From RFP to Go-Live: A Roadmap for Implementing Your Outsourced Customer Care Program

BlueOcean

The post From RFP to Go-Live: A Roadmap for Implementing Your Outsourced Customer Care Program appeared first on Blue Ocean. That RFP process is a grind, eh? The peak experience is when you finally get to call your new strategic partner and let them know they are the successful bidder.

Is Story part of Your Professional Advancement Roadmap?

One Millimeter Mindset

When you think about your professional advancement roadmap, storytelling probably is the last component on the list. And, the professional development roadmap we pursue is full of detours and potholes along the way. However, rediscovering and owning your stories are critical components of your professional advancement roadmap. What’s the real story behind each one of the career moves on your professional advancement roadmap?

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What is a Product Roadmap?

Gainsight

A product roadmap is a high-level, visual representation of the direction your product offering will take over time. A good product roadmap will provide your colleagues and stakeholders with the “why” behind your product and should serve the following purposes: Lay out the overarching strategy. Maps are a fundamental part of our lives therefore, a product roadmap isn’t exactly a new concept. Executive-level product roadmaps. Internal product roadmaps for sales.

Keep Your CX Roadmap Relevant, or Risk Going off Track

MaritzCX

This article was originally published by the CXFocus Magazine. Creating Relevant Customer Experience Plan With firms failing to perform the core CX management activities and index scores for 2019 not looking promising, at first glance this may look like doom and gloom for the CX sector. However, this actually makes the case for CX stronger. View Article. General

Crafting a customer experience roadmap

Jacada

Delivering exceptional customer experience is the holy grail of modern business, but like King Arthur’s knights, you are unlikely to find what you seek without an effective map. Read More. Jacada Blog

How To Create A Product Roadmap: An Essential Guide To Successful Product Planning

SurveySparrow

We had recently hosted an Ask Me Anything event about creating product roadmaps which made us delve deeper into its importance. We found that you can utilize your roadmap to up your product strategy game, improve decision-making, and steer your business on the path to success!

Getting to Yes: A 7-step Roadmap to Successful Project Management

C3Centricity

If we had followed the seven-step roadmap I am going to share with you now. The 7-Step Roadmap. If you follow this roadmap, not only will you succeed in your project management, but you will also be seen to do so as well. The post Getting to Yes: A 7-step Roadmap to Successful Project Management appeared first on c3centricity. I’ve been involved in hundreds of successful project management initiatives over my career.

5 Guidelines for Structuring Your Product Roadmap

Wootric

Building and maintaining the product roadmap is a central part of your role as a product manager. Yet there is surprisingly little consensus about product roadmaps across the product management community. Product roadmaps fit very strategically into this hierarchy.

How to Incorporate NPS Feedback into Your Product Roadmap

Retently

Just like it’s difficult to drive to a new destination without a definite plan for how to get there, trying to build, launch and market a new product without a clear product roadmap guiding the development process is an exercise in vain. A product roadmap is a strategic plan or statement of intent matching the vision and steps involved in a product’s development. A well-defined and goal-oriented roadmap allows the team to be on the same page and act in the same direction.

Biteable’s Evolution to a Customer-Centric Product Roadmap

AskNicely

Collecting real-time feedback not only enables you to get a quick temperature-read on your customers, but it gives your team authentic, actionable insights that you can apply to your roadmap for quicker innovation and faster iteration cycles. Biteable , using AskNicely to track customer sentiment and inject feedback right into their product plans, shares their story to illustrate just how important feedback is in fashioning a customer-centric roadmap.

Use This Framework to Unblock Your Product Roadmap

Gainsight

As your team lays out the product roadmap for a period of time (quarter, cycle, sprint, etc.), The post Use This Framework to Unblock Your Product Roadmap appeared first on Customer Success Software | Gainsight. We recently had the opportunity to join Gainsight for a webinar about Finding Friction in Your User Journey and How to Fix It. One of the key aspects of fixing user friction is understanding how to prioritize that work along with things like new feature development.

4 Types of Product Analytics You Need to Build a Better Roadmap

Gainsight

Ask, “What’s next on our product roadmap?” Because your customers are the most important source of information when it comes to prioritizing your product roadmap. With the right data, you’ll be able to confidently build a product roadmap that’s backed by your insights. Make sure you have the following data at your disposal before your next roadmap strategy session. They can supply both anecdotal and data-backed insights to help you craft a smarter product roadmap.

Introduction to The Implementation Roadmap and Service Culture Indicator

Up Your Service

The Service Culture Implementation Roadmap is a proven methodology to quickly upgrade service performance and build a service culture that grows stronger over time. In our experience working with organizations in every major industry and around the world, you can achieve substantial improvements and results within 12 months, if you apply the right planning and implementation roadmap.

Roadmap to Achieve AI Benefits for Customer Experience

Avaya

The post Roadmap to Achieve AI Benefits for Customer Experience appeared first on Avaya Connected Blog. This blog is authored by Robin Gareiss, President and Founder, of Nemertes Research. Gareiss leads Nemertes Digital Transformation research. She also is a widely recognized expert in the communications field, with specialty areas of VOIP/UC, collaboration, and managed/hosted/cloud communications services.

Got These On Your 2016-2019 Service Roadmap?

Martin Hill-Wilson

Some remains on the roadmap. The post Got These On Your 2016-2019 Service Roadmap? Right now I can see three genuinely transformational technologies on offer for forward thinking contact centres. The first is Interaction Analytics which provides credible evidence of what goes on day in day out.

A 6-Year Chief Customer Officer Role Roadmap, With Libby Duane Adams – CB69

Customer Bliss

Episode Overview. Libby Duane Adams is a disciplined and mature CCO leader who shares her 6-year strategy for making the role a growth driver in her organization. For those driving B2B technology companies, you will not want to miss her actions, path and how she drove success. About Libby.

Customer Engagement Roadmap: How Will We Know When We Get There?

MaritzCX

Companies that implement customer engagement or customer experience programs must know the foundational factors that create a customer centric culture, such as great leadership and targeted communication. However, knowing where you are going and what success looks like for your company, and your business objectives are just as important as the foundational activities

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Customer Engagement Roadmap: How Will We Know When We Get There?

MaritzCX

Companies that implement customer engagement or customer experience programs must know the foundational factors that create a customer centric culture, such as great leadership and targeted communication. However, knowing where you are going and what success looks like for your company, and your business objectives are just as important as the foundational activities

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Customer Engagement Roadmap: How Will We Know When We Get There?

MaritzCX

Companies that implement customer engagement or customer experience programs must know the foundational factors that create a customer centric culture, such as great leadership and targeted communication. However, knowing where you are going and what success looks like for your company, and your business objectives are just as important as the foundational activities

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A roadmap for closing the diversity & inclusion gap

Qualtrics

Roseboro stated we need a new roadmap for D&I — a roadmap that goes from passive exclusion to active inclusion, and which is tailored to satisfy employee demands and capabilities. The new roadmap – which is built around eight pillars – set out by Roseboro creates a superior employee experience, and uncovers insights helping businesses to act quickly and purposefully. The post A roadmap for closing the diversity & inclusion gap appeared first on Qualtrics.

What’s on the AI Horizon: Roadmap to AI in the Contact Center

NICE inContact

How will Artificial Intelligence (AI) affect your contact center? Whether you’re looking to impact operational costs, keep up with the competition, improve efficiencies, reduce the volume of agent interaction or improve the overall customer experience, AI is going to make a measurable impact. AI Customer Experience Call Center Best Practices Contact Center Trends & Insights

Building a Strategic CX Roadmap, Part 2: The Right Stuff

MaritzCX

While there’s no silver bullet to CX roadmapping and action planning, assessing your needs and prioritizing your opportunities is not an impossible task. In Part 1 of this multi-part blog post, I reviewed what CX professionals face when evaluating CX assessments in the marketplace. At least, it’s not impossible when you have good data, a. View Article. General

Building a Strategic CX Roadmap, Part 2: The Right Stuff

MaritzCX

While there’s no silver bullet to CX roadmapping and action planning, assessing your needs and prioritizing your opportunities is not an impossible task. In Part 1 of this multi-part blog post, I reviewed what CX professionals embarking on CX improvement efforts face when evaluating CX assessments in the marketplace. At least, it’s not impossible when. View Article

Building a Strategic CX Roadmap, Part 1: The Bad News

MaritzCX

I taught a workshop on strategic roadmapping using our free CX Assessment to a group of eager CX professionals. I’m still on a high from the 2017 CXFusion Conference in Las Vegas. In the time since, I’ve continued to reflect on how to do this effectively, and I have some additional thoughts to share. Anyone. View Article. General

Building a Strategic CX Roadmap, Part 1: The Bad News

MaritzCX

I taught a workshop on strategic roadmapping using our free CX Assessment to a group of eager CX professionals. I’m still on a high from the 2017 CXFusion Conference in Las Vegas. In the time since, I’ve continued to reflect on how to do this effectively, and I have some additional thoughts to share. Anyone. View Article

Podcast: Bain’s Jason Barro on the Roadmap to Leadership

Bain

In this episode, I chat with my colleague Bain Partner Jason Barro about how companies can use a roadmap to leadership to set priorities and find clarity as they work toward customer centricity. When companies set out to dramatically improve their customer experience, they have many decisions to make—where to invest, which markets to go after, which touchpoints to enhance. And there are usually many opinions to consider for each choice.

How to Build an Accurate Product Roadmap with Customer Feedback

Help.com

The Trello board allowed us to create a roadmap of sorts where we categorized feature ideas and the sources of each suggestion. We considered each idea and moved them into lists like “future implementation” and “current roadmap” accordingly. What we do know is that the suggestion board will help us determine our development roadmap. . The post How to Build an Accurate Product Roadmap with Customer Feedback appeared first on Help.com Blog.

Book Review: Roadmap to Revenue

Service Untitled

I just finished reading Roadmap to Revenue : How To Sell The Way Your Customers Want To Buy ( Amazon.com link ). In a nutshell, Roadmap to Revenue helps us understand the customer-centric instead of the common company-centric mindset. From the moment a reader opens the book, a whimsical roadmap appears on the front inside cover which begins with an “awakening point” and concludes with “revenue city.”

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Planning For Insight: How to Build an Insight Roadmap For Customer Centricity

Vision Critical

An insight roadmap is a plan to keep your organization focused on customer centricity. It brings together stakeholders to agree on key objectives that your insight community will inform. It will help operationalize your community and give the insight community manager a path forward to inform the business. We’ve seen this approach helpful when starting a new insight community, and as an annual exercise for well-established insight functions. Best Practices

How to Battle Customer Experience Fatigue

Customer Bliss

You have created a roadmap that is being actively communicated as you progress. Critical Checkpoint: Before you go any further, make a simple roadmap of the different parts of your customer experience journey. Be dogged about showing that roadmap each and every time someone talks about the customer experience work. The roadmap gives you the communication consistency required in these long-term projects.

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How top YC companies use insights from data analysis to drive their product roadmap

Thematic

Using Insights From Quantitative And Qualitative Data To Drive Product Roadmaps. Alyona: So what was your approach for taking insights from all these sources and using them to drive the product roadmap? As you start to build out your product roadmap, the team asks themselves: What are we hearing all of the time? The post How top YC companies use insights from data analysis to drive their product roadmap appeared first on Thematic.

How top YC companies use customer insights to drive product roadmap

Thematic

How to Use Insights To Drive Product Roadmap. Alyona: So what was your approach for taking insights from all these sources and using them to drive the product roadmap? As you start to build out your product roadmap, the team asks themselves: What are we hearing all of the time? The post How top YC companies use customer insights to drive product roadmap appeared first on Thematic. Interview with Arianna McClain, Director of UX at Cruise.

Leading Customer Experience in a Service Business, With Renee Cacchillo [CB014]

Customer Bliss

Podcast accountability and culture cross company accountability customer experience leadership Customer Experience Map customer experience roadmap customer journey map leadership accountability storytellingEpisode Overview. Welcome back to The Chief Customer Officer Human Duct Tape Show. In this episode I speak with Renee Cacchillo, who is the Senior Vice President of Customer, Brand and Technology at the Safelite Group.

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From Ideas to Product Features How Customers Shape Our Product Roadmap

NICE inContact

No matter how much QA and UAT are built into our process, end users out in the real world will inevitably find things we missed or see better ways to perform functions, so we take a lot of interest in the feedback that comes through this channel.

Assessing Your Net Promoter System: How VimpelCom Set a Roadmap for Improvement

Bain

VimpelCom is one of the largest telecom companies in the world, serving 217 million customers globally. It started in Moscow in the 1990s and has grown to cover 14 countries ranging from Italy to Kazakhstan. Yet until a few years ago, it was missing feedback from an important group of customers: its employees.