IPCC Broadcast to group of agents

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Aug 18th, 2009

IPCCx 4.1(1)Enhanced, separate server.

Is it possible to ring a group of agents at the same time, similar to broadcast in CCM line groups.

Also is it possible to flag an agent back to 'ready' state after RNA. Or is it possible to change the system time for Auto ready after RNA?

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Martyn

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Correct Answer by anthoney_murphy... about 7 years 3 months ago

If the system parameter is set for the agent to go back to ready in the case of an RNA the call will continually be presented to the same agent until the caller hangs up. The system still sees the agent as longest idle. I wish this parameter was not offered. It has caused me lots of trouble but the business does not want to change it.

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Jonathan Schulenberg Tue, 08/18/2009 - 07:05

No, a contact can be offered to only one agent at a time.

There is a System Parameter that allows you to control the RNA state behavior system-wide.

Martyn Sharpe Tue, 08/18/2009 - 07:32

I have a customer who wants the system to cater for lazy agents who don't answer the phone.

If I change the system parameter to 'always ready' it will never release a contact to the second queue. Unless the 'return to ready' timing could be adjusted to longer than theRNA time for all agents in the first queue.

Jonathan Schulenberg Tue, 08/18/2009 - 08:45

The System Parameter "Agent State after Ring No Answer" is the only option you have for RNA. If the timeout parameter on the Select Resource step is met, the RmCm subsystem will not move the agent to a Not Ready state. This means the call will be offered to them whenever the Selection Criteria determines they are "up next".

I'm not sure what your script is doing related to additional CSQs; however, you're generally correct: If there are agents available, the call will not be in the Queued branch of the Select Resource step so you will not be able to queue it into additional CSQs.

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anthoney_murphy... Tue, 08/18/2009 - 19:23

If the system parameter is set for the agent to go back to ready in the case of an RNA the call will continually be presented to the same agent until the caller hangs up. The system still sees the agent as longest idle. I wish this parameter was not offered. It has caused me lots of trouble but the business does not want to change it.

Martyn Sharpe Wed, 08/19/2009 - 03:06

Looks like I'll have issues when this is implemented, but that's what they want.

Thanks to all who participated in this.

Regards,

Martyn

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