Customer Experience (CX) Metrics in the Contact Center - Squelch
FEBRUARY 15, 2019
FEBRUARY 15, 2019
Contact Center Pipeline
JUNE 26, 2019
Early in my management career, I followed the Golden Rule: Treat others as I would want to be treated. I believed that if I treated everyone the way I would want to be treated, it meant I was a great manager. Yet, I had significant conflicts with some members of my team. Often, I felt […].
AUGUST 1, 2019
When I created Beyond Philosophy, I chose the name for a reason. I believe it is crucial to do more than discuss your theories about Customer Experience strategy. Sure, you need to think about it, understand the philosophy behind it as well as the science, but after that, you should go beyond the philosophy and do something. In other words, theories are fascinating but falderal unless you implement them in your Customer Experience.
AUGUST 19, 2019
If you’re running a CX program, you need a way of communicating your progress to your superiors and the broader organisation. We are all guilty of not communicating enough on occasion.so what’s required is something that will break down the walls of the CX department allowing everyone in the business to see how the organisation is performing relative to customer expectations and its targets.
Speaker: Keith Kmett, Principal CX Advisor at Medallia
Join Keith Kmett, Principal CX Advisor, in this new webinar that will focus on: Understanding CX Orchestration Fundamentals: Gain a solid understanding of what CX orchestration is, its significance in the customer experience landscape, and how it plays a crucial role in shaping customer journeys. This includes the key concepts, strategies, and best practices involved in CX orchestration. 🔑 Connection to Customer Journey Maps: How to effectively integrate customer journey mapping into the
The Northridge Group
NOVEMBER 11, 2019
Ensure your contact center is equipped with the right recruiting, screening, and training processes to boost call center strategies with these three tips.
JUNE 3, 2019
More companies are mastering their use of analytics, and are delving deeper into their data to increase efficiency, gain a greater competitive advantage, and boost their bottom lines even more.
Myra Golden Media
JANUARY 23, 2019
When you have an enraged customer on the phone or in front of you, nothing threads the needle like mirroring the customer’s words. Copying the customer’s angry expressions makes the customer feel heard and understood. When the unreasonable customer feels like you’re listening is when they go from a boil to a simmer. There are only three things you have to remember to do with mirroring.
CX Global Media
JANUARY 15, 2019
Some wars seem to rage on forever. Whether you’re fighting the battle to stop eating that dessert you love that’s bad for you, or you continuously battle a war with contact center agent performance, it’s time for you to enjoy the sweet taste of victory. In more than twenty years in the contact center industry, improving agent performance has always been a major focus.
NOVEMBER 25, 2019
Your eyes were bugged-eyed open, and they darted back and forth hoping to see everything (but they never did). Sweat started, a little at first, then it seemed to flow from every pore and made your clothes stick to places you didn’t even know you had. Your hands tightly gripped the steering wheel while you prayed no one crossed your path and if they did, heaven help them.
JULY 18, 2019
Imagine this scenario: It’s Amazon Prime Day and you’re thrilled to have snagged the limited-edition wireless streaming stereo system you’ve had your eye on. When it arrives, you open the box and see… a whole load of parts. There’s also a 126-page user guide that raises your blood pressure every time you turn a page, but you manage to set it up… after about an hour.
JULY 10, 2019
Heads up! Expecting growth through CX-related programs, departments and tech is actually creating havoc in customer experience momentum.
Contact Center Pipeline
NOVEMBER 26, 2019
The universal agent is certainly not a new concept for contact centers. Next-available agent routing models have long relied on the use of experienced agents who have been cross-trained to handle a wide variety of call types, from technical support to billing to sales. Within today’s contact center, however, several trends are converging and creating […].
DECEMBER 6, 2019
When I started Beyond Philosophy back in 2002, I could ascertain whether a company was customer-focused or not right away. I wondered how I did that. When I thought about it, there were some common telltale cultural signs organizations share that indicate where their focus lies. This answer became my second book, Revolutionize Your Customer Experience , which explores how the culture of a company reflects how customer-centric the organization is.
Longer sales cycles. Increasingly discerning buyers. More meetings. Intensifying competition. Economic uncertainty. Go-to-market teams of every size, in every industry, are grappling with these challenges firsthand. Thankfully, there’s an answer. We’ve developed an entirely new way for GTM leaders to identify and execute proven, data-driven strategies that drive revenue.
MARCH 14, 2019
When it comes to Customer Experience (CX) work, it takes a very special type of person to be successful. Consider all the skills required to thrive in the role.data crunching, storytelling, journey mapping, process improvement, change management, strategic thinking, influencing behaviors, project management.the list goes on. It's essentially impossible for any one person to be strong in all of these areas.
Customer Contact Central Submitted Articles
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
Purposeful leadership traits for call center and contact center leaders. Are you looking for ways to be a better leader? Be early. Say "you're welcome.
AUGUST 20, 2019
Think Like Amazon. Innovation from the World’s Leading Customer-Obsessed Company. Shep Hyken interviews John Rossman. They discuss John’s new book, Think Like Amazon , and how to utilize the key factors that drive Amazon’s success. The Interview with John Rossman: Innovation and success come from developing and committing to systems. Be deliberate in how you approach your work and have a “playbook” you can pull from for any situation.
JANUARY 17, 2019
Wondering what is the optimal way to measure customer experience? Choosing customer experience metric seems to be a complex process? Don't let the variety trick you. Start collecting customer feedback and measuring customer experience with a simple and easy KPIs and metrics!
In the contact center industry, first-generation digital channels like email and web chat have seen significant adoption, along with video chat and co-browsing capabilities. However, customers are rapidly moving beyond these channels, seeking next-generation options. Social platforms are now becoming mainstream contact center channels. Download this guide today to learn how to help your business adapt to this evolving landscape and leverage the power of next-generation digital customer service.
Myra Golden Media
DECEMBER 8, 2019
I’ve designed start-up chat support for banks, libraries, consulting companies, medical practices, and contact centers. When I set up a chat platform for my clients, I have two goals. First, I want to deliver a fast and complete support experience. Meaning, I want to answer the customer’s questions and solve any issues. And second, I want zero customer frustration.
DECEMBER 22, 2019
“Instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer,” Scott Cook. With the ever-changing scenario of business globalization, companies are thriving hard to retain their brand’s loyalty by creating cutting-edge product sales strategies. There was a time when offering a good product at a reasonable price was enough for a company to stand out from competitors.
APRIL 1, 2019
As I lay in bed, coughing and sneezing from a cold, dreading even going to the kitchen for a glass of water because of aches and pains from my unseen tormentor, I’m comforted knowing, “boy, I’m sure glad I didn’t have to go to work today”. But what if I did? How would I be able to serve my customers with these rotten cold symptoms? That’s the question every service provider must answer on those days when we’re not at our best.
AUGUST 14, 2019
Y ou know your customers are satisfied because the Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT) that you see on your daily dashboard tells you as much. The score is solid. But you aren’t satisfied; you believe it could be so much better. And rightly so — it usually can be. So, what’s a company to do to earn an even better CSAT score? Before I answer that, let’s take a look at a popular CSAT metric that was established 25 years ago: the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).
Experience the transformative power of AI in customer service! Discover how AI-driven contact centers revolutionize interactions, streamline operations, and deliver hyper-personalized experiences. We will explore three different ways that AI can optimize the operations of a contact center: The Role of Conversational AI in Self-Service Supporting Contact Center Agents with Agent Assist AI Empowering Contact Center Supervisors with Performance AI We will also look to the future of AI in the contac
JANUARY 25, 2019
A day in the life of a customer support agent is anything but typical! Find out how different tool sets and internal systems help your agents meet both customer and company needs.
Contact Center Pipeline
MARCH 20, 2019
Consumers are increasingly turning to virtual assistants to save time and effort in their personal lives. Similarly, chatbot technology offers considerable benefits internally to assist agents in delivering quick, accurate responses to customers, as well as streamlining followup tasks, communications, scheduling and HR requests. In Part 1 of this series, our experts discussed typical applications […].
DECEMBER 20, 2019
Customer emotions have a strong influence on your Customer Experience outcome. From our research in our global Customer Experience consultancy, we know that over 50 percent of experience is about how a customer feels. . Organizations don’t consider customer emotions enough. Moreover, they also fail to recognize the intensity of that emotion. Understanding the significance and managing the power of customers’ emotions is essential to your Customer Experience outcome.
Customer Service Life
APRIL 1, 2019
This post was originally posted as a featured contributor on ICMI. Eat only healthy snacks at work, lose weight and burn calories through your daily exercise. Save your company gobs of money by not getting sick. If this is all your workplace wellness program includes, it stinks. And, your employees are likely sick of it. Creating a wellness program at your office is all the rage.
Speaker: Tim Buteyn
Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.
DECEMBER 5, 2019
As we head into 2020, data is becoming more crucial for successfully running a call center than ever. In the past, the efficiency of a call center hinged on management’s ability to identify flaws in their processes and opportunities to improve the running of the center. In the coming year, we expect to see AI take on more of these responsibilities in the contact center: Handling routine tasks, routing inquiries to the best place, and suggesting areas for improvement.
NOVEMBER 22, 2019
What Are They Doing That Your Business Is Not? This week we feature an article by Robert Occanyan who shares what successful customer support teams are doing to deliver an exceptional customer experience. . Here’s an important fact that customer support teams should always remember—people are more likely to remember negative experiences over positive ones.
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
Work remote often? We’ve got you covered with 25 of our favorite working from home tips for you to implement into your daily routine. Working from the comfort of your couch, home office, or bed, offers flexibility and work-life balance that most professionals desire. After all, who wouldn’t want to work whenever they wanted, on […]. The post 25 Working from Home Tips to Slam-Dunk Tasks [2019 Update] appeared first on Business VoIP, Customer Experience, Sales & Marketing Content -