2020

10 Ways to Listen to Customers Without Surveys

CX Accelerator

Author: Jeremy Watkin. Surveys are a great way to listen to the voice of the customer, so don’t misconstrue the title of this article as being “anti-survey.”

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Supercharge Your Agent Workforce With These 8 Bots

Uniphore

Every action a business takes is now seen through the lens of the coronavirus pandemic. Business processes and workforce management considerations that were unthinkable a few short months ago, contact center leaders are revisiting. Call centers have become frontline workers in the wake of COVID-19.

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The Fusing of AI & Automation with Human Judgment in Call Center Success

Callminer

See the way users and AI mesh to complete tasks in order for AI to deliver the fullest benefits to employees, organizations, and the customers they serve

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Saintly Customer Service in a Survey World

Navedas

I called AAA to get a car towed last month, the subcontractor who moved the car was fantastic – everything that I could possibly want in a tow-truck driver on what was (obviously) a bad day. After he had backed the car into my narrow.

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.

Reviews Completed on Your Phone Are More Emotional

Beyond Philosophy

How we share information is affected by the medium that we use to communicate it. We can see this concept manifest in customer reviews and advertising response behavior.

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The Importance of Context in Customer Service

Customer Service Life

Facemasks, safety signs, and hand sanitizers won’t keep your customers

Bill Quiseng

Facemasks, door signs, floor decals, partitions, and hand sanitizers won’t keep your customers. Such safety protocols in response to the pandemic are expected from your customers.

CX Journey™ Musings: Are Pre-Mortems and Post-Mortems Part of Your Work Plan?

Futurelab

Over the years, I’ve written a lot of posts about change and change management. In a post I wrote earlier this year about change and some of the learnings and takeaways from the pandemic and the business crisis that created, I noted that that we had/have a lot to learn.

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B2B Customer Experience Best Practices

Craig James

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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.

Contact Center Trends 2021: The CX Watershed

Fonolo

After assessing how the pandemic had changed the call center in 2020 , we decided to peek over the parapet at 2021. We asked the contact center industry’s top influencers and business leaders what they thought the most significant contact center trends in 2021 would be.

The 11 Tracks on our CX Playlist

CX Accelerator

Collected and written by your CX DJ, Jeremy Watkin. ,, In the #CXQOTD for Friday, October 16 we challenged our community to come up with a CX playlist. The question was, “What song sums up your aspirations as a CX leader?”. Let’s look at what the CX Accelerator community came up with.

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How To Make Your IVR Not Suck

Uniphore

Almost every third person in the world uses a smartphone. As users’ adoption continues to grow, regular voice calls will come to be seen as quaint. With the rise of conversational AI, consumers have come to expect even more from interactive voice systems. Read More. Jacada Blog

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The Fusing of AI & Automation with Human Judgment in Call Center Success

Callminer

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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.

Mailchimp, VitalSource and monday.com Supporting Students And Small Businesses During Coronavirus

Navedas

We have all been tossed about by the current crisis having to make hard choices and swift changes. Here are a few companies giving support during the coronavirus economic fallout.

How To Improve Customer Success Manager Status Updates

TSIA Customer Success

If you’ve led a Customer Success team, then you’ve seen your share of meaningless Customer Success Manager (CSM) updates. You want the latest intelligence and information, but you don’t want a lot of useless information that creates additional work for you, the CSM, or the custome

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Customer Journey Maps: The Top 10 Requirements

Heart of the Customer

On Being an Accountable Customer Service Leader

Customer Service Life

Image by Daniel Reche from Pixabay. I recently wrote an article about a new quality process where I coached my team without showing them a score. So far it’s going great and the team has been receptive to the coaching.

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.

Customer Experience Indexes: Modern Thinking

ClearAction

Customer Experience Indexes: Modern Thinking Lynn Hunsaker. Why are customer experience indexes powerful? To paint a concise picture of growth strength. An index is like an executive summary of your voice of the customer research. It says: overall, our propensity to grow is increasing or decreasing.

Adopting AI Responsibly to Prevent Risks to Your Brand and Customer Experience

eglobalis

Adopting AI Responsibly to Prevent Risks to Your Brand and Customer Experience , employee experience , artificial intelligence , ethics , customer centricity. The post Adopting AI Responsibly to Prevent Risks to Your Brand and Customer Experience appeared first on Eglobalis.

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3 Ways to Balance Between Acquisition and Retention

Lumoa

Acquisition and retention are of paramount importance if your business is to succeed. In this piece, find out three ways to juggle between the two seamlessly. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Why You Should Hire Agents Based on EQ Not IQ

Fonolo

When hiring new talent, it’s easy to get caught up in qualifications and work experience. However, customer service professionals need more than smarts to be successful — especially when working in a contact center.

Feedback: The Secret to Innovating Your Product Development Process

Speaker: Liz Love, Chief Commercial Officer at ProdPad

Join Liz Love, Chief Commercial Officer at ProdPad as she details how product feedback can improve your product development process while mitigating stakeholder conflict, constant feature requests, failed launches, unexpected outcomes, unhappy users, and complexity.

How Have your Customers’ and Employees Expectations Changed?

CX Accelerator

Written by Nick Glimsdahl. We find ourselves in unprecedented – certainly, the word of the year – times. While America and the globe continues to #stayhome for the health of our fellow man and woman, we all would do well to reflect on and capture lessons learned.

How To Create a Seamless Brand Experience

Uniphore

It’s become clear that the contact center needs to offer customers a better experience. Customer expectations for help and support have increased dramatically, Gartner noted in 2019. And it didn't matter what industry -- expectations were high across the board.

25 Experts Reveal the Top Things Customer Self-Service Systems Do to Hurt Customer Experience

Callminer

Read this blog to learn what can go wrong with self-service systems and how these issues can hinder the customer experience

Think You Can’t Afford to Improve CX? Think Again!

Taylor Reach Group

By Peg Ayers. Everybody wants to improve the Customer Experience (CX) they provide, right? But maybe you believe it’s just too expensive to even think about it. Your organization is doing its best with the resources it has. What else can you do? Plenty! Providing poor CX is incredibly expensive!

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How a Strong Customer Engagement Strategy Can Improve the Usability of Your Product

Speaker: Hannah Chaplin, Director, Product Marketing at Pendo and Esther Edel, Product Operations Analyst at Pendo

Join Mobile expert Hannah Chaplin as she shares best practices and real examples to help you improve your mobile apps with in-app guides.

How To Improve Customer Success Manager Status Updates

TSIA Customer Success

If you’ve led a Customer Success team, then you’ve seen your share of meaningless Customer Success Manager (CSM) updates. You want the latest intelligence and information, but you don’t want a lot of useless information that creates additional work for you, the CSM, or the custome

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CX Needs Change Management

Heart of the Customer

You probably moved into customer experience (CX) because of a passion for customers. You chose this space because you know that if you can improve customers’ experiences with your company, they will be happier, they’ll stay with you longer, and both the business and your customers will prosper.

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Customer service means having fun!

Shaun Belding

Customer Service & Having Fun Customer service is all about how well we are able to connect with our customers.To boil it down to its essence -do your customers like you? It’s more important than you may think.