US Patent No: 6,546,087

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Method and system for enabling queue camp-on for skills-based routing

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In an automated call management method and system, automated processing is used to collect customer information that enables skills-based call routing and a camp-on approach to efficiently handling calls. The customer information is preferably acquired through use of a web-compatible form that is submitted by the customer. The form includes information that identifies agent attributes that are considered advantageous to handling a particular call, includes the callback telephone number, and may include the time at which the callback should be initiated. In another embodiment, the information is acquired using interactive voice recognition techniques. After an agent queue is selected on the basis of a correlation between identified agent attributes and the skills of a particular agent or agent group, a camp-on request is generated to initiate a connection when an appropriate agent is available.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES S.A.R.L.LUXEMBOURG, LU246
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.BOCA RATON, FL191

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Beyda, William J Cupertino, CA 170 5558
Shaffer, Shmuel Palo Alto, CA 505 11202
Wuerfel, Randall P Santa Clara, CA 1 209

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