5 Customer Service Tips for Energy Industry (HVAC) Contact Centers

Posted by Mike Aoki on Feb 13, 2019

“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” That saying is at the heart of customer experience: consistently execute every step in a customer’s journey. That is vital when your customers’ heating and air conditioning is at stake. So, how do major HVAC (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) contact centers ensure their customers get the best possible experience? Here are five tips:

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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations, How-to, verticals

CX Tuesday Monthly Digest, January 2019

Posted by lantelligence on Feb 5, 2019

Best practical advice from CX industry professionals at Forbes, ICMI, Contact Center Pipeline, Call Centre Helper and other. This month, learn about:

  • New Year's customer experience related trends at the world's largest consumer technology event.
  • How Annette Franz of CX Journey Inc sees the future of customer experience and her best advice to customer service leaders.
  • Upcoming Webinar: 5 Ways CX Journey Mapping Can Improve CSAT & NPS Results.
  • Contact Center Challenges & Priorities survey has recently revealed their latest results. This year's theme is change.
  • Tips shared by CX experts for how the effectiveness of digital customer service can be improved.
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

"Everything a business does is for and about the customer", says Annette Franz of CX Journey Inc.

Posted by Mike Aoki on Jan 29, 2019

Throughout the year of 2019, we will be hosting 6 CX Webinars, starting with the first one on February 21st. We are bringing you the most well-known experts in the industry to share their knowledge and expertise on customer experience. For the upcoming webinar, we have invited Annette Franz, the founder and CEO of CX Journey Inc., to discuss how CX Journey Mapping can improve CSAT and NPS results. Here's a short interview with Annette and some of her points of view about customer experience.

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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

5 Tips to Provide Better IT Help Desk Support

Posted by Mike Aoki on Jan 15, 2019
Do people dread contacting your Help Desk? Have you received poor Customer Satisfaction Scores from external clients? Or, poor employee attitude survey scores from internal colleagues? Here are five quick tips to provide better IT Help Desk customer service.

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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations, How-to, verticals

#55: Wrapping Up 2018

Posted by lantelligence on Dec 18, 2018

CX Tuesday #55

This week we are wrapping up the 2018 by sharing with you the following stories: 

  • Mike Aoki gives advice on how to find time for a frequent agent coaching throughout the busy year.
  • Jason Sterns suggests that call centers will help close the CX gap in 2019.
  • ICMI released their fifth annual list of Top 50 CX Influencers on Twitter.
  • Call Centre Helper shares the digest of their most popular articles posted in 2018. 
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

#54: Contact Center Technology Focus

Posted by lantelligence on Dec 11, 2018

CX Tuesday #54

This week we focused on contact center and customer experience technology (again) to give you some new angles on this topic: 

  • Jeremy Watkin shares five contact center tech upgrades to consider in 2019.
  • The expert panel from Call Centre Helper shares tips on how to integrate contact center technology with your CRM.
  • Lori Bocklund shares key technology areas that can transform your contact center. 
  • The research by PwC shows that technology is a great supplement - not substitute - for human interaction for the best CX. (see the full report)
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

#53: CX Trends 2019

Posted by lantelligence on Dec 4, 2018

CX Tuesday #53

This week we gathered some insights to help you navigate through the aspects of customer service operations that will stand out next year: 

  • Forrester’s predictions 2019 complimentary guide.
  • Speech Analytics: Highlighting Three Problem Areas and Three Opportunities.
  • Where Does AI Belong in the Retail Customer Experience?
  • How to Keep Your Virtual Team Engaged.
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

#52: CX as a Business Grower

Posted by lantelligence on Nov 27, 2018

CX Tuesday #52

This week's topics are about the aspects of customer service that contribute to overall business growth: 

  • Lori Bocklund analyses contact center budget structure considering its ROI.
  • Adapting to digital disruption and shifting customer habits. The future of customer service.
  • Everything you need to know about contact center waiting time.
  • Six ways to make the customer experience your competitive differentiator.
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

#51: Polishing CX Through Communication Skills & Technology

Posted by lantelligence on Nov 20, 2018

CX Tuesday #51

This week's topics are: 

  • Listen to the customers' input about what matters to them in customer service and customer experience.
  • The digital age is dictating the changes to customer interactions through multiple channels.
  • Poorly designed, implemented or managed Contact Center solution can make good technology worthless for your CX.
  • Teach your Agents how to dissolve customers' frustration immediately.
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Tags: Customer Experience, CCTR Operations

Selecting the Right Technology Partner Should Be at the Top of Your Decision Criteria

Posted by Martin Tracey on Nov 19, 2018

A CCaaS Solutions Provider’s CEO Offers His Thoughts on the 2018 Contact Center Technology Survey Findings

Posted on Contact Center Pipeline Blog, 10/23/2019

As the second line of the 2018 Contact Center Technology Survey special report puts it, “Some things never change.” Every year, it is amazing to see an obvious disconnect between the way organizations select their contact center technology and their satisfaction with that technology.

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Tags: CCaaS, CCTR Operations