How artificial intelligence can transform your customer experience

Published on: May 16, 2018
Author: Anne-Claire Bellec

When interacting with brands, consumers want the process to be easy, effective and based on an understanding of their emotions and the individual needs. Recent research from Forrester outlines 3 ways that AI can help meet these changing customer expectations.

When times are tough, retailers must prioritize customer experience

Published on: May 09, 2018
Author: Pauline Ashenden

The UK retail sector is undergoing unprecedented change, with many long-established high street brands closing or having to cut back their number of stores. With all the pressures they are facing, how can retailers ensure that they are delivering the right experience to their customers?

Data Protection and GDPR within Customer Experience

Published on: May 02, 2018
Author: Pascal Gauvrit

The recent storm over sharing of personal Facebook data demonstrates the importance of information protection and usage by businesses. The forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to increase safeguards around consumer data, backed up by large fines. How can brands ensure that their CX meets the GDPR?

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 good is the digital customer experience from travel brands?

Published on: April 18, 2018
Author: Pauline Ashenden

Not only are holidaymakers now booking their travel and accommodation online, but the web has also paved the way for new business models, with more people going direct to hotels and airlines rather than booking complete packages from traditional travel agents. In this digital first world, how are UK travel companies doing in terms of online customer experience?

Why brands need to capture deeper customer insight from unstructured data

Published on: April 11, 2018
Author: Taoufik Massoussi

Understanding customer needs and emotions is central to delivering the experience that today’s consumers demand. However, most current Voice of the Customer (VoC) programs focus on structured data, from sources controlled by the company, such as feedback surveys sent out to consumers - this ignores a goldmine of information....

The importance of understanding emotion in digital channels

Published on: April 04, 2018
Author: Anne-Claire Bellec

Research shows that consumers want a balance between the human touch and technology - even on channels such as self-service, chatbots or messaging apps. How can brands deliver this?

Why it is time to calculate the ROI of VoC programs

Published on: March 28, 2018
Author: Olivier Njamfa

Businesses have been running Voice of the Customer (VoC) programs for some time, but in many cases overall customer satisfaction has actually deteriorated. Part of this is due to rising consumer expectations, but it is also due to a failure of VoC programs to deliver a real return on investment by driving significant changes in the business.

Why your approach to knowledge is key to the customer experience

Published on: March 21, 2018
Author: Pauline Ashenden

Providing access to knowledge is at the heart of creating an excellent customer experience. Failing to deliver timely, accurate answers to consumer questions disrupts the customer journey, while making it difficult to access relevant information, such as on your website, drives potential buyers away. Given the importance of knowledge, are UK brands delivering?

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