About Robin Gareiss

Robin Gareiss is President and Founder of Nemertes Research, where she oversees research product development, conducts primary research, and advises leading enterprises, vendors, and carriers. She serves as chief financial officer, as well. For the past 23 years, Robin has advised hundreds of senior IT executives, ranging in size from Fortune 100 to Fortune 2000, analyzing their use of mobile technologies, communications services, and UC architectures. She also has developed industry-leading, interactive cost models for some of the world's largest enterprises and vendors. Robin is a widely recognized expert in the communications field, with specialty areas of mobility, collaboration, managed/hosted communications services, and branch-office technologies. She is a sought-after speaker at conferences and trade shows, presenting at events such as Nemertes Navigator360, IDG’s IT Roadmap, UBM’s Enterprise Connect, Enterprise 2.0, Interop, Mobile Business Expo, and CeBit.

Agent Turnover Improves With DCX Initiatives

By | September 5th, 2018|Blog|

An age-old problem in contact centers is high turnover rates among agents. But contact-center leaders are starting to see improvements through various digital customer experience initiatives. Overall, organizations reduced their annual turnover rate from 24.2% to 16.8%, following their digital transformation initiative. The success was even more pronounced with large organizations with more than 2,500 [...]

Agent Analytics Delivers Success for Customer Experience

By | August 29th, 2018|Blog|

The more advanced analytics that enterprises can continue to add to their contact centers, the better. Agent analytics is starting to get the attention it deserves. It's very closely tied to improving customer satisfaction and success, as well as reducing agent turnover. And as a result, it should be a key selection criteria for those [...]

Top Vendors for Digital Customer Experience Success

By | August 29th, 2018|Blog|

Developing a solid Digital Customer Experience (DCX) strategy is a large, complex task—not only because of the number of technologies involved, but because of the even larger number of providers. In our 2018-19 Digital Customer Experience research study, we asked 697 global IT and business leaders an open-ended question to gauge which technology providers are [...]

DCX Part 1: Building the Customer Framework

By | August 29th, 2018|Contact Center and Customer Engagement, Digital Transformation|

Transforming the customer experience through digital technologies is a massive and complex project. Nemertes breaks down the DCX market, with descriptions of the technology categories and associated providers.

Upcoming Webinar – DCX [Ep.4]: Digital Transformation – Success Stories for Customer Engagement

By | |Webinars, Contact Center and Customer Engagement, Digital Transformation|

September 20, 2018 11am ET Register here Nemertes recently completed an extensive research project evaluating how companies are transforming their customer experience. We all know technology can improve the customer experience, but exactly which technologies and how do we apply them? Too much technology, too quickly deployed, can result in frustration and failure. In this [...]

Webinar Replay – DCX Series [Ep. 3]: Customer Experience Metrics That Matter

By | |Webinars, Contact Center and Customer Engagement, Digital Transformation|

Nemertes recently completed an extensive research project evaluating how companies are transforming their customer experience. In this third episode you will learn what makes a truly successful customer interaction? How does that one interaction escalate into an engaged customer with a positive overall customer experience? And more broadly speaking, how do companies evaluate their overall [...]

Webinar Replay – DCX Series [Ep. 2]: How to Capitalize on Digital Customer Experience

By | |Webinars, Contact Center and Customer Engagement, Digital Transformation|

Nemertes recently completed an extensive research project evaluating how companies are transforming their customer experience. In the second episode of our Digital Customer Experience webinar series, you'll learn: How are companies organizing to transform CX? Who runs the projects, and who is on the teams? What is a typical budget for digital CX? What technologies [...]

Webinar Replay – UCC Series [Ep. 9]: Finding the Most Affordable UCC Provider

By | |Webinars, Unified Communications and Collaboration|

The price you pay for your UCC subscription, software, servers, or licenses is only part (and often, a small part) of your overall costs for UCC. And there are differences depending on your selected architecture and vendor. Nemertes has researched what companies actually spend on UCC for 14 years now. In this webinar, we share [...]

Webinar Replay – DCX Series [Ep.1]: The Technologies & Vendors Driving Customer Engagement

By | |Webinars, Contact Center and Customer Engagement|

Hundreds of companies, both old and new, are providing technology designed to improve customer engagement, ultimately raising customer experience scores. Everything from contact center to CRM to user sentiment to in-app contextual communications to many more areas are part of the customer engagement movement. This first episode of our Digital Customer Experience series serves as [...]

Simplifying UCC Costs: Try Nemertes’ Tool

By | July 24th, 2018|Blog|

Budgets increasing as UCC continues to provide value throughout organizations Change is the only constant with unified communications and collaboration (UCC). Whether it's new application integration, a move to the cloud, extension into the contact center, or adding emerging apps, IT leaders are regularly adjusting their UCC strategy. Those changes are keeping UCC budgets healthy [...]