call center kpi tools and tricks

Feb 01, 2019

Every Call Center KPI That Matters

Posted In: Blog, call center kpi, TCN Features, TCPA Author: TCN

Want a high-functioning call center? Then measure KPIs. Without KPIs call centers have few metrics to measure performance. Without business intelligence and proper management strategies, improvement in call centers can fizzle out. But with call center KPIs, they’re able to improve agent performance, decrease costs, increase customer satisfaction, and overall enhance productivity. Plus, KPIs help […]

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Software for collections

Jan 17, 2019

How Software for Collections Can Increase Promises to Pay

Posted In: Collections, Compliance, TCPA Author: TCN

ACA International revealed that there was “$12.07 trillion in outstanding consumer debt” and that “$672 billion of that debt is at some stage of delinquency” for the third quarter of 2016. To put that number in terms of customers, 77 million people have delinquent debt. That’s 77 million people that collection agencies need to contact […]

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TCPA Compliance

Jan 08, 2019

The Basics of Call Center Autodialers and TCPA Compliance

Posted In: Auto Dialing, Compliance, TCPA Author: TCN

Autodialers are a common commodity in call centers across the globe. Despite that, misperceptions about them exist, particularly as it relates to TCPA compliance. Autodialers are specifically mentioned in the TCPA, which likely explains the concerns and confusion – especially since fines for violations of the TCPA also have a certain level of notoriety. Autodialers, […]

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TCPA Compliance

Dec 26, 2018

5 Winning Methods that Keep Expanding Call Centers TCPA Compliant

Posted In: Collections, Compliance, TCPA Author: TCN

Many call centers can’t afford not to be TCPA compliant. Literally. For eight years, the Department of Justice, the FTC and the Attorneys General of California, Illinois, North Carolina, and Ohio sued Dish Network for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and Do Not Call (DNC) registry. They eventually won, forcing the satellite TV […]

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Nov 16, 2018

3 Experts & 10 Questions from TCN’s TCPA Litigation Defense Webinar

Posted In: Collections, Compliance, TCPA Author: TCN

Any collections agency can potentially be hit with TCPA litigation. But there are ways to defend yourself. Recently, TCN partnered with Accounts Recovery to host a webinar called Defending Against TCPA Lawsuits. It featured a trio of legal experts who provided many tips for fighting TCPA litigation: David Linares, chief compliance officer, DCI. He’s well-versed […]

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TCPA Compliance

Nov 09, 2018

Training for Call Center Compliance; 7 Regulations Managers Need to Know

Posted In: Collections, Compliance, TCPA Author: TCN

1. Call Centers Cannot Record the CVV2 Number on Credit Cards According to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), all call centers are prohibited from recording CVV2 numbers along with other sensitive data such as full magnetic stripe data and pin numbers. This rule applies to written information along with recorded calls or […]

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Oct 23, 2018

How Leading Businesses Solve TCPA Compliance Concerns with Manual Dialers

Posted In: Blog, Collections, Compliance, TCPA Author: TCN

TCPA compliance remains a hot topic in 2018 for several reasons. Law360 which covers a number of legal issues, identifies one of them: It reports that “TCPA lawsuits remained one of the most-filed types of class actions” in 2017. The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s study echoes Law360, albeit more strongly. The organization calls […]

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Sep 07, 2018

3 Ways Call Center Software Can Improve Your TCPA Compliance

Posted In: Call Center Solutions, Compliance, TCPA Author: Mckay Bird

Businesses that aren’t TCPA compliant run a high risk of being sued. According to The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals (ACA International): “TCPA litigation has consistently increased year-after-year. Between 2010 and 2016 there was a 1,273% increase in litigants; between 2015 and 2016 alone the total number of litigants increased 32%.” Even though these […]

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TCPA Compliance

Apr 13, 2018

How Cell Phone Scrub Helps Move the Needle Toward TCPA Compliance

Posted In: Compliance, TCPA Author: TCN

Some businesses are all aflutter over the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Yet the fact remains that, despite some recent easing, most companies are still challenged by the daily struggle to stay TCPA compliant. To explore how some of those technologies and compliance efforts work together, this article will cover three points. 1. […]

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Mar 12, 2018

TCN Webinar Recap: How to Respond to TCPA Compliance in 2018

Posted In: Collections, Compliance, TCPA Author: TCN

TCPA compliance isn’t a novel concern. What may be novel, though, are its impacts in 2018. The ACA’s appeal to the government, submitted in 2015, should be settled sometime this year. In addition, new leadership heads the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and it could bring changes to how businesses and call centers operate in the […]

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