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Artificial Intelligence: Ready for Primetime in the Contact Center

Avaya

This blog is authored by Robin Gareiss, President and Founder, of Nemertes Research. Gareiss leads Nemertes Digital Transformation research.

4 Ways Social Media Reviews Can Help You Improve Customer Experience

Survicate

We all remember those massive notebooks where guests and customers would leave their impressions and comments based on their experience when they’d visit a store or stay in a hotel. They were seen almost exclusively by the staff of the store/hotel in question, or by other visitors at best, when they took a moment to compare what others have experienced in the very same place. Today – it’s all out in the open.

The Customer Experience’s impact on Customer Churn

VDS

Successful companies make it a strategic priority to retain customers because they know retention has a significant impact on their bottom line.

What is a Good NPS Score?

GetFeedback

The question of what is a good NPS score is popular among brands who value customer experience. A Net Promoter Score, or NPS, has become a necessary customer experience metric.

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.

To Respond or Not Respond to Customer Feedback – That is the CX Question

Kristina Evey

Customer Experience is based on customer feedback and engagement. With the presence of review sites such as Yelp, TripAdvisor, and … Read More To Respond or Not Respond to Customer Feedback – That is the CX Question. The post To Respond or Not Respond to Customer Feedback – That is the CX Question appeared first on Kristina Evey. customer complaints customer feedback

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What is Call Quality Monitoring?

inContact

“This call may be used for quality or training purposes…” Have you ever wondered about that notification when you call a business? While it’s easy to disregard, it reveals a common business practice: Call Quality Monitoring – a practice contact centers use to review and evaluate the quality of their agents’ interactions with customers. While call monitoring may be performed live at times, it isn’t feasible when there are large volumes of calls.

How to Segment Your Customers to Grow Revenue

GetFeedback

While you can’t reach out to each customer individually, it’s nice when you can get as close as possible. The problem is that it’s challenging. You want to provide great customer experiences to every possible customer group, but that’s difficult to do, even with a relatively small organization.

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3 Best Practices to Engage Your Frontline Employees

MaritzCX

Identifying the Problems Your Customers Encounter, Is Only Half the Battle Knowing how to resolve them, however, is what really matters. Many companies, while committed to improving the customer experience, are not where they want to be with their Voice of the Customer (VoC) initiative. In particular, the frontline managers and employees who directly shape. View Article. General

A 3-Stage Approach to Your Company’s New Customer Experience

Customer Bliss

Are you responsible for building an entirely new customer experience path for your organization? Monica Whiting , Vice President of Customer Experience at TECO energy , shares tactics and plans to help you strategize short-term and long-term goals for CX, regardless of your industry.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

CXone Workforce Management Enterprise: A Game Changer for Oscar Health

inContact

As a fast-growing, technology-driven health insurance company with 250,000 members, Oscar Health saw that its manual scheduling and forecasting process was having an unhealthy effect on productivity and customer service. So the company turned to NICE inContact for the solution: CXone Workforce Management Enterprise. Oscar Health’s 250 agents handle more than 615,000 interactions annually, mostly inbound calls from members looking for assistance with claims, benefits and the mobile app.

6 Deep Audience Research Methods to Improve Your Targeting

GetFeedback

Buyer personas are often created on instinct instead of data. And let’s be honest, that doesn’t improve the customer experience. In some cases, buyer personas limit you to targeting one or two types of people, ignoring the different stages of the buyer cycle entirely.

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How can you retain an upset customer?

Wired and Dangerous

New Voice Media recently reported that poor customer service loses American companies over $62 billion annually. 33% of Americans say it only takes a single instance of poor customer service for them to consider switching companies reports American Express!

Five strategies to improve customer experience in telecoms

TechSee

In the highly competitive telecom industry, customer experience is a critical factor in building and maintaining a competitive advantage. A recent report by Forrester takes this concept one step further by proving that improving customer experience in telecoms delivers a boost to all KPIs.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Speaker: Claire Beatty, Editorial Director - Asia, MIT Technology Review Insights

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

7 Tips to Manage Customer Expectations

inContact

Today’s customers are digitally savvy, more demanding and expect instant service. Contact centers face a constant challenge in managing customer expectations. . Here are some key customer expectations and some tips towards managing them . Save my time – Have your customers spend less time on wait times by providing a self-service option where the use case is best suited. Eg) Password reset.

Leadership Sets the Tone of the Culture

ShepHyken

One of our Shepard Letter subscribers, who asked to remain anonymous, recently shared a story worth telling. To protect him from the backlash he’s concerned about, we’ll change his name to “protect the innocent,” as the saying goes, just in case someone from his company reads this.

Episode 46 – Transformational Customer Experience Leadership

Kristina Evey

Shownotes… Transformational Leadership for Customer Experience Success Truly understanding and embracing the CX and EX is essential for long-lasting business … Read More Episode 46 – Transformational Customer Experience Leadership. The post Episode 46 – Transformational Customer Experience Leadership appeared first on Kristina Evey. Customer Experience Leadership Podcasting Uncategorized

What is the Best Channel for your NPS Surveys – Email, Text or In-app?

Retently

Every business, be it a one-man band or an enterprise, is aware that proactively listening to customers and responding to their needs can translate into a huge competitive advantage.

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.

5 Phone Greeting Types and Tips to Maximize Your Call Center Experience

inContact

Greeting customers. Aaaaah, that crucial first impression and what to do with it. Before we get started with the how, what, and why, let’s take a step back… Ask yourself, what is your sole purpose in your contact center? To make your customer happy? To drive revenue? The answer to this question should be a cornerstone to drive home the importance of the customers experience from the moment they connect with your company – over any channel! .

Guest Blog: How to Get the Most from Seasonal Customer Service Employees

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Joel Gottesman who shares tips to ensure that seasonal employees provide an excellent customer experience. This past season, retailers hired more than 575,000 seasonal employees to help manage the holiday rush.

Making Sense of the 2019 Marketing Technology Landscape

iPerceptions

It seems more and more is being asked of Marketers nowadays. From content generation, social media management, even managing the Customer Experience , to name a few – it is easy to feel overwhelmed.

10 Quotes from Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on Evolution of Sales and Customer Experience at ModernCX

Smarter CX

This past month at Oracle’s Modern Customer Experience conference , CX leaders from 37 countries gathered in Las Vegas for three days of customer experience insights, trends, and technologies.

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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.

What Is a Hosted PBX (Private Branch Exchange)?

inContact

PBX is an acronym for “private branch exchange”. It’s basically a way to connect phones in a business to the external public switched telephone network (PSTN) using plain old phone telephone service (POTS) lines. Originally, this was done using dedicated hardware installed within a business’ office, usually in something called the “phone closet”.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of April 8, 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.

Astea & Baxter Planning Partner to Deliver Integrated FSM & Service Parts Planning

Astea

The integrated solution will offer large, complex service organizations managing parts in multi-echelon logistics networks a cohesive approach to field service management and service parts planning. HORSHAM, PA (April 9, 2019) — Astea International Inc.,

Modeler 3.4 – Exclusive Updates for Modeler Users ?

Bizagi

Modeler 3.4 is here! Learn about the fantastic new features we’re launching to give you the best process modeling experience. Over the last few months the engineering team have been working hard to bring you some exciting new updates.

To Text or To Talk? Understanding Customer Care Preferences for Voice and Digital Channels

As customer care channels continue to evolve and expand, there’s been a lot of debate about which channels customers actually prefer to interact with brands. Based on a recent Harris Poll, learn why consumers choose one channel over another, and how common frustrations with specific channels drive consumers to pick alternatives.