2023

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Supercharging Data Fabrics With Generative AI

Forrester's Customer Insights

Data fabric has been gaining traction in the enterprise. Data fabric is a modern architecture that automates the integration of any data in real time or near real time from disparate sources, on-premises or in the cloud, into coherent data services that support business transactions, analytics, predictive analytics, and other workloads and patterns.

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How the world's best CX leaders are making customer experience a company-wide concern

MyCustomer

Engagement How CX leaders make CX a company-wide concern.

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Do More In ‘24: Ten Customer Service and CX Tips for the New Year

ShepHyken

Happy New Year! I want this year to be your best year ever for creating amazing customer service and experiences. And for everything else, too! But as it applies to the customer experience, I thought it would be fun to share some ideas we need to do more of. With that, here are 10 ideas. Many, if not all, will apply to you and your business. Do more in 24!

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Forrester’s 2023 Singapore CX Index Shows Scores Flat To Down

Forrester's Customer Insights

Since 2018, Forrester has been tracking how Singaporean customers rate their experience with some of the biggest brands in banking and auto and home insurance. This year’s Singapore Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) study reveals several important findings: CX quality among Singapore’s banks slightly dipped.

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3 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Can Improve Customer Experience

Today’s digitally savvy customers have high expectations of retailers for convenience, responsiveness, and ease of doing business both in-store and online. Our recent survey of over 2,000 US consumers found that retailers that can drive a seamless, omnichannel customer experience (CX) – across physical and digital channels – have huge benefits for brand relevance, profitability, and customer loyalty.

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Guest Post: Employee Engagement and CX: 5 Strategies to Build Synergy

ShepHyken

This week, we feature an article by Tarek Kamil, CEO and Founder of Cerkl, an internal communication software that helps teams connect. He writes about how employee engagement and customer experience can enhance business performance. Achieving success in business goes beyond offering quality products and services. Both employee engagement and customer experience are vital elements, and with some effort, it isn’t difficult for companies to build meaningful synergy between them.

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Surveys Are Boring, It’s What You Do with Them That’s Exciting: Three Ideas for Beating Survey Fatigue

InMoment XI

In the world of customer experience , surveys have been a reliable feedback-collecting source for decades. As we make our way forward with new CX technologies and approaches, survey fatigue remains a key operational concern. CX professionals are finding it more challenging than ever to keep program momentum alive. Today, I’m going to share some tips for reviewing your survey program for better response rates, higher program engagement, and better representative results.

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Why employee experience is the missing link in Europe’s CX plans

eglobalis

Why employee experience is the missing link in Europe's CX plans The post Why employee experience is the missing link in Europe’s CX plans appeared first on Eglobalis.

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Communicating CX: 15 Tips for Talking About Customer Experience

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Customer experience is not a fad or a trend or a buzzy phrase. And yet, organizations often treat it like it is. They hang a banner, then ignore it. They announce it as an annual theme, then forget it by February. Or they simply talk about it without actually putting any rigor or discipline or even real goals to it. That’s why the foundational work of defining CX at your organization — through a CX Mission Statement and CX Success Statement — is so critically important to accomplishing real ch

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The Reasons Behind Tesla’s High Net Promoter Score

Retently

Tesla currently holds a satisfaction rating of 96 , outscoring every other car manufacturer company in Net Promoter Score® ratings. Tesla has also claimed the top spot in the Consumer Reports’ annual owner satisfaction survey , where 91% of Tesla owners stated that they would buy another Tesla vehicle in the future. Total pre-orders for Tesla Model 3 surpassed many expectations at more than a quarter of a million in less than three days.

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How to Optimize Call Monitoring: Automate QA and Elevate Customer Experience

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 It's time for a change! The traditional method of manual call monitoring is no longer cutting it in today's fast-paced call center environment. Industry experts Angie Kronlage and April Wiita from Working Solutions are here to explore the power of innovative automation to revolutionize outdated call review processes!

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Customer service is a performance art. Are you Oscar-worthy?

Bill Quiseng

QUI QUESTION: Customer service is a performance art. Are you Oscar-worthy? Movie actors like Sandra Bullock, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Dwayne Johnson, and Keanu Reeves act to be happy, sad, scared, scary, or angry. Yet, we, as the audience, believe they are genuinely real. The actors may “act their part”, but they are so good that we, as the audience, believe they are real.

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7 Contact Center Trends to Watch in 2023

Tricia Morris

Contact center leaders, your time is now. Customer service and customer experience analysts and thought leaders are suggesting that the contact center is “the next big tech frontier.” Investment in the contact center is increasingly—finally.

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Staying Ahead of the Curve: Optimove’s 2024 Marketing Trends & Predictions

Optimove

Enhance your customer segmentation with our advanced guide Download Now Informed by our work with thousands of marketing experts representing 1,200+ brands and exclusive insights from our surveys of more than 2,000 consumers, here are the pivotal latest marketing trends we see shaping the landscape in 2024. Get ready for our top digital marketing trends for 2024.

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5 Customer Experience Predictions for 2023  

Comm100

2023 looks to be a year of great change in customer experience (CX). With economic uncertainty ahead, some organizations are asking employees to make do with fewer resources, while others are increasing CX investment. This is all occurring against a backdrop of incredibly high CX expectations across industries and ever-developing technology. To help make sense of the year ahead and plan for the ever-shifting CX landscape, we’ve asked five experts in the field for their CX predictions for 2023. 1

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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31 irresistible car sales email templates to close more deals

BirdEye

Do you know what’s the one thing that is crucial in getting more sales? It is effective communication. As customers verify your brand’s reputation on top car review sites , you need to ensure that your email marketing strategy also delivers to meet their expectations. Car sales emails are a crucial part of that effective communication strategy.

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The Customer Is NOT Always Right – Again!

ShepHyken

Whoever said “the customer is always right” didn’t hear this about this story. Fox News just posted an update to a 2021 story about a man arrested for pointing an AK-47 at an employee at a pizza shop in Knoxville, Tennessee. The short version of the story is this. A customer walked into a Little Caesars restaurant and became angry when he was told he would have to wait a few minutes for a pizza.

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The Growing Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Experience Industry

COPC

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming the customer experience (CX) industry, offering businesses new opportunities to enhance their operations. This blog article discusses the importance of employing multiple types of AI, implementing effective controls and guardrails, and adapting specific roles within the CX organization. By embracing these strategies, your business can maximize the benefits of AI and thrive in the rapidly evolving CX landscape.

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Power up Your Productivity to Drive Experience Improvement

InMoment XI

Elevating Customer Experience Through Strategic Productivity Insights In a recent workshop conducted at the XI Forum 2023 in London by industry experts Simon Fraser, VP, Insights and Consultancy at InMoment, and Simon Hedaux, Founder of Rethink Productivity , the focus was on enhancing productivity to drive experience improvement within businesses. This hands-on workshop emphasised the significance of integrating customer and employee perspectives into experience enhancement strategies, whilst l

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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The beauty (and challenges) of European cultural differences in CX

eglobalis

The beauty (and challenges) of European cultural differences in CX The post The beauty (and challenges) of European cultural differences in CX appeared first on Eglobalis.

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Elevating Customer Support: Five Goals to Strive for in 2024

Team Support

As 2023 comes to a close, now is the time to reflect on wins and losses from throughout the year. Maybe you had a banner year—or maybe you’re celebrating just getting through turbulent times. Either way, before you pop that bottle of champagne, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions for your customer support team. In today’s increasingly competitive marketplace, people—particularly those in customer support—are key to setting your company apart from the crowd.

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New 2023 Benchmark Data for Drive-Thru Operators

IntouchInsight

For over two decades, the Annual Drive-Thru Study has provided restaurant operators with benchmark data to track trends and compare their performance against key competitors.

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Supporting integrity of the scholarly record: Our commitment to curation and selectivity in the Web of Science

Clarivate

We have the important responsibility of providing our customers with trustworthy intelligence to help them transform the world for the better. The need for high-quality data from rigorously selected sources is becoming ever more important as the scholarly record becomes increasingly polluted. A trusted record of research is essential for the global R&D community to effectively use published research outcomes to elevate ideas that will benefit everyday life.

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Revolutionizing Contact Centers: Next-Gen Tech for Enhanced CX

Speaker: Liran Meir Frenkel, Performance Management and RPA Sr Product Marketing Manager at NICE; Harpreet Makan, Practice Director at Everest Group; & Santhosh Kumar, Practice Director at Everest Group

As contact centers navigate the challenges of delivering excellence within budget constraints and adapting to evolving employee expectations, optimizing agent tasks becomes crucial. Discover a holistic approach across three pillars - people, process, and technology - that is essential to excel in this dynamic landscape, and explore how next-gen technologies such as generative AI, performance analytics, and process intelligence play a pivotal role in transforming contact centers into advanced CX

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Three Customer Engagement Use Cases to Get the Most Out of Feature Flags

Braze

Seamless doesn’t mean effortless—personalization requires cross-functional collaboration, the right customer data, and plenty of variable testing. Luckily, Braze Feature Flags can cover all of the above—from one interface.

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Frightening Issues That Haunt Marketers: From Marketing to Mobile 

Optimove

As Halloween looms closer, there are some chilling challenges lurking that can send shivers down the spines of marketers — but fear not – there are solutions as well. Below are six of these “horrors.” Many were uncovered in our 2023 Marketer’s survey that are below. Respondents included 221 executives at companies, and included CEOs, CMOs, and SVPs of marketing.

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Podcasting Power: Elevating Brands & Speakers

Doing CX Right

Why does podcasting matter? Award-winning podcaster, Stacy Sherman, highlights its role to amplify speakers, boost brands, and enrich customer engagement. The post Podcasting Power: Elevating Brands & Speakers appeared first on Doing CX Right.

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2023 consumer data report: How online reviews shape multi-location businesses

BirdEye

Think about the last time you wanted to buy something, hire a trustworthy contractor, or visit a new restaurant you’ve been wanting to try, chances are, before you even took the next step you probably let your fingers do the walking first, online. Online reviews unlock a wealth of knowledge for prospective customers. From the smallest purchases to a huge investment such as a car, online reviews are the new digital word-of-mouth and have the potential to sway purchase decisions and shape the succ

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way. By tracking buyers’ digital footprints and online activity, such as website visits, product reviews, and spikes in content consumption, you can engage prospects with a message that really resonates.