A New Groove: Cisco Contact Center Release 11.6
In developing Contact Center Release 11.6, our team worked closely with partners and a record number of field trial customers. They followed four key principles: flexibility, usability, simplicity, and great experience.
Contact Center: The Digital Goalkeeper
While watching soccer in the United Kingdom (or as the rest of the world calls it, football), I metaphorically started to think of how the modern contact center has become what I refer to as the “digital goalkeeper.” Think of your contact center as your “digital backstop” and your agents as your “digital goalkeepers.”
Determining the Value of the Virtual Shopping Experience
We are increasingly hearing about the value of improving the shopping experience by adding virtual expertise to the store. As head of Cisco’s Retail & Hospitality practice, I frequently talk...
Should I Use Cisco Spark in my Contact Center?
It has been more than a year since I started using Cisco Spark. And it has been a year of learning and changing how I work with my...
The Steely Dan Contact Center: When “Do It Again” Isn’t a Hit
In 1973, the group Steely Dan burst onto the music scene with two hits from their first album “Can’t Buy A Thrill.” Setting the standard for obscure lyrical...
Content: Are you Taking the Right Journey?
We all know about the importance of knowing your customer needs, and focusing on the digital journey. But all too often, we overlook the content that customer experiences -- and...
What Advocacy and My Yoga Pants Have in Common
I have been getting a lot of questions about advocacy so I want to take a few minutes to share my thoughts. I often hear people use the terms “influencers” and “advocates” interchangeably. While there are similarities between these two groups, in my opinion they’re not necessarily one and the same. You may have a […]
Realizing the Benefits of Internet of Everything for Customer Experience: Part 1 #IoE
We’re entering the age of the Internet of Everything (IoE), which is about connecting the Internet to the physical world (people, process, data, and things). We’re early in the process, with approximately 10 billion devices already connected. By 2020, Cisco projects that this number will reach 50 billion “things.” One of the key areas of […]