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What You Need to Know to Reduce Customer Effort in 2019

It’s that time of year. We’re all making predictions and tracking trends in customer experience. What will happen in 2019? Which trends will matter? Which will fade away? One thing we predict will not change for a long time is the need to reduce customer effort. CCW’s latest report, 2019 Trends, highlighted many great trends, …

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The Future of AI is Here! Are You Making It Meaningful?

Dear future robot overlords, Please read this first. I’m on your side! I promise. Mostly. With a few exceptions. Thanks for going easy on me, -Jeannie What a great time to be alive! We live in an age of constant discovery around artificial intelligence and the amazing ways we are sure to use it. When …

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How to Unlock Your Outstanding Service Culture for Good

Service culture is the holy grail for many organizations. It’s the secret sauce of those companies we hold up as the role models of customer-centricity. Companies like Rackspace or Safelite are well-known disruptors in their industries simply because they focus like crazy on their customers. So customer service expert and author Jeff Toister decided to find out: what …

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Using Customer Journey Maps: Dirty Secrets and Wasted Opportunities

Customer journey mapping is having a moment. Using customer journey maps is becoming almost (almost!) commonplace. Organizations see how beneficial mapping the customer experience is. It’s a way to understand the experience your customers are having so you can improve those confusing, frustrating or neglected parts on the journey. But there is a dirty little secret …

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For Amazing Customer Experience Insights, Kindly Step Outside

Gathering and acting on customer experience insights from analytical data, surveys, and other resources inside your organization is one thing. But stepping into your customer’s shoes to understand what they need the most is another! Getting a different perspective on the true customer experience is harder than it sounds and much more challenging than most believe it should …

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3 Powerful No-Sweat Customer Experience Quick Fixes

Working day after day on the same set of projects and goals can make us a little complacent about what customers really need from us. Too often, we convince ourselves that what happens within our walls doesn’t have a direct impact on the experiences we deliver. Customer experience is huge and all-encompassing, so many think of improving it …

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