A primary issue when integrating multiple channels and services in your Contact Center is creating a seamless, cohesive solution. Utilizing the services of expert, advanced IT partners is strongly suggested as they are able to help you create an extensive, all-in-one infrastructure built from any number of niche solutions.
Assimilating multiple contact center solutions into one cloud solution makes it possible to have superior performances for each contact center activity, rather than relying upon one more generic and broad offering which may not be as effective. Examining your available options as well as your needs are important ingredients when looking to optimize your Contact Center performance.
Apart from improving the customer experience of your contact center, cloud migration services can be used to improve its overall performance. AI-driven analytic technologies can boost the performance of your contact center representatives, reducing the costs of servicing customers. There are many cloud technologies that can be integrated into a carefully designed system that can be used to both manage and enhance agent performance.
Employees at a contact center may lose productive time due to inefficiencies within the outdated legacy solutions they are using. It is also possible that a newer on-premise operation is not optimized to leverage the advanced resources of the cloud. But with a well designed and executed infrastructure using cloud solutions, contact center employees are able to consolidate their information, communicate more effectively, and find the data that they need easily.
By improving the technology that facilitates a contact center agents tasks, a company can improve the bottom line, as well as reduce the aggravation an employee might feel. Improve employee satisfaction and your employee retention will soon follow, with improved employee retention ultimately leading to reduced churn and reduced training-related costs.
For example, by providing screen pops on an agent’s desktop which detail a customer’s data history with the company, agents are able to review and answer questions posed by a contact center customer quickly and efficiently. When the customer is satisfied, the agent is happy that they were able to do their job accurately and professionally.
Migrating to the cloud opens up new opportunities for the contact center and there are a number of solutions available to compliment, augment and improve your system. Integrating them so that they all work together efficiently can be tricky however. Storage solutions, databases, and real-time analytics can all benefit from cloud resources. Deploying storage and databases to the cloud promotes accessibility and transparency. Utilizing real-time analytics can be used to improve agent performance, adjust supervisor scheduling routines as well as many other different levels of the operations. With all of these solutions in sync, the center’s infrastructure will work like a well-oiled machine.
Creating a cloud-based infrastructure is only one step towards managing and improving your contact center’s operations. After developing the basis of the infrastructure, it’s important to explore additional products, services, and channels that you can integrate within your cloud network. You can get started by checking out the expert consulting services available. Contact Waterfield Technologies today to find out how you can get started.