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Call center fraud shouldn’t discourage you from outsourcing

You’d think call center fraud would finally cease when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was enforced. Yet, as much as the ruling pushes companies to tighten their grip on data security, it’s still just another day at the office for seasoned criminals. With stories of fraudulent activities becoming public knowledge, companies in the business […]

How to retain your brand's voice when outsourcing customer support

Excellent customer support is the key to increasing retention and market loyalty, but what if your outsourced agents can’t communicate using your brand’s voice? All brands, regardless of size and industry, need to project a consistent identity across all the channels they’re using. A solid company branding lets you build a more memorable brand while […]

Will outsourcing take your brand’s identity away?

Brands know that outsourcing customer service can help them manage their core functions better. But is it always the right choice? Most brand managers are hesitant to entrust their services to an external provider for fear that it can take away the company’s unique identity. Indeed, outsourcing services are becoming highly commodified, especially because most […]

The 3 types of call center knowledge that trigger organizational growth

In an information-driven industry, knowledge tends to accumulate rapidly and in gigantic volulmes. Every single document, media content, or phone call is now measured in terms of bytes, and high-tech facilities allow companies to store these data. Eventually, this leads to a massive information generation that may get out of hand if not correctly handled.

What is the difference between outsourcing and offshoring?

Outsourcing and offshoring are often interchanged because they are essentially the same: both activities entail the transfer of a company’s business function to a remote operations site. Despite being largely similar, there are certain traits that make outsourcing and offshoring different but associated with each other. Then how do they differ? The following key areas […]

Will media process outsourcing boom soon?

Multilingual call center services and KPO are two of the fastest rising subsets of outsourcing today. Like them, will media process outsourcing catapult its way to a high position in the industry?

10 Outsourcing mistakes businesses commonly commit

Whether you’re outsourcing to a call center in the Philippines or to an all-around voice and non-voice service provider, there’s a chance of you encountering mistakes if you aren t properly guided about the venture. Forbes gathered the common mistakes that you might encounter during an outsourcing contract so that you can avoid committing them.

Why pharma outsourcing shows promise in the Philippines

In 2012, the Philippines saw the boom that the healthcare information management market brought to the country’s outsourcing industry, contributing a significant percent to the overall 2012-2013 revenues earned by Philippine-based outsourcing firms. This success further cemented the country’s position in the global knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) industry and paved way for other industries to […]

How the Philippine finance and accounting outsourcing grows

A significant portion of the Philippines’ outsourcing clientele is composed of businesses under the finance and accounting industry. This makes the nation a leading destination for basic call center services and higher-level business process solutions. Companies that are outsourcing to a call center in the Philippines typically send out cash processes requested by the customers. […]

Will tech support outsourcing benefit my in-house help desk?

We recently talked about the difference between the commonly interchanged help desk and technical support call center—the former serves employees of the organization where it operates, while the latter attends to customers of the company it represents. Now that we cleared out the confusion, it’s time to lay out how tech support outsourcing smoothes out […]

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