The 5 core ingredients for growing customer service delivery

…The secret to growth-oriented customer service outsourcing Let’s get this out of the way. Customer service doesn’t always have a great reputation. You’re forgiven to think this. Everyone’s been on the receiving end of customer service that doesn’t hit the mark. Customer service departments (usually a contact center) experience many growing pains to improve customer […]

Using AI to Drive Customer Experience

…Expect Wider Adoption of Technology as Brands Seek to Personalize Service By James Hewitt, Aigent You may not know it, but artificial intelligence is everywhere today. Ever ask Siri, Alexa, or Google Home a question? Or used Waze to find your way home? AI powers the algorithms behind these devices and apps, the social media […]

The Role of Learning and Development in Customer Experience

…A development mindset can turn the tide One of the pitfalls of massive, sudden success for businesses—particularly in the tech space—is the blindspots and unintentional complacency it leaves in its wake.   From Kodak to the mobile phone arm of Nokia, seemingly-bulletproof businesses have let huge growth overshadow continuous learning and improvement, and toppled as a […]

Chatbots: Are they meeting the needs of today’s customers?

…Despite best intentions, virtual agents may not deepen customer relationships The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated digital commerce and the pressing need for brands to service new and far-flung customer relationships. More people are interacting with products and services from the comfort of their own homes today. Visit a brand’s website, and you’re likely to […]

Turn CX strategy into process excellence with the right BPO

…Let your BPO turn customer experience strategy into ongoing process excellence By: Jen Garde, SVP of Client Relations Changing your business processes to align with a new customer experience strategy is easier said than done. Many leadership teams have no problem deciding what the business will do. But great intentions don’t always match reality. Enabling […]

Why great customer experience marries technology and culture

…How to balance culture and tech for CX excellence By Tanya Clark, Ubiquity The average turnover rate in U.S. contact centers is 30-45%1. And it’s no wonder. BPO call centers are usually seen as a stopgap rather than a serious career path—as places that chase aggressive CX metrics with a revolving door of burned-out staff. […]

Drive seamless CX across the front, middle and back office

…Why seamless CX needs close integration of all office functions (and how outsourcing can help) Whether you’re a challenger bank, a growing fintech brand or an established giant, all financial businesses are beholden to the same natural law of entropy: The bigger you get, the more complex you become. Left to this natural order, office […]

3 powerful ways advanced BPOs drive ambitious business growth

…Transform customer support from a cost-sink into a growth center. By Corey Besaw, Ubiquity Left to its own devices, customer support can easily drift into a transactional, paint-by-numbers cost center that’s designed more to keep churn at bay than drive the business forward. And this squanders a massive potential source of business growth and competitive […]

Outsource contact center solutions with RBO

…The false economy of improving contact center solutions with transactional outsourcing Matt Nyren, Ubiquity Here’s an uncomfortable truth to face—your outsourcing plan may be getting in the way of your desired outsourcing outcome. Your plan probably aims for long-term growth via a promising list of metrics. That’s good. But a great plan also identifies and […]

The most telling metrics behind BPO customer service

…3 (and a half) customer service metrics you’re not measuring (but probably should be) For ambitious disruptor companies, customer service is a core part of sustaining an upward trajectory—for business growth and brand. So it’s crucial to understand the minutiae of your customer journey—from the seamless and intuitive parts to the friction points hindering your […]