How Startups Can Leverage CX to Accelerate Growth

…Addressing customer experiences early on pays dividends as startups ramp up Venture capital fundraising has reached heights this year. In the second quarter of 2021, venture funds poured $75 billion into U.S. startups. Fintechs and proptechs, which pulled in a record $9.7 billion in the first half, have seen funding activity soar. Flush with capital, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Scale your CX strategy to boost growth and satisfaction

…How to scale your CX strategy in line with your business goals and customer needs So you’ve developed your CX strategy and tested it in a real world context. Job done. Right? Well, not quite. The real proof of your CX strategy isn’t in how good it looks on paper—it’s how well it scales up […]

Why healthcare complexity shouldn’t hurt member experiences

…Managing process complexity to deliver strong healthcare experiences There’s a growing need for comprehensive healthcare cover across the US.  More people are living longer: the number of Americans aged 65+ is projected to nearly double from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million by 2060. And there’s an explosion of startups seeking to address this […]

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 […]

3 ways technology is helping retailers boost loyalty

…The retail industry was deep into an omnichannel revolution when COVID-19 entered the picture to drive 10 years of growth in six weeks.1 Customers quickly responded to the changing environment by changing shopping behaviors — leaving retailers to decode the new landscape of loyalty. The biggest change so far? The dominant role technology plays in not […]

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. […]

3 keys to maximizing the digital banking customer journey

…To keep up with customer demand for banking online, the banking industry has been in a frenzy to create the best digital customer experience. Customers want engaging, personalized digital service on their own schedule. Financial institutions that deliver it see results: A recent McKinsey analysis shows that the top-quartile banks in experience in the United […]

Great CX (and better economics) are on the menu when AI and people work together

…ConverseNow is an artificial intelligence (AI) startup automating and personalizing restaurant orders in high-volume voice channels, such as phone. Their digital agent “George” speeds up the ordering process and removes the need for in-store employee to take orders; however, “he” sometimes struggles if there’s too much background noise, customers doesn’t speak clearly or they try […]