Wed.Jul 17, 2019

Get Over It and Move On

ShepHyken

Something bad happens. There’s nothing you can do about it. It happened—and now you have a choice. You can let it bother you. Let it fester inside of you. Let it impact your mood. Let it ruin your day or your week. Make you irritable and not pleasant to be around. Or… you can get over it and move on!

5 Ways to Wow – The Power of Proactive & Predictive Customer Care

Upstream Works

Earning a customer’s loyalty is the name of the game with customer experience management today. It’s a highly competitive marketplace – with a fickle customer landscape. Nowadays it’s so easy to shop around and compare offerings for the best deal.

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Making AI Work in the Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline

In the late 2000s, right around when videosharing platforms were really coming into their own, there was a curious trend among marketing executives.

Robocalls’ Impact on the Digital Contact Center

Taylor Reach Group

By JD Fairweather. Hello! Please, don’t hang up. This is an important message from …” Click. Click. Actually, that clicking sound referenced in the opening sentence is an exaggeration as phones no longer “click” when you hang them up.

Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

Transform your contact center to build relationships with your customers that will last a lifetime.

When should you outsource training?

The Call Center School

Does your contact center do all of it’s training internally? Have you considered outsourcing some of it, but you're not sure if you should? Do your options seem overwhelming and you’re not sure where to start? Worried about cost?

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Indie Campers Drives Improved Customer Experience with Talkdesk and Salesforce

Talkdesk

The longest road trip I’ve ever taken was an 11 hour trek from San Jose, California to Las Vegas, Nevada. Crossing the desert for a full day, tightly packed into a sedan did not make for a comfortable trip.

Get to the Benefits of Amazon Connect Faster with Cyara Accelerator

Cyara

Adoption of Contact Center technology in the Cloud is a trend that is well under way. According to IDC, nearly 50% of contact centers have deployed cloud-based solutions and an additional third are in the process. And, this isn’t just small contact centers.

Getting the Most from Aspect Via, Unified IP, and Advanced List Management? Meet the Coach and Find Out

Aspect

The former CEO of Google and chairman of Alphabet hated this advice the first time someone gave it to him , but now he shares it every single chance he gets : “ H ave a coach.” ” .

How Outsourced Call Centers Make Use of AI-Powered Virtual Agents

Advantage Communications

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a controversial subject. It often comes with a worry that workers will lose their jobs and companies will have to implement new processes and ways of operating. Artificial Intelligence

How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

Learn 5 actions your organization can take right now to improve the customer experience.

Why does Brand Perception Matter?

Ansafone

Brand perception is crucial to the success of a business because it sets the tone for future progress. In today’s dynamic world, consumers share their experiences with peers and friends. These experiences are reflected across social media channels and the whole world via the internet.

Best Call Management Software (2019)

Avoxi

Call management software is a business tool that allows your customers to get connected with the proper agents and help decrease wait times for those who call your business. There are a lot of options out there for call management systems and can be extremely overwhelming. We are here to help.

Hotel Industry Changing Customer Service Patterns with Rise of Technology

Fonolo

Customer service has always been the lynchpin that determined success or failure in the hotel industry. Whether it’s housekeeping, restaurant and bar service, or events, members and stakeholders have always had to put customer service first to ensure the health of its bottom lines.

3 Ways Your Customers Can Help Your Company Turn Around a Failing Product

ClientSuccess

In the world of SaaS products, fine-tuning is a near constant endeavor. Every product goes through the process of checks and balances, and sometimes there are more downs than ups. Just because you have a ‘failing’ product doesn’t mean it’s time to pack up shop.

Straight Talk about Security, Compliance and Reliability in Cloud Communications

The risk is real - every organization recognizes the consequences of inadequate security, compliance and reliability in communications systems. Data breaches make headlines and privacy violations put companies at legal risk, not to mention the very real revenue costs of downtime. In this report, 8x8 shares how they secure data across every step of their communications system - and how you can easily comply with tightening regulations.

Give your real estate business an edge with SMS Bot

JustCall

In real estate, simply generating leads is just not enough. It is important to analyze the quality of these leads and build relationships with them. It is important to recognize each and every lead as a customer.

Bright Pattern Customer and Innovative “Unicorn” Wins Excellence in Customer Experience Award

Bright Pattern

Klook is a start-up disrupting the travel industry. Now valued at over $1 billion and supported by some of the world’s largest investment firms, the company wanted to provide the most effortless and personal support to traveling customers regardless of channel, locations, device, or language

See the Future of CX: How to Listen, Interpret, Act, and Monitor Like a Leader

ForeSee

Forrester’s Faith Adams explains top CX trends and how leaders apply VoC across the enterprise “There’s so much opportunity in this space.” That’s how Faith Adams begins her presentation, “The. CX Best Practices CX Strategy ROI of CX

How to Handle Online Customer Queries Efficiently

CSM Magazine

As a local business, one of the hardest things to keep on top of is providing good customer service through a website. Ultimately, businesses lose clients because they can’t provide support or pre-sales answers promptly. Customers quickly get bored of waiting and look elsewhere for their needs.

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How AI Can Help

Speaker: Roy Atkinson, Senior Writer Analyst, HDI and ICMI

Workforce Engagement Management has many “moving parts” including onboarding, forecasting, Quality Management, employee recognition, coaching and more. Contact Center managers spend a great deal of their time performing tasks related to engagement, and often don’t have the requisite time to properly prioritize and monitor progress. In addition, the complexity of the work performed in the Contact Center has increased, as customer contacts span many channels. This complexity is currently at a stage where emerging technologies such as AI and Machine Learning can have substantial impact and real ROI.

Growing the Tech Community in Our Backyard

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Estimated reading time: 2 minutes. As a growing startup deeply rooted into the city of Charlotte, NC, Stratifyd is committed to leveraging partnerships for benefit of the local tech community.

Empowering agility through AI-based Voice of the Customer programs

Eptica

Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Author: Taoufik Massoussi - Product Manager & Head of AI Empowering agility through AI-based Voice of the Customer programs. Published on: July 17, 2019.

Best Practices: Engaging Remote Contact Center Agents

5CA

As more and more companies embrace the work-from-home revolution, it is becoming evident that telecommuting is a big part of the future of the workplace. At 5CA, we embarked on this journey 5 years ago and haven’t looked back. Customer Support Work From Home

Going Mobile: Building a Remote Workforce

NICE inContact

It can be daunting to create and scale a team of remote contact center agents. Jill Blankenship, founder and CEO of outsourced customer support service Frontline Group, has experienced the challenges — but also leveraged new technology to capture data, measure and improve KPIs and manage a team of remote agents while on-the-go. Stream our recent webinar , in which Jill reveals the game-changers that make Frontline Group’s remote workforce a success.

Redefining Customer Experience Metrics for Better Performance

Speaker: Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction Continuum

Join us for this insightful webinar with Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction, who will show you how to zero-in on true leading indicators and describe how to connect business results metrics with employees’ workflow metrics.

New Podcast with 8x8 - How Collaboration is Transforming Business

Jon Arnold

I just finished doing another podcast recording with UK-based EM360 , this time with Mayur Pitamber of 8x8. We covered a wide range of topics around how collaboration technologies are transforming business, both in the office and the contact center.

Impact of Customer Experience on Churn and Retention

Call Experts

Customer churn and retention are two of the most important considerations for your customer experience strategy. Successful companies understand the impact of engagement with their base and the influence of a well-mapped customer journey on their bottom line.

Roper St. Francis Healthcare Improves Patient Experience through Real-Time Data

Revation Systems

The Challenge. R oper St. Francis Healthcare, located in Charleston, South Carolina, cares for Lowcountry families along the South Carolina coast with a mission of healing all people with compassion, faith and excellence.

Accelerate Your Digital Transformation

Concentrix

Learn how to turn digital transformation hype into reality without jeopardizing your brand. The post Accelerate Your Digital Transformation appeared first on Concentrix. Thought Leadership Resources

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Transforming Customer Care with AI

Speaker: Laura Bassett, Senior Director Product Marketing, NICE inContact

Gartner predicts that by 2020, 85 percent of customer relationships will be managed without human interaction. We are well on our way and may even hit 90% by next year. With the increase in artificial intelligence tools we see in the marketplace, it’s important to understand how AI is transforming our contact centers. Join our live education session, backed by new independent studies to learn more about: AI: The basics. Why does my contact center need to adopt AI now? Introducing AI in your contact center: where and when. The effect on the Customer Experience. Successful implementation of AI support in your center. Recommendations for your AI superpower pack.

Tired of Low-Cost Offshore Vendors? It’s Time to Try a Nearshore Contact Center

TLC Associates

Cheap isn’t our idea of a virtue. If you’ve ever driven a low-cost lemon off a used car lot or bought a shoddy home appliance, you’re all too familiar with the reasons why. Yet when the stakes are even higher, i.e. a business searching for a contact center to represent their brand and increase their revenue, some still choose to jettison quality in favor of a lower cost.

Virtual Assistant Technology: Understanding how to begin your digital transformation journey

Concentrix

Find out how Concentrix Intelligent Virtual Assistant Platform can deliver immediate and lasting value for your business and modernize your IVR. The post Virtual Assistant Technology: Understanding how to begin your digital transformation journey appeared first on Concentrix.

Growing the Tech Community in Our Backyard

Stratifyd

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes. As a growing startup deeply rooted into the city of Charlotte, NC, Stratifyd is committed to leveraging partnerships for benefit of the local tech community.