Managing Vendors – Articles by Jim Everett

Tips on managing vendors, skills and competencies required

What Do Your Metrics Measure?

A recent experience I had as a consumer-level customer of a cable company prompted me to revisit the bigger issue of SLAs and metrics, both validity and reliability, in outsourced programs with customer service call centers. First, here are two very important yet often or misunderstood definitions: Validity is whether you are actually measuring what […]

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