Call Centre outsourcing KPI

With call centers flourishing by leaps and bounds entities have even opted to manage their internal functions and routine tasks and help desks through it.  Business entities entertain international services and internal functions through call centers. In such organizations managers are the sales agents of the firm. They serve in the front line and take to problem resolution, communication, satisfying and sales of any product or service. Hence, knowing what are the stronger areas of the firm is as important as knowing where businesses are slacking from. To best combat this challenge Balanced Score card come equipped with solutions and tools to measure, plan, control, device the performance agents using its unique set of metrics.

A typical  Call Center Outsourcing Indicators and performance indicators include; call center outsourcing, financial perspective, percentage  increase in revenues, percentage  labor costs, average increase in remuneration per employee, percentage  incentives, customer perspective, average waiting time on calls, average holding time on call, accessibility, percentage  first call resolution, privacy issues, operational efficiency, percentage  occupancy, calls answered, handling time per customer, percentage  of calls transferred, percentage  of calls reworked, education and growth perspective, percentage  hike in appraisal, average time of appraisal, number of training sessions, number of surveys and feedback.

Outsourcing call centers is a very demanding and meticulous job which calls for a measurable approach for the tasks involved. The metrics can be framed according to relevant situations and areas to identify the influencing factors and assigning them values. These scorecards are the mirror to the desired and actual states of processes, procedures, methodologies or approaches. Outsourcing is the result of businesses who want to focus on their core operations. The quality of output received from the contact center outsourcing determines the success of buying work. Therefore the use of scorecards allows management to sum up important areas in the form of metrics and monitor them with the help of numbers.

Another crucial area that deserves focusing and attention is the selection of metrics, when it comes to designing a scorecard for near shore outsourcing. It has to be kept in mind that everything that counts is not countable and everything that is countable does not count. By treading the scorecard path cautiously, one can come up with an effective way to monitor global outsourcing operations.

Outsourcing Scorecards can be used along the hierarchy of organization assisting the lower level management with performance measures and the high level with a viewpoint from varying angle that will help satisfy the stakeholders to the maximum and provide a clarified view of the operational tasks within an organization. Structuring relevant KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) on scorecard helps in tracking the potential areas in the form of indicators to which ‘target’ and ‘actual’ values can be assigned. These metrics that can be incorporated and related to the levels that need to be studied in a given circumstance