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  • Mike Nicholls

    Hi there,

    Under the Efficiency tab -> Calls by talk time brackets report there is a metric labeled 'not recored',

    My question is what falls under not recored ? Is this time spent on a call but not talking eg on hold, ringing ?

    Thank you.

  • Elaine
    Zendesk Customer Care
    Hi Mike,
    The calls that fall under the "Not recorded" bracket in the Calls by talk time brackets are Abandoned calls, Voicemails and Not answered calls.
    Here is a sample query that you can use on your end to check which calls are considered "Not recorded":

    Please note that even though Voicemails have a Call completion status of Completed, Voicemails generally do not have a Call talk time as it was never actually connected to a Talk agent.
    The Call talk time metric from the article Metrics and attributes for Zendesk Talk has the definition:

    You can also make use of the article above for definitions of other metrics and attributes available for Zendesk Talk. Hope this helps! Stay safe! (:
  • Katie Meek

    Is there a report or query I can build that will show me historically how much time my agents spent with their phone set to available?  We get a large number of inbound calls and I'm having difficulty teasing out if they are going to voicemail because no one is available or because the end user is selecting that IVR option.

  • Dave Dyson
    Zendesk Community Manager
    Hi Katie, 
    I think the Talk Dashboard is the best place to see that currently. However, other users have requested this information be added to Explore and it's something our product team is looking into -- follow Zendesk Talk: Allow Reporting on Agent Availability
    for more information as it's available. Thanks!
  • Gerardo



    What does Not answered calls mean?

  • Dave Dyson
    Zendesk Community Manager
    Hi Gerardo, 
    Non-answered calls are defined as: "The number of calls during which the end user wasn’t connected with an agent, voicemail or external number and didn't abandon the call in one of the defined call stages."  Metrics and attributes for Zendesk Talk



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