By Stephanie Ventura According to Forbes, poor customer service is costing businesses more than $75 billion a year. The pressure to reduce contact center costs is immense. But many contact center leaders struggle to achieve these outcomes while simultaneously improving customer satisfaction. Contact centers are now considered more than just service centers. Enterprises expect contact center leaders [...]
By Steve Offsey I recently sat down with three luminaries in the field of customer experience to discuss the highlights of Pointillist's third annual report on the State of Customer Journey Management and CX Measurement. The experts joining me include: Diane Magers, who is the founder and CEO of Experience Catalysts and an Emeritus Chair and [...]
By Stephanie Ventura In 2020, enterprises and consumers were forced to cope with unpredictable circumstances that altered how customers behave, what they want from brands and most importantly, how organizations can meet their evolving expectations. As we figure out what comes next in 2021 and beyond, one thing is certain: enterprises must advance their approaches, strategies [...]
By Steve Offsey The goal of customer journey orchestration is to improve journey outcomes by enabling the most relevant interactions in the context of each customer’s goals and their overall experience. Customer journey orchestration enables enterprises to engage prospects and customers at optimal points along their journeys, in real time and through the most effective channels. [...]
By Steve Offsey Customer journey management is a proven approach to delivering the seamless experiences your customers demand. Today, customers expect that their experience with your business will mimic those of CX leaders like Amazon, Google and Netflix. Anything less can lead to dissatisfaction and a likelihood of churn. Although many organizations have already adopted customer [...]
By Stephanie Ventura Customer-centric enterprises are increasing their investment in technologies that enable teams to measure and improve CX, while achieving key business outcomes such as maximizing customer lifetime value, reducing costs and more. Over the past few years, CX leaders have adopted customer journey analytics to connect the dots between customer behavior and the KPIs [...]
Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) is the ultimate KPI. In this post, author Steve Offsey explains why CLV is so important for customer experience leaders.
Why is first call resolution so important for call center success? Author Stephanie Ventura explores why FCR is integral to optimal call center experiences that drive customer satisfaction.
CX teams are challenged to connect data, identify and prioritize problems and opportunities, and measure the impact of CX initiatives. Read how leading teams are solving CX challenges with customer journey analytics.
By Steve Offsey Customer experience metrics like Net Promoter Score® (NPS®) clearly matter. NPS has gained a lot of traction in recent years and is now the most widely used CX metric. But now that you’re measuring it, how do you improve NPS? In this post, I’ll provide a detailed look at how to improve NPS. [...]