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. […]

7 empathy principles for healthcare outsourcing services

…Bring empathy to healthcare outsourcing services By Carlos Baltodano, Ubiquity Say you need medical attention—and you have a choice of two equally qualified, competent doctors. Would you choose the doctor who doesn’t take your problem seriously and makes you work to get answers? Or the doctor who really listens to you and makes you feel […]

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 […]

Building a social determinants of health strategy? Data is the key.

…For managed care plans focused on improving population health and reducing overall costs, the goal has to be on prevention, not just treatment. One increasingly popular strategy is targeting members based on social determinants of health (SDOH), which accounted for around $2.5 billion in spending between 2017 and 2019, according to a 2020 study. But how […]

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 […]

Customer experience (and sales) at risk as call volume surges

…The U.S. labor shortage combined with a spending frenzy is a perfect storm for customer service. Customers and prospective customers are facing wait times they haven’t seen since the early days of the pandemic. And while at that point people were understandably more forgiving, now they have cash in hand to stimulate the economy—in some […]

Customer experience has never been more important

…A new survey explains the key drivers of great customer experience and what they mean for brands. Customer experience has emerged as one of the chief ways brands compete today. The pandemic pushed customers to digital channels—a trend that is unlikely to abate—and going forward brands still must wrestle with an increased premium on speed […]

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 […]