Centralize every customer interaction with Unified Inbox


On the other end of the line are customer-facing teams who have to juggle all of these interactions while also attempting to do everything else. Interaction history : View the full interaction history with each customer, and send the perfect response every time. Interactions

TSIA Interact: Key Takeaways

Education Services Group

This year’s virtual TSIA Interact was certainly no exception, with three days of sessions from TSIA researchers and industry-leading companies like Salesforce, Okta, Oracle, SAP, Cisco, Aruba, HPE, and Genesys, and even a session led by ESG CEO Michael Harnum.


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Join Us for Interactions Live!

NICE inContact

Advantages of the Cloud InteractionsA major virtual conference, open to contact center pros everywhere. Even six months ago, who could have predicted that across the planet, we’d be leaving in-person conferences behind—at least for now—and recreating them as virtual events?

TSIA Interact Spring 2021: Key Takeaways

Education Services Group

This spring’s virtual TSIA Interact was certainly no exception, with three days of sessions from TSIA researchers and industry-leading companies and experts. Looking back at TSIA Interact, two sessions really stood out for me. and this spring’s TSIA Interact was certainly no exception.

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Optimizing Your Customer Journey In 2021

You know it’s important to optimize your customer journey, but you’re not sure which part of that journey to focus on. Customer interactions across multiple touchpoints mean it can be tricky to isolate a specific part that’s going to deliver the best results for you - and your customers. Creating a strong customer experience is now one of the most important priorities businesses focus on. Don’t be left behind. Time to take a customer first approach & start looking at strategies you can implement to optimize your customer journey. Download the guide today!

Customer Messaging: The Complete Guide to Interactions Management


A complete guide to creating rewarding interactions and experiences that delight through customer messaging. Table of contents asdasd asd h3 Decide Delight Customer interactions and customer experience: How are they linked? Customer interaction channels.

Interaction Metrics Launches a Brand Overhaul


Fed up with disappointing customer service and inane customer feedback surveys, Martha Brooke founded Interaction Metrics in 2004. Interaction Metrics research methods and workshops are the most scientific, yet cost-effective in the Customer Experience industry. No more useless data!

A customer interactions strategy that actually works


As consumers navigate the customer journey, their interactions with your brand are key points of influence on how they perceive their overall experience. Armed with this knowledge you can decipher which channels would best work for your business to win every customer interaction.

5 Reasons Never to Miss SXSW Interactive

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

I’ve noticed a lot of blogs and articles and general gripes lately about why SXSW Interactive has jumped the shark. It’s fashionable to post emphatically about how there’s no appeal to the massive conference tackling digital and interactive trends each March. More Posts - Website Follow Me: The post 5 Reasons Never to Miss SXSW Interactive appeared first on Customer Experience Consulting.

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Enhancing Customer Service Interactions With DiSC

CX Accelerator

DiSC for Improved Internal Communication Not only will DiSC improve customer communication, but also internal interactions. Using DiSC in a customer service context to enhance both the customer and the agent experience. There is a plethora of training options available to service leaders who are looking to enhance the communication skills of their agents. Having had exposure to many of these, DiSC is my top choice with the most significant impact.

AI-Enabled Agent Quality Assessments Optimize Contact Center Performance

Quality Assurance is a major challenge for contact centers today. With up to 95% of customer interactions going unreviewed, many organizations are relying on a small sample of data to coach and evaluate their agents. AI-enabled agent quality assessments transcribe and analyze almost all agent-customer interaction recordings, leading to more comprehensive, consistent and unbiased agent evaluations and MUCH better CX. Find out how by downloading the whitepaper today!

Guest Post: Emotive CX for Customer Interaction


Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Author: Guest author: Martin Hill-Wilson Guest Post: Emotive CX for Customer Interaction. Tags: Customer experience, customer interaction, émotions, Martin Hill-Wilson Categories: Best Practice.

Emotions & Customer Interaction

Martin Hill-Wilson

I’m about to do the same with emotion and customer interaction for customer service and inside sales teams. Continue reading Emotions & Customer Interaction at BrainFood. Customer Experience customer interaction emotion Emotive CXI’m on a mission and I need your help. Some of you will know about the P&Q Challenge I run. Now four years old, it has attracted hundreds of contact centres who have collaboratively redesigned their approach to quality management.

Report: Humanizing Digital Interactions

Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group report, Humanizing Digital Interactions. This means that how a customer feels about an interaction with a company has an enormous impact on his or her loyalty to that company. Emotions play an integral role in how customers make decisions and form judgments. However, companies tend to ignore customer emotions, […].

Interactions Celebrates 15 Years


“When Interactions started out in 2004, a streamlined customer experience certainly wasn’t considered the business necessity that it is today. Michael Iacobucci, longstanding CEO of Interactions. This week, Interactions celebrates 15 years of leading the way in Conversational AI for customer experience. The post Interactions Celebrates 15 Years appeared first on Interactions. About Interactions

The Insider Secret to Designing Virtual Agents that Surpass Your Competition

Speaker: Brian Morin, CMO & Mark Landry, VP of Product at SmartAction

This interactive working session gets into the gritty details of designing conversation flows for a human-to-machine experience that rivals or exceeds live agents. Mark will do live "mockups" with audience members and step through the complex critical thinking required to determine if and where AI can fit. So make sure to bring your questions!

Top 5 Customer Success Takeaways from TSIA Interact 2021


Last week Technology & Services Industry Association (TSIA) hosted their Spring virtual event called – TSIA Interact 2021. Here’s a roundup of our top five takeaways for Customer Success professionals from TSIA Interact 2021. . .

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Emotive CX for Customer Interaction

Martin Hill-Wilson

Something I wrote for Enghouse Interactive. Continue reading Emotive CX for Customer Interaction at BrainFood. If customer experience management is about anything, it could be described as a determined effort to follow through on the brand promise.

8 Essential Capabilities You Need for Interaction Analytics


Interaction analytics takes unstructured data from customer interactions across multiple channels and harnesses it to let you understand the true voice of the customer. AI-powered interaction analytics gives you real-time insights to guide your agents and optimize the conversation as well as post-interaction analytics to inform customer experience decisions and strategies, automate and improve compliance and quality control, and improve agent performance.

Inside the ROI of Consistency in Customer Interactions


That moment of frustration is a perfect illustration of what happens when a company does not provide consistent customer interactions. Have you ever been passed around on a phone call and gotten frustrated at repeating your explanation each time the call was transferred? The negative feeling that develops in this customer experience (CX) has more impact than some may realize. Customer Experience

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.

What is an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System?

Call Experts

Interactive voice response systems, commonly referred to as IVR systems , are phone-based call centers that connect callers and users through automated voice tree menus and other telephone features. What Is An Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System?

How to Survive the Avalanche of Customer Interactions with Automation


In that context, it is of paramount importance for companies to find new or better ways to deal with the massive amount of online interactions they’re now facing. So how can a Customer Interactions Management Platform come to the rescue? Definition of customer interactions management.

Add Clarity to Your Customer Service Interactions


As in-person interactions have become de-emphasized, customers still want personalized communications with financial institutions. The post Add Clarity to Your Customer Service Interactions appeared first on Glia Blog | Digital Customer Service Explained.

Make Chat Interactions Friendly by doing 4 easy things!

Myra Golden Media

You can do four things in chat interactions, starting today, to make them more human. Chat support is not supposed to be rote like an ATM transaction. The idea is to insert a personal tone so you can build rapport and even delight customers.

Expectations vs. Reality: What Can an AI Assistant Really Do?

Speaker: Brian Morin, Helena Chen, and David Parsons from SmartAction

Today’s AI assistants are nothing like first-generation voicebots and chatbots that left most users frustrated and unwilling to interact with any kind of bot again. In this webinar, we’ll explore the latest capabilities of AI assistants—just how well do they understand user intent and execute tasks? Let’s put AI assistants to the test by engaging them in a live conversation and see how they perform under different use cases.

Your Brand is Defined by the Sum of All Your Customer Interactions


It’s every interaction, human or otherwise, that you have with the brand. It’s focused on people interacting with people. Some employees interact directly with the customer. Then, some employees don’t have any interaction, but what they do behind the scenes impacts the customer’s experience. Your brand is the sum of all your customer interactions.” The post Your Brand is Defined by the Sum of All Your Customer Interactions appeared first on Shep Hyken.

Top 5 Ways to Break Through the CX Noise With Better Brand Interactions


They need to deal with unprecedented challenges head on if they’re going to continue to effectively attract, interact with, and retain loyal customers. And today, that means focusing on the interactions between brands and customers.

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Consider Content Engagement Solutions To Enhance Digital Buyer Interactions

Forrester's Customer Insights

Static, one-to-many communications don’t cut it anymore — to win buyers’ increasingly divided attention, content must become more relevant, valuable, and interactive.

Start the Conversation with Interactive Website Surveys


Website Surveys give you all the power of a GetFeedback survey, and they can live anywhere on your site. Engage more web visitors—no coding required. Articles

Why Virtual Retailers Must Master Messaging Right Now

Consumers may want contactless and convenient shopping experiences, but they value immediate, receptive service more. Successful retailers use messaging and chatbots to respond to and interact with customers in real-time to maintain loyalty and trust.

3 Ways to Provide Success When Handling Rude Customer Interactions

NICE inContact

However, there are ways to help both sides of the interaction, agent and customers, and it starts with your response. Here are 3 ways to provide success in these types of contact center interactions: 1) Don’t Try to Win. Be sure your employees understand your guidelines for acceptable resolutions as well as their spheres of influence — and when the interaction may need to be escalated.

UX fundamentals: interaction design


We’ve written this guide as an introduction to the fundamentals of IxD. Guides

4 Things Chat Agents Can Do to Move Chat Interactions Along Faster

Myra Golden Media

Here are four things you can do to move your chat interactions along faster. Check for understanding early on and as often as it takes. Don’t assume you understand what the customer is saying. Just ask the customer what they mean.

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Segment Your Customer Interaction Strategies

Second to None

Customer service is a key contributor to an organization’s overall success due to the impact that each individual employee-to-consumer interaction will have on maintaining high retention rates. Brands are now responsible for managing more interaction channels than ever before, and poor service on any of these platforms can quickly change the way that customers perceive your organization. The post Segment Your Customer Interaction Strategies appeared first on Second To None.

Creating Exceptional Experiences in a New Digital World

With more and more customer journeys and interactions shifting to digital channels, the digital experience is becoming the key differentiator for brands competing in today’s experience economy. In this paper, we consider four areas to explore as you adjust to compete in this new digital era, so you can set your sights on delivering customer experiences beyond the new normal, and for the new exceptional.