Enjoy the Super Saver Rate for Interactions 2020

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Interactions EMEA Welcomes Stephen Fry as Keynote

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Interactions EMEA 2019 welcomes award-winning actor, comedian, journalist, television presenter and film director – Stephen Fry as our celebrity keynote speaker! The post Interactions EMEA Welcomes Stephen Fry as Keynote appeared first on NICE inContact Blog. Advantages of the Cloud Contact Center Trends & Insights Interactions NICE inContact CXone

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Report: Humanizing Digital Interactions

Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group report, Humanizing Digital Interactions. This means that how a customer feels about an interaction with a company has an enormous impact on his or her loyalty to that company. Emotions play an integral role in how customers make decisions and form judgments. However, companies tend to ignore customer emotions, […].

Psssssst! The Buzz Around Interactions 2019 has Already Begun

NICE inContact

How will we top Interactions 2018? this is our first opportunity to come to an Interactions event. And speaking of speakers… What else makes Interactions so great? Why not put your thought-leader chops to work and share your story at Interactions 2019?

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.

Enjoy the Super Saver Rate for Interactions 2020

NICE inContact

We’re excited to let you know that Interactions 2020 registration is officially open, and you can take advantage of our special Super Saver rate by registering now! Come join us from May 11 – 13 in fabulous Las Vegas at the Caesar’s Forum Conference Center, attached to the newly renovated Harrah’s Hotel, for all the expert speakers and informative breakout sessions Interactions is famous for.

3 Ways to Provide Success When Handling Rude Customer Interactions

NICE inContact

However, there are ways to help both sides of the interaction, agent and customers, and it starts with your response. Here are 3 ways to provide success in these types of contact center interactions: 1) Don’t Try to Win. Be sure your employees understand your guidelines for acceptable resolutions as well as their spheres of influence — and when the interaction may need to be escalated.

Interactions 2019 Welcomes Ashton Kutcher as Keynote Speaker!

NICE inContact

Interactions 2019 welcomes actor, investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ashton Kutcher, as keynote speaker! Register today for Interactions 2019, and don’t miss your exclusive opportunity to hear Ashton Kutcher discuss his life, career and passions.

‘Everybody’ customer interaction

NewVoiceMedia

Every interaction with your customer is a customer service interaction. The post ‘Everybody’ customer interaction appeared first on Blog | NewVoiceMedia.

CX Myth #5: Wow Customers During Every Interaction

Experience Matters

CX Myth #5: Wow Customers During Every Interaction What’s Wrong: While it may be appealing to think about creating an amazing experience every time you touch a customer, it’s just not appropriate or practical. All interactions should aim to meet your target customers’ success, effort, and emotional expectations, but in many cases they aren’t looking to be wowed. And if we put the same energy into all interactions, then we are underinvesting Read More.

Fireside Chat: Lessons from "The Convenience Revolution"

Speaker: Shep Hyken, Bestselling Author & Customer Experience Expert

By the end of this webinar, you will know: How to reduce friction in your customer interactions. A revolution in customer convenience is currently underway, disrupting old business models and driving rapid innovations.

Four Ways to Increase Meaningful Interactions with Your Customers

CSM Magazine

By building a happy, loyal customer base that makes brand interaction easy and enjoyable, businesses can ensure that they have the edge over competitors. Investing in overall brand experience for customers is one of the most important aspects of any business.

Exploring Multiple Emotions During Contact Center Interactions

Experience Matters

In a previous post, I discussed results from a joint study that we conducted with Mattersight Personality Labs (MPL) to examine customer emotions within contact center interactions. MPL isolated the occurrence of four specific emotions: joy, anger, sadness, and fear in more than 118,000 calls across 11 large brands. In addition to detecting the customer emotion, […]. Customer Connectedness Customer experience Emotion

5 Things Customers Expect from Customer Service Interactions

Help.com

Here are five essential things customer expect from their customer service interactions—and what you can do to make sure they’re satisfied. Customer service is not supposed to be reactionary.

Interactions Celebrates 15 Years

Interactions

“When Interactions started out in 2004, a streamlined customer experience certainly wasn’t considered the business necessity that it is today. Michael Iacobucci, longstanding CEO of Interactions. The post Interactions Celebrates 15 Years appeared first on Interactions.

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.

What is an IVR (Interactive Voice Response)?

NICE inContact

At the simplest level, an IVR (Interactive Voice Response) is an automated interface that allows you to interact with callers to gather data, and potentially resolve an issue without having to direct that caller to an agent. This shortens call handle times and frees up agent resources to handle more complex interactions. The ability to automate some basic interactions, reducing agent churn and increasing availability of those automated interactions to – ideally – 24/7/365.

Create Your Learning Experience at Interactions 2019–Agenda Preview Now Available!

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The Interactions 2019 agenda is built with you in mind, so you can deliver the most exceptional customer experience directly to your customers. Make sure to get the most out of your visit by planning in advance with the Interactions 2019 Agenda Preview ! Expivia Interaction Marketing Group, Inc. Register today for Interactions 2019 at the Early Bird rate of $1,395. The post Create Your Learning Experience at Interactions 2019–Agenda Preview Now Available!

How to Build Customer Trust One Interaction at a Time

Kayako

Every interaction we have with our customer influences whether or not they will return. The first part of your interaction should demonstrate you can see the problem they’re suffering.

Surveys and Interaction Analytics: The Perfect Voice of the Customer Pair

NICE inContact

One of the most important and fundamental pieces of a voice of the customer program is implementing a solution for your customers to provide unbiased feedback through surveys.

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

Lead People Not Technology: Interacting to Succeed

Michelli Experience

Using John Kotter’s distinction between leaders and managers , the HBR article suggests that both “leader-type” and “manager-type” CEOs spend considerable time interacting with others. Leadership involves high levels of human interaction and effective communication. The post Lead People Not Technology: Interacting to Succeed appeared first on Joseph Michelli.

ICUC 2017 at NICE Interactions Welcomes Keynote Speaker – Alec Baldwin!

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We’ve managed to top ourselves again by bringing to inContact’s user conference (ICUC) at NICE Interactions 2017 one of the hottest celebrities on the scene – Alec Baldwin! The post ICUC 2017 at NICE Interactions Welcomes Keynote Speaker – Alec Baldwin!

Elevated Customer Experience Means Fast Action and Human Interaction

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Give Customers What They Want: Fast Action and Human Interaction. The post Elevated Customer Experience Means Fast Action and Human Interaction appeared first on inContact Blog. With the inclusion of so many technologies, and more coming, companies may be wondering what customers want?

Personalizing customer interactions builds loyalty

Jacada

If you are able to treat customers as individuals by personalizing their experiences, they will reward your dedication with loyalty of their own. Read More. Jacada Blog

Creating Distinction to Improve Customer Interactions

Speaker: Scott McKain, Business Consultant, Bestselling Author, Speaker

This webinar will explore how a professional or an organization can create distinction to stand out in their industry. In a business landscape with many iconic companies, many organizations struggle with how to become noteworthy.

Interactive Video: The Rise of RPA Bots in Customer Service

Jacada

We invite you to watch the interactive video (and enjoy the references we make along the way). Recently, Head of Automation Scott Merritt sat down with the TechTalk team and discussed the ways in which organizations seek to benefit from customer service automation.

Digital Interactions Dominate

Jacada

According to the latest 2016 Dimension Data Global Contact Centre Benchmarking Report 1 digital volumes handled by the contact centre are on track to exceed phone contacts by the end of 2016. Across virtually all digital channels, significant annual growth is being reported from most geographies. This supports the reality that the quest to deliver exemplarity Customer Experience (Cx) is now widely recognized as the top reason for offering digital self-service and assisted service channels.

Digital Interactions Dominate

Jacada

According to the latest 2016 Dimension Data Global Contact Centre Benchmarking Report 1 digital volumes handled by the contact centre are on track to exceed phone contacts by the end of 2016. Across virtually all digital channels, significant annual growth is being reported from most geographies. This supports the reality that the quest to deliver exemplarity Customer Experience (Cx) is now widely recognized as the top reason for offering digital self-service and assisted service channels.

5 Reasons Never to Miss SXSW Interactive

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

I’ve noticed a lot of blogs and articles and general gripes lately about why SXSW Interactive has jumped the shark. It’s fashionable to post emphatically about how there’s no appeal to the massive conference tackling digital and interactive trends each March. More Posts - Website Follow Me: The post 5 Reasons Never to Miss SXSW Interactive appeared first on Customer Experience Consulting.

Artificial Intelligence in Cloud-Based Solutions

Speaker: Rick Nucci, Co-Founder & CEO of Guru

With the advent of chatbots, artificial intelligence, interactive voice response, and machine learning, novel technologies continue to disrupt the contact center industry.

Galileo: A True Interactive Visionary

Storyminers

The post Galileo: A True Interactive Visionary appeared first on Storyminers. Many of you know that I started one of the world’s first digital agencies in 1992 with my business partner and creative director, Jackie Goldstein. We called it GALILEO.

Hear from Top Customer Experience Experts – Plan your Interactions 2018 Agenda

NICE inContact

The Interactions 2018 agenda is built with you in mind, so you can deliver the most exceptional customer experience directly to your customers. With so much to see and do in three days, make sure to get the most out of your time at Interactions 2018 by planning in advance with the Interactions 2018 Agenda Preview ! To receive the special “NICE inContact” pricing for Interactions 2018, use the following discount codes when registering.

Still on the Fence? How to Sell Your Manager on Interactions 2018

NICE inContact

If your manager still hasn’t committed to sending you or your colleagues to Interactions 2018, there are some powerful reasons you can share. At Interactions 2018, you’ll be interacting with your peers from other business segments in addition to industry experts.

How Voice Interaction and the Internet of Things are Changing User Experience

MaritzCX

Voice input and connected devices are changing how people interact with software and each other, altering our notions of UX Design. If you grew up watching Star Trek you saw Captain Kirk speaking directly to his ship. Not only did he give the ship commands, but the ship would speak back.

IVA is the New IVR

Speaker: Brian Morin, CMO, SmartAction & Dan Fox, VP, Product Marketing & Strategy, SmartAction

Let’s face it, your customer service reps are handling too many repetitive, linear interactions that could be easily automated, but the limitations of your touchtone IVR means you are unable to expand self-service capabilities to automate more. Hear how IVA (intelligent virtual assistants) powered by advanced speech recognition and natural language processing are replacing the traditional IVR with “How can I help you today,” instead of “Press 1” and helping customers self-serve common requests.

Interactive Voice Response – What it is, What it does, Where it’s going

NICE inContact

Interactive voice response (IVR) has been a staple of customer service for many years. Front-end IVR allows the collection of data from the caller, which enables you to optimize routing and—once the caller is connected to an agent—personalize the interaction. Offloading interactions from costly agent-assisted voice calls to the IVR will reduce call volume for your agents, which in turn helps reduce queue times. Offload Routine Interactions.