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Expansion Of Experience Management And XM Professionals

Experience Matters

It’s great to see so many people starting to see the potential of Experience Management (XM). As I’ve discussed, XM is the natural evolution in enterprise transformation. XM will improve just about any organization with the infusion of intelligence and humanity.

Optimize Your Customer Experience Management Strategy

GetFeedback

A recent study by PwC found that one in three consumers will walk away from a brand they love after just one negative experience. At the same time, 54% of respondents said that the customer experience at most companies needs to improve. . So although the customer experience has repeatedly proven to be critical to every company’s success, improving it remains a major challenge. In response, many organizations have begun rolling out a new function called customer experience management (CXM).

The Power of Empowerment!

MaritzCX

A growing concept in popularity these days, is that many organizations make the claim of being customer-centric.

NICE inContact a first-time Visionary in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe

NICE inContact

NICE inContact Doubling Investment in Western Europe to Support Rapid Customer Growth. Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe, has just been released.

Redefining Customer Experience Metrics for Better Performance

Speaker: Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction Continuum

Join us for this insightful webinar with Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction, who will show you how to zero-in on true leading indicators and describe how to connect business results metrics with employees’ workflow metrics.

How the Best Marketers are getting More Actionable Insights

C3Centricity

Are you as busy as I am, as we plan on how we’re going to deliver on all our objectives before year-end? The last quarter of any year is a stressful time indeed, but this post on actionable insights is a must-read if you want to start 2020 ahead of the competition!

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Game Changing Methods to Optimize Your Customer Experience

CloudCherry

Game Changers. We’re always on the lookout for the ones that will make the biggest impact. And, on this week’s “Sweets of CX ” podcast, we’ve got the expert.

5 Ways Intelligent Automation optimizes customer AND agent experience

Jacada

You might be asking yourself, "Why is employee engagement such a hot topic this year?" Given the sheer volume of time and money spent on all things digital self-service over this past decade, one would think call centers would be left with nothing to do. Quite the contrary.

NICE inContact Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America

NICE inContact

Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America, report has just been released.

How to Execute a 90-Day Plan to Improve Customer Experience in a B2B2C Retail Organization

Customer Bliss

In today’s episode, I chat with Curt Balara , Chief Customer Officer at Bel Brands about his role as a leader for a B2B2C company. Bel Brands is the world’s third-largest branded cheese company, and the leader in sing-serving cheese portions.

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Beyond the Contact Center: Unlocking Insights with Speech Analytics

A global survey of 500 key decision makers by Opus Research shows the core benefits of making the leap to an omnichannel contact center, such as uncovering actionable business insights on employee-customer interactions.

Sparq Fall ’19 Release Empowers Brands in Today’s Data Privacy Landscape

Vision Critical

It’s hard not to notice what’s going on in the world of data privacy these days.

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Customer retention rates depend on understanding these 3 personas

TechSee

Customer churn is a growing problem across many industries and managing it has become critically important to the maintaining profitability.

What's a Multimodal Customer Experience?

Jacada

How many times have you heard that sentence while trying to pay a bill, change a service plan, update the address on one of your accounts, or get through to a customer service agent? The answer for most of us? Too many.

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The Trifecta of Service Excellence and the Agent’s Reality

NICE inContact

At NICE inContact we work with our clients to solve their customer experience goals. These businesses often face high volume or high complexity engagement models that involve the configuration and routing of contacts to agents. What is a “contact”, really?

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

The CCO Career Path: How to Successfully Translate Your CX Skills Across Industries

Customer Bliss

In my Daily Dose video series, I explore the topics that chief customer officers must grapple with on a daily basis. Join me as I discuss what I’ve learned over the course of my 35-year career, so that you can more effectively do the work that needs to be done.

8 Reasons Why Customer Service Will Never Be Perfect

Steve DiGioia

Stop, just stop it. You’re not perfect and neither are the people you have working for you. And don’t even get me started about how “perfect” your business is. So, you must realize that your customer service will never be perfect either. Agreed? Good, now we can move on and try to fix it.

Seeing Your Customers in a New Light

Wired and Dangerous

What would he see or think if you brought in Dr. Indiana Jones to help you better understand your customers? Or, better still, if Margaret Mead or Ruth Benedict was your customer anthropology coach? At the core, anthropology is the study of humanity.

The Survey Shouldn’t Be the Last Thing the Customer Remembers About You

ShepHyken

I’m all for getting customer feedback. There are different ways to go about it. Ask customers on the way out of a store, call them on a phone or send follow-up surveys via email. I wrote about surveys a few years ago.

How to Make the Transition to Customer Service Outsourcing

Speaker: Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer, Advantage Communications Inc.

You’re feeling the pressure of keeping your employees engaged and improving your customer experience, but you’re not sure if you’re ready or even know how to make a smooth transition to a contact center. Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer of Advantage Communications, will lead you through an outsourcing Self-Assessment you can apply to your business in this insightful webinar developed to provide you with the building blocks to take your customer service experience to the next level.

The Voice of the Customer is Asking for a Better Citizen Experience, is Your Agency Listening?

NICE inContact

For the private sector, customer service has served as the cornerstone of a well thought out marketing strategy.

How to Shortlist Potential Contact Center Partners

BlueOcean

Running an effective and efficient procurement process for a contact center partner is easier said than done – even for seasoned indirect sourcing professionals and folks in the C suite. It’s not unusual for the process to take 12 to 18 months from discovery to go-live with significant time and budget required along the way. And we have seen deals with the successful bidder derailed by details in the eleventh hour, setting the buyer back to square one after more than a year of effort.

7 Unexpected Tools that Will Help You Improve the Customer Experience

CX Accelerator

There aren’t many professional career paths more rewarding than Customer Experience (CX). Life as a CX professional is never dull, always changing, incredibly challenging, and so fulfilling.

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8 Actionable Tips for Engaging Survey Subject Lines

Retently

When customers receive a survey by email, what’s the first thing they notice? The survey question? The response options? The branding?

Personalized Customer Experience with All-In-One Voice, Video, Chat, Contact Center

Reliable communications are mission critical in today’s business environment. Customers are increasingly selective, and companies compete on the customer experience. Incorporating integrated communications as a key component is driving high returns.

Tell me why!

Heart of the Customer

This week I listened to a colleague tell me that, three years ago, the company he worked for acquired another company of near equal size within the same industry.

Scaling a Customer Centric Culture in Your Contact Center

NICE inContact

Contact centers of today are not just customer service centers. They are the epicenters of lasting customer experiences (CX) that help brands differentiate and compete better.

How to Jump Start Your Competitive Intelligence Strategy

ReviewTrackers

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5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of October 21, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Here are my top five picks from last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think too. Advanced B2B CX Strategies Nobody Talks About by CustomerGauge.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.