The importance of AI to balancing customer service resources

Published on: March 06, 2019
Author: Pascal Gauvrit - CTO

Across the globe and in every sector, customer expectations are rising. This translates into greater volumes of incoming queries for brands, as consumers demand more meaningful conversations if they are to remain loyal. How can brands ensure they are delivering the experience customers want with finite resources?

Why automation is at the heart of improving multichannel customer service

Published on: October 10, 2018
Author: Olivier Njamfa - CEO & Co-Founder

Rising customer expectations mean the experience that brands provide is crucial to the bottom line. At a time when the volume of interactions is increasing, Eptica research explains how automation can help improve CX and productivity.

Why your approach to knowledge is key to the customer experience

Published on: March 20, 2018
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

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?

How do UK banks rate on customer experience?

Published on: March 14, 2018
Author: Neil Cox - Account Manager

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?

5 tips to transform your social customer service

Published on: February 21, 2018
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Consumers are spending more and more of their time on social media networks, with the likes of Twitter and Facebook now vital sources of news, information as well as places to interact with friends, families and brands. That makes social customer service a major, growing part of every brand’s customer experience - here are 5 ways to transform it

Instant messaging and its place in the customer experience

Published on: August 23, 2017
Author: Steve Nattress - International Solutions Director

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.

Transforming customer experience to survive

Published on: June 28, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

When it comes to the service they receive, consumer expectations continue to rise dramatically. They want a higher quality experience and faster, more accurate service from every organization they contact, through whatever channel they choose.

Why it is time to take a new look at social customer service

Published on: June 14, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Using social media for customer service has been around since channels such as Facebook and Twitter first sprang to prominence. The combination of being easy to use and very public forums mean that consumers quickly understood the power it gave them to interact with brands, with the aim of getting fast, accurate responses to queries and having their problems solved.

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

Published on: June 07, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing 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?

5 key findings on the state of UK retail customer experience

Published on: March 31, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Digital transformation has radically disrupted the retail sector. Barriers to entry have dropped, competition has increased, and customer expectations continue to rise. The experience that retailers offer across digital channels is now crucial to winning and retaining customers.

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