Just this past year, one of the three major credit bureaus, Equifax, endured a security breach that put nearly half the country’s personal and financial information in jeopardy. The fiasco has cost the company millions in legal fees and something that no dollar amount can ever replace: their reputation.
Picture this: you’re talking out loud to a friend about your impulsive desire to go to the animal shelter and adopt a dog. Later, you open up Facebook to find that your feed has been inundated with advertisements for dog shelters, dog toys, and dog food.
Times are changing... data is for everyone
Our businesses and organizations are becoming increasingly complicated environments with each passing year. Inevitably, as you grow, you’re going to find yourself creating new departments, starting special project groups, and hiring more people all along the way.
Topics: Call Center Analytics
Amazon Connect For Cloud Contact Centers
You’ve heard it many times before: the market for cloud contact centers is growing at an astounding rate. Some say that it could grow to become a $15 billion market by the end of 2021.
In a big data world, there’s a lot going on. Enterprises in particular are struggling to optimize and leverage all of the data they collect and monitor. In fact, 58% of businesses use eight channels to communicate with their customers, according to an Aberdeen study.
Transforming Call Centers
In 2015, there were more than 2.2 million call center workers employed in the US, with several times that working overseas.
Companies such as Target, Wendy’s, Chipotle, GameStop, and Yahoo have had user accounts, customer identification, and payment card information hacked from their systems. Businesses are no longer just physical places, but virtual ones that can be accessed, and breached, anywhere at any time from multiple devices. [Read More About Getting PCI Compliant]
THE DANGER OF A DATA BREACH
When it comes to security, companies can be a little lenient on the necessary steps to securing their sales systems.