4 ways to transform your CX maturity levels

Published on: April 25, 2018
Author: Olivier Njamfa

Brands understand that consumer expectations are continually rising. They know that they must keep innovating and improving if they are to differentiate their customer experience and therefore thrive. However, knowing what they need to do, and actually achieving it, are clearly very different things, as the latest Temkin Group State of CX Management 2018 report shows.

How do UK banks rate on customer experience?

Published on: March 14, 2018
Author: Neil Cox

Banking, like many other sectors, is undergoing a period of disruption and change. Government legislation is committed to making it easier than ever for customers to change banks and interest rates remain low, meaning that service is a primary differentiator between companies. How are UK banks delivering when it comes to customer experience?

The Year of Humanity: Putting the customer first in 2018

Published on: January 31, 2018
Author: Pauline Ashenden

Amidst all the talk of artificial intelligence, chatbots and the Internet of Things transforming the relationship between brands and consumers, it is easy to forget the vital importance of the human element to successful customer service. How can you balance both?

What were the key CX trends in 2017?

Published on: December 20, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden

As we come to the end of a busy 2017 it is a good time to review the year, and in particular to look at the most important developments in customer experience over the last 12 months. What were the hot topics and what were the major changes in the market? Based on the topics covered in the Eptica blog that received the most interest, we’ve put together a top 7 posts from across 2017.

The changing face of European Customer Experience

Published on: November 29, 2017
Author: Olivier Njamfa

How good are European companies at delivering the customer experience that consumers demand? The latest Forrester research paints a mixed picture, with companies in the UK, France and Germany all lagging behind the United States. The recently released Forrester 2017 European Customer Experience Indexes found that CX worsened in the UK and stayed poor in France.

UK brands struggling with digital customer experience

Published on: November 01, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden

The rapid rise of digital channels and mobile devices means it’s easier than ever for consumers to engage and ask questions of brands they want to do business with. But many companies – and even whole industry sectors - are struggling to cope with the sheer volume of customer contacts and queries, according to the 2017 Eptica Multichannel Customer Conversation Study

The importance of security and GDPR to the digital customer experience

Published on: October 18, 2017
Author: Pascal Gauvrit

Thanks to the rise of digital channels, brands now possess large amounts of personal data on their customers. Protecting this sensitive information is obviously vital, and will become even more important thanks to the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

3 reasons why multichannel customer service is important to NHS BSA

Published on: October 06, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden

NHS Business Services Authority provides a range of critical central services to NHS organisations, NHS contractors, patients and the public. Delivering the highest levels of service efficiently is at the heart of its strategy. Watch this video...

National Customer Service Week: The opportunity of Artificial Intelligence

Published on: October 04, 2017
Author: Neil Titcomb

We’re now part way through National Customer Service Week (NCSW), which provides the industry in the US and UK with the chance to take stock, celebrate success and share best practice. However, as well as celebrating current successes, NCSW provides a chance to pause and to look forward - what will customer service be like in the future?

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