Tue.May 14, 2019

Why CX Leaders Need to Rethink Using Incentives for Employees

inmoment

From meeting sales quotas to achieving high levels of customer satisfaction, incentivizing employees is commonplace for organizations aiming to increase performance within their workforce. Customer experience leaders are no different. According to Forrester , 85% of companies tie CX to compensation.

Why Your Brand Needs Journey Analytics

Kitewheel

Most businesses have realized that it is time to start journey analytics. But it isn’t easy. Analytics is an expensive direction for businesses to pursue if those efforts don’t deliver a return on their investment.

Improve IVR to create a better customer experience

UJET

Interactive voice response ( IVR ) is a phone system that uses the phone keypad or voice recognition to direct customers through a company’s customer support system.

System 122

Episode 51 – CX Expert Annette Franz Shares Her Insights on Journey Mapping and Success with CX

Kristina Evey

Episode 51 Shownotes… On this episode, we are joined by Annette Franz. Annette Franz is the founder and CEO of … Read More Episode 51 – CX Expert Annette Franz Shares Her Insights on Journey Mapping and Success with CX. The post Episode 51 – CX Expert Annette Franz Shares Her Insights on Journey Mapping and Success with CX appeared first on Kristina Evey. Employee Experience Journey Mapping Leadership Podcasting Uncategorized

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.

Intraday Management — GPS for the Contact Center

NICE inContact

When it comes to sense of direction, I’ll admit I’m closer to “can’t find her way out of a paper bag” than “has a strong internal compass.” So you can understand that GPS navigation is riding shotgun when I’m on the road and is in my top-five most frequently used apps. As I slogged along the 101 here in Southern California recently, I realized that my navigation is a lot like the intraday management and reforecasting capabilities available within workforce management platforms. Say what?

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The Power of Transformation

Horizon CX

Many organizations have struggled with moving from product-centric to customer-centric over the years. Some have achieved this transformation, some have not. Of course, this transformation is just the beginning, as improving the customer experience will always be a journey and not a destination.

The Most Important Customer Success KPIs You Should Be Tracking

Totango

Customer success initiatives are critical in ensuring your product gives customers the positive outcomes they’re looking for. But how can you tell if your customer success team’s hard work is paying off?

Improve AHT: here’s how top contact center decision makers do it

TechSee

Analysis of Average Handling Time is deeply entrenched in the customer service field and almost every contact center manager wants to improve AHT.

Amazing Business Radio: Jill Nelson

ShepHyken

Being Human in a Technology-Driven World. Why Connections Matter More Than Ever. Shep Hyken interviews Jill Nelson. They discuss her company, Ruby Receptionists , and how to use both technology and humanity to deliver an amazing customer experience.

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.

5 Reasons Why Customer Satisfaction Is Important

Survicate

You should never ignore the importance of customer satisfaction. There are dozens of factors contributing to the success (or failure) of a business, customer satisfaction is one of them.

What is a Product Roadmap?

Gainsight

A product roadmap is a high-level, visual representation of the direction your product offering will take over time. A good product roadmap will provide your colleagues and stakeholders with the “why” behind your product and should serve the following purposes: Lay out the overarching strategy.

What is Call Center Average Wait Time and 3 Ways to Reduce It

Talkdesk

“Your Call Is Important To Us” When your customers hear that, do they really believe it? The longer you make them wait, the less important they feel.

Five Elements that Create Service Stress for Customers

Strikedeck

Andy shares what causes stress for the customer, and what you can do to assuage it. Customer Success Customers Onboarding saas value realization

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.

Why are Learning Programs for Remote Customer Service Teams So Important

PlayVox

Working remotely offers businesses and employees a number of benefits. First and foremost, let’s talk commuting. Research by the U.S. Census Bureau shows people in full-time roles typically spend more than 200 hours travelling to and from their jobs each year. That can’t sound appealing to anyone.

Should CS Care about Fastest Time-to-Value?

Strikedeck

Shreesha shares his insights about the. Customer Success Customers Onboarding saas value realization

Who Should Take Product Experience Ownership?

Truthlab

What exactly is Product Experience? Product Experience (PX) is defined as the general customer perception, expectations and valuation of a company’s product or service during the course of its use in various applications. (PX)

Why Open Source Software Is the Key to Hybrid Cloud

datastax

In previous posts, we’ve talked about the benefits of the hybrid cloud. We’ve also offered some guidance about making the transition to the hybrid cloud. So you know about the “whys” and “hows” of moving to the hybrid cloud. But those are really just two parts of a trifecta. The third part, and the topic of this post, focuses on one of the main keys to success with hybrid cloud: open source software. The age of open source has arrived.

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.

Make Sure your CX is Switched on During the Big Switch-Off

Cyara

In 2015, British Telecom (BT) announced it would be switching off the UK’s legacy PSTN and ISDN networks by 2025, forcing all customers to shift to IP-based VoIP (Voice Over IP) and SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) telephony services.

How to Test a Folding Smartphone (and Other Emerging Tech)

Centercode

Seeing the risks and rewards of emerging technology unfold is part of what makes the tech industry so exciting to follow. And since CES 2019, one of the biggest nail biters is the race to get the folding smartphone into the hands of consumers.

How to reverse-engineer your customer experience strategy for speed and effectiveness

MyCustomer

Engagement. How to reverse-engineer your CX strategy for speed

How Valued Engagement Touchpoints Help Build a Proactive Customer Success Strategy

ClientSuccess

Welcome to our blog series CSM from the Trenches, a community for frontline Customer Success Managers (CSMs) that discusses trends, best practices, and advice for the frontline. Being on the CSM frontline allows us to directly influence the success of our clients.

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.

5 Secrets CX Analytics Reveal About Your CPG Consumers

NetBase

Tasked with providing products and services that are ‘better than yesterday’s best’ is where most CPG brands find themselves living these days.

Smarter Demos: Incorporating Virtual Reality to Reimagine Staff Training

Smarter CX

SmarterCX presents the Smarter Demos series , a 2-minutes-or-less look at some of the most innovative CX technologies and how they work.

The New Era Of Marketing Strategy

Forrester's Customer Insights

Marketing has been a story of eras: from mass marketing to the direct marketing era to digital marketing, and now data-driven marketing.

Campaigns We Love: “Coach – Defining Modern Luxury”

Gravy Analytics Lead Intelligence Blog

Coach’s new advertising campaign continues to evangelize its modern luxury leather goods to fashionable, younger buyers. The company’s handbags, clothing and accessories take center stage in spots featuring actor Selena Gomez , the current face of Coach.

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.