According to our poll, only 39% of contact centres do not measure First Call Resolution, with the remaining 61% using one of the four methods shown in the graph below.
Of these four methods, no repeat calls in a given time was the most popular method to gather data for the calculation (28%), whilst some contact centres use more than just one of the options below. This is highlighted by the fact the the percentages, given below, add up to above 100%.
Poll – “How do you measure First Contact Resolution” – answers
We don’t measure First Contact Resolution – 39%
Post call survey – 13%
Repeat contact reasons in CRM system – 15%
We ask the customer – 24%
No repeat calls in a given time frame – 28%
(Multiple answers were allowed during this poll, so the total does not add up to 100%.)
Source: Call Centre Helper webinar: Improving First Contact Resolution Sample size – 148 Date: October 2014