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Why Does Your Contact Center Need Speech Analytics?

NICE inContact

There is a lot of information out there about speech analytics and how it can benefit contact centers, but what is it exactly and what value does it bring to the customer experience? In simple terms, speech analytics provides one view into the voice of the customer.

Employee Engagement: Understanding the Impact of Generational Differences within the Workforce

MaritzCX

No Longer Your Dad’s Work Environment Today’s workforce is more diverse than ever. Multiple generations often work together side-by-side.

How to Prove the ROI of Customer Satisfaction (CSAT)

GetFeedback

What if the return on your investment is even beyond what you were hoping? Focusing on your customers will result in increased loyalty, more positive word-of-mouth referrals, and higher spend from your best customers.

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Putting the ‘Q’ in CX – People are the measure of everything

ijgolding

Quality is the key pillar of excellence – one of the vital components enabling success in Customer Experience. Often, when we think about Quality, we instantly dive into something objective. Perhaps a physical product; objectives that are easy to measure; that we can standardize; and so on. .

How to Leverage Quality Management to Transform the Customer Experience

When was the last time you took a step back to examine quality management (QM) in your contact center? Determining behaviors that are critical to successful customer experiences, and then coaching agents to exceed that standard on every customer interaction, is the key to running a great contact center. Download this eBook and uncover how winning organizations are improving Customer Satisfaction, NPS, and other key metrics.

How Learning Well Can Improve the Experience for Customers

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

The goal of learning in any workplace is to be, well, better. Better at serving customers. Better at increasing efficiency. Better at employee development. Better at staying ahead of the competition.

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The Top 10 Sparq Enhancements of 2019

Vision Critical

Over the past 15+ years of working for software companies of all sizes and serving many different markets, I’ve noticed a few constants.

Thinking Inside the Box: The 4 Fundamental Use Cases in CX

MaritzCX

The Beginning of Customer Relationship Management It was the 80’s. Hair was big, rock was loud, and something funky and new was being born. It was called Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and it was freakin rad.

Self-Auditing Your Company’s Customer Experience for Value Opportunities Pays Off

Kristina Evey

It should old news to you by now that focusing on Customer Experience(CX) drives sales and customer loyalty. What stymies … Read More Self-Auditing Your Company’s Customer Experience for Value Opportunities Pays Off. The post Self-Auditing Your Company’s Customer Experience for Value Opportunities Pays Off appeared first on Kristina Evey. Customer Experience Management Leadership Perceived Value Perception

The Best Way to Create a Customer Journey Map

Lumoa

The customer journey map is a visual representation of the customer journey. Customer journey mapping is a way to overview the customer journey that helps you to manage the customer experience. Feed generated with FetchRSS

How AI Can Help

Speaker: Roy Atkinson, Senior Writer Analyst, HDI and ICMI

Workforce Engagement Management has many “moving parts” including onboarding, forecasting, Quality Management, employee recognition, coaching and more. Contact Center managers spend a great deal of their time performing tasks related to engagement, and often don’t have the requisite time to properly prioritize and monitor progress. In addition, the complexity of the work performed in the Contact Center has increased, as customer contacts span many channels. This complexity is currently at a stage where emerging technologies such as AI and Machine Learning can have substantial impact and real ROI.

Digital Room Takes Control of its Contact Centers on Unified CXone Platform

NICE inContact

E-commerce printing company Digital Room had been using different vendors for voice, email and chat.

Why Your Contact Center Knowledge Base Needs to be Visual

TechSee

Agent: Hello, thank you for calling Longbow Telecom. How may I help you today? Customer: I think I need to reset my router but I can’t work out how. Agent: One moment please, while I access that information. Agent: Thank you for holding. I’m pulling it up for you right now.

Can Your Customers Always Feel the Trust in Their Journey With You?

Wired and Dangerous

We live our lives on promises. From the time a child can grasp the concept of “cross my heart and hope to die,” there is a forever realization that anxiety can only be reduced through proof of trust while waiting for a promise to be kept.

The Complete Guide to Detractors – How to Turn Them into Promoters

Retently

Detractors are kind of a “taboo” topic in the business world – nobody really likes talking or thinking about upset customers.

How to Cut the High Cost of Contact Center Agent Attrition

Agent attrition has always been a burden on a company’s bottom line. When turnover runs rampant in the contact center, institutional knowledge is lost, productivity drops, the quality of service decreases, and employee engagement and morale go down. This white paper takes an in-depth look at the problem and explains how outsourcing can be used to fix it.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of December 9, 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.

Can you justify investing in all these digital channels your customers use?

NICE inContact

You need to invest in digital channels in order to keep pace with the way your customers are communicating today. But, how do you justify the investment other than to say that you know that is what your customers prefer?

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The 3 Biggest Customer Experience Game Changers of the Last Decade

Customers That Stick

It is an amazing time to be a customer experience expert and a fascinating time to look back at the immense changes to both the idea and practice of customer experience that the last decade has brought.

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Introducing the New Competitive Landscape Chart

ReviewTrackers

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Straight Talk about Security, Compliance and Reliability in Cloud Communications

The risk is real - every organization recognizes the consequences of inadequate security, compliance and reliability in communications systems. Data breaches make headlines and privacy violations put companies at legal risk, not to mention the very real revenue costs of downtime. In this report, 8x8 shares how they secure data across every step of their communications system - and how you can easily comply with tightening regulations.

Mobile App for eCommerce Store — Even More Customers, Sales, and Profits

CSM Magazine

In 2019, it is important for your eCommerce store to have a mobile app for iOS and Android. If you don’t, you’ll lose to your competitors.

Guest Blog: How to Provide Fast and Personal Customer Support in a World that Cannot Wait

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Valeriya Yordanova who writes about how customer support agents can deliver the fast and personal customer support that today’s customers demand.

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Contact Center 101: What is Workforce Optimization?

NICE inContact

Optimization is one of those buzzy words that gets thrown around a lot in the contact center industry. According to the all-knowing Merriam-Webster, optimization is the “act, process, or methodology of making something as fully perfect, functional, or effective as possible.”

7 Things You Have to Get Right with Your Telephone Customer Experience

Myra Golden

This is the 7-point call strategy I use when my work is to improve the telephone customer experience in a call center. The lead-in , step 1, gets calls started on a positive note. Steps 2-6 are how to handle the body of the call in a friendly and warm way.

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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.

Why Storytelling Confidence grows Your Professional Credibility

One Millimeter Mindset

Developing storytelling confidence moves you one millimeter forward, beyond remaining professionally comfortable. Embracing not only the risk, but also the opportunity, of connecting your stories to other people’s stories.

Peloton Ad Shows Power of Consumer Perception

NetBase

Peloton’s viral exercise bike ad shows the power of consumer perception, and the importance for brands to monitor social analytics to maintain brand – and stock – health.

Exploring the World of Customer Service – An Interview with John Dijulius

SurveySparrow

Don’t make excuses about why your customer service isn’t world-class. Today Survey Sparrow had the opportunity to chat with John Dijulius, a US customer service expert who is redefining the rules of the game.

Budget or Bougie? Examining Airline Industry Trends For 2020

Brandwatch CX

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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.

How to Drive Customer Advocacy

Totango

Your business is successful because you deliver value to customers. Their growth supports your growth, and advocating for them with help you both be successful. Customer advocacy is the art of learning what customers need and working to help them gain the value that is in their best interest.

Multichannel Marketing: Real-World Examples from Brands that Do It Right

ReviewTrackers

Research

Field Service and the IoT

Astea

Download the Astea-authored whitepaper to see how IoT is Driving Field Service Transformation. The expectations and demands of today’s customers continue to increase rapidly. They expect improved uptime, better first-time fix rates, and faster response times.

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