Oct 24, 2017

How the Cloud-Based Contact Center and Business Intelligence Improve Monthly Call Center Metrics

Posted In: Business Intelligence, Call Center Solutions, Call Centers, cloud-based, News, TCN Features, TCPA Author: TCN

Keeping in touch with customers usually reigns as a top concern for any organization, be it a B2C, B2B company or nonprofit. Regular communication keeps brands “top of mind” and often delivers greater customer satisfaction and loyalty. But that’s where the challenge comes in. Customers want “right-now” communications that cater to their interests and personalities. […]

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Oct 02, 2017

How TCN’s Cloud Contact Center Solutions Help Australian Contact Centers Turn into Customer Experience Hubs

Posted In: Business Intelligence, Call Center Solutions, cloud-based, Mckay Bird, News, TCPA Author: Mckay Bird

A convergence of forces (such as the Do Not Call Register, multiplying communication channels, offshoring, and technology adoptions) have many Australian contact centers wondering if their days are numbered. Justin Tippett of Contact Centre Central, an Australian-based resource for people working in contact centers, interviewed several executives in the contact center and business process outsourcing […]

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May 30, 2017

TCN Recap: National Healthcare Collectors Association Spring Conference

Posted In: FCRA, FDCPA, News, TCPA Author: Bryce Payne

The National Healthcare Collectors Association (NHCA) held its 47th Annual Spring Conference recently in Scottsdale, Arizona. We attended many sessions and networked with a number of people in the healthcare collections industry, leaving with takeaways and insights into common collection agency struggles. In particular, we garnered significant information related to technology and compliance concerns. Healthcare […]

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Apr 18, 2017

TCN Unveils the “State of the Collections Industry” Report, Uncovering Technology Trends, Compliance Challenges and Future Outlook

Posted In: Collections, News, Press, TCPA Author: TCN

St. George, Utah – April 18, 2017 – TCN, Inc.,a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs and collection agencies worldwide, today announced the results of its “State of the Collections Industry” report, which reveals the collection industry executives’ views on technology, communications, regulations and future outlook. With the goal […]

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Apr 07, 2017

Happy Call Center Agents are TCPA Compliant Agents

Posted In: Agent Efficiency, Compliance, TCPA Author: Mckay Bird

Call center rules and regulations for agents sometimes feel like a list of “thou shalt not’s.” Managers receive directives from federal and state governments. They, in turn, command call center agents to avoid certain practices and adhere to guidelines found within the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Health Insurance Portability and Protection Act (HIPAA), […]

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Apr 03, 2017

Five Takeaways from ACA International Spring Forum and Expo

Posted In: ACA, Agent Efficiency, Call Centers, cloud-based, Compliance, TCPA Author: Mckay Bird

Our Executive Account Manager Mike Gray recently attended the ACA International Spring Forum and Expo in Las Vegas. He came back with all sorts of ideas gleaned from the forum’s keynotes and breakout sessions. He also returned with some takeaways. A few were surprises. Others were expected. Regardless, all affect call center operations specifically and […]

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Mar 22, 2017

The Three Scariest Compliance Outcomes in Call Center History

Posted In: Call Center Solutions, Call Centers, Compliance, Customer Service, TCPA Author: Darrin Bird

Over the last decade, the number of filed Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) claims has increased. The reasons vary, but the common threads are two. One, consumers desire to protect their privacy and are much more aware of their rights. Two, businesses and organizations appear to have conducted calls and other communications in violation of […]

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Mar 10, 2017

Will Outbound Call Automation Help My Call Center?

Posted In: Call Centers, Compliance, Outbound, TCPA Author: Darrin Bird

Outbound call automation holds benefits for call center agencies and companies with a call center department. However, many executives worry that the tactic will rain down the wrath of consumers, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Perhaps you share that concern. You have a right to. Changes with the Telephone […]

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Feb 24, 2017

Part 2: How Could the New Administration Affect Debt Collection and TCPA Compliance?

Posted In: Auto Dialing, Call Center Solutions, Collections, Compliance, News, TCPA Author: Darrin Bird

In our previous post, we discussed how net neutrality and privacy laws could affect call centers and call center technology, including cloud-based call center platforms. This week, we take a closer look at debt collection and TCPA compliance. Could the new administration affect them? A distinct possibility exists. Ajit Pai, the acting Federal Communications Commission […]

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Feb 22, 2017

Part 1: How Could the New Administration Impact Net Neutrality and Consumer Privacy?

Posted In: Collections, Compliance, Customer Service, TCPA, VOIP Author: Darrin Bird

Anyone involved in telemarketing or collections wonders what the new administration portends for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It’s an admissible concern. The FCC governs national and international communications on a number of channels, so changes to it could hugely impact call center regulations and practices. The most pressing issues number two: 1. Net Neutrality […]

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