Understanding your customers to transform CX

Published on: January 24, 2018
Author: Olivier Njamfa - CEO & Co-Founder

Organizations understand the importance of the experience they provide to winning and retaining customers, building brand reputation and their overall financial success. High profile CX issues all demonstrate the impact that a poor experience has on reputation and revenues. And, while well-publicized cases may make the news, it is smaller, more individual problems that cause customers to switch.

5 ways to get your email customer service ready for 2018

Published on: January 17, 2018
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Despite the rise of new channels such as social media, email is still the number one digital channel for customer service, making up an average of 20.5% of incoming interactions to customer service teams. So how can organizations respond quickly, accurately and efficiently?

Delivering an AI-powered customer experience at Birmingham City Council

Published on: January 09, 2018
Author: Neil Cox - Account Manager

Local authorities across the UK are under constant pressure to increase efficiency and productivity, while delivering a high quality experience to the public. Birmingham City Council (BCC) is a prime example of an authority that is successfully transforming how it delivers customer experience.

What were the key CX trends in 2017?

Published on: December 20, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

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.

Putting the customer first this Christmas

Published on: December 13, 2017
Author: Anne-Merete Jensen - Senior Business Consultant

The run up to Christmas is both the busiest time of year for most brands and the most stressful for consumers. So it is no surprise that consumers become more demanding of the brands that they deal with during this time. How can they cope?

Meeting the CX needs of the connected consumer

Published on: December 06, 2017
Author: Steve Nattress - International Solutions Director

We live in the age of the connected consumer. Everyone understands the huge amount of time people spend on their mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets – there is even a term (Nomophobia), describing the increased anxiety we feel when we are away from our mobile. What does this mean for customer experience and customer service?

The changing face of European Customer Experience

Published on: November 29, 2017
Author: Olivier Njamfa - CEO & Co-Founder

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.

The 5 rules of Retail Christmas Customer Experience

Published on: November 22, 2017
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

As we approach Christmas, the festive shopping season is moving into top gear. At the same time as they are looking for bargains, consumers also want to make their shopping experience as simple, hassle-free and quick as possible.

How to make your organization truly customer centric

Published on: November 08, 2017
Author: Olivier Njamfa - CEO & Co-Founder

We all know that today it’s vital to put customers at the heart of your business. However, there are many companies that believe in this principle, but struggle to successfully ‘live it’ in practice, day-in, day-out. How do you become more customer centric?

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