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UCCXD - Deploying Cisco Unified Contact Center Express v6.0

SS Course: GK3966

Course Overview


In this course, you'll gain an understanding of Cisco s Unified Contact Center Express (Unified CCX) product and all of its associated client applications and scripting tools. You will learn about all of the Unified CCX components, servers, deployment options, and clients. You will learn how to perform capacity planning, choose the correct product features, and install the product.

This course is eligible for 40 Continuing Education Credits (ILT Modality).


Scheduled Classes

07/17/23 - GVT - Virtual Classroom - Virtual Instructor-Led
10/23/23 - GVT - Virtual Classroom - Virtual Instructor-Led



1. Cisco Unified CCX

  • Relationship between the Unified CCX platform and the three products it supports
  • Three Cisco products supported by the Unified CCX engine platform
  • Unified CCX hardware and software components to include all server types, standby deployments, and scalability
  • New and improved functions of the three Unified CCX products to include Unified CCX v11.0

2. Designing and Ordering

  • Properly size the Unified CCX products by using calculators provided by Cisco
  • Properly order Unified CCX products using the Unified CCX configuration and ordering tool
  • Network considerations surrounding a Unified CCX deployment
  • Using the Solution Reference Network Design for Cisco Unified CCX and Cisco Unified IP IVR and other documents to support a Unified CCX design and deployment

3. Installation and Configuration

  • Installing Unified CCX software on all servers in a cluster
  • Activating and configuring all components in a CCX cluster
  • Configuring and testing a simple CCX Script Application
  • Troubleshooting installations using log files

4. Unified CCX Editor

  • Navigate the Unified CCX Editor functionality
  • Creating, deleting, and editing variables
  • Saving and uploading valid scripts to the repository
  • Performing the debug process to test a script
  • Troubleshooting an application and script using trace files

5. Basic Unified CCX Editor Steps

  • Creating a simple script workflow to answer a call
  • Adding comments to identify and explain the script and subsequent groups of steps
  • Playing voice prompts to share information or instructions with callers
  • Terminating and ending a call
  • Validate, save as, upload, refresh, and debug a script

6. Caller and System Inputs

  • Collecting information from a caller by presenting a list of choices using the menu step
  • Collecting digits from a caller by using the Get Digit String step
  • Getting information from the system to alter the logic of the call flow
  • Validate, save as, upload, refresh, and debug the script

7. Database Access

  • Connecting to a database
  • Reading and getting information from the database by creating a SQL query within a script step
  • Referencing database locations
  • Writing information to a SQL database
  • Closing the database connection and terminating database resources

8. Logical Operations

  • Applying Boolean logic in scripts
  • Creating and modifying counters
  • Creating and managing timing loops
  • Redirecting script logic based on the evaluation of If statements
  • Using call subflows as reusable scripts
  • Creating specialized prompts

9. Caller Transfers

  • Creating day-of-week and time-of-day ranges for different handling
  • Transferring calls to various extensions as a function of day and time
  • Getting information associated with a call
  • Designating calls as completed for reporting
  • Determining if the caller has hung up
  • Determining if today is a holiday

10. Configuring Unified CCX

  • Cisco Unified CCX product, features, and capabilities
  • Configuring Unified CCX on the CUCM and CCX server

11. Finesse Product Suite

  • Configuring Finesse Agent Desktop and Finesse Supervisor Desktop
  • Testing the Finesse Agent Desktop and Finesse Supervisor Desktop configurations
  • Examining the IP Phone Agent

12. Unified CCX Script Techniques

  • Defining and using Unified CCX Editor Unified CCX steps
  • Testing a sample application using the Unified CCX steps in the Unified CCX Editor

13. Finesse Administrator

  • Configuring the Unified CCX enterprise data using the Finesse Desktop Administrator
  • Configuring work flows, personnel, and teams
  • Creating screen pops and macros
  • Creating wrap-up codes

14. Outbound Dialer and Agent Chat

  • Examine Outbound Dialer

15. Session Management

  • Examine Session Management to retrieve information from a previous call

16. Media Resource Control Protocol (MRCP) Speech Technologies

  • Examine Nuance ASR and TTS servers

17. Reporting

  • Accessing and analyzing real-time reports
  • Configure Cisco Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC) historical reporting
  • Accessing and analyzing historical reports

18. Servicing and Troubleshooting

  • Traces and logs


    • Working knowledge of fundamental terms and concepts of computer networking, including LANs, WANs, and IP switching and routing
    • Basic knowledge of CUCM
    • Basic knowledge of contact center operations
    • Familiarity with Microsoft desktop applications and SQL database operations

      Who Should Attend

      • Systems integrators who deploy Cisco Unified CCX

      • System engineers, architects, and support staff who:
        • Maintain and configure Finesse supervisor and Finesse agent clients
        • Write scripts and maintain script integrity
        • Require a fundamental understanding of the issues and solutions related to implementation
        • Maintain the server system and telephony system for the contact center