Instant messaging and its place in the customer experience

Published on: August 23, 2017
Author: Steve Nattress

Today's always connected, mobile-savvy consumers have rising expectations of the experience they receive from brands. Social media and in particular instant messaging apps are central to this, with brands increasingly making them part of the customer experience.

How to build a business case for a CX technology project

Published on: August 09, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Getting the technology right is an important aspect of delivering on your customer experience (CX) goals. But any investment in new technology will be competing against multiple other disciplines for budget and management time. Building a strong business case is therefore essential.

Transforming customer experience in local authorities

Published on: August 01, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

The public sector faces key challenges around customer experience - it needs to continually become more efficient, citizen expectations are continually rising and individual public sector bodies are often extremely complex, offering a wide range of services.

Customer service expectations – comparing Asia and the West

Published on: July 19, 2017
Author: Vincent Giraud - Business Development Manager

Across the world consumer expectations are continually rising when it comes to the service they receive from organizations. However, there are still significant differences between what consumers demand in different regions and cultures. All of these differences affect what local customers expect – and therefore the levels of service they receive.

Are insurance companies meeting the CX quality expectations of today’s consumers?

Published on: July 12, 2017
Author: Angus Prentice - Senior Sales Manager

Everyone involved in customer experience knows that customers are becoming more demanding, and are continually expecting more. They want quality conversations with brands if they are to remain loyal for the long term. This is equally true, whatever sector you operate in as shown by the findings of Eptica’s 2017 Insurance Customer Conversations study.

How the insurance sector is failing to rise to the digital CX challenge

Published on: June 07, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

The insurance sector has experienced dramatic disruption in the wake of the digital revolution, with nearly 80% of customers now preferring to purchase insurance products via digital channels according to research by Bain. How are insurers responding?

Artificial intelligence and the rise of augmented agents in customer experience

Published on: May 31, 2017
Author: Pascal Gauvrit - CTO

Artificial intelligence (AI) is currently the hottest topic in customer experience, with brands exploring how they can use digital technology such as chatbots to deliver the fast, accurate and personalized service that consumers demand. AI will radically change how customer service teams operate, with Gartner predicting that it will disrupt the jobs of 1 million phone-based customer support agents...

Coping with disruption through AI and human customer experience

Published on: May 11, 2017
Author: Olivier Njamfa - CEO & Co-Founder

This week’s Gartner Customer Experience & Technologies Summit (10-11th May 2017) provides everyone in the sector with the perfect opportunity to take stock of the current state of customer experience – and to help CX teams to plan for the future.

Connecting telecoms providers with improved customer service

Published on: May 02, 2017
Author: Dharmesh Ghedia

Be it broadband internet services, pay TV, landline or mobile, the telecoms market is incredibly competitive. The pace of technological change means that new services are constantly being launched while there is ongoing pressure on prices, with consumers demanding more for less at every contract renewal. All of these factors make customer service a key battleground...

Customer Experience in action through Artificial Intelligence

Published on: April 26, 2017
Author: Olivier Njamfa - CEO & Co-Founder

Winning and retaining customer loyalty is vital for every business. In the face of increasing competition and more demanding consumers, organizations therefore need to go beyond simply delivering excellent service and put customers at the heart of what they do. They must provide a consistent, high quality and personalized experience across every channel and touchpoint.

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