Are you just ‘ticking the box’? As customer experience (CX) professionals we all claim that we put our customers ‘at the heart of what we do’ but can we really put our hand on that heart and say that we really do? What I mean by this is do we ask our customers and agents and other em
Playing to Agents Strengths Over many years the role of the Contact Centre Agent has been evolving and now, more than ever before, having the right people strategy is key to offering a differentiated service (and quite frankly delivering a planned service experience at the right cost!
The logic behind developing a detailed customer transaction fact book is that every customer contact can be explained through root cause analysis. A time-in-motion study allows the business to understand contacts by specific type, volume, cost and customer impact. With this knowledge
Flare Design, recently caught up with John Carr and Andrea Ayres in the U.K, to discuss Lloyds Telephone Banking transformation program and the, now embedded, open speech navigator. John Carr said “The open speech navigator was the first of several initiatives that target improving th
How do IVRs end up so horrible? The greatest challenge when designing an IVR is to ensure that it doesn’t get left to grow literally from requirements. The problem here is that requirements rarely, if ever, have business logic, complexity or priority locked into them. Developers