[UPDATE] 14 Contact center best practices you should be implementing in 2020

Posted by Clint Hyland on 15 May 2020 1:32:07 PM

Keep your contact centre up to date with these industry best practices.

Contact centres are the corporate touchstone for customers, and how customers are treated at this critical juncture will affect their entire customer experience. Getting it right is undeniably important, but with so many options, how does a company do that in this day and age of technological revolutions? The 2019 Contact Centre Global Survey revealed that 76% of executives were planning to invest more in artificial intelligence (AI) into their contact centres in the coming years.

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Topics: Collaboration Solutions

How Video and AI are changing the future tech of communications

Posted by Andrew Fouche on 30 Apr 2020 2:00:00 PM

AI has brought new capabilities to video, and this could change how organisations communicate.

Today, video communication goes beyond providing just visuals, it can now provide a host of added benefits from file sharing, digital whiteboards, broadcasting, conferencing, and much more. As video communication is fused with AI it will bring even more functions, benefits, as well as potential challenges.

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Topics: The future of technology

The pros and cons of remote working in a communication age

Posted by Freddie Potgieter on 16 Apr 2020 1:30:00 PM

Remote work is on the rise in South Africa and the world. Why is remote work becoming popular, and how can organisations manage the transition?

Remote work is the ability to produce work output while away from the regular workstation, warehouse, store, or office. It’s also known as telecommuting, teleworking, mobile work, or working from home. Remote work has always been hindered by the reliance on technology that tethered workers to their office or servers with desktops and cables. Fortunately, communication technology has advanced enough to enable a worker to access all company resources from any place, especially if it has a network.

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Discover remote working for call centre agents with Unify

Posted by Andrew Fouche on 27 Mar 2020 11:00:00 AM

Working remotely has become something companies not only want to do, but now need to do. But there’s one type of business where many are unable to just pick up and work from home - call centres.

Businesses are finding themselves facing many challenges at the moment but there’s one big question we’re sure some of you have been asking, “how can contact centre agents work from home?” Believe it or not, it’s now very possible.

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Topics: Unify Insights

[PRESS RELEASE] Nashua Communications names the first Partner for CONTACTCENTER4ALL (CC4ALL) in South Africa

Posted by Johnny Kromer on 17 Mar 2020 2:15:00 PM

As of January 2020, Nashua Communications was named the first (and only) partner offering the CONTACTCENTER4ALL (CC4ALL) solution in South Africa. 

CC4ALL is the future of call centre technology. Built to seamlessly integrate with Microsoft Teams, Dynamics, or Skype for Business, the CC4ALL products are the tools that are going to give your contact centre team the ability to use their internet browser as a phone. All that is required to use the CC4ALL software is Microsoft Office 365 and a headset. Once connected, your Contact Centre Agents can work wherever they need to.

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Topics: Ask the expert

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