Recently, Aberdeen Group and Verint recorded a webcast on the Next-Generation Back Office: Satisfy Customers & Drive Efficiency.  Aberdeen research found that errors and delays in back-office processing were the number two cause of customer dissatisfaction.1 Omer Minkara, VP & Principal Analyst of ...
Is your organization struggling to achieve its performance goals due to operational silos? If so, you’re not alone. I see this time after time across industries and company cultures. Data, systems and processes differ from group to group. Wouldn’t it be great if the key management processes across ...
When you first say production management, I think most people envision an assembly line—perhaps at an automobile plant.  Production management in a service support organization is similar in that you know the type of work and process steps needed to execute the work, and the skills required to do ...
The Director of Global Business Process Services at a global enterprise information technology company came to a realization many years ago. The managers of back-office operations were at a handicap due to a lack of data and no standard, consistent program for workforce management (WFM). The ...
We want our operations to run more smoothly, efficiently and productively. We need insights into how and where we can make changes to help achieve better results. We strive to allocate resources and effort for improved outcomes. How can you tackle these business challenges? I recommend the ...
Have you filled a prescription at a pharmacy or through mail-order recently?  It’s a process that seems simple enough.  However, for a leading prescription benefit management (PBM) company that fills almost two billion prescriptions annually, it requires a lot of synergies among people, processes ...
I’ve written many times about how the back-office support functions have lacked the tools and data accessible to their contact center or front-office counterparts.  Fortunately, with the emergence of back-office workforce optimization solutions (view the infographic), this is rapidly changing.  ...
Recently, Verint held an Ask the Experts webinar for its customers on the topic of enterprise workforce management (WFM). I had the honor of being one of the SMEs along with Paul Stockford, Chief Analyst, Saddletree Research.  The questions answered during the webinar varied but were primarily ...
Many organizations are recognizing that the very Workforce Optimization (WFO) solutions used in their contact centers for decades can now help their back offices. Insights gained can help them better understand, structure and leverage their back-office operations to improve the customer journey. ...
For a quarter of a century, contact centers have relied on workforce management software and business processes to bring visibility, transparency and consistency to managing work, capacity and people. Today, sophisticated workforce management solutions not only help contact centers schedule and ...
Managers and executives responsible for the back-office, the non-customer facing area of an organization that processes the goods and service requests of its customers, have been overlooked for a long time. There are no industry associations for back-office professionals such as the CCNG, a member ...

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