For many years, contact centers have strived to enable agents to manage their own performance and own their learning and development. As work-from-home and hybrid work models become the new norm, the business case for agent empowerment has become more compelling.
For contact center agents, the past year has certainly not been easy. That’s why leading companies are looking at how they can use automation to address the pressures agents have experienced working from home and dealing with massive call volumes from distressed angry customers seeking reassurance from a human voice.
The demand for a unified next-gen CX platform that can manage complete interactions across every consumer touch point from digital to voice for any service need in both a responsive and proactive manner will accelerate.