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Technology Showcase: Sabio

WEM and wellbeing, understanding AX during operational change. Join Sabio's expert team to discover the power of their new and cutting-edge wellbeing technology.

Originally broadcast Monday 15th May 2023, 12:30

WEM and wellbeing, understanding AX during operational change. Join Sabio's expert team to discover the power of their new and cutting-edge wellbeing technology, integrated into the agent desktop and WEM capabilities. This innovative approach provide a systematic view of the impact of the workplace on the employee, as well as practical guidance to promote success.

Keynote: Strength in Numbers

Hear from The Forum team on this year's theme - Strength in Numbers, The Value of Community and what this personally means to them.

Originally broadcast Monday 15th May 2023, 09:30

Hear from The Forum team on this year's theme - Strength in Numbers, The Value of Community and what this personally means to them. This thought provoking session will frame the week of learning that will be available through the rest of the Virtual Conference and challenge you to own your learning.

Next generation shrinkage: understand the value of time

As planners do we see time away from the operation mainly as a cost to control? Instead, how could we analyse where each different area of shrinkage time is adding value? We need to look from the colleague as well as the customer and commercial point of view.

Dave Vernon explores how we can look at shrinkage as a value not a loss, and change how we think about shrinkage targets.

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. 
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