Tagged: BPO

Stand Up To Cancer – How it All Works

By Mayur Anadkat, VP Product Marketing

One in two men & one in three women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.

That is a statistic that cannot be ignored. More often than not, people can relate to cancer in some form or another. Everyone has a reason to give back.

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is initiating the acceleration in innovative cancer research to bring new treatments to patients faster, and saving lives now. Tonight (Friday, Sept 9 at 8|7c) this amazing organization is hosting a live, commercial-free fundraising telecast to support cancer research with Tom Hanks as host. To call this event massive is an understatement. The results are groundbreaking as everyone, including celebrities such as Elton John, George Clooney, and Bradley Cooper to name a few, get behind this, act as agents to take pledges and support the mission that all cancer patients become cancer survivors.

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How Do You Know If a Channel Partner Program is Right For You?

By Wendell Black, VP of Channels

I’m thrilled to announce that Five9 recently expanded the company’s channel partner program. In light of this, I thought it might be helpful to provide more detail on the types of programs typically available and include examples of what we are doing here at Five9.

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Moving to the Cloud: How Contact Center Outsourcers Can Save Time and Money While Improving Agent Productivity

American Support, a US-based contact center outsourcer, initially employed an on-premise contact center system for outbound calls and a cloud solution for inbound calls. In this video, Matt Zemon, President & CEO of American Support, describes how moving to a single, blended cloud solution from Five9 saved the company time and money while improving agent productivity, post-call processes, and capacity for future innovation. Continue reading

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The Rise of Outcome-Based Pricing for Contact Center Outsourcers (BPOs)

Customers want answers, and, increasingly, they are asking more complicated questions using a variety of devices. Over the past 10 years, the demand for multichannel support (via email, chat, social, phone and text) has surged as customers have incorporated the latest technological options into their daily lives. Basic customer care now often requires more qualified agents who can solve complex problems, along with robust contact center software that can support multiple communication channels.

In response, contact center outsourcers have been increasingly turning to remote and at-home agents. Contact center outsourcers are striving to differentiate themselves based on their ability to hire and retain the most highly skilled workforce in the customer care field. Managing this workforce has traditionally been a challenge, but outcome-based reporting has shown a great deal of promise in removing much of the uncertainty. Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Contact Center Outsourcers (BPOs) + Cloud Contact Center Solutions Are Better Together

Businesses know that superior customer service translates into higher customer retention. Faced with the significant resources required to offer high quality customer service, businesses often turn to contact center outsourcers to help them navigate the technical and staffing challenges associated with the delivery of great customer service.

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Survey Results: How Contact Center Outsourcers Compete, Manage Staff and Work With Clients

Five9 recently surveyed leading, US-based contact center outsourcers, revealing interesting insight into how outsourcers compete, manage staff and work with clients. To review the survey data in more detail, scroll through the infographic below or download it here.
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