Customer Experience

The 10 steps to digital customer experience success in banking

Published on: August 14, 2015
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

Twenty years ago, the majority of banking was carried out face-to-face through an extensive branch network and most consumers remained with the same bank for much of their lives.Three factors have dramatically changed this. Firstly, new channels such as the internet have transformed how consumers interact with their banks, while increasing the range of services that they can carry out themsel...

The importance of emotion to customer engagement

Published on: August 12, 2015
Author: Steve Nattress

Many studies show that people are much more emotional and less rational than we like to think. Research by Nobel prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman, indicates that we have an intuitive, emotional side and a rational side when we are making decisions – and the rational side is less influential. Similarly, Steve Peters, a high profile sports psychiatrist and author...

Moving from phone to email – the lessons for US customer service

Published on: August 07, 2015
Author: Olivier Njamfa - CEO & Co-Founder

Between different countries and demographic groups there is an enormous variation in which channels consumers prefer to use to contact organizations, particularly for customer service. In this multichannel world, companies need to offer all relevant channels, but also have to understand which best fits their requirements of their key demographic groups, so they ensure they deliver superior service...

Are APAC health insurers delivering multichannel service to customers?

Published on: August 05, 2015
Author: Vincent Giraud - Business Development Manager

Health insurance is a rapidly growing market across Asia Pacific. The rise of a more affluent middle class and gaps in public healthcare mean that more and more people are now looking to private health insurers to provide for their needs.How consumers research and buy insurance policies, and then interact with insurers, is also changing fast, moving to a digital and multichannel world. Today, ...

Moving from Customer Experience Laggard to Leader

Published on: August 05, 2015
Author: Dharmesh Ghedia

Being able to deliver a superior customer experience can potentially transform your company’s business. It can help to differentiate you from competitors, increase customer loyalty and ultimately help to drive sales and boost revenues. So how do you go from being a customer service laggard to achieving a leadership position – and then ensuring you remain there?

How switched on is utility customer service?

Published on: July 31, 2015
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

In a sector where it can be difficult to differentiate between suppliers, delivering superior customer service is increasingly vital for utilities. And as a regulated industry, it is closely watched by government and consumer groups, facing large fines for poor customer service and misselling. Last year the UK government acted to simplify tariffs and make it easier for customers to switch...

How to make customer experience improvement a continuous process

Published on: July 27, 2015
Author: Anne-Merete Jensen - Senior Business Consultant

Today, all organizations understand the importance of improving the customer experience they provide if they want to succeed in winning business and increasing loyalty. The customer experience should be improved constantly, otherwise even once leading companies will simply fall behind their competitors and customers will move elsewhere.Companies require an effective management process to...

Is UK customer service finally improving?

Published on: July 23, 2015
Author: Derek Lewis

Every six months the Institute of Customer Service publishes its UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI). Run since 2008, the UKCSI both provides a snapshot of current performance by organizations across the country, and allows longer term trends to be measured. The latest index has just been released and is based on over 39,000 responses from more than 10,000 people, cover...

The financial benefits of better customer experience

Published on: July 22, 2015
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

In an ever more competitive business world, the customer experience that companies offer can be a key differentiator in winning and retaining consumer loyalty. But how can you quantify this in financial terms?

What are the challenges for customer experience across APAC?

Published on: July 22, 2015
Author: Vincent Giraud - Business Development Manager

Consumers in Asia Pacific are becoming more and more demanding. They want to receive a superior customer experience, personalized to their needs, on their channel of choice, with their questions answered quickly and consistently. If they don’t get what they are looking for, they are not afraid to change supplier, while sharing their opinions on social media. How can companies operating in...

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