Tag: contact center

What can the EU's new data security and privacy policy mean for call centers?

The European Union’s (EU) new data security and privacy directive seeks to improve how businesses, including call centers, handle vital and personal data of the trade bloc’s constituents. This presents implications on how contact centers should process an EU citizen’s personal information. In early 2016, the EU signed into law its new data protection policy, […]

2017 in review: Open Access BPO's most notable milestones

As we’re nearly at the end of 2017, Open Access BPO looks back on some of its biggest milestones this year. It’s been another long, full year for Open Access BPO. This 2017 presented a host of opportunities for the company to establish an even stronger international presence and serve more brands all over the […]

What are contact centers' top priorities for 2018?

We all know that what triggered the digital revolution is the smartphone. Starting out as a game-changing, all-in-one tech, this device quickly became an omnipresent gadget that has taken root in people’s pockets. This digital movement is so impactful that it’s reshaping consumers’ behaviors. Everyone’s glued to their phones, expecting brands to be accessible across […]

5 Best practices in implementing gamification for your call center

Gamifying your call center is more than just making work more fun. It requires good intentions and effective execution. Gamification has always been touted as a way to alleviate the persisting employee attrition issues of the call center. Ideally, it seeks to improve employee engagement by introducing gamified element to a particular task. In short, […]

4 Unique ways to give your call center agent training a boost

Customer service training and performance assessment are the two most important pillars of high-quality support. Many call centers spend a huge portion of their budget to improve their employees’ skills. They create and implement their own customer support training programs specially tailored to their agents’ needs. While these may be effective, they alone may not […]