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Next generation productivity: how operational playbooks & real-time automation help our people grow

Powerful member stories reveal a sea-change in empowering operational teams and developing the role of real-time in our new hybrid world. Alison Conaghan and Dave Vernon explore the operational end of the planning cycle.

Free Webinar: Strength in Numbers – Best practice for your planning function! in partnership with CCMA Ireland

4th May 2023, 12pm

Join Phil Anderson and Dave Vernon, Directors at The Forum for a lively discussion about:-
 - Preference and choice, an introduction to our 8 key considerations for a workforce strategy
 - Forecasting and shaping the future, how to create a strategy which offers the flexibility and agility to respond to changes, known and unknown.
 - The value of shrinkage and the power of playbooks – how to be more forward thinking and engage with your stakeholders.

Strength in numbers the value of community

We build strength when we focus on how we collaborate and who we do this with. When we bring together trusted data, analysis and insight alongside a group of people with a collective desire to improve, we can achieve greatness.

Partner Webinar: Is Automation and AI Taking Over the Call Centre?

Join Alvaria on 18th April at 4:00 PM BST for the webinar, Is Automation and AI Taking Over the Call Centre? Does the “Less Human” Approach Work with Your Customers?  

Partner Article: Contact centre recruitment challenges? Focus on productivity first

Keir Woolhouse, Commercial Director at miPerform, writes about how virtually every COO/senior contact centre leader is struggling to meet their KPI/Service Level targets with the resources available to them.

Free Webinar in partnership with NICE: KPIs and how they drive the narrative of performance

Watch at your own pace

In this session we will look at the relationship between KPIs and how they are influenced by the context that they are measured in. Join Graeme Gabriel, WFO Solutions Consultant from NICE and Phil Anderson Director at The Forum for a lively and interesting discussion touching on;

- KPI Interdependence
- OKR to KPI
- Context is everything
- KPI Matrix

Partner Article: Data, AI and automation will never replace humans. Fact

Matt Rumins, European Head of Customer Success at Intradiem, argues that while these technologies can empower humans, they neither can nor should ever replace them. 

Free Webinar: Resilience 2.0 - In It Together in partnership with Sabio

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Resilience 2.0 - In It Together ... the power of community, identity and control
 - Setting the scene - Agent Experience (AX) in the contact centre today.  The cost of poor agent mental health and the opportunity for change.
 - Resilience as a team sport - the importance of creating an environment where agents can be their best.
 - The power of data in creating this environment - and in driving a systematic approach to wellbeing.
 - Key Takeaways - what can I do today?

Partner Article: Occupancy, utilization, productivity: what’s the difference?

These familiar metrics are critical to managing every contact center. And it’s vital to take them into account properly within the workforce management process. The problem is, they all sound very similar and are sometimes confused with one another. Let’s examine them one by one.

Free webinar: Employee Engagement is more than just a fad in partnership with Genesys

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Tips to make your customer and employee experience strategy more effective.
 
Employee Engagement isn’t just a phase, although the recent cost-of-living crisis may have taken the focus away from Covid, businesses that have embraced Workforce Engagement Management (WEM) continue to realise the positive impact on frontline colleagues, see a reduction in employee and customer churn and greater insight into customer journeys, making the operation efficient but not at the cost to the employee. In this session we will hear real life customer stories and industry insight from The Forum and Genesys.
 
We will discuss and share;
 - The importance on Employee Engagement and the positive benefits it brings – lower attrition, improved performance, lower shrinkage, more profitability, better CX
 - How WEM supports and drives Employee Engagement – native, fully integrated, single pane of glass sharing employee and customer insights reduces technology fatigue for frontline colleagues.
 - Employee Engagement accelerated when Covid hit, new challenges include the current cost-of-living crisis. Organisations, more than ever, need to balance astute commercial decisions on agile technology that continue to offer leading CX and EX.

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