Overview: 8x8 Contact Center for supervisors

The 8x8 Contact CenterClosedA contact center that enables agents to be located in different geographical locations yet managed as if they were located in the same physical location. SupervisorClosedAn agent with the supplementary privileges required to create FAQ categories and answers, monitor agent interactions in progress, listen to recordings of previous interactions, and create reports for the agents groups they supervise. Console enables agents to use a graphical user interface (GUI) to manage customer interactions across all channels. Supervisor Console is easy to use and requires no special software or hardware to run. It is 100% cloud-based and accessible from anywhere and anytime as long as you have a computer and internet access. With Supervisor Console, agents can have quick access to FAQs, use the Local CRM or their familiar External CRM, and see and chat with other agents for coaching and help. 8x8 Contact Center administrators can take advantage of the permission-based application by allowing agents to access certain functions until they are up-to-speed and ready to take advantage of the full capabilities.

If you are a supervisor, you can obtain your Supervisor Console login credentials from your administrator. Supervisor Console is simply the Agent ConsoleClosed8x8 Contact Center's browser-based graphical user interface (GUI) used by Agents to manage customer interactions. with exclusive access to supervisory features. See Administer Contact Center for more information. For details about our latest 8x8 Contact Center features, see What's New for Supervisors.

For details on how to start using this guide, see our content on Get Started and Tour Your Interface.

System requirements

Each agent workstation requires a phone and a computer with Internet address:

  • A dedicated physical phone or a softphone, such as Bria, that is available exclusively for handling 8x8 Contact Center phone interactions during working hours. See Change Your Workplace Number for details.
  • A computer equipped with one of the following browsers:
    • Google Chrome version 70 or later
    • Mozilla Firefox version 48 or later
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10
    • Microsoft Edge (all versions)
    • Apple Safari version 9 or later

You can test your current browser's security standard compatibility. For information about agent workstation technical requirements, see your contact center supervisor, or refer to the Technical Requirements for agents.

Known Issue: If you use Internet Explorer to run 8x8 Contact Center applications, you may encounter high memory usage. To resolve this issue, clear your browser cookies and cache, activate the setting to clear history, clear history on exit, and reboot.

Note: Firefox requires the QuickTime plug-in for audio features.

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