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A fun and informative on-line program for the customer service industry.  Broadcast monthly, directly over the Internet to your desktop, CallTalk covers hot topics that impact today’s call center. CallTalk airs without the participation of vendors so that topics will be free from their influence and guided by the needs of its listeners. If you have a topic you would like us to cover, send it to 



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Knowledge Management in the Contact Center | Guest: Burgoyne Hughes

As the complexity of customer interactions continues to increase, the ability of contact centers to manage knowledge becomes progressively more important. Agents not only need accurate information; they need it quickly and in a format that is intuitive. An effective Knowledge Management System can reduce time to proficiency for new agents, lower handle times, improve first contact resolution, and drive customer satisfaction.

Bruce Belfiore

Bruce Belfiore

CallTalk™ Host

CallTalk™ is hosted by Bruce Belfiore, CEO and Senior Research Executive of BenchmarkPortal. He is a frequent speaker at industry events in the United States and abroad. Bruce is Chancellor of the College of Call Center Excellence, which provides certificated courses to call center professionals, and has taught the course “Call Center Management” at Purdue University. He is the author of the book Benchmarking At Its Best for Contact Centers and has written numerous research papers and best practices studies focused on contact center topics. He is a consultant to call centers in a wide variety of industries seeking to improve their results, and is noted for helping to calculate the financial impact of proposed changes.

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