CCEF - Understanding Cisco Contact Center Foundations (CCEF)

A 1-day overview of the Cisco Packaged Contact Center Enterprise and Unified Contact Center Enterprise solutions based on version 12.5. Architectural overviews explore solution components, sizing and deployment considerations, and key functionality and features. The course is intended for a broad audience including Business Decision Makers, Account Managers, Systems Engineers, Administrators, Application Specialists, and Deployment Engineers seeking to understand functional and business applications of the CCE solution. For technical audiences, this course is the foundation for additional courses required to deploy, configure, support, and troubleshoot Cisco CCE solutions.

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The knowledge and skills that students are expected to have before attending this course are:
Basic knowledge of networking (Windows A/D, SQL) and components (servers, routers, switch) is helpful but not required
Working knowledge of Unified Communications Manager and Voice Gateways
Basic understanding of IP networks
Here are recommended Cisco learning offerings that may help students meet these prerequisites:
Cisco CCNA Course
Cisco CLFNDU Course

Detailed Class Syllabus

Section 1 – Introduction to CCE

Contact Center Basics
Key Performance Indicators
Cisco Contact Center Fundamentals
Cisco Contact Center Portfolio

Section 2 – Functionality of PCCE Components

PSTN and Voice Gateways
Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)
Cisco Unified SIP Proxy (CUSP)
VXML Gateway and Virtual Voice Browser (VVB)
Customer Voice Portal (CVP)
Intelligent Contact Manager (ICM)
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM)
Finesse Agent Desktop
PCCE Logical Call Flow

Section 3 – Terms and Naming Conventions Used in CCE

CCE Access Environment
Routing Clients
Route Requests
CCE Routing Configuration
Media Routing Domains
Dialed Numbers
Call Types
CCE Scripting Basics
Scripts and Script Scheduling
Skill Targets
CCE Target Verification and Selection
Agent Targeting Rule
CCE Targets
Skill Groups
Precision Queues

Section 4 – Access Tools Available in CCE

SPOG (Single Pane of Glass)
Configuration Manager
Script Editor
CUCM Web Administration
Call Studio Application
Gateway Access

Section 5 – Discovering CCE Features Beyond Default

Agent Management
Agent Greeting
Silent Monitoring
Agent Efficiency
Mobile Agent
Extension Mobility
Single Sign-on
Customer Satisfaction
Courtesy Call Back
Post-Call Survey
Advanced Features
Agent Request
Enterprise Chat and Email
Outbound Option
Task Routing
Video Contact Center
Enhanced Integration
Avaya Support
ICM Gateway Support
Third Party Integration
Customer Virtual Assistant
Command Execution Pane