We know how hard it is to manage a contact center. You’re trying to improve the customer experience but you also need to keep your costs in check.

With FirstLight’s cloud contact center solution, you can stop trying to find the balance and instead have everything you need to increase productivity and make your customers happy.

Not long ago, if an organization required sophisticated call center functionality, it required substantial financial and human capital. Today, cloud-based services allow organizations of any size to operate its customer service operations like a Fortune 500 player.

FirstLight’s Cloud Contact Center solution powered by Telax significantly improves an organization’s customer service operations by reducing IT reliance, streamlining workflow processes, simplifying training, and affecting better decisions through robust analytics – with no expensive equipment upgrades or CapEx costs. Unlike most over-the-top cloud solutions, FirstLight’s unique partnership with Telax enables your contact center platform to integrate directly with FirstLight’s network for increased reliability, superior voice quality, and low latency.

Enhanced IVR

  • Graphical Interactive Voice Response Design Tool
  • Comprehensive Data & Call Info Reporting
  • Multilingual Support
  • Embedded Text-to-Speech
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Omni-Channel

  • Call Routing, SMS, emails and Social Media
  • Blended Inbound and Outbound Voice Queues
  • Skills-Based and Context-Based Routing
  • Seamless Integration of Multiple Locations
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Dynamic Notifications

  • Voice, SMS, and email Capable
  • Easily Create and Run Custom Campaigns
  • Buildable Templates Library
  • Live dashboard campaign reports
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Agent Scheduling & QA

  • Schedule optimization
  • Real-time adherence reporting & alerts
  • Call and screen recording; live monitoring
  • Integrated agent evaluation grids
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Enhanced IVR

What is IVR?

Interactive Voice Response (IVR) is an automated telephony system that interacts with callers asking questions to prompt a response and gather information, and routes calls to the appropriate recipient. If you’ve ever called your bank, cable company, or utility and responded to a series of automated voice prompts, you’ve used an IVR.

Because some customers have more straight-forward concerns to address such as checking an account balance or paying a bill, FirstLight’s Cloud Contact Center IVR helps these customers self-serve without using up the time of a live agent. This means your agent time is freed up to focus on more complex customer cases and/or sales opportunities. When a customer’s problem extends beyond the dynamic menu, the Telax IVR system can quickly lead the caller to the most relevant agent available.

Using Computer Telephony Integration (CTI), Contact Center can hand off a call to a live person who can then view data directly related to the caller.

An IVR application provides:

  • Pre-recorded voice responses to guide a caller
  • Assistance to get the caller to where they want to be
  • Access to relevant information callers are looking for

Omni-Channel Solutions

Instead of routing calls and customer interactions to individual agents, Telax’s omni-channel Cloud Contact Center can group agents or employees into teams within each queue. This allows the routing of incoming customer calls to an agent with the optimal combination of idle time and appropriate skills, while also factoring in customer priority. That means customers always efficiently get the help they need.

  • Precise routing based on agent skill sets and competency levels
  • Seamlessly integrate at-home agents in contact flow
  • Add “offline” staff and knowledge workers in contact centre flows as needed
  • Leverage powerful Enhanced IVR features

Dynamic Notifications

Following-up with customers after a call or proactively reaching out can be just as crucial as promptly dealing with inbound interaction. FirstLight’s Dynamic Notification feature allows you to send outbound voice, SMS and email notifications. Whether you use outbound notification for upsell, collections, appointment scheduling, customer care surveys or collections, highly versatile Dynamic Notification capabilities can be leveraged to deliver best-in-class results in any industry.

Top features include:

  • Voice, SMS, and email capable
  • Easy to use customizable and data-driven campaigns
  • Buildable library of notification templates
  • Appointment reminders with option to confirm or connect to an agent for rescheduling
  • Tightly integrated with Contact Center features
  • Live dashboard reporting on campaign status
  • Ability to export reporting on completed campaigns
  • Text-to-speech voice notifications in 6 “voices” with English, French, and Spanish options
  • Highly scalable

Agent Scheduling

Running a contact center isn’t always easy. Managers must not only ensure that agent staffing and schedule adherence is sufficient to handle peak volume, but also ensure the quality of the service they deliver. Telax’s Cloud Contact Center solution will provide your staff with the tools they need to meet – and exceed – your customer interaction objectives.

Built-in Schedule Manager

  • Integrate agent schedules and breaks
  • Manage events, vacations and shift trades
  • Monitor schedule adherence in real-time
  • Generate reports to track conformance
  • Possibility to integrate with advanced forecasting solutions

Integrated Quality Assurance and monitoring tools

  • Call recording and screen recording capabilities
  • Live monitor, whisper, barge-in features
  • View agent chat logs
  • Integration of custom evaluation grids
  • Agent evaluation notifications for coaching

Reporting and performance analysis features

  • Real-time display with threshold alerts
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Detailed queue & agent statistics
  • Scheduled reports
  • Customized contact center reports