December 3, 2019 | By Loc Tran |
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Interaction management is a term some organizations will use to describe a type of web services that support the relationships online (also known as communities) and how the transactions between customers, partners, employees, and suppliers are affected. These services may include instant messaging, file sharing, skills and expertise in certain areas, directories, and rating or polling services.
Interaction management Web applications, as well as web services, are used to provide low-cost customer services and support. They are also created to help people find experts and acquire peer consultations, which creates loyalty as well as incentivized programs. This also furthers online collaboration and communities as well as opportunities to find other services. It can also serve as a hub for knowledge suggested by other partners, employees, and customers.
In the case of interaction management and government offices, there is a unique opportunity to create a more streamlined connection between services and employees by utilizing new technology such as QLess, schedule optimization software. Because government offices can often seem daunting and quite confusing in their web of departments and sub-departments, it is no wonder that so many people feel overwhelmed when trying to obtain services from these departments.
But in the case of QLess, it can utilize its advanced technology to provide the services to help streamline the process of getting help. Through the use of interaction management customers can obtain information in an entirely new and easy way. There is no longer a need to wait in lines for hours upon hours or sit on hold on your phone, missing work, time with family, and any number of other opportunities. Customers don’t need to feel confused or overwhelmed at the unknown any longer.
Access To Services
With this new style of interaction management, customers can see noticeable differences in the way that they interact with government agencies. This includes:
- Citizens receiving updates in real-time about their estimated wait times
- Having the ability to request more time if running late simply via text message
- Leave the line and come back later if needed
- Communicating with customers through different means, including voice calls, text messages, and via the QLess monitors and kiosks on location
- Alternate voice with texting, which can help obtain customer attention, delivering faster than by using a single medium alone
- Analytics to provide extensive customer information to help understand behavior and service metrics.
- Data on no-shows, those who walk away, as well as customer profiles and service duration
New Technology Matters
Government agencies are in need more than ever to create a higher quality of services to taxpayers from all walks of life. These services serve millions of citizens every day and without them, massive breakdowns in the system can occur. Not only is it vital that these agencies have the newest and most efficient technology to connect with customers, but their own internal workforce as well. The good news is through interactive management, government offices today can have a renewed and re-invigorated connection to citizens and create a better, more efficient workflow than ever before.
With streamlined and state of the art customer experience software from QLess, customers can expect to receive equal, if not a higher quality of service from the same government offices that were once a glut of red-tape, confusion, lines, and conflicting information. Now those same government offices can provide competitive services with commercial business as well. This includes offices such as the DMV, permit offices, social services, as well as those in need during natural disasters or unforeseen events.
Other ways to improve interaction management include increasing employee engagement. By making sure the customer is always getting the services needed in a timely and efficient manner it can further connect both parties in a streamlined, and productive manner.
The QLess queue management system for government offices helps to change agencies into more viable entities by increasing morale and productivity. The then results in a higher customer satisfaction rate. By using cloud-based wait line management and technologies for these offices, employees can then make better use of their limited time and resources to deliver a much higher quality of service and care. Further, with a built-in reporting feature, offices are then provided the tools to analyze the data and contributions from individual staff members and locate areas needing improvement.
Making Choices For A Stronger Community
Interaction management is a wide casting net that has the means and ability to have a positive impact on leaders, employees, and businesses big and small. And now is the time to make strong choices that can positively affect people from all across the country who rely on these vital government services every single day. By connecting closer to customers locally, it binds us together into a stronger community globally and adds to a more positive experience in, and out of the workforce. And when suited up with better technology to reduce wait time, stress, inconveniences, and provide better services for everyone, it becomes an undeniable win for communities, big and small.
Learn more about QLess and how your office can increase productivity and customer satisfaction by reading our whitepaper, The Digital Citizen today!