Category: Call Recording Equipment

40 Best Practices for Better Public Safety Communications

Public Safety Best Practices ForumWe've complied 40 of the most innovative and useful best practices that were shared by the many PSAPs and experts that attended this year's regional Public Safety Best Practices Forum events and 'Top 40 Public Safety Best Practices' Webcast hosted by VPI, Priority Dispatch, Avaya, Avtec and Replay Systems

Better Hiring

1)     Schedule an ‘All-in-one-day’ Hiring Blitz – use to significantly speed up the hiring process. Job orientation, computer-based pre-employment skill tests, suitability screening assessments, application and supplemental background pre-screening questionnaire, and...

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Getting a Handle on Top PSAP Operational Issues – Recording, Reporting, and More.

As Discussed at VPI Public Safety Best Practices Forum

Have you visited with your colleagues at VPI Public Safety Best Practices Forum in Los Angeles, on July 10th?   A lot of great, collaborative sharing of experiences and brainstorming on solving operational hurdles went on among emergency communication professionals.   One of the top issues raised was the scarcity of time available to review recorded calls and to study reports.  Another was the problem of data entry accuracy.  These problems are magnified in the environments with limited or no automation involved in call data monitoring and...

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VPI Quality Assurance and Training Article Featured by NENA Magazine

VPI Public Safety Recording and Quality Assurance Solutions Featured in NENA The Call MagazineWant to improve the quality of your mission-critical communications? Still grappling with impending Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) changes?

You’re not alone. Public safety and security agencies nationwide are working hard to meet the challenges of these demanding new regulations. Many are busy updating their voice logging software to a fully compliant NG9-1-1 recording system and integrating their call recording equipment with call quality assurance software. However, despite significant emphasis upon the adoption of new technologies and processes, one thing that’s often overlooked is the...

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Quality Assurance 2.0: Using Analytics to Focus QA on Outcomes

QATCBoosting customer satisfaction is more important than ever before. Consumers today live in an instant gratification society and are not only choosier with how they spend their money, but also demand an exceptional customer experience. Now's the time to take control and learn how to improve customer satisfaction and reduce operating costs by reading VPI's article on 'Quality Assurance 2.0: Using Analytics to Focus QA on Outcomes," which has been featured as the top story in the Quality Assurance & Training Connection (QATC) newsletter.

Quality Assurance 2.0: Using Analytics to Focus QA on...

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$115 million in Government Grants for NG9-1-1 and Call Recording Equipment

NG9-1-1 Call RecordingPublic Safety 9-1-1 leaders have tirelessly educated government law and budget makers about the dire need to update antiquated 9-1-1 communication systems (including recorders of emergency communications).  The calls for sustainable funding to pull that off were finally heard and acted on - the Next Generation 9-1-1 Advancement Act of 2012, signed by President Obama on February 22, 2012, is the first major step in that direction. The Act provides a one-time appropriation of $115 million for 9-1-1 implementation grants. Undoubtedly, this significant legislation is a positive move towards...

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Using Real-time Call Center Performance Management Scorecards to Achieve Peak Performance

It is that time of the year where contact centers are gearing up for the holiday season over the next couple months. Traditionally, this means hiring and training more agents than usual, based on forecasted volumes.  Due to the seasonality of contact center work, expectations and stress placed on contact center resources rise  - this affects especially team supervisors and their agents who are more prone to turnover during higher-stress periods. In fact, multiple  factors contribute to turnover - the most significant variable is the nature of the work the agent does and how they perceive their...

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Call Recording Software Advancements and Proven Best Practices

Voice Call Recording Software Advancements and Proven Best PracticesPhone call recording software plays a key role in many industries. It is a mandatory requirement in the majority of public safety organizations and within various industries, such as financial services and healthcare. With so much valuable information in vast number of customer interactions, the overwhelming majority of many organizations are now using call logging software. Telephone voice recording software helps many organizations optimize the customer experience, improve agent call quality, and minimize risk by providing receipts of oral commitments for dispute resolution, preventing...

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Call Center Reporting Software: Make Better Decisions with Real-Time Call Center Performance Management Solutions

Call Center Management Software: Make Better Decisions with Performance Management SolutionsCall center reporting software has, for some time, been evolving from the very basic, disparate technologies of the 90s to the tightly integrated, multi-dimensional software suites of today. Once upon a time, the standard call center performance management system implemented in organizations worldwide consisted of a telephone system, a call logger, an ACD and a CRM solution. Times have changed with the emergence of powerful new performance contact center analytics solutions designed to rapidly boost contact center performance and operational effectiveness – enabling organizations to discover,...

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Call Recording Software: Can One Telephone Call Recorder Meet All Your Needs - Both Now and in the Future?

 

Call Recording Systems: Can one system meet all your needs - both now and in the future?Call logging software comes in all shapes and sizes. Selecting the best call recording equipment for your organization’s specific needs can be tricky. Do you need to record for compliance and liability purposes? Or, are you more focused on your quality management goals? What kind of telephone voice recording does your organization currently utilize – traditional voice logging, digital call recording, VoIP call recording, or a combination? Is your organization growing or downsizing? Do you record multiple locations, and if so, is it easy to administer the communications recording system in...

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Call Recording Software by VPI Enables Organizations to Affordably Record Contact Centers, Branch Offices and Home-Based Agents

Call Recording Software by VPI Enables Organizations to Affordably Record Contact Centers, Branch Offices and Home-Based Agents

The contact center environment has evolved considerably over recent years. With the increased deployment of VoIP, home-based agents, and overseas outsourcing, organizations are benefitting from significant cost savings and efficiencies that were previously unattainable. However, in order to maximize performance, manage liability and ensure compliance, it’s crucial for organizations to implement an advanced, full time interactions recording solution, such as VPI’s communications software system.

VPI’s digital and IP call recording system was developed to reliably record 100 percent of call and...

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Telephone Call Recording Laws, Regulations and Best Practices for Ensuring Compliance: What You Need to Know to Avoid Costly Fines and Legal Fees

Telephone Call Recording Laws and RegulationsDo you record or plan to record your calls and/or desktop screen activity? Do your employees discuss sensitive information over the phone? If so, there are serious telephone call recording laws and phone call recording regulations that you need to be aware of. To avoid costly violations and ensure customer credibility, you need to become familiar with the new and evolving digital call recording laws, voice call recording regulations, and industry standards that most profoundly impact organizations today. You should make a point of learning what you can do to avoid violating these call...

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