Tech Talks in 20
S1 Ep. 8 Creating your best work environment with Gamification

S1 Ep. 8 Creating your best work environment with Gamification

October 28, 2020

Contact center managers want their employees to do the right thing. But balancing time for training, time off and which metrics constitute a job well done can be overwhelming. Gamification creates a fun work environment that also offers the flexibility to make their own decisions. And it encourages employee growth — without restrictive oversight.

 

In this episode, Michael Logan, Senior Consultant at Genesys, takes us through the concept of gamification in a contact center. He discusses our instinct to compete, how to encourage self-improvement using the right metrics and ways to keep mental health front and center. He'll also talk about employee retention and developing a mentor/mentee training relationship.

S1 Ep. 7 Sharpen your skills through the Genesys Developer Center

S1 Ep. 7 Sharpen your skills through the Genesys Developer Center

September 16, 2020

Contact center technology evolves rapidly, which can make it difficult to keep up. As a developer, you need to stay on top of the trends like artificial intelligence (AI) and bots. But it’s also vital to have a place to find answers to your questions about solutions you use every day.

In this episode, Jim Crespino, Senior Director of Developer Evangelism at Genesys, takes a deep dive into the Genesys Developer Center — the hub that makes developers more productive. Jim outlines all the great resources in the center, including API documentation, tutorials, blogs, a forum, the DevCast and newsletters. He’ll also talk about some of the cool development work going on with the Genesys Cloud platform — and explains how you can get involved.

S1 Ep. 6 Exploring the four waves of AI

S1 Ep. 6 Exploring the four waves of AI

September 2, 2020

Companies embarking on a digital transformation are using artificial intelligence (AI) to better understand and personalize customer interactions at scale. But AI has the potential to do so much more. In this episode, Sergio Coretti, Vice President of Business Consulting Sergio, describes the four waves of AI. He breaks down the technology into levels of capabilities, outlines which wave we're in now and explores where we’re heading. This episode will help you understand the data needed to create a solid foundation now — and explain how to build on it for the future.

S1 Ep. 5 AI in the real world of business

S1 Ep. 5 AI in the real world of business

August 19, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) has changed the game for numerous industries. In the contact center, it can deliver customer-centric service at scale by better understanding people. But to truly appreciate its scope, you need to look beyond the technical capabilities.

 

In this episode, resident Business Consulting Director Charlie Godfrey shares real-world stories of AI successes and areas it impacts. He breaks things down into four main components: Listen, Understand, Act and Learn. After this episode, you’ll have actionable advice and resources that show you where to get started with AI.

S1 Ep. 4 Build better long-term relationships with outbound engagement

S1 Ep. 4 Build better long-term relationships with outbound engagement

August 5, 2020

It’s vital that you proactively reach out to your customers. But they won’t be happy if you call during dinner or text someone who’d rather get an email. Engaging with customers when and how they want ultimately increases satisfaction, builds trust and fosters loyalty for your brand.

 

In this episode of Tech Talks in 20, outbound engagement experts Rian Logan and Chad McCormick dive into how outbound engagement powers outreach and customer experience. You’ll leave with knowledge and resources to get started now.

S1 Ep. 3 Harnessing a new level of control with the Genesys Cloud solution

S1 Ep. 3 Harnessing a new level of control with the Genesys Cloud solution

June 3, 2020

 

The cloud opens the door to immediate contact center scalability and feature velocity.  Still, many companies are hesitant to move to the cloud because they don’t want to lose the visibility and control that a traditional on-premises environment offers. Now you can get the visibility you’re accustomed to with the benefits of a cloud contact center.

Learn from, Josh May, a veteran member of Genesys support, how the Genesys CloudTM platform provides resiliency, ease of support, scalability and new integration capabilities, along with the visibility and control you want. Josh will also share resources to heighten your cloud knowledge and troubleshooting skills.

S1 Ep. 2 Trusting that WEM is a change worth making

S1 Ep. 2 Trusting that WEM is a change worth making

May 13, 2020

See how workforce engagement management (WEM) helps you let go of your old way of doing things while over coming the common fear of letting go. Learn the WEM benefits that make it worth moving past your fears to focus on improving your team.

In this podcast, Michael Logan, Senior Strategic Sales Consultant at Genesys, shares his perspective on the rapidly changing workforce. You’ll learn about innovative tools that target what matters most: helping the people you serve. Join us to learn how to apply these best practices to your daily work.

S1 Ep. 1 Little steps to a successful contact center integration

S1 Ep. 1 Little steps to a successful contact center integration

April 29, 2020

Integrations don’t have to a heavy lift. By taking small steps, you can achieve a better customer experience through a more open platform. On today’s podcast, Jack Nichols, VP of Product Management for Genesys Cloud, shares the information you need to use an open platform to integrate your data, giving agents the tools they need—and customers the experience they deserve.

About the Show: What is Tech Talks in 20?

About the Show: What is Tech Talks in 20?

April 24, 2020

Tech Talks in 20 continues with a new season and two new hosts. This season, we’ll dive into the current state of customer experience (CX) technology and keep an eye on emerging trends.

Before joining the Genesys team, Ginger Conlon served as Chief Editor of several industry publications, covering technology trends in customer experience, marketing and sales. Today, as Thought Leadership Director at Genesys, she’s part of a team that creates research-driven content about customer experience, workforce engagement management and more.

Throughout his eight years as Senior Strategic Sales Consultant at Genesys, Michael Logan has worked with existing and potential customers to solve their CX center challenges. His deep firsthand knowledge of the role CX technology plays in driving contact center results is a perfect complement for Ginger’s focus on long-term trends. 

Together, Ginger and Michael tackle a variety of topics, including how to improve workforce engagement, the impact of AI on the customer experience and the critical role empathy plays in the contact center.