CEM maturity model pt 1: Assessing your customer-centric vision

MyCustomer

CEM maturity model pt 1: Customer-centric vision Loyalty.

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CEM maturity model pt 2: Developing a customer-centric culture

MyCustomer

CEM maturity model pt 2: Customer-centric culture Engagement.

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Customer Centric Decisions

ClearAction

Customer Centric Decisions Lynn Hunsaker. Do you have a customer-focus creed? In the conference room of a company I visited recently a poster served as a clear reminder for customer centric decision-making. Can we do this successfully, and will our customers notice?

Why Your Customer-Centric “Breakthrough” Is Not Working

360Connext

That leader had an epiphany about customer-centric culture. If we focus on customers, we will be a better organization. Starting today, we focus on customers in a whole new way! A speech that declares this day is “DAY ONE” of becoming customer centered.

CX Leaders: 5 Tips for Becoming a Customer-Centric Organization

IntouchInsight

This is one of the many challenges CX leaders face today as they are tasked with driving their company’s transformation to a customer-centric organization. Add this on top of challenges such as limited data sharing across the business, organizational silos, and teams not being aligned on customer needs. Customer Experience Management CEM

CEM maturity model pt 2: Assessing the customer-centricity of your company culture

MyCustomer

CEM maturity model pt 2: Customer-centric culture Engagement.

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CEM maturity model pt 3: Assessing if your leadership lives up to its customer-centric vision

MyCustomer

Assessing the customer-centricity of your leaders Loyalty.

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You Can’t Legislate Customer Centricity

Beyond Philosophy

One interesting bit of his speech touched on an important issue for Customer Centricity: data breaches. He said the federal standard he would impose to notify Customers their information had been compromised should be 30 days. Customers are nervous about their data security.

What is CEM Software?

Confirmit

CEM software – or Customer Experience Management software - refers to the suite of software solutions that help organizations monitor their relationships with their customers, analyze the insights from feedback and other relevant data (e.g. Customer Effort Score.

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What is CEM Software?

Confirmit

CEM software – or Customer Experience Management software - refers to the suite of software solutions that help organizations monitor their relationships with their customers, analyze the insights from feedback and other relevant data (e.g. Customer Effort Score.

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Can your CEM program win customers for life?

Clarabridge

Every company’s customer experience team is going to have different goals. Most of them, however, have this one thing in common: they want to keep their customers around as long as possible. Can your customer experience management program possibly retain customers for life?

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Making Optimal Customer Experience A Focus of Your Company’s (And Your) Thinking and Doing: The Case for Foundation and Advanced CEM Training

Beyond Philosophy

Many b2b and b2c companies offer antiseptic, commoditized, vanilla experiences for customers. Most brands and corporations get by on transactional approaches to customer relationships. Beyond simply selling a product or service, these ‘experiential brands’ connect with their customers.

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CEMs vs. CRMs (And Why You Need Both)

PeopleMetrics

Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are the same, right?”. While it may be true that at their core, both systems revolve around the key interactions a customer has with your brand, CRMs and CEMs serve distinctly different purposes and operate from two contrasting angles. while CEMs tell you why it's happening (why do prospects convert. or not, why do customers return. That’s where CEM comes into play.

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Lesson #1: Everyone Wants To Be Customer-Centric, But No One Knows What That Means

PeopleMetrics

Listen to any company in almost every industry, and you’ll undoubtedly hear phrases like customer-centric and customer-focused touted as top priorities. When leaders of a company fail to explain or provide specific examples of what it really means to be customer-centric, employees often see these words as little more than corporate platitudes. Companies feel obligated to go on record as being customer-centric. Becoming Customer-Centric.

CEM maturity model pt 5: Assessing the customer-centricity of your tools and processes

MyCustomer

Voice of the Customer. Assessing your CX tools and processes

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What Customer-Centric Companies Must Do To Become Customer-Obsessed

Beyond Philosophy

In building relationships with customers, and value for them, my long-time observation is that most organizations tend to progress through several stages of performance as they are becoming truly customer-centric: a) customer awareness, b) customer sensitivity, c) customer focus, and d) customer obsession. Customer Awareness. Customer Sensitivity. Customer Focus. Michael Lowenstein, Ph.D.,

Top Five Obstacles to Customer Centricity #4 Multi-channel Journey

Peter Lavers

This series of blogs is based on the early results of research undertaken by Peter Lavers on customer centricity. Participants are asked to tell us what, if anything, they are pulling their hair out over when it comes to customer centricity.

Connecting Customer Experience Goals to Financial Metrics to Prove ROI

CloudCherry

Social media, online reviews, product ratings—these platforms have transformed into the customer’s soapbox, empowering them to speak freely about a brand’s strengths and faults. Here’s Why Measuring the Financial Returns of CEM Is a Necessity.

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CEM in Telecoms Global Summit Launches 2017 Agenda

CSM Magazine

CX network in partnership with Telecoms IQ are extremely excited to announce that the agenda for CEM in Telecoms Global Summit 2017 is now available to download! 50+ World leading customer experience practitioners are confirmed to share their experience. Customer Service News

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Whitepaper: The Five Core Pillars for Your CEM Strategy

Responsetek

Customer Experience Management (CEM) is a methodology of measuring business performance based on the voice of the customer at all touch points in order to drive continuous customer-focused improvements. A brand’s reputation, as Bezos highlights, isn’t simply a clever marketing ploy, it is a true representation of a company’s efforts to impress their customers and deliver on their brand promise. FIVE CRITICAL PILLARS FOR DESIGNING AN EFFECTIVE CEM PROGRAM.

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Connecting Customer Experience Goals to Financial Metrics to Prove ROI

CloudCherry

Social media, online reviews, product ratings—these platforms have transformed into the customer’s soapbox, empowering them to speak freely about a brand’s strengths and faults. Here’s Why Measuring the Financial Returns of CEM Is a Necessity.

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Putting the Power of Your People to Work for Customer Centricity

Beyond Philosophy

Having a Customer-Centric culture doesn’t happen by accident. It takes a lot of work and concentration to create a deliberate Customer experience from all the parts of your organization. What Your People Need to be More Customer Focused.

C-Level Telco Speakers to Share Views on Implementing a Successful CEM Programme

CSM Magazine

Three C-Level telco speakers will be sharing their vital view on implementing a successful CEM programme at Customer Experience Management (CEM) in Telecoms World Summit 2015 which will be held from 13-14 August 2015 in Singapore. Driving Customer Loyalty & Reducing Churn.

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Are you Irrational: 7 Questions to See If You Are Irrational?

Beyond Philosophy

I love watching what people, and Customers do. Your Customers would raise their hands during this TED talk also. What baffles me, then is why some organizations choose to ignore feelings and how they affect the behavior of their Customers.

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Are You Deliberate with Your Customer Strategy or Just Taking a Chance?

Beyond Philosophy

Customer centricity requires strategy to cultivate a culture that puts the Customer at the center of everything you do. Naïve companies are the least customer-focused and Natural companies are the most customer-focused. Hiring Customer-Ready Employees.

The Role of CX in a Sales Culture

Beyond Philosophy

Quality sales cultures are the ones where the Customer comes before the close, like Mackay’s quote indicates here. I wrote about Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and their role in the Customer Experience. They balance the needs of the Customers and the needs of their organization.

How to Engage Employees & Build a Customer-Centric Culture

Customer Interactions

Often we’ll be helping a client who has just started using the NICE Fizzback solution to take things to the next level and make Customer Experience Management (CEM) an integral component of their organisational culture. One of the great things about working at NICE Fizzback is getting out on the road, spending time with clients and getting to know their organisation from the board room to the front line of the call centre.

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3 Ways to Use Mobile To Your Advantage

Beyond Philosophy

Chances are, 70% or more of your Customers are reading/Googling/posting on mobile devices about your organization, too. Train customer staff across all channels. Customer-facing staff should know how to use all the channels you have available.

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Why Gut Decisions Are Sometimes Wrong

Beyond Philosophy

This fact is why dealing with Customers is so difficult. Most organizations make the mistake thinking Customers are rational beings and only make decisions logically. There is a certain romantic notion that we sometimes just know things in our gut. We equate this to wisdom or expertise.

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Do You Harness the Power of Habit in Your Marketing Yet?

Beyond Philosophy

When they saw these purchases in the customer’s history, they decided that they would begin the targeted campaign to these women. “ Most of the time, what we do, is what we do most of the time”. This is former F1 champion Lewis Hamilton stopping in the wrong team’s garage to change tires.

4 Actions to Exceed Customer Expectations

Beyond Philosophy

I meet many organizations that say they want to exceed Customer expectations at every moment of contact. The first step in exceeding your customer’s expectations is to know those expectations.”. - For most organizations, just meeting their Customer’s expectations would provide a good experience. To create a great experience you have to define which areas that Customers most value and exceed these aspects of the Customer Experience.

5 Facts to End the ROI Debate on Customer Experience

Beyond Philosophy

For many years, there has been a debate whether you could assign a dollar amount to determine the return on investment for any Customer Experience improvements. Customer Satisfaction results in a higher share price. Keeping Customers results in a high increase in value.

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My First 90 Days: The Secrets You Must Know About Your New Job

Beyond Philosophy

“ Unlocking the Hidden Customer Experience: Short Stories of Remarkable Practices that Ensure Success” is designed to help organizations take their Customer Experience to the next level. Hiring Customer Ready Employees.

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4 Things We Can All Learn from a Retail Customer Experience

Beyond Philosophy

Retailers have been at the forefront for understanding how to use the human brain and emotions to maximize profits from their Customers. Using smells in your Customer Experience is olfactory marketing, and it works. Undertake what we call a Customer Mirror.

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3 Ways to Tell if Your Customer Relationship is All About You

Beyond Philosophy

There are some signs that your Customer relationship is all about you, or one-sided, and they are easier to spot than you think. Many of the things that make personal relationships fail make your relationship with Customers one-sided. To that end, here are three ways you can identify how you are making your relationship with Customers one-sided: #1: You don’t take no for an answer. Of course, Customers can’t always feel like they lose either.

How to Get People to Do What You Want

Beyond Philosophy

As a leader or a marketer if you want an employee or a customer to change behavior, research says the best thing to do is give them positive reinforcement when they do what you want. Your Customers have behaviors that cost your organization money.

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How to Make or Break Your Customer Experience

Beyond Philosophy

All the little parts along the way in your experience are what make a Customer experience Customer-Centric. Putting the Customer first in everything you do applies to every part of your organization, from the way you greet them to the way you bill them.

The Problem with Self Service

Beyond Philosophy

More and more of your Customers believe access to self-service options is essential to their relationship with your business. Parature is a research and advisory firm specializing in communicating service-centric best practices. Their Customer Service Success Blog reported some interesting stats to consider about Customer’s self-service options, including: By 2017, Only 1/3 of Customer service interactions will require human assistance. Customers value trust.

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What Does The Scottish Independence Vote Have to Do with Customer Experience?

Beyond Philosophy

Before I explain what I mean by that and how it has to do with Customer Experience, however, let me first tell you where I was born. 2] The study found price increases had twice the effect on customer switching, compared to price decreases.”. Well, there you have it!

Would Consumers (Really) Spend More For Better Service?

Beyond Philosophy

Sometimes it is differentiating, and offers consumers definite benefits – such as practiced by companies like Zappos, Wegmans, Ritz Carlton, Rackspace, Southwest Airlines, Trader Joe’s, Amazon, Baptist Health Care, and Zane’s Cycles – and sometimes it is just one of multiple factors which contribute to customer loyalty or disloyalty behavior. Bob Thompson chronicled a part of this very well in a recent, widely-read, blog, where he looked at customer experience vs. customer engagement.