Map Your Customer’s Journey

Design a Service Experience That Differentiates

Experiences matter. Experiences are journeys. Journeys are designed. So say Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell, authors of the new book, Woo, Wow and...
Letting Customers Depart Gracefully

Letting Customers Depart Gracefully

“Ride our bike for 50 days; if you don’t like it, return it, no questions asked.” “Cancel your subscription for those razor blades—it’s OK, we...

Would You Do That to Your Mother?

A Q&A with author and customer experience pioneer Jeanne Bliss. In her latest book, Would You Do That to Your Mother? The “Make Mom Proud”...
Customer Experience Can Drive Topline and Bottomline Growth

How Customer Experience Can Drive Topline and Bottomline Growth

For decades, the quality of products and services reigned king as the primary driver of customer loyalty and business growth. In today’s digitally driven...
Omnichannel Strategy: How to Identify and Prioritize Customer Channels

Omnichannel Strategy: How to Identify and Prioritize Customer Channels

Last month, we shared insights from industry solutions providers about the top challenges that contact centers face when transitioning their strategy from multichannel to...

3 Trends and Challenges for the CX Industry in 2019

In the increasingly crowded business landscape, there are a few specific focuses that organizations can invest in to give themselves a boost in attention...
The Ball is in Your Court

The Ball Is in Your Court

I have had this idiom tossed my way any number of times by my parents, my children, my husband, my bosses and my colleagues....
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Inside View: Vivint Smart Home

Vivint Smart Home is a company that knows about change. The business that started as a dealer for home security companies has evolved into...
Contact Center Digital Strategies Driven by Customer Experience

Digital Strategies Driven by Customer Experience

An interesting finding from Dimension Data’s “2016 Global Contact Centre Benchmarking Report” is that, for the first time, customer experience has surpassed cost reduction...
Using Customer Journey Mapping to Collect Customer Service Feedback

Customer Experience: Collecting Meaningful Feedback

As many of the discussions at Engage 2015, Verint's Global Customer Conference, highlighted, analytics provides valuable insights into customers’ needs and expectations. To really...
Face the Music - Call Yourself

Face the Music… Call Yourself!

According to TheFreeDictionary.com, “face the music” means to “confront unpleasantness, especially the consequences of one’s errors.” The precise origin of this idiom has been...
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Inside View: HomeServe USA

In recent years, some service providers have subscribed to the theory that companies should strive to provide a level of customer service that is...