10 results for tag: Business improvement


Scholarship Winners attain Mastery level in WFM 1-2-3

At our WFM 1-2-3 course in February, there was a high level of achievement for the course. The two Great Outcomes WFM Scholarship 2017 winners both attended the course and both achieved Mastery level passing with grades above 80%.     Pictured is Giles Potter, Director of Great Outcomes presenting Scholarship winner Sofia Zajkowski with her Mastery certificate in WFM 1-2-3.  Sofia is a Quality Lead at Concentrix where she has worked since 2015.  Also shown is Bridget Hewitt-Cartwright, Site Delivery Manager at Concentrix, Auckland.    

Great Outcomes Limited appointed to New Zealand’s All-of-Government Consultancy Services Panel

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment selects Great Outcomes Ltd. Great Outcomes Limited; one of New Zealand’s longest established contact centre management consultancies, today announced that they have been appointed by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment to the All-of-Government Consultancy Services panel of providers. Great Outcomes has been appointed to provide services in four categories; Change Management, Human Resources, Operations Management and Risk, and Policy, Research and Development. Giles Potter, Director of Great Outcomes Ltd, said in Auckland, “We are extremely pleased to have been appointed to the ...

COPC Inc. Signs Agreement with Great Outcomes Limited

COPC Inc. Expands Services to New Zealand COPC Inc., the world’s leading authority on operations which support the customer experience, today announced that they have signed an agreement with Great Outcomes Limited, one of New Zealand’s longest established specialists in customer service management, to help expand and grow COPC Inc.’s services in New Zealand. Ian Aitchison, CEO of the Asia Pacific Region for COPC Inc. explained, “New Zealand has a well-established contact centre industry, but our research indicates that the level of service being provided by these contact centres to their consumers has stalled in the last few years. We ...

Regus Selects 8×8 Enterprise Cloud Communications for Its Network of Global Business Centers

Worldwide deployment The initial deployment of 8x8’s Enterprise Communications-as-a-Service (ECaaS) solution is planned across the U.S. and Europe. Following the initial deployment, 8x8 will continue to deploy its enterprise communications service to the rapidly growing number of Regus business centers worldwide. Today, Regus operates out of over 2,500 locations across 106 countries and is an LSE listed company which recorded double-digit revenue growth during the first half of the year. Companies like Google, Toshiba and GlaxoSmithKline choose Regus so that they can work flexibly and make their businesses more successful. Innovative communi...

NetSuite Taps 8×8 as Enterprise Cloud Communications Provider for Global Phone Service

8x8 Wins Out Over Multiple Vendors Following an extensive multi-vendor, technical review and proof of concept (POC) process, NetSuite selected 8x8 as its new cloud communications solutions provider and 8x8’s flagship Virtual Office business telephony solution to address its evolving global communications requirements. With more than 4,500 employees worldwide, 8x8 worked with NetSuite to onboard the first 2,400 employees by the end of August across nine locations—delivering a record-breaking six-week deployment in the final seven sites. The initial deployment spans three countries, including large offices in the Philippines. The remaining ...

2015 Voice of the Customer NZ results now available

In Wellington Thursday 7 April, Giles Potter, Director of Great Outcomes delivered the 2015 Voice of the Customer New Zealand study results presentation. This research study explores Voice of the Customer (VoC) management practices and organisational experience in New Zealand today. Full of insightful and revealing practices and experiences of organisations across New Zealand relating to the collection, management and use of customer feedback and survey data. The report offers evidence based results about the management and use of customer survey data. For example, the study found that while many have taken up VoC programmes, most (77%) ...

How Do I Control Absenteeism in My Contact Centre?

 By Maggie Klenke. Maggie Klenke was a cofounder of The Call Center School and is now an independent consultant. Maggie has visited New Zealand to deliver training, and spoke to Great Outcomes clients at a luncheon. Maggie has great affection for NZ and owns a ranch in Tennessee as well as being a call centre guru! It seems that nearly every contact centre struggles to control absenteeism. No matter how accurate the planning is, when more people are missing than expected, the service suffers. Addressing this problem takes many forms and some solutions will work better in individual centers than others. Step One - Identify the sources of absentee...

2015 Voice of the Customer NZ Research Presentation

Great Outcomes is excited to present the 2015 Voice of the Customer New Zealand Study. This research study explores Voice of the Customer (VoC) management practices and organisational experience in New Zealand today. The study outlines the practices and experiences of organisations across New Zealand relating to the collection, management and use of customer feedback and survey data and offers empirically driven insights and recommendations for the management and use of customer survey data. Last November - December 2015 organisations in New Zealand were invited to respond to our survey about their expectations, approach and experience with ...

Tauranga ripe for call centre market

Tauranga is well-placed to attract a share of the growing call centre market, says industry expert Giles Potter, who visited the Bay of Plenty last Friday to brief Priority One on the sector's potential. Priority One business relocations manager Max Mason said attracting call centre businesses from within and outside New Zealand was a key focus of Priority One's strategy this year. "Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty have a huge amount of potential for many reasons," said Mr Potter. He noted that the industry was focused in Auckland, but was growing and confirmed that New Zealand was attracting international call centre business. "Pe...

Amway New Zealand signs injixo Workforce Management solution

24 April 2015, Auckland. Amway New Zealand's Regional Contact Centre has chosen injixo the cloud-based global Workforce Management service for its WFM solution. injixo is represented in New Zealand and Australia by Great Outcomes Ltd, and Director Giles Potter said; “injixo’s solution will create significant service and staffing efficiencies for Amway New Zealand, increasing productivity in the entire Regional Contact Centre operation”. Simon Bennett, Senior Manager of Amway New Zealand said; “As Amway’s business has become more complex with multi-channel contacts and an increased need to make operational efficiencies, we required a ...