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Five ways retailers can improve CX ahead of Peak

Published on: August 15, 2017
Author: Anne-Merete Jensen - Senior Business Consultant

Planning ahead is central to retail success, which is why during the summer months many retailers are already preparing for the Peak festive shopping season. Given the importance of customer experience to sales success, optimizing CX is high on the list of priorities. So how can you ensure that your customer experience helps you have a Happy Christmas?

Transforming customer experience in local authorities

Published on: August 01, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

The public sector faces key challenges around customer experience - it needs to continually become more efficient, citizen expectations are continually rising and individual public sector bodies are often extremely complex, offering a wide range of services.

4 more artificial intelligence concepts you need to know to deliver improved CX

Published on: March 24, 2017
Author: Pascal Gauvrit - CTO

So far in this three part series covering artificial intelligence (AI) in customer experience I’ve explained the difference between bots and chatbots and some of the key concepts that you need to know about. In this third part I’ll finish my list of terms and describe how they can deliver an improved customer experience

4 artificial intelligence concepts you need to know if you work in customer experience

Published on: March 22, 2017
Author: Pascal Gauvrit - CTO

Following last week’s blog introducing artificial intelligence (AI) and explaining the difference between bots and chatbots, in my next two posts I want to explore the types of AI and how they can be applied in customer experience. Firstly, here are four key terms that you need to know

Chatbots and bots - what they mean for customer experience

Published on: March 15, 2017
Author: Pascal Gauvrit - CTO

Talk of artificial intelligence and chatbots is currently everywhere in the customer experience market, with analysts, commentators and vendors all discussing the benefits that this type of technology can provide to brands and their customers. But what do the terms bot, chatbot and artificial intelligence actually mean – and how can they improve your customer experience?

Bridging the communication gap between humans and machines

Published on: March 08, 2017
Author: Pascal Gauvrit - CTO

Customers today want fast answers to their questions and to have a seamless, informed conversation with companies, whatever their request might be. This is especially true in Asia Pacific, with research finding that APAC consumers are far ahead of those in other regions.

37 billion reasons to improve customer experience

Published on: March 01, 2017
Author: Angus Prentice - Senior Sales Manager

Ahead of next week's Institute of Customer Service (ICS) annual conference, new research spells out the enormous cost of poor service to brands. Figures from the UK’s Ombudsman Service found that it registered 55 million complaints over the last 12 months - costing UK businesses £37 billion as customers vote with their feet and move to alternative suppliers.

Why the future of digital CX requires the death of the ticket

Published on: February 14, 2017
Author: Steve Nattress

When companies began using digital channels for customer service, they needed a way of keeping track of every incoming query so that they could ensure that they were handled effectively and responses dispatched in a timely manner. To achieve this they adopted a service/help desk concept - but this is no longer enough for consumers...

3 ways to extend customer service across the enterprise

Published on: November 04, 2016
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

When customers deal with your organization, they don’t care which department they are communicating with – they simply want the best possible experience and service. They expect to receive high quality, joined-up service and get a consistent, accurate answer to any question that they might have.

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