How to meet the challenge of an increase in staff working from home.
With most employees working from home, it has created some business-critical challenges for our customers to cope with that didn’t exist not too long ago. With that in mind, we thought it would be helpful to share a collection of stories of these challenges and what solution we implemented in case you are facing a similarly urgent need.
What we have found is Amazon Connect facilitates home-working for contact centre agents in this scenario very well as:
- It’s really quick to deploy.
- Speech automation can take a significant load off your agents.
- It’s charged on a pure usage basis, so it costs nothing when not in use.
- There are no licenses to purchase or no contracts to commit to.
Large UK Supermarket Chain
Challenge: quickly standing up a cloud contact centre
Like all major supermarkets, our client is playing an immense role in keeping the nation fed. They had an initiative whereby they needed to stand up a cloud contact centre very quickly. We used Amazon Connect to deploy a contact centre in under a week. The scheme has been a tremendous success already with the number of calls running into the thousands.
Large UK Water Company
Challenge: (1) add network and connectivity capability and (2) a solution to manage increased customer calls and self-service
As a critical business, this water company needed to scale up its network and connectivity capability to deal with the increase in staff working from home. They needed to do it quickly and without losing the integration to their Genesys Omnichannel contact centre solution. We utilised our proprietary CRiSP routing platform to create a bespoke solution that delivered.
The water company were also experiencing a significant increase in call volume and self-service interactions by their customers. We used Amazon Connect to scale up their operations to deal effectively with this sudden spike.
Global Food Provider
Challenge: stand up a contact centre in one week
A global food provider needed to set up a contact centre to service calls, enquiries and fulfil large orders from their largest retail chain customers. To meet contractual obligations, this needed to be done in a matter of days, with a fully-featured contact centre platform, analytics, compliance and resilience.
Conn3ct stood up a Genesys cloud contact centre solution for them in less than one week that fully integrated to their SBC and Microsoft Teams instance whilst offering a fully secure link to their LAN.
Conn3ct Can Help
We understand that COVID-19 may present short-term challenges to your business. We want you to know that at this important time, you can count on us to be there to support your business and critical partners where required.
Our CTO, Martin Cross, offers some guidance in his article, “Maximising UC & Contact Centre Technology To Provide Coronavirus Contingency“.
Should you be interested in our collaboration capabilities and how we can support your business, please book a free consultation call with us.