Tag: call center

Why Relationship Matters in Delivering  Results to CFOs | White Paper

Why Relationship Matters in Delivering Results to CFOs | White Paper

The role of the CFO has been transformed with today’s top finance executives managing a broad set of responsibilities that span financial and strategic decision making. According to numerous surveys of CFOs across a wide set of industry segments, CFOs remain responsible for reporting past financial performance but are also taking a leading role in […]

How to Use Customer Data to Improve Your Customer Experience in the Call Center

How to Use Customer Data to Improve Your Customer Experience in the Call Center

Customers are telling you exactly how to win and keep them. They share their data willingly, in exchange for a great brand experience. It’s up to savvy customer experience teams to make use of that data.  Learn about best in class strategies in the new Harte Hanks point of view paper “How to Use Your […]

Top Five Reasons for IT Directors to Outsource IT Services

Top Five Reasons for IT Directors to Outsource IT Services

Here are five good reasons why you should think about outsourcing your IT services: You could save significant staff costs. Not just on the recruitment and hiring front.  Skilled people with strong application-based credentials don’t come cheap and have long-term costs. Why spend time and money training somebody to support a core business application, only […]

Top Five Trends in Call Center Services

Top Five Trends in Call Center Services

In 2014, outsourcing of call center services will continue at pace, but customer demands will force centers to add new service delivery mechanisms. As methods of communication expand and improve, call centers will have to move in tandem. No longer are phone calls or emails the only means by which companies can help customers. Companies […]

WNS Global Services – We Extend Your Enterprise | Service Provider

WNS Global Services – We Extend Your Enterprise | Service Provider

WNS is a leading global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company. Founded as British Airways’ captive back-office in 1996, WNS has today risen to a leadership position with more than 200 global clients, serviced by over 21,000 professionals across 23 global delivery centers worldwide, including Costa Rica, India, the Philippines, Romania, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. […]

A Supply of Older Workers Benefits Companies and Outsourcing Service Providers | Article

A Supply of Older Workers Benefits Companies and Outsourcing Service Providers | Article

Baby boomers are living longer. The terrible economy, sliding home and stock prices, and low interest rates are forcing them to work longer. The silver lining is this is good news for both outsourcing service providers and enterprises that need expert help. Companies turn to NuuKo for executive advice in healthcare Companies needing advice typically […]

Scotland Beckons as a High-Quality Outsourcing Location, Especially for the Financial Services Sector | Article

Scotland Beckons as a High-Quality Outsourcing Location, Especially for the Financial Services Sector | Article

Scotland is not a low-cost outsourcing alternative. In fact, most of the service providers in Scotland also have operations in low-cost locales. Yet Scotland has become an important part of the global mix. Why? “We have been under a bushel. Now it’s time to come out into the limelight and show the world there are […]

Sonoco Found HR Outsourcing Has Changed to Serve Midsized Firms Better | Article

Sonoco Found HR Outsourcing Has Changed to Serve Midsized Firms Better | Article

Small and midsized businesses often have the same human resources challenges that much larger companies have. They grow by acquisition and have to standardize their human resources (HR) when they get a new family member. They have to change how they approach HR when they become global enterprises. Outsourcing often provides the answer. But it […]

How an Offshoring Relationship Grew from a Low-Cost Provider to Strategic Partner | Article

How an Offshoring Relationship Grew from a Low-Cost Provider to Strategic Partner | Article

Barclays Global Retail Bank wanted to consolidate its Indian suppliers. It bought a 50 percent share in Intelenet Global Services to accomplish that. By the time it sold its share, the two had developed such trust the bank allowed Intelenet to handle some processes end to end. That’s when the strategic value occurred.

New Contact Center Management Solution Enables Social CRM, Streamlines Processes, and Ensures Cost-Effective Flexibility | Article

New Contact Center Management Solution Enables Social CRM, Streamlines Processes, and Ensures Cost-Effective Flexibility | Article

Today’s contact centers drive revenue and build customer relationships. Management of processes in those centers (whether outsourced, hybrid, or internal centers) is now easier and less costly using VContactCenter. This new CRM solution also facilitates capturing and managing data from social media such as Twitter, makes it easy to segment data, and provides multi-language yet standard capabilities for globalization.

Take 2: Online Hotel Retailer Increases Success Formula by Offering More Personal Service | Article

Take 2: Online Hotel Retailer Increases Success Formula by Offering More Personal Service | Article

David Litman, the founder of hotels.com, was itching to get back in the game after selling his company. He changed the business model the second time around, relying on people as well as the Web to book travel deals. Outsourcing to Working Solutions made it possible–and successful.

Outsourcing Provides a New Method for Customer Service for Online UK Retailer Using Home-Based Agents | Article

Outsourcing Provides a New Method for Customer Service for Online UK Retailer Using Home-Based Agents | Article

High-level customer service is essential for online. Ramping up and down call center staff due to seasonal fluctuations make it challenging to provide the kind of top-notch customer service this segment expects. Shop Direct tried a new approach for the UK: using home-based agents. Here is its success story.

Enabling Offshored Call Centers to Move Back On Shore | Article

Enabling Offshored Call Centers to Move Back On Shore | Article

In the past, barriers to moving a call center back on shore included the high cost of staffing, training, technology, and terminating a contract early. Organizations can now handle their move back onshore cost-effectively and get up and running again quickly. Here’s how.

OMFN Knew It Selected the Right Supplier When Perot Systems Expertly Handled a Deluge of Volume During Migration | Article

OMFN Knew It Selected the Right Supplier When Perot Systems Expertly Handled a Deluge of Volume During Migration | Article

Old Mutual had earned the unhappy moniker: the worst in the industry. It outsourced to become competitive. During the first two migrations, events conspired to triple volume. Read how the two partners learned to work together under the crushing volumes.

Making an Outsourced Call Center Relationship Work | Article

Making an Outsourced Call Center Relationship Work | Article

One of the victims of September 11 was the airline industry. Delta had to service its call center customers at a lower cost. The solution was offshoring. That decision turned out to be a lifeline when hurricanes hit the US last year, shuttering some US call centers. Wipro routed extra calls to Mumbai and Pune, stretching its resources to support the airline in its time of need.

Outsourcing Joint Venture Streamlines Claims Processing, Avoids Disaster for New Orleans Insurer | Article

Outsourcing Joint Venture Streamlines Claims Processing, Avoids Disaster for New Orleans Insurer | Article

A New Orleans insurer introduced a product that soared in popularity, causing it to upgrade technology to handle the volume. That prepared it well for operating after Hurricane Katrina.