Adrian Swinscoe

In times like these, customer service leaders can learn a lot from gardeners

Adrian Swinscoe

As we approach the end of the Summer and head into Autumn, here in the Northern hemisphere, many gardeners will be starting to think about getting […]. The post In times like these, customer service leaders can learn a lot from gardeners first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

Diminishing unconscious bias in customer service

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post by Amanda Winstead, a freelance writer from the Portland area. One of the most dangerous things in the workforce, particularly in […]. The post Diminishing unconscious bias in customer service first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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Understanding how all businesses can benefit from voice analytics

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post by James Lockhart, Head of Product Marketing at TelcoSwitch. Voice and speech analytics refers to the process of analysing recorded conversations […]. The post Understanding how all businesses can benefit from voice analytics first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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How to protect your business from loyalty fraud

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post from Ed Whitehead, the Managing Director EMEA for Signifyd. Today, businesses are realising that a top-notch customer experience is the […]. The post How to protect your business from loyalty fraud first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

How to Optimize Your Contact Center: AI Tech for a Better CX

Speaker: Paul Weald, Contact Center Innovator

With the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning, you can streamline your contact center productivity and efficiency by reducing call wait times, monitoring customer sentiment and satisfaction, and providing better self-service options for all of your customers. Join us for this exclusive webinar with contact center innovator Paul Weald to learn more!

Customer experience isn’t about experience at all. It is about relationships – Interview with James Dodkins of Pega

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with James Dodkins, CX Evangelist at Pegasystems. James joins me today to talk about some new research that Pega has just conducted, some […]. The post Customer experience isn’t about experience at all. It is about relationships – Interview with James Dodkins of Pega first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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Customer neglect is real and needs to be managed, as do customer expectations

Adrian Swinscoe

Eng Tan and Daniel Rodriguez, the CEO and CMO of Simplr, respectively, have a theory. In their 2021 book: Experience is Everything, they say that customer neglect is on the […]. The post Customer neglect is real and needs to be managed, as do customer expectations first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

An end to customer support frustrations? Meet NextivaONE

Adrian Swinscoe

“Can you please come up with a solution to the daily frustrations we have just trying to work together and serve customers?” ” This is a common […]. The post An end to customer support frustrations? Meet NextivaONE first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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How insights transform operational decisions ensuring the success of the four-day week

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post from the folks over at ActiveOps. June 2022 saw the launch of the four-day working week pilot in the UK, in which 3,000 […]. The post How insights transform operational decisions ensuring the success of the four-day week first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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CX professionals extol the importance of empathy towards external customers but often overlook its importance with internal ones – Interview with Jack Springman

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Jack Springman, a former Associate Director of Optima Partners, customer experience provocateur and new author. After a year-long battle with cancer, Jack […]. The post CX professionals extol the importance of empathy towards external customers but often overlook its importance with internal ones – Interview with Jack Springman first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

The Inner Circle Guide to Remote & Hybrid Contact Center Solutions

In this handy guide, learn everything you need to build your ultimate contact center—with no walls and no limitations. Empower your agents to serve your customers better, and from anywhere.

Three Things That Would Have Improved Our House Moving Experience

Adrian Swinscoe

I’ve not published an article on Forbes for a little while. The primary reason for that is that my wife and I have been consumed by […]. The post Three Things That Would Have Improved Our House Moving Experience first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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How to avoid burnout at the workplace

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post by Eleonora Hristova, a copywriter that writes on behalf of Dune London. Burnout because of stress in the workplace is now […]. The post How to avoid burnout at the workplace first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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Customer success professionals should focus on net revenue retention (NRR) to prove ROI – Interview with You Mon Tsang of ChurnZero

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with You Mon Tsang, the founder and CEO of ChurnZero, which helps subscription businesses fight churn with a real-time customer success platform. You […]. The post Customer success professionals should focus on net revenue retention (NRR) to prove ROI – Interview with You Mon Tsang of ChurnZero first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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Building a robust digital customer experience strategy in 3 steps

Adrian Swinscoe

As we emerge from the pandemic into a geopolitical crisis that is fueling inflation and shortages worldwide, the economic and competitive environment will become increasingly challenging […]. The post Building a robust digital customer experience strategy in 3 steps first appeared on Adrian Swinsco

The New Digital Landscape for Next-Gen CX

Boost customer satisfaction across all digital channels with this stat-filled guide, which reveals the key ingredients you need to keep all of your customers satisfied.

Not enough companies realize that customer support is your primary gateway to understanding your entire business – Interview with Nooshin Alibhai and Eric Klimuk of Supportbench

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Nooshin Alibhai and Eric Klimuk, co-founders and CEO and COO respectively at Supportbench, a full-stack customer support software provider that is made […]. The post Not enough companies realize that customer support is your primary gateway to understanding your entire business – Interview with Nooshin Alibhai and Eric Klimuk of Supportbench first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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New research finds that customer service agents are abusing customers

Adrian Swinscoe

At the end of March, Olga Khazan writing in The Atlantic published an article that asked “Why People Are Acting So Weird.” The article describes how, […]. The post New research finds that customer service agents are abusing customers first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

Discovering customer experience in the banking industry

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post from Satish Krishnamurthy, Global Practice Head – BFSI at Tech Mahindra. Imagine the seamlessness of ordering on Amazon or hailing a […]. The post Discovering customer experience in the banking industry first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

Delivering personalised search experiences in an ethical way – Interview with Angel Maldonado of Empathy.co

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Angel Maldonado, CEO & Founder of Empathy, who create human-centred, commerce search & discovery platforms that combine innovative technology, behaviour-based algorithms and […]. The post Delivering personalised search experiences in an ethical way – Interview with Angel Maldonado of Empathy.co first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

How to Work with Your Customer Success Team to Create a Great Product Feedback Experience

Speaker: Rebecca Notté, Product Operations Manager and Hannah Chaplin, Director of Product Marketing at Pendo

In this session, Hannah Chaplin and Rebecca Notté will detail the challenges of managing feedback between product and customer success teams and share their best practices on how to combat these challenges.

The biggest digital transformation trends in 2022 and beyond

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post by Natasha Bougourd, a Senior Copywriter at Mediaworks. In the early months of the pandemic, businesses accelerated their adoption of digital […]. The post The biggest digital transformation trends in 2022 and beyond first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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Self-Scheduling: The answer to agent stress in modern, omnichannel contact centres

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post from Magnus Geverts is VP, Product Marketing at Calabrio. I have been in the Workforce Management (WFM) business for over 20 […]. The post Self-Scheduling: The answer to agent stress in modern, omnichannel contact centres first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

Unlocking a consistent path to purchase in the wake of SCA

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post from Ed Whitehead, the Managing Director EMEA for Signifyd. A path to purchase is the journey that a customer will make […]. The post Unlocking a consistent path to purchase in the wake of SCA first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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Lack of a clear vision leads to higgledy-piggledy services and experiences – Interview with Ari Weinzweig of Zingermans

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Ari Weinzweig, the CEO and co-founding partner of Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, a gourmet food business group headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, […]. The post Lack of a clear vision leads to higgledy-piggledy services and experiences – Interview with Ari Weinzweig of Zingermans first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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The Importance of Having Strong Decision Agility in Your Product Development Process

Speaker: Emily Tate, Managing Director at Mind the Product

In this talk, Emily Tate, Managing Director at Mind the Product will unpack how we can quickly make deeply-researched decisions on multiple topics that will positively influence your product development process.

Why CMOs should invest in their customer service teams

Adrian Swinscoe

At the end of Feb 2022, Accenture released a new research report called: End-to-Endless Customer Service. The research surveyed 2,030 service leaders, 13,327 B2C customers and […]. The post Why CMOs should invest in their customer service teams first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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The digitization of the supply chain and it’s impact on customer experience and sustainability – Interview with Sanjay Brahmawar of Software AG

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Sanjay Brahmawar, the CEO of Software AG, a software pioneer that is helping over 10,000 organisations worldwide connect people, departments, systems and […]. The post The digitization of the supply chain and it’s impact on customer experience and sustainability – Interview with Sanjay Brahmawar of Software AG first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

Expert tips on looking after the mental health of your contact centre employees

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post from Julie Mcintosh, Chief Culture Officer at Kura, the largest independent outsourcer in the UK. Employee mental health is in the […]. The post Expert tips on looking after the mental health of your contact centre employees first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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Predicting the future of customer experience (CX)

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post from Nikhil Pereira, Customer Experience (CX) Practice Leader at Tech Mahindra. What is customer experience and why is it important? Customer […]. The post Predicting the future of customer experience (CX) first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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How Customer-Centric Feedback Loops Can Evolve Your Product Process

Speaker: Nickey Skarstad, Director of Product at Duolingo

Join Nickey Skarstad, Director of Product at Duolingo, as she discusses why it’s important to actively gather customer feedback, how to build customer feedback loops into your product planning, the best ways to decipher different types of feedback, and different frameworks for how/when to apply feedback processes.

Brand trust emerges as the single biggest contributor to customer experience

Adrian Swinscoe

In March last year, I wrote about Havas CX’s X Index and how it offered a new and holistic view of a brand’s customer experience (CX). […]. The post Brand trust emerges as the single biggest contributor to customer experience first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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42% of workers feel that digital transformation efforts have made their job more complex – Interview with Don Schuerman of Pega

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Don Schuerman, the CTO and Vice President of Product Marketing at Pega. Don joins me today to talk about a new report […]. The post 42% of workers feel that digital transformation efforts have made their job more complex – Interview with Don Schuerman of Pega first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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Customers know how to solve data, privacy and AI trust issues. Brands should listen to them

Adrian Swinscoe

In early December, Cogito published some new research designed to capture consumers’ understanding of artificial intelligence (AI), their overall perception and utilization of it, and any […]. The post Customers know how to solve data, privacy and AI trust issues.

Unlocking the hidden value of language to drive personalisation – Interview with Assaf Baciu of Persado

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Assaf Baciu, the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Persado. Assaf joins me today to talk about Motivation AI, language, personalisation and […]. The post Unlocking the hidden value of language to drive personalisation – Interview with Assaf Baciu of Persado first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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Roadmaps Are Dead! Long Live Roadmaps!

Speaker: Bruce McCarthy, Co-Author of Product Roadmaps Relaunched and Founder of Product Culture

Join Bruce McCarthy, co-author of Product Roadmaps Relaunched, as he discusses the best ways to innovate your product roadmap. So that it reflects your customers’ needs while simultaneously and accurately communicating your products strategy and vision.

Contact centre operations: Keep it simple – keep it human

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post from Ross Daniels, Chief Marketing Officer at Calabrio. Running a contact centre today is a tricky business but it doesn’t have […]. The post Contact centre operations: Keep it simple – keep it human first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe

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