Layout/Flow __ Do you have a floor plan, or do you have an AutoCAD plan of your space? __ Do the aisle widths between workstations comply with OSHA and city codes? __ Is there a good flow to the bathrooms and rest areas? __ Are the supervisors properly positioned and do you have your desired supervisor to agent ratio? __ Do the agents need to see the supervisor? If so, what is the balance between supervisor privacy, noise control and the height of the panels? Agent Workstation Size & Accessories __What tasks are the agents performing; do they need a lot of workspace? __What is the type of business being performed? (Typically, an outbound center has smaller stations and an inbound center has larger stations.) __Is overhead shelving or pedestals needed for storage? __Is a paper management system needed? Electrical Information __Does the space have outlets to utilize? __Will you drop the power in from the ceiling or will it come up from the floor? __What kind of equipment will be at the desk? __How many outlets does each agent need and what kind of power is required in the agent station runs? Space Maximization __How many agents are needed now? Does this figure account for future growth? __Is the furniture reconfigurable should it be needed? Other Call Center Areas __Is a training room needed? If so, would you prefer tables or workstations? __If a reception station is needed, is a straight level or bi-level counter important? __Do the administrative offices need to be reconfigured? __Does your center have the needed amount of copy/print centers? __Have you planned for huddle or conference rooms? __Do the break rooms accommodate current needs? Ergonomics __Have you considered seating? A multi-adjustable chair is a key ergonomic feature. __Do your workstations include adjustable keyboards to help prevent repetitive motion injuries? __Does each station have a footrest to help promote movement and circulation? __Are monitors adjustable to accommodate different viewing angles? __How will you educate your employees on how to properly use/adjust the ergonomic equipment? Furniture Lifecycle Costs __Does your current furniture offer a Lifetime Warranty? (If not be sure to consider this in your purchasing decisions.) __Are the individual panels in the workstations replaceable? __Do you have solid, durable furniture that can withstand the demands of a call center? __Are the connectors that connect panel walls together steel vs. plastic?
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A contact centre, also known as customer interaction centre is a central point of any organization from which all customer contacts are managed Collective handling of multiple communication mode at one location is known as a contact centre.
To interact with customer To provide services To provide supports To make sales To make business relations To hear customer concerns Ex: Customer Enquiry Company Contact Center Agent answer the enquiry Customer Satisfaction
Layout/Flow Agent Workstation Size & Accessories Electrical Information Space Maximization Other Call Center Areas Ergonomics Furniture Lifecycle Costs
Data Network Voice Network Contact Center Applications Client/Server Machines Software Operating Systems/Applications
LAN Card on Client/Server Machine Layer-2 Switches Layer-3 Routers High speed bandwidth
PSTN/VoIP connectivity PSTN/IP Audio/Video Telephones Digital/IP-PBX/ VoIP Gateways/ Servers PSTN/ IP based Toll Free number