E2 = CEO” as part of the “Best Practices in 60 Minutes” roundtable at 4 p.m. ET with an emphasis on employees and the enterprise for successful Customer Engagement Optimization (E2 = CEO). Venkat will also discuss […]

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The Spotlight Is On the Back Office—Finally!

Managers and executives responsible for the back-office, the non-customer facing area of an organization that processes the goods and service requests of its customers, have been overlooked for a long time. There are no industry associations for back-office professionals such as the CCNG, a member network for Contact Center, Customer Service, and Customer Experience Management […]

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