Sat.Jan 20, 2018 - Fri.Jan 26, 2018

Everything You Need to Know about Text Analytics

Lumoa

If you work in a big company with large number of customers (or users), you most probably receive a lot of feedback: people write about their experiences, complain about the things that do not work and tell about the things they love.

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CX Institute Fills Customer-Centric Transformation Gap

Experience Matters

For years, Temkin Group has worked with organizations that are looking to become more customer-centric, providing guidance to the executives and teams who are responsible for driving this change. But over the last couple of years, we’ve noticed a shift in our work. It’s no longer just about providing our clients with the skills and knowledge they need to be masterful CX professionals. We are increasingly helping them train and motivate a broader group of employees. This evolution makes sense.

Why predictive analytics is integral to the future of CX

CloudCherry

Customers today expect brands to be one step ahead of them. That implies that they are looking for experiences that are accompanied by the ‘ wow ’ factor. To deliver on these expectations, however, the pre-requisite is that organizations need to be proactive.

Data-Driven Decision Making: A March Madness Case Study

Centriam Customer Experience Lab

Data-driven decision making. We all aspire to it. Whether it’s in Customer Experience management, targeted marketing, deciding which candidates to hire, choosing a new car, or picking the teams in your March Madness office pool. Customer Experience Analytics

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.

Customer Service Trends 2018: Creating Effortless Customer-Centric Experiences

Kayako

At Kayako, we do our best to understand not just our customers’ needs, but their customers’ needs, as well.

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2018: New Ways Cloud Will Enhance Customer Care

inContact

So many companies are enjoying the benefits of having moved their contact centers to the cloud over the past few years. Often companies started with a small deployment in one department and gradually grew that implementation to encompass all the contact center applications in the business.

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Whats the Key to a Strong CX Foundation? Be Obsessed with Your Customers

Customer Bliss

Is your company customer obsessed? If not, it should be! Tamar Cohen , Head of US Customer Experience for Zoetis , a leader in animal health services, shares how she led the leadership team in building the company’s CX platform and organization from the grounds up.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing eCommerce

QuestionPro Audience

The future is here, and the future is artificial intelligence. A technology that once sounded futuristic is now here, and smart businesses have realized it’s not an optional tool in this tech-crazed climate, and begun implementing AI in order to create the easiest possible user experience.

Customer Empathy, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Qualtrics X4

Experience Matters

I love it when my work overlaps with some of my other passions. Well, it’s happening in a big way at the Qualtrics X4 Experience Summit in Salt Lake City on March 6th through 9th. I’ll be skiing in Deer Valley before the event, I’ll be speaking about customer empathy at the event, and Lin-Manuel Miranda will also be speaking. Did you hear me… Lin-Manuel Miranda!I’m I’m not just a fan of Miranda’s, I’m a super fan.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most CX Elite of Them all?

MaritzCX

Do you, your team, or company exemplify exceptional customer experience? If so, the nomination period for the second annual CX Elite Awards from MaritzCX are now open.

Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Experience

There's no denying that Artificial Intelligence is popping up everywhere in consumers' daily lives. But in the world of customer care, getting AI right - deploying it in a way that helps customers get things done quicker and easier, removing frustrations and roadblocks - is easier said than done. This eBook will teach you how to use AI to improve the customer experience, while significantly cutting costs for your business.

How to Draft Effective Customer Satisfaction Survey Questions for Hotels & Tourism

Comm100

Hotels and tourism simply wouldn’t exist without the positive perceptions of the people who use them.

Mobile Panels Online: Market Research in the Mobile World

QuestionPro Audience

The times they are a-changin’. Little known fact: Bob Dylan was singing about market research. Market research is changing, and smart businesses are seizing the opportunity to use smartphones to gather data in a timely, efficient way.

Your Live Chat Should Create Customer Convenience Not Dissatisfaction

Customer Bliss

“More and more customers are willing to use live chat when contacting brands, but their general satisfaction rate has gone down slightly.” This is a finding from the recently released LiveChat Customer Service Report 2018 , comparing results from 2017 to 2016.

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most CX Elite of Them all?

MaritzCX

Do you, your team, or company exemplify exceptional customer experience? If so, the nomination period for the second annual CX Elite Awards from MaritzCX are now open.

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.

How To Craft Helpful B2B Customer Satisfaction Survey Questions

Comm100

Having another business as your client is a lot different from providing products or services to consumers. But just like in B2C businesses, getting feedback from your customer base is still an essential tool to ensure you’re meeting your clients’ needs.

{Infographic} Empathetic Design

Michelli Experience

__. Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D. is a professional speaker and chief experience officer at The Michelli Experience. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, Dr. Michelli and his team consult with some of the world’s best customer experience companies. Follow on Twitter: @josephmichelli.

Report: Channel Preferences Benchmark, 2018

Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group data snapshot, Channel Preferences Benchmark, 2018. Here’s the executive summary: In Q3 2017, we surveyed 10,000 U.S. consumers about their channel preferences when performing 12 different activities – such as selecting a life insurance policy or applying for a new credit card – and compared their responses to the results of a similar study we conducted in Q3 2016.

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B2C Influence on B2B Customer Expectations

MaritzCX

There are obvious differences in the way B2C and B2B companies engage, interact with, and serve their respective customer bases. Traditionally, this was appropriately based on significant differences in expectations from those customer groups.

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The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why so Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self-Service

To find how contact centers are navigating the transition to omnichannel customer service, Calabrio surveyed more than 1,000 marketing and customer experience leaders in the U.S. and U.K. about their digital customer communication strategies. Read the report to find out what was uncovered.

Giving Employees a Voice with Internal Customer Satisfaction Survey Questions

Comm100

It’s 2018, and businesses are finally waking up to the realization that happy employees make for happy customers – which make for happy businesses and shareholders. There’s huge benefits from acting to make sure your employees are happy and engaged.

4 Ways to Improve Customer Experience in 2018 – guest post from CCW NOLA

ijgolding

In our modern business landscape, especially with the ever-growing presence of social media in our daily lives, providing consistent positive customer experiences has become critical to maintaining a favourable brand reputation.

Empathic Design – As Close to the Holy Grail as You Can Get

Michelli Experience

Do you have a “go to” song you sing when you are at a karaoke bar? How about a signature dish you like to prepare the first time a new visitor comes over for dinner? Customer Experience Design Strategies. For me, my “go to” strategies for product development or experience innovation involve components from my “empathic design” toolkit.

It Takes More than Great Packaging

Wired and Dangerous

“Matt, give me a $10-12 Merlot with an attractive label.” The request came from the customer in front of me at my favorite adult beverage store. The customer smiled at the clever name on the bottle of wine Matt picked for him. It made me recall my early experience with moonshine whiskey.

3 Important Things A Chatbot Can’t Do (But an IVA Can)

Chatbots are becoming increasingly popular, but it’s important to remember that they’re only as smart as the technology behind them. Download this Interactions LLC eBook to learn more about chatbots and how to select automated customer care technology for your company.

How To Create Successful Customer Satisfaction Survey Questions for IT Helpdesks

Comm100

Running an IT helpdesk isn’t easy. It can be tough to find agents who have the right balance of technical knowledge with great customer service skills, and even tougher to assess whether you’ve truly got that balance right.

Customer Service Lessons from The Best 22 Toons of The Shepard Letter

Customer Guru

Happy customers play a major role in bringing repeat business and business through word-of-mouth and referrals. When a customer service agent resolves a customer’s grievance with immense care and attention, the customer will talk about it to his friends and family.

{Infographic} Empathic Design

Michelli Experience

__. Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D. is a professional speaker and chief experience officer at The Michelli Experience. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, Dr. Michelli and his team consult with some of the world’s best customer experience companies. Follow on Twitter: @josephmichelli. Save Save.

4 Tech Trends Driving CRM Software in 2018

Smarter CX

Customer Relationship Management, or CRM software, has come a long way since its beginnings in the 70s and 80s. It continues to evolve to incorporate new technology, features, and innovations to help organizations build and nurture personalized customer relationships.

The Top 3 Ways to Forecast for Your Contact Center

Forecasting is no easy task. It can be difficult to schedule the right amount of agents at the right time. Download our ebook to learn how to reduce overstaffing and understaffing, lower customer wait times and improve the customer experience with proper forecasting.

How to Create the Best eCommerce Customer Service Surveys

Comm100

You probably know the challenges that come with creating effective customer service or satisfaction surveys, but that definitely does not mean you should give up on your ambitions.

Why Must Leaders and Their Companies Now Give More Attention (and Resources) to EX?

Beyond Philosophy

Michael Lowenstein, Ph.D., CMC Thought Leadership Principal, Beyond Philosophy. By EX, of course, we mean employee experience. Customer experience optimization has, for some time, been the stated goal of many enterprises around the world.

Empathetic Design – As Close to the Holy Grail as You Can Get

Michelli Experience

Do you have a “go to” song you sing when you are at a karaoke bar? How about a signature dish you like to prepare the first time a new visitor comes over for dinner? Customer Experience Design Strategies. For me, my “go to” strategies for product development or experience innovation involve components from my “empathetic design” toolkit.

Customer Experience Tips to Conquer 2018

Smarter CX

Customers are the most important part of small- or medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Today, it’s no longer enough to simply provide them with a great product or service. “Satisfied” won’t cut it; they want to be delighted.

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Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

Transform your contact center to build relationships with your customers that will last a lifetime.