Normally retailers, and companies in many other sectors, would now begin preparing for their Peak season. However, in 2020 almost every industry has seen its operations thrown into turmoil. But, no matter how your plans have been affected, now is still a good time to look at auditing and optimising your operations.
Contact centre advisors have always been at the frontline of delivering customer service, initially over the phone and then through a range of other channels from email to chat. The role has never been static but is now seeing a rapid transformation. Here are the 4 areas that brands and agents need to focus on for the future.
In a multichannel world neglecting email for customer service risks both satisfaction and revenues. How can brands therefore successfully cope with the rising volume of email queries? We outline 4 ways to empower agents to differentiate your service.
Having rung in not just another new year, but also a new decade, now is the perfect time to review how customer experience and Voice of the Customer evolved in 2019, what the key topics were, and how they are likely to develop in 2020. We’ve looked through all our posts from last year and have picked a top 10 to start off 2020.
Customer service is continually increasing in both complexity and the volume of interactions. Gartner estimates that 61% of customer journeys require a mix of live agent and self-service to complete – here are 4 ways to maximize self-service while preserving choice...
What’s the state of UK insurance customer experience? Based on the latest Eptica research, we outline the top 5 findings and explain the key areas where insurers need to improve..
Across the globe and in every sector, customer expectations are rising. This translates into greater volumes of incoming queries for brands, as consumers demand more meaningful conversations if they are to remain loyal. How can brands ensure they are delivering the experience customers want with finite resources?
In an era dominated by social media and smartphones, it is easy to write email off as yesterday’s channel when it comes to customer service. However, this is far from the truth – rather than declining, email usage is actually increasing. How can brands deliver what customers want on the channel?
Rising customer expectations mean the experience that brands provide is crucial to the bottom line. At a time when the volume of interactions is increasing, Eptica research explains how automation can help improve CX and productivity.
Banking, like many other sectors, is undergoing a period of disruption and change. Government legislation is committed to making it easier than ever for customers to change banks and interest rates remain low, meaning that service is a primary differentiator between companies. How are UK banks delivering when it comes to customer experience?