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Is Your Omnichannel Strategy Customer-Centric or Self-Centric?

How committed are you to engaging with customers? Leading organizations share a commitment to engaging with customers—capturing their feedback across all channels and then tailoring their omnichannel approach to their customers’ individual needs and preferences. Have you considered if your omnichannel strategy is customer-centric or self-centric? If you’re not capturing feedback from customers across all […]

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Why Speech Analytics Is a Must Have

Speech Analytics (SA) was introduced to the call or contact center a decade or so ago. SA transcribes and analyzes audio in every phone call to discover powerful, rich actionable insights. It has now reached a stage akin to how other contact center technologies such as Quality Management (QM) and Workforce Management (WFM) are viewed […]

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Social Customer Engagement Requires Agility

Business agility has been described as the ability for organizations to sense, prioritize and act. First a business must be able to rapidly sense an opportunity or threat to its business. It must then have the ability to prioritize and evaluate potential responses to these challenges. And finally, it must be able to act effectively, if […]

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The Rising Importance of Digital Channels

As a consumer, digital channels play a big part of any decision I’m making. Digital channels, in particular online communities, enable me to: Take less risk in my choices and decisions, as I can learn from those that have gone before me. Preview how I will be treated as a future customer. In fact, I […]

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Cultural Change: 5 Ways to Empower Employees with Customer Insights

Not too surprisingly, employees do better work when they have access to what customers are thinking. So, how do you apply everything you’ve learned about customer wants and expectations to the front lines—where it makes the most difference? I’ve spent many years leading customer experience efforts and learning valuable lessons. In my latest article for […]

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Strengthening Customer Engagement and Reducing Cyber Complexity

Squiz Summit September 8; Sydney, Australia Verint’s David Moody, vice president and global practice leader, government and public sector, will present “1+1=WOW: The Benefits of Bringing Together Technologies That Were Made for Each Other” at 2:15 p.m. AEST. Web content management systems, enterprise search and CRM are most often purchased by different departments—such as communications […]

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3 Reasons Why Your Customers Need a Customer Service Community – Part 2

In part one of this blog series I detailed two of the reasons why your customers need a customer service community: Self-service is becoming the preferred way to resolve product problems Customer communities are no longer “nice to have,” but an expected part of the customer service experience In part two we’ll conclude with the […]

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3 Reasons Why Your Customers Need a Customer Service Community – Part 1

While simple in theory, great customer service is incredibly difficult to master. But when mastered, customer service is a significant differentiator. There are many examples of companies that have used great customer service as a differentiator—San Antonio-based Rackspace is a classic example: a business competing in a highly commoditized space that differentiates through customer service. […]

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Driving Online Engagement through the Social Funnel—Part II

In part one of this two-part series, I introduced The Social Funnel, a tool we use to help our customers understand how they should participate in social channels with their customers. I also discussed the first and second layers of the Social Funnel where you participate in social channels to create reputation, build awareness and […]

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Convergence: The Big Pivot for Financial Security

All you need to do is open a magazine, turn on the news or walk the floor of an industry tradeshow to know that the security landscape is changing.  In previous years security was limited to the protection of physical assets and people—but that is no longer the case.  A convergence is underway that will […]

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