This measure calculates response time in minutes for inbound requests (i.e. queries initiated by the customer) coming from e-mail. It is part of a set of Cycle Time measures that help companies analyze the duration of the process "manage customer service requests/inquiries" from beginning to end.
Response time in minutes for contacts received through email
Cycle time is the total time from the beginning of the process to the end. This includes both time spent actually performing the process and time spent waiting to move forward.
The metric value which represents the 50th percentile of a peer group. This could also be communicated as the metric value where half of the peer group sample shows lower performance than the expressed metric value or half of the peer group sample shows higher performance than the expressed metric value.