Tag: Customer service

Benchmarking gen AI

The importance of benchmarking Gen AI for effective CX usage

Testing the IQ of an AI may not be a familiar concept, but it’s something companies must do if they want to ensure a great customer experience. As it stands, generative AI applications like ChatGPT, Bing and others are still a nascent space. They...

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Good CX cannot exist without good staffing

The recent Centre for Retail Research figures showed that around 120,000 retail jobs were lost last year. While some job losses could not be avoided as behemoths of the UK’s high street collapsed, other retailers are reducing staff numbers to...

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Preventing customer loyalty, retention

Is your customer cheating on you? Preventing customer disloyalty in the digital age

In an increasingly digital world, customers are becoming more discerning. They expect top-of-the-line products, personalised offers and rewards, and to have their queries resolved immediately, whether online, via text message or over the phone (or even all three).   Attracting customers is becoming harder...

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Call centre performance

Transform call centre performance with these 6 real-time use cases 

The real-time revolution is here. And Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS) is poised to take advantage to provide immense value for contact centres. Gone are the days of waiting for end-of-day analysis to improve customer experiences, for missing conversation triggers to transfer customers over to a manager, or routing...

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Retail data customer centricity

What does the rise in CCOs and data backed customer-centricity mean for retail?

Since 2020, 18 major retailers have added Chief Customer Officers (CCOs) to their executive leadership teams. It’s a trend worth unpacking. After all, customer-centricity isn’t new to retail. Why is it suddenly getting a seat at the executive table? The answer...

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digital customer service

What does 2024 hold for customer service? 

From instability to a cost-of-living crisis, customer service in 2023 has had a lot to overcome. As we start 2024, there is scope to hope that this could be the year for positive change for customer service. Going forward, more businesses will be focused...

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Hospitality in 2024, positive customer service

CX and Hospitality: what can we expect to see in 2024?

Navigating the hospitality industry presents a thrilling yet challenging prospect due to its unpredictable nature from one season to the next. Mastering the ability to adjust to the dynamic forces shaping both local and global markets, along with the ever-evolving...

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AI 2024 trends

Five 2024 AI trends for the contact centre and beyond

Artificial intelligence (AI) for the contact centre, customer experience (CX) and other business applications continues to evolve rapidly. When used effectively, AI has the power to redefine the way businesses interact with their customers and manage internal processes. From balancing the scales...

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2024 generative ai

Unlocking the value of generative AI in 2024 and beyond

Today’s consumers expect immediate and seamless customer service. They are more willing than ever to invest and stay loyal because of exceptional experiences. This requires the service function to adapt and evolve, ensuring it is well-placed to meet the growing...

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Omnichannel store digital experience

What does a true omnichannel store look like?

Self-checkouts. Mobile apps. In-store browsing touchscreens. Which of these digital capabilities is part of a retail omnichannel experience? The answer is all of them. However, as standalone offerings, these elements don’t result in a true omnichannel experience. As an increasing number...

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