2024

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Mystery Shopping Scores: Understanding Brand Execution

IntouchInsight

Businesses use mystery shopping as a valuable data collection method to evaluate and improve customer experience, product quality, operational efficiency, and more. The results of these evaluations are typically presented as mystery shopping scores.

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NOW is the time for our Customer CARE Revolution!

Bill Quiseng

Corporate executives and CX influencers have traditionally advocated their business jargon, and their employees and customers have subserviently understood and followed them. For example, business leaders have defined contact centers when customers “contact” them to ask a question or have a problem with a product or service. The leaders then analyze their agents’ FCR metrics for First Contact Resolution.

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Elevating the Ordinary: How Pride Transforms Your Work

ShepHyken

I love seeing amazement in action. I was at the airport last week with a friend who accidentally spilled his soda. Within moments, an airport employee came over with a bucket and mop to clean up the spill. My friend apologized for making a mess, and the woman’s response surprised both of us. She said, “My name is Laura, and it is my pleasure to clean up your spill.

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Unlocking Innovation: AWS and Anthropic push the boundaries of generative AI together

AWS Machine Learning

Amazon Bedrock is the best place to build and scale generative AI applications with large language models (LLM) and other foundation models (FMs). It enables customers to leverage a variety of high-performing FMs, such as the Claude family of models by Anthropic, to build custom generative AI applications. Looking back to 2021, when Anthropic first started building on AWS, no one could have envisioned how transformative the Claude family of models would be.

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3 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Can Improve Customer Experience

Today’s digitally savvy customers have high expectations of retailers for convenience, responsiveness, and ease of doing business both in-store and online. Our recent survey of over 2,000 US consumers found that retailers that can drive a seamless, omnichannel customer experience (CX) – across physical and digital channels – have huge benefits for brand relevance, profitability, and customer loyalty.

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Introducing the Clarivate Academic AI Platform

Clarivate

We have released the first version of the Clarivate Academic AI Platform, serving our suite of AI-powered Research Assistants. Discover how it is going to help address the needs of students, researchers and librarians for trusted AI. At Clarivate TM , we understand the transformative power of artificial intelligence (AI) in the academic realm and the imperative to introduce AI thoughtfully and responsibly into research, teaching and learning environments.

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A Comprehensive Analysis of AI’s Impact on the Employee Experience by Ricardo Saltz Gulko

ECXO

A Comprehensive Analysis of AI’s Impact on the Employee Experience by Ricardo Saltz Gulko As we have explored, AI is fundamentally transforming the employee experience, touching every aspect from recruitment and onboarding to learning, development, and day-to-day engagement. This transformation, driven by advanced data analytics, machine learning, and predictive technologies, is ushering in a new era of workplace efficiency and personalization.

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How to set up a customer education program from scratch 

ChurnZero

Customer education is essential for the success of your product. If your customers don’t understand your product, they will not use it. However, not all companies have roles dedicated to customer education, and when customer education does become a priority, it can feel overwhelming to build a customer education program from scratch. It doesn’t have to be.

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How to Develop Good Rapport in Customer Service

CSM Magazine

Building strong rapport with customers is crucial for any business, as it promotes loyalty and satisfaction, and can be a differentiating factor in today’s competitive market. For customer service professionals, rapport is the bridge that connects empathetic communication with successful resolutions, fostering positive experiences that can last a lifetime.

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Ageism in the Workplace: Transforming a Challenge into a CX Opportunity

Doing CX Right

Learn how addressing ageism in the workplace can enhance customer experience and drive positive change. Discover and apply insights now. The post Ageism in the Workplace: Transforming a Challenge into a CX Opportunity appeared first on Doing CX Right.

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How to Optimize Call Monitoring: Automate QA and Elevate Customer Experience

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 It's time for a change! The traditional method of manual call monitoring is no longer cutting it in today's fast-paced call center environment. Industry experts Angie Kronlage and April Wiita from Working Solutions are here to explore the power of innovative automation to revolutionize outdated call review processes!

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Community Banking Month: Spotlight on Horicon Bank

SaleMove

In the spirit of Community Banking Month, Horicon Bank shares some of the ways it supports its community. The post Community Banking Month: Spotlight on Horicon Bank appeared first on Glia Blog | Digital Customer Service Explained.

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Suncoast Credit Union’s Path to Data-Driven Personalization: 3 Key Takeaways

Blueshift

In an era defined by digital disruption and evolving consumer expectations, credit unions are presented with a remarkable opportunity to redefine member engagement and excel in a rapidly changing, digital world. Unlike most traditional banking institutions, credit unions boast a unique value proposition—a commitment to community-centric banking, personalized service, and member-driven initiatives.

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Revealing New Insights: Here’s How Much Positive Emotional Experience Improves Conversions

Feedbackly

The Finnish clothing store chain Kekäle wants to differentiate itself from competitors by offering customers the best emotional experience in the industry, and measures it with the Emotional Value Index (EVI®). The case study with Kekäle reveals that when customers have a positive emotional experience, the likelihood of making a purchase is 40 percent higher compared to a negative experience.

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Six Ways to Create Your Brand’s Experience Personality

ShepHyken

Last week, I wrote an article that compared the different concert experiences I had with two rock legends, Bob Dylan and Ringo Starr. The title of the article summed up the point I was trying to make: Do You Give Your Customers an Experience – Or Just a Transaction ? How to Create an Experience Personality I want to take it a step further this week.

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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Dynamic video content moderation and policy evaluation using AWS generative AI services

AWS Machine Learning

Organizations across media and entertainment, advertising, social media, education, and other sectors require efficient solutions to extract information from videos and apply flexible evaluations based on their policies. Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has unlocked fresh opportunities for these use cases. In this post, we introduce the Media Analysis and Policy Evaluation solution, which uses AWS AI and generative AI services to provide a framework to streamline video extraction and eval

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Reimagining research impact: Introducing Web of Science Research Intelligence

Clarivate

Discover how the Web of Science Research Intelligence platform will revolutionize research evaluation by driving responsible innovation and demonstrating societal impact. At Clarivate , we recognize the pivotal role that research plays in shaping the future. That’s why we’re excited to announce the development of Web of Science Research Intelligence , a next-generation software solution powered by AI that will empower researchers to accelerate breakthroughs and research institutions to better me

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Why you should unlist, not delete, your YouTube videos

BirdEye

Ever looked back at your early YouTube videos and cringed? You’re not alone. As a content creator on YouTube, it’s natural to have moments where you consider deleting some of your older videos. Maybe the quality isn’t up to par, or the content no longer aligns with your channel’s current direction. However, before you rush to hit that delete button, there’s a better option to consider.

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Celebrating Remarkable Women: ECXO’s Tribute on International Women’s Day

ECXO

Celebrating Remarkable Women: ECXO’s Tribute on International Women’s Day Last week, as the world celebrated International Women’s Day, the European Customer Experience Organization (ECXO) proudly honored and saluted remarkable women across the globe. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all women for their invaluable contributions and achievements.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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Building a National Gambling Addiction Safety Net in the US

Optimove

Get CDP Institute’s Guide on why your CDP needs a brain Download Now One of the biggest challenges for operators and vendors in the US gambling market is the lack of funding for a national safety net. This means that the availability of problem gambling prevention and treatment services varies greatly across American jurisdictions, including in many where there is little or no public funding for such programs at all.

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Customer Service Coaching: How to Develop, Motivate and Retain Your Employees

CSM Magazine

Why do people leave their customer service jobs? Even if they are well paid and have good benefits, many will wave goodbye as they walk out the door, never to return. They don’t leave because they want more money or better benefits. They don’t leave because they don’t like their jobs or their coworkers. They leave because their managers and supervisors are not coaching, nurturing, recognizing, or motivating them.

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Embracing Human Error: Turning Mistakes Into Meaningful Customer Experiences

Doing CX Right

Learn how to turn every customer experience mistake into a strategic opportunity that strengthens brand loyalty and human connections. The post Embracing Human Error: Turning Mistakes Into Meaningful Customer Experiences appeared first on Doing CX Right.

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AI-based call center: How do they work?

NobelBiz

AI-based call centers are revolutionizing how businesses interact with their customers. The customer service you provide will either make or break your brand. From improving response times to personalizing interactions, artificial intelligence is now setting new standards in customer service efficiency and effectiveness. An AI-based call center utilizes artificial intelligence technologies to manage and improve customer interactions.

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Navigating the Future: Unveiling Trends and Bold Predictions in Customer Experience

Ready to explore 2024’s CX landscape? Join experts from SMG and guest Forrester as they discuss prominent trends actively shaping the industry and dive into a stack of bold predictions for the year ahead. Will the average customer experience improve? How can leaders leverage their CX metrics to establish financial linkage? What will global firms achieve using customer-facing generative AI?

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Redefining Member Engagement: 5 Benefits of a CDP for Credit Unions

Blueshift

With impending interest rate cuts later this year and beyond, the time is now for financial institutions to optimize their tech stack. History has shown that when interest rates drop, it sets off a chain reaction in the market. Consumers rush to secure mortgages, explore refinancing options, and seek alternative financial products. When the time comes, those who are digitally prepared will capitalize on the influx of consumers seeking new mortgages and refinancing deals.

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The Power of Consistency and Communication

Daniel Group

The Power of Consistency and Communication Explore construction excellence in our latest episode of the Construction Champions Podcast featuring Lynn Daniel. Host Ron Nussbaum leads an enlightening discussion on the crucial factors currently shaping the construction industry. Discussion Points Customer Experience : Delve into the critical importance of customer experience within the construction sector and how it drives every aspect of business operations.

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Three Customer Service and CX Metrics Every Employee Needs to Understand

ShepHyken

Many of you who read my articles or watch my videos may not have jobs related to customer service or CX measurement, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to what I’m about to share. I recently wrote an article that included 14 customer service and CX metrics that CX leaders should consider, and today, I’m going to cover three of them that anyone who has any interaction with a customer, whether in sales, support or just might happen to answer a customer’s call, should pay attention t

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Streamline custom model creation and deployment for Amazon Bedrock with Provisioned Throughput using Terraform

AWS Machine Learning

As customers seek to incorporate their corpus of knowledge into their generative artificial intelligence (AI) applications, or to build domain-specific models, their data science teams often want to conduct A/B testing and have repeatable experiments. In this post, we discuss a solution that uses infrastructure as code (IaC) to define the process of retrieving and formatting data for model customization and initiating the model customization.

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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Beyond discovery: AI and the future of the Web of Science

Clarivate

Learn about our generative AI-powered Web of Science Research Assistant, which will be available from September 2024. Last year, we announced our collaboration with the research community to bring a new generative-AI-powered capability to the Web of Science — the Web of Science Research Assistant. Since we released the beta to our development partners around the world, we have identified innovative ways to ensure the quality, strength and suitability of generative AI for academic researchers.

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The Most Popular Ads, Celebrities, and Reactions: Super Bowl LVIII in Numbers

Brandwatch CX

We looked at social data to see all the winners from this year's Super Bowl – from players to ads to celebrities.

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Experience the Difference ECXO Podcast: Cultivating the Right Environment for CX with Nicolette Wuring

ECXO

Experience the Difference: On the podcast of the European Customer Experience Organization (ECXO) this week, Nicolette Wuring joins our host, Christopher Brooks. Hear Nicolette and Christopher here: [link] About Nicolette: Nicolette shares what years of practice, both client-side and as a consultant, have taught her. Like all the best CXers, she’s happy to share it all in conversation with ECXO podcast host Christopher Brooks.

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