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How Does Mental Accounting Influence Customer Experience

Beyond Philosophy

Understanding Customers’ Mental Budgets. I won some money at a Casino recently, an unusual outcome for me. It wasn’t a huge amount, but it was a nice windfall. Did I spend it on something practical? Save it? Give it to charity? Not a chance.

Are You Sure Your Contact Center Is on Solid Ground?

Contact Center Pipeline

Like the pilings of the Brooklyn Bridge or the steel and concrete foundation of a building, organizations need to rest upon solid ground. That means a solid foundation and one that drives management practices, technology acquisitions, and customer relationships.

Build a Better Customer Experience – Tips from CX Experts

Peter Lavers

Peter Lavers contributes to a new e-book from Panviva: Build a Better Customer Experience – Tips from 10 CX Industry Experts! 10 leading influencers and innovators in the customer experience (CX) field have contributed to this great new e-book from Panviva, and I’m delighted to be one of them! .

Top 9 Customer Service Trends to Watch in 2019

ProProfs Blog

A robust customer service strategy helps your brand increase its customer base and also keep its existing ones delighted. However, building an amazing strategy requires an organization to keep up with the changing customer service trends every year.

6 Killer Applications for Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Engagement Contact Center

If Artificial Intelligence for businesses is a red-hot topic in C-suites, AI for customer engagement and contact center customer service is white hot. This white paper covers specific areas in this domain that offer potential for transformational ROI, and a fast, zero-risk way to innovate with AI.

Ben Motteram on How to Measure Customer Experience: Advice from the Front Lines

Avoxi

With a wide array of client engagements and an extensive background in telecom and IT industries, Customer Experience Expert Ben Motteram excels at measuring the customer experience. He also understands the risks and rewards communications providers face as they attempt to align resources with customer needs. Learn from the @CXpert’s customer undertakings and wisdom. Q1:… The post Ben Motteram on How to Measure Customer Experience: Advice from the Front Lines appeared first on AVOXI. Othe

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Why growing support teams should focus on one channel not many

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Great omnichannel support requires the right tools and training to ensure that your team provides a consistent customer experience. As your company grows, you'll need to support a higher volume of customers—which means scaling your customer-support team to meet their needs.

Experts share top cybersecurity predictions for 2019

Nuance

Last year printer security captured our collective attentions as HP held the first bug bounty program for printer security, researchers showed that a fax number is all an attacker needs to exploit the vulnerabilities in our networks and hackers made printers into advertising machines.

The Surprising Reasons Why Video is Better Than Hiring a Trainer

Toister Performance Solutions

I typically have a lot of conversations with customer service leaders this time of year who want to hire me to conduct training for their team. I almost always try to talk them out of it. Yes, I realize I'm talking myself out of paying clients. But my goal in these conversations is to be helpful.

Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Experience

There's no denying that Artificial Intelligence is popping up everywhere in consumers' daily lives. But in the world of customer care, getting AI right - deploying it in a way that helps customers get things done quicker and easier, removing frustrations and roadblocks - is easier said than done. This eBook will teach you how to use AI to improve the customer experience, while significantly cutting costs for your business.

The Worst Way to Call a Customer

Customers That Stick

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Must-Have Features in a Help Desk Ticketing System

ProProfs Blog

Are you proud of your customer service? Do you always have happy customers? Are your agents not overloaded with piles of tickets demanding immediate resolution?

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Hiring Trends That Will Shape 2019

Branch Mesenger

The world of work is changing very quickly. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be examining some of the trends that are currently impacting the workforce, from hiring to the impacts of artificial intelligence. Every Thursday, we’ll be publishing a new article on a different workforce trend.

How to Set Up a 24-Hour Support Operation Your Customers Will Love

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As your business and customer base grow, there’s a question every support leader has to answer: Do we need to expand our support operation? When you serve more customers, the demands on your support team grow. But that’s not all—those demands fundamentally change , too.

The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

A survey of 1,000 contact center professionals reveals what it takes to improve agent well-being in a customer-centric era. This report is a must-read for contact center leaders preparing to engage agents and improve customer experience in 2019.

Industry Leaders Agree: Support Is a Revenue Generator, Not a Cost Center

Guru

Support has gone through a noticeable evolution in recent years. While traditionally viewed as a department that racks up costs, industry-leading organizations have begun recognizing opportunities for their support teams to actually generate revenue.

Five Tips for Getting the Most out of Customer Contact Week (CCW) Nashville

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The winter break has come and gone, and the Bright Pattern team is eager to head to Nashville next week for the annual Customer Contact Week (CCW) Winter conference.

Beginning Client Communication Tips [8 Helpful Tips]

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Today we are excited to share with you a guest post by Danielle Adams. Mastering good client communication is the first step to a great relationship, but it’s also important to show client appreciation through gifts, letters, and thoughtful activities.

Call Center Agent Attrition: Your Biggest Threat

CustomerServ

Lately, it seems that call center leaders have been thoroughly absorbed with artificial intelligence and the marketing hype that promises to replace human call center agents with robots. However, there is a more pressing concern facing the call center industry today— agent attrition

How to Optimize CX Through the Voice of the Customer

Speaker: Faith Adams, Analyst at Forrester

Join Intouch Insight and special guest, Faith Adams with Forrester Research, on November 8 at 1 PM EST and learn how you can act on VoC data

Top 5 Reasons Your Business Website Needs a Help Desk Software

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Gone are the days when companies could ignore the value of customer support. Customers today are highly demanding and look for instant help. They hate to wait when they have to get their problems resolved.

Webinar: Using AI Tools to Enhance Customer Support With PTC

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How to handle user input with ASP.NET Core

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This is the fourth tutorial on how to use Voice APIs with ASP.NET series. In the previous tutorial, we learnt how to Receive a Phone Call with Nexmo Voice API, ASP.NET Core and NancyFX. This is a great start, but in a real life scenario we expect some sort of interaction with the caller.

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Digital transformation technologies for banking pioneers

TELUS International

Discover four technologies leading the digital enablement of the financial services industry

The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why so Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self-Service

To find how contact centers are navigating the transition to omnichannel customer service, Calabrio surveyed more than 1,000 marketing and customer experience leaders in the U.S. and U.K. about their digital customer communication strategies. Read the report to find out what was uncovered.

The 3 Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Call Center

Fonolo

Outsourcing work is appealing for many reasons: It can save your business money, resources, and under the right circumstances, a serious headache. Almost any element of a company can be outsourced, anything from data entry to graphic design.

Are calibration sessions necessary in an AQM environment?

DMG

Question: We’re implementing analytics-enabled quality management to perform automated evaluation of customer interactions. Do we still need to do calibration sessions? Answer: Analytics-enabled quality management (AQM), which leverages capabilities that include speech, text, and desktop analytics to automatically evaluate up to 100% of customer interactions, enhances, but does not completely eliminate, traditional quality management (QM) processes, including calibration.

A Roadmap for Getting AI into Your Organization [Part 1]

ConvergeOne

If you use Siri on your mobile device or Alexa or Google at home, you know that artificial intelligence (AI) is a fast-growing component of the consumer world. Six billion devices are going to begin proactively asking for support in the near future, according to Gartner. Voice-enabled AI applications like these and others are making life more convenient for millions of people around the world. Customer Experience Artificial Intelligence Augmented Intelligence

Hiring Trends That Will Shape 2019

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How Retailers Can Drive CX Excellence Through Store-Level Execution

Speaker: Jere Matthews, VP, Operations at Rutter's

Join Intouch Insight and Rutter's on October 25 at 2pm EST to learn how one of America's favorite convenience stores delivers on their brand promise.

5 Essential Call Center Tips for 2019

Working Solutions

Is your customer care team ready for the year ahead? From expanding your tech footprint to using home-based agents, here are 5 key call center tips for 2019. From a greater emphasis on social media to the importance of off-site flexibility, we recently explored the top customer service trends to expect in 2019. But it’s […]. The post 5 Essential Call Center Tips for 2019 appeared first on Working Solutions. Call Center Outsourcing

Wasn’t 2018 supposed to be the year of the chatbot? What happened?

InTheChat

In our last post, we talked about the difficulty of balancing the excitement that the limitless potential of digital technology inspires against the practical realities of implementation on a large scale, which led us to ask: Wasn’t 2018. The post Wasn’t 2018 supposed to be the year of the chatbot? What happened? appeared first on InTheChat. Chatbots Contact Center customer experience digital customer care digital customer service digital strategy

Artificial Intelligence Can Lead to More Engaged Contact Center Agents

City Communications

Your contact center agents face a challenge that is difficult for you, as their leader, to relieve. It’s boredom.