Author: Robin Gareiss

The silver lining of the COVID-19 quarantine orders might be a crash course in the appreciation of working remotely – though unplanned, business leaders can’t help but notice the value of this new normal. A whopping 90.6% of companies say they now have employees working from...

Never has video conferencing played a more vital role than it has in the Covid-19 pandemic. As 90.6% of companies sent employees to home offices, and millions of students went home for virtual learning, video has been the key enabling technology. But even before a global...

Nearly nine in 10 companies have formal, funded initiatives to improve their customer experience (CX). That’s because even a temporary lack of focus on CX could result in a swift dive in customer ratings, leaving the company vulnerable to competitors sweeping in and snatching valuable...

Financial-services firms manage a variety of interactions with customers—some basic and straight-forward, such as checking an account balance; others complex, such as advising clients on a business insurance plan. As executive focus on delivering stellar customer experience increases, financial-services companies face growing competition for top customer...

With many digital transformations underway, we expect to see banks drastically step up their adoption of artificial intelligence and analytics in the next year as they compete to deliver differentiated, digital-friendly customer experiences. Banks are focusing on several areas to improve Digital Customer Experience (DCX), including: ...

With nearly 62% of companies using or planning to use artificial intelligence (AI) for their Digital Customer Experience (DCX) initiatives, one anticipated outcome is an increase in sales. So far, that anticipation is spot on. When asked for their primary business goal for using AI in their...

Knowledge is power: The more intelligence a business has about its customers, the better it can customize and personalize engagements with them, resulting in higher CX ratings. The competitive edge that businesses glean from earning top customer ratings is driving many to design 360-degree customer views...

Technology becomes more advanced every day, and just about any organization can find some benefit in cloud-enabled customer experience apps, platforms, AI, APIs or customer-facing initiatives. Organizations still running contact center or customer experience apps on premises may want to consider moving to the cloud. Here's...

The rise of the Internet, social media apps, and customer ratings have empowered individual consumers like no other time in history. So as business leaders build and revise their digital transformation strategies, it’s no surprise that customer experience is the key driver. Creating a top-notch experience...

We all have good ideas on how to transform the customer experience. But getting the budget to execute on those ideas can be challenging. The keys to success are to determine the right people to fund the Digital Customer Experience (DCX) project, and why they would...

By conveying real-world stories of customer experience (CX) success, organizations hope to grow their customer base. But being successful at telling the CX success story requires more time and planning than most people realize. First, it’s important to develop a CX strategy that is positioned to...

As Digital Customer Experience (DCX) technologies continue to take center stage at many organizations, business leaders are faced with numerous questions about their contact-center platforms. This holds especially true for companies that are at or nearing end-of-life with their on-premises platforms. Many such companies have used...