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Engagement lessons from Orlando, the world’s entertainment capital

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Besides from being a CX Speaker, I also publish articles such as this one on the CX Network, a leading platform for senior CX and Marketing leaders.

Is Having a Horde of Promoters REALLY the Key to Your Customer Experience Strategy?

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This article was originally published on the Worthix blog, a cutting-edge AI-based voice of the customer software. If there is one thing that truly scares me when I talk with senior leaders at conferences, it’s the lack of forethought many have in choosing a metric for their business.

The future of banking is about enabling and delivering transformative customer experience

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To truly thrive, banks need to provide value beyond handling money, delivering a transformational customer experience. Joe Pine and James Gilmore pioneered customer experience with The Experience Economy.

Nintendo: The tech company with CX at its gaming core

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This article was originally published on the CX Network, a leading platform for senior CX and Marketing leaders. From the first portable controller to a touchscreen before the iPhone, what you can learn from Nintendo’s experience design.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica whitepaper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

2018: The year of a more leveled CX playing field

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This article was originally published on the CX Network, a leading platform for senior CX and Marketing leaders. This isn’t the year of futuristic innovations and a complete industry overhaul, 2018 is about customer experience maturity across the board.

Defining the new normal with AI: How the Nordics are transforming CX

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This article was first published on the CX Network. It was later re-published on the AI Intelligent Automation Network. What can global organisations learn from the AI-road being paved by Nordea and Nordic Choice Hotels?

Do AI and text analytics bring the death of surveys?

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This article was originally published on the CX Network – a leading platform for CX and Marketing senior leaders. It’s a new world of customer feedback measurement, but is it out with the old and in with the new, or can traditional and futuristic tech work alongside each other to paint a complete picture? Let’s […]. The post Do AI and text analytics bring the death of surveys? appeared first on CX Ahead.

Customer experience in the era of 3.0 FinTech

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This article on FinTech was oringinally published on the CX Network. If you want to read another article on FinTech, you can read my take on the future of the ATM. The 3rd generation of FinTech is fantastic news for customer experience in niche segments, says CX expert Gustavo Imhof. The surge of technology-savvy and […]. The post Customer experience in the era of 3.0 FinTech appeared first on CX Ahead.

3 success factors when implementing customer experience best practice*

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This article was first published on Nunwood.com – the Customer Experience Blog. It is the exclusive property of KPMG Nunwood, part of KPMG in the UK. KPMG Nunwood believes] in identifying the driving forces behind creating great experiences and helping [their] clients implement superior experiences on the back of this insight. Understanding the DNA of […]. The post 3 success factors when implementing customer experience best practice* appeared first on CX Ahead.

The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

How to Disrupt Your Competition

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Get to Know Bruce Arnett: The CTO at MaritzCX

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The interview shared below was written and conducted by the CybageTimes. You can view the original article here. “Skill, ethics, and a purpose-driven outlook is what makes a great team deliver compelling customer experience and drives exceptional business performance.”

An Article On Customer Experience That Actually Makes Sense

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If you Google customer experience you’ll get about 2,340,000,000 results—articles, videos, reports—with in-depth information about the space.

New Research: Customer Service Trends and Best Practices

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Customer service is undoubtedly a key player in any company’s customer experience (CX) program. It’s the necessary companion to a great product or service —in fact, 80% of customers say that the experience a company provides is as important as its products or services.

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Optimizing Customer Experience Data to Drive Business Success

Digital CX is an established practice. It’s time to focus on brick-and-mortar! This eBook covers the impact of CX on location-based businesses and best practices on how feedback is collected and data analytics are turned into insights that drive actionable improvements. Discover new ideas to fuel your business’s top and bottom line!

7 practical steps to build a data-driven CX program

Centriam Customer Experience Lab

Recent articles about customer experience (CX) have included statements as grandiose as: “Customer experience is the new brand.”- Forbes. Put customer experience at the heart of your operations.”- McKinsey. Customer experience is the key competitive differentiator.” - Wall Street Journal.

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Call Centers are the Front Line of Customer Service

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Some call centers struggle to have a stellar reputation, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

6 Ways Your Knowledge Base Can Improve Customer Experience

GetFeedback

There is no denying the fact that we live in an era of instant gratification. The immediate response that we get from tapping or scrolling on a gadget has transformed us into impatient beings who refuse to wait for anything.

The What. The So What. The Now What. From Customer Experience Data to Outcomes.

IntouchInsight

CX thought leader, Annette Franz, discusses the key components required to go from customer experience data to customer experience outcomes

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The Path to Journey Management

Speaker: Kerry Bodine and Lindsay Sykes

The practice of journey mapping has reached fever pitch. But your mapping efforts are only effective if the resulting maps help you drive organization change — and then measure the results of your efforts. Join Intouch Insight and Kerry Bodine, CX expert and co-author of Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business, as she shares Bodine & Co.’s latest research on this topic.

CX Professionals Talk About 3 Strategies to Drive Action

MaritzCX

At a recent MaritzCX event, we held an interactive power hour facilitated peer-to-peer discussion about creating a strategic action plan to generate the expectations and actionability of insights.

Attention Marketers: Your Campaign Workflow Is NOT A Customer Journey

Kerry Bodine

The concept of the “journey” has permeated organizations over the past several years. While this might seem like good news to someone like me who champions the journey framework, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend — and it reminds me of one of my favorite movies.

Improve Customer Experience with the Help of These 4 Teams

Kayako

When we talk about customer experience, many of us think about support. We think about the touchpoints between customer and business when the customer needs help buying or using a product. These interactions make up part of the customer experience, but not all of it.

Get to Know Bruce Arnett: The CTO at MartizCX

MaritzCX

The interview shared below was written and conducted by the CybageTimes. You can view the original article here. Being a People Leader Bruce has over 20 years of experience in the software engineering domain and has all the qualities it takes to be a successful leader in software development.

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.

Proving the Value of a CX Strategy to Your Executive Team

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Customer experience is not a new concept. We heard by now that the battleground for business growth lies in your ability to provide a better customer experience than any of your competitors.

Introducing Unforgettable: a CX Video Series from Oracle Customer Experience

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If you have ever met me; or heard me speak; or read something I have written; you will know that I am a HUGE advocate of the principle of knowledge transfer.

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6 Most Popular Customer Experience Metrics and KPIs Explained Simply

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Building a Successful Customer Experience Strategy

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Companies frequently designate customer experience (CX) as the most exciting opportunity for their business, according to the Digital Marketing Trends Report. Successful customer experience strategies will lead to greater customer satisfaction, higher revenue, and diminished customer churn.

6 Killer Applications for Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Engagement Contact Center

If Artificial Intelligence for businesses is a red-hot topic in C-suites, AI for customer engagement and contact center customer service is white hot. This white paper covers specific areas in this domain that offer potential for transformational ROI, and a fast, zero-risk way to innovate with AI.

The Customer Experience You Didn't Know About

IntouchInsight

CX thought leader, Colin Shaw, shares research into how the subconscious plays an important role in the customer experience

3 Events Paved The Path For The Customer Experience Discipline

Kerry Bodine

I’m often asked why companies invest in customer experience — and when this whole customer craze started in the first place. The short answer to the why question is that CX drives financial success.

How to Use Customer Insight to Drive Business Growth

Vision Critical

In a landscape full of disruption, growing your business could take a backseat to hedging your risks. New competitors can sprout when you least expect it, and choosing a growth strategy that fits your business model can be risky.

5 things to look for in a customer experience tool

Centriam Customer Experience Lab

Managing customer experience has become increasingly difficult because an organization's experience is impacted by nearly every department.

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The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

A survey of 1,000 contact center professionals reveals what it takes to improve agent well-being in a customer-centric era. This report is a must-read for contact center leaders preparing to engage agents and improve customer experience in 2019.

40 Customer Retention Statistics You Need to Know

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Learn about the top two customer surveys for predicting and increasing customer retention. Anytime a customer cuts ties, you experience the negative impact of customer churn. While some churn is a normal part of any business, a high churn rate can cripple the growth of any organization.