The Evolving Chief Customer Officer: Identifying Value, Authority, Scope, Responsibilities, and Strategic Direction Within the Enterprise

Beyond Philosophy

In the past decade, we’ve seen the number of companies with an individual in the role of Chief Customer Officer (CCO) – nicely defined by Wikipedia as “the executive responsible for the total relationship with an organization’s customers” – grow from under 100 to thousands today. They are; Customer Experience and Value Optimization. Customer Insight, Data and Action Generation. Customer Relationship-Building. Michael Lowenstein, Ph.D.,

What is Customer Experience Ecosystem?

ClearAction

What is Customer Experience Ecosystem? And Wells Fargo employees creating phony accounts for customers in order to meet an internal goal of 8 accounts per customer. Penney’s case, its core customers appreciated getting good deals through discount sales.

Creating World-Class Customer Experience Teams

ClearAction

Creating World-Class Customer Experience Teams. In a recent #CXO tweet chat these same success factors were discussed as they apply to customer experience teams. The Formation of Customer Experience (CX) Teams. CX Team Dysfunction Affects the Customer Experience.

Customer Experience Influencers You Must Follow – Part 1

Customer Guru

Customer experience (CX) is the relationship of a customer with a business at all touchpoints during the period of the customer journey. It is widely said that customer experience is the next battleground for organizations.

ChurnZero’s 10 Customer Success Leaders to Watch in 2019

ChurnZero

At ChurnZero, our mission is to be the best Customer Success platform out there – and Customer Success teams sit at the heart of this goal. Since the field of Customer Success is still maturing, we feel it’s key to learn from others in the industry.

Is Your Customer Experience the New Normal?

CX Journey

Image courtesy of micahb37 Is the customer and his experience ingrained in your organization's DNA? A while back, I wrote a post titled, What the Hell is Customer Experience? In other words, what the hell is customer experience? what would the customer say?

Why customer experience needs to be led from the top

Eptica

Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Why customer experience needs to be led from the top. Author: Olivier Njamfa In today’s ultra-competitive world, senior managers understand the importance of customer experience to corporate success. Transforming customer experience to survive.

Influential Women in CX: Irene Lefton Explains the History and Impact of Customer Success

Squelch

In today’s installment of our Influential Women in CX series, we’re continuing our conversation with Irene Lefton, a customer success executive and evangelist. How has the role of customer success evolved with the rise of SaaS companies? They don’t collect customer feedback.

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Influential Women in CX: Irene Lefton Explains the History and Impact of Customer Success

Squelch

In today’s installment of our Influential Women in CX series, we’re continuing our conversation with Irene Lefton, a customer success executive and evangelist. How has the role of customer success evolved with the rise of SaaS companies? They don’t collect customer feedback.

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Speaking The Language Of CX Value

Customer Centric Support

How to foster a customer-centric mindset in a dollars-driven reality. For six years, I’d held a Customer Service job with essentially one objective: make everyone around me happy, and make customers happy as a consequence. Read “Chief Customer Officer 2.0”

Customer Values: Q&A with Peter Fader, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

C Space

Customer Values: Q&A with Peter Fader, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Peter Fader has written two books, both with “customer centricity” in the title: Customer Centricity and The Customer Centricity Playbook.

Opentalk 2017: Creating Customers For Life

Talkdesk

Opentalk 2017 was packed with thought leadership from some of the most customer-centric leaders and companies of our time. Creating Customers For Life. Panelists (from Left to Right): Scott Bajtos, Chief Customer Officer, VMware.

14 Articles to Help You Deliver Flawless Customer Experiences in 2017

Kayako

It’s easy to rush into 2017 without appreciating the good parts of 2016: there is now a lot of great content out there that supports you, the customer advocating superhero! How do you round off a year that’s been so good to the customer service industry?

Q&A: How to Get 20/20 Foresight for Your 2020 Customer Success Planning

ChurnZero

Q&A: How to Get 20/20 Foresight for Your 2020 Customer Success Planning. . Customer Success operations planning. Moderator: Abby Hammer, Chief Customer Officer, ChurnZero. Panelists: Geeta Arora, VP of Customer Success, LeagueApps.

Is 2015 the Year of #CX?

CX Journey

We’re one month into 2015, and it’s already apparent that Customer Experience is on everyone’s agenda - or at least on those of the 95% of retailers surveyed by Boston Retail Partners ,who identified customer experience as a top-three priority in the new year. customer experience

The A-List: Customer Success

Amity

Frequently updated and always on point, the A-List is a snapshot of what's happening in the world of Customer Success. Director of Customer Success - Proven. The Customer Success Newsletter. Customer Success Expert - Glide Consulting. VP of Customer Success - Bluecore.

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Report: The State of Customer Journey Management and CX Measurement

Pointillist

By Gary DeAsi It’s no surprise that customer experience is now a make-or-break factor for business success. But how do leading organizations optimize their customers’ journeys, improve customer experience and measure its impact on their business?

We Asked 30 CX Influencers if They Would Recommend the Net Promoter System

Lumoa

The Net Promoter System® (or NPS) has been a popular customer experience metric since its creation in 2003. Before we dive deeper, here’s a detailed guide to how to improve your customer experience with NPS (and here is a quick summary of what NPS is and isn’t ).

Optimizing Call Center Customer Support for Increased Revenue

Tenfold - Contact Center Blog

? Organizational success and long-term growth primarily depends on customer satisfaction and loyalty, and customer service has always supported corporate growth by keeping customers happy and ensuring their ongoing loyalty. No company can afford to be a customer service laggard.

A Perspective and a Prospective on CX

Horizon CX

Year-end has always been a time for personal reflection for me and as 2018 ends in just a few hours, I am inspired to share the following thoughts around Customer Experience both in reflection of the year just about to end and the one just about to begin.

8 Exceptional Customer Success Professionals Share Insights on the Future

Amity

Is 2014 the year of Customer Success? Instead of asking the magic 8-Ball oracle, we turned to 8 exceptional customer success professionals and asked them to share their insights on the future of the industry. It is abundantly clear that the future is very bright for customer success!

How to Write a Compelling Customer Success Job Posting

Amity

In the growing field of customer success, it can be difficult to find the right people for the job, especially because some of them don’t even know that the job exists yet. The customer success industry is becoming more and more mature and complex, so not all positions will be the same.

Investing in Innovation: Inside the Mind of the Man Behind Salesforce Service Cloud

Talkdesk

This interview is with Mike Milburn, Chief Customer Officer of Service Cloud at Salesforce. You meet with customers all the time. I think the scope of what customers were looking to change back then was much different. It’s all about the customer.

It’s All About The $$$ – How Much Money Can Chatbots Actually Save You?

Comm100

It’s hard to remember a time when Chatbots weren’t a hot (albeit, polarizing) topic in the customer service and tech industries. From customized Chatbots on major brand websites to Siri and Alexa in our own homes, it seems like Chatbots have entered the discussion (and our lives) for good.

Investing in Innovation: Inside the Mind of the Man Behind Salesforce Service Cloud

Talkdesk

This interview is with Mike Milburn, Chief Customer Officer of Service Cloud at Salesforce. You meet with customers all the time. I think the scope of what customers were looking to change back then was much different. It’s all about the customer.

Focus on the Frontline: How to Enable Your Team to Do Their Best Work [Webinar Transcript]

Branch Mesenger

Jeanne Bliss, author of "Would You Do That To Your Mother" joined us to explain how these important maternal lessons can help positively shape your customer service and empower frontline employees. Jeanne Bliss is a best-selling author and an expert on customer-centric leadership. For a customer service and experience book, this is a super interesting title. Every part of my body is about customer experience. workforce engagement customer service