Customer-Centric Self-Service

Contact Center Pipeline

The pandemic exposed two significant insights about the state of customer service: A poor customer experience coupled with pandemic-fueled emotions can push customers to the brink of tears; and Customers don’t have much faith in conventional self-service options.

Why Self-Service Needs a Human Touch

Contact Center Pipeline

How to make self-service live up to its promise. Self-service has emerged as a key contact center strategy, both in terms of improving the customer experience (CX) and reducing cost in the contact center.


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How Does Adopting Contact Center Self-Service Get You $7.91?


Self-service support seems too good to be true. And, with the right tools, it’s easy to offer phone-based self-service support too. Quick recap: what is self-service? Self-service is when customers use resources you’ve created to solve their own issues.

The Problem with Self Service

Beyond Philosophy

People like the convenience of self-service. More and more of your Customers believe access to self-service options is essential to their relationship with your business. Knowing this, it is critical that you plan your self-service options well. Parature is a research and advisory firm specializing in communicating service-centric best practices. As many as 2/3 of Customer service interactions will occur without human-to-human contact.

Study: The Health of the Contact Center

experience, but 56 percent of consumers still switched service providers in the last year alone. Given the high demands of today’s customers, if agents fail to meet service expectations, customers. Tweet this Self-service communication options do little to quell.

Take Self-Service Up Another Notch

Contact Center Pipeline

If you’re like me, you may waffle between excitement and cynicism over self-service (SS). Self-Service AI analytics API application programming interfaces artificial intelligence biometrics bots call center contact center Knowledge Management natural language technology optimizationOver the years, there has been a lot of hype over SS, but that enthusiasm has been tempered by equal measures of disappointment when reality falls short of promise.

Self-Service Metrics to Help Evaluate Performance


According to CX research, the most important attribute of customer service is fast response time. In order to get solutions quickly, customers prefer the self-service options businesses now provide. Self-service tools can include websites, chatbots, SMS, and IVR.

Seamless Self-Service Starts in the Contact Center

Contact Center Pipeline

It isn’t focused on just self-service or just agent engagement because customers no longer need to make a binary decision […]. Self-Service assisted service call center contact center CSRPA Customer Service Robotic Process Automation self-service VCAs virtual customer assistants

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


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

How to Go Digital through KM-enabled self-service?


The post How to Go Digital through KM-enabled self-service? Customer Experience Self service customer transactions through self-service km enabled self-serviceappeared first on Knowmax.

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

experience, but 56 percent of consumers still switched service providers in the last year alone. Given the high demands of today’s customers, if agents fail to meet service expectations, customers. Tweet this Self-service communication options do little to quell.

Customer Self Service – What the Future Holds


More companies than ever are tapping into the power of AI customer service technologies to enhance efficiency and positively impact the lives of consumers, and with good reason. Research indicates that by implementing AI in their customer-facing operations, companies can expect to save approximately 30 billion customer service hours and realize $8B in savings thanks to customer self service. The tech behind the customer self service revolution.

Self-Service in the age of AI

Taylor Reach Group

Self-service has been employed for more than 30 years to allow customers to serve themselves. Technology is a tool, and there is a lot of good technology out there that can underpin successful self-service. But what self-service should you consider?

How is Self-Service, for a Telecom Customer, Changing?


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Empower Customers With Self–Service Blog #1

Enghouse Interactive

Register for our upcoming w ebinar “How and Why Customers Use Self-Service” with Steve Morrell, Managing Director and Principal Analyst of ContactBabel . For many businesses, self-service is evolving into becoming a key factor for success.

The State of Self-Service in 2021

Speaker: Brian Morin, CMO & Helena Chen, Director of Product Marketing at SmartAction

Join Brian Morin & Helena Chen for their webinar about the very latest insights on how different industries are going deeper into self-service for call types and chats that have never been automated before. Moreover, come away from this webinar with an understanding of how these new capabilities can apply to your business.

Customer Self-Service: Benefits, Tips, and 5 Great Tools

Help Scout

When backed by human support, customer self-service is key to delivering excellent support. Here's what you need to know to get started. Read the full article

5 ways how knowledge management can help improve self-service?


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Self Service Metrics to Help Evaluate Performance


According to research, the most important attribute of customer service is fast response time. In order to get solutions quickly, customers prefer the self service options businesses now provide. Self-service tools can include websites, chatbots, SMS, and IVR.

Efficiently implementing Knowledge management for Self-Service


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5 Best Practices for AI Self-Service Without Compromise

Speaker: Tom Lewis, CEO of SmartAction

Advances in conversational AI have led to the growing adoption of cloud-based virtual agents to automate conversations traditionally handled by live agents over voice, chat, and text. Join Tom Lewis, CEO of SmartAction, and learn 5 best practices that leading organizations are using to transform to AI self-service without compromising an ounce of Customer Experience (CX).

Self-Service as a Customer-Satisfying Experience

Contact Center Pipeline

Companies can reduce costs by addressing those needs, partially if not wholly, with self-service technology. Above the obvious bottomline impact, self-service can be a customer-satisfying strategy. Self-Service call center contact center IVR mobile apps proactive outbound communication self-service self-service technology web self-service

New KPI Metrics in the Era of Self Service


Once upon a time, measuring customer service success was straightforward. With many of these channels and tools enabling self-service, old-school KPIs are no longer sufficient. When a customer searches through FAQs, follows a video tutorial, asks a question on a user forum and still does not have a satisfactory answer to their question, resulting in a call to customer service, is that resolution considered a first contact resolution (FCR)? New Self Service KPI Metrics.

How to make digital self-service amazing

NICE inContact

Did you know that most of the customers who contact your call center have already been on your website to self-diagnose their issue and/or try to resolve it themselves?

5 Steps Toward a Successful Self-Service Strategy


Self-service is finally coming of age, with leading enterprises embracing the paradigm of customers helping themselves. But it turns out that not all self-service options are created equal. Walmart axed its Mobile Express Scan & Go self-checkout experience due to negative feedback from customers. The pilot required them to download an app, self-scan items as they shopped and then show proof of payment before exiting the store.

4 Golden Rules for Conversational AI Self-Service

Speaker: Brian Morin & Helena Chen from SmartAction

Join Brian Morin, CMO, and Helena Chen, Director of Product Marketing at SmartAction to learn the 4 golden rules they've acquired after more than 100 conversational AI implementations for voice self-service that outperforms live agents. You’ll hear real-world examples from leading companies and discover how you can deliver CX success with AI-powered virtual agents in your organization.

The importance of self-service for greater customer satisfaction

Enghouse Interactive

This means they are happy to use web or telephone self-service systems to help themselves, without needing to speak to a contact centre agent or email a company. Over half (57%) of UK consumers said they wanted to get their own answers from company websites during lockdown while 83% said they were happy to use self-service of some sort. Effective self-service delivers four major benefits to consumers, businesses and their employees: 1.

The State of Customer Self-Service


Whether it’s using the self-checkout station or resetting your password, one thing is certain — customers love self-service. Consumers opted to use contactless shopping options or delivery service apps. Conversation Flow for Auto Service Appointment Scheduling.

How to Go Digital through KM enabled self-service?


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What is Digital Self-Service?


Self-service: definition. Self-service is a solution or a group of solutions enabling your web users to be completely autonomous on your website or intranet. Self-service: to meet what need? Which self-service solutions to implement?

The Evolution of Support: How to Manage Customer Support in an Era of Self-help

Speaker: Kristina Evey, Customer Experience Expert and Consultant

As self-service as a customer preference continues to grow, it's more important than ever that we assess the amount of support being given to our customer service reps. Is there a way to find the right balance between self-service and support?

Serve Yourself! Self-Service Tips in the Digital Age


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Webinar: Contact Center Self-Service and AI

Taylor Reach Group

Webinar Contact Center AI and Self Service Colin Taylor. Recently, Taylor Reach CEO and Chief Chaos Officer gave a live webinar for Call Centre Helper on Contact Center AI and Self-Service. To find out more about how Taylor Reach can help your company with AI and Self-Service in the call center, CLICK HERE to schedule a free consultation. By Colin Taylor.

The Shocking Truth About Self Service

Steve DiGioia

when self-serve stations are no help at all This original article was written by Steve DiGioia. So why don’t self service stations work as intended? If we are to believe that installing self serve check-out counters are in our best interest, why not install more and really do away with the live cashier altogether? Two lanes with a person and 2 lanes each with 4 self checkout terminals. Customer service at its best, huh?

What does self-service really mean?


In a similar way, vendors have begun to market self-service as a catch-all phrase. . People can serve themselves through customer service transactions, instead of having to speak to a live agent. Is that still considered self-service? . What is self-service?

The 5 Categories That Rule Virtual Agents

Speaker: Brian Morin, CMO, Mark Landry, VP Product, Marilyn Cassedy, Director of Customer Success, SmartAction

It just so happens that whenever we design and deploy a new AI-powered virtual agent over voice, the self-service application invariably falls into one of 5 distinct categories. This has been true for more than a hundred clients encompassing hundreds of use cases across 12 industries. Having a keen awareness of where or how AI fits in your contact center for a great CX and ROI begins with understanding how to broadly classify your interactions. If it fits into one of these 5 categories, a live human agent should never handle it. Join Brian Morin, Mark Landry, and Marilyn Cassedy of SmartAction, and learn how to streamline your customer service.

Self-service without good knowledge management is not possible


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Call Deflection strategies in the age of self-service


Call deflection is the process of routing a customer enquiry to an alternative service channel. For that reason, successful call deflection strategies allow enquiries to be deflected to self-service channels such as FAQs, live chat, community forums, knowledge center databases and virtual agents. He calls, waits on hold for a few minutes and then a Customer Service agent walks him through the steps until he has the system programmed exactly as he wants it.

Overcoming customer self-service obstacles

TELUS International

Customer Service Channels

What Self-Service Rate Can You Expect from Artificial Intelligence?


Even though there is no “real” benchmark for automated self-service solutions, we’re going to try to give you some indications of the kind of results you can realistically expect from such solutions. But first, what is customer self-service? Self-service success rate.

The Post-Covid CX Powered by AI

Speaker: Brian Morin, CMO, SmartAction & Aarde Cosseboom, Director of GMS Technology and Product, TechStyle Fashion Group

Adapting to a post-Covid world means recession-proofing your contact center with AI that reduces reliance on live agents with virtual agents that are always on, perfectly trained, and at a fraction of the cost. Most companies looking to ditch a "Press 1" experience struggle with where to start and how to infuse natural language into their existing technology stack. Join this webinar with TechStyle Fashion Group who recession-proofed their contact center with personalized and frictionless experiences to customers who prefer self-service. Also joining is SmartAction who manages the AI-powered CX for more than 100 brands.