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Why Should I Care About the Customer Experience Our Company Provides?

Why Should I Care About the Customer Experience Our Company Provides?

In New Media‘s 2018 “Serial Switcher” report, it reveals that poor customer service is costing businesses more than $78 billion annually.  That is an increase of over $12 billion from their last report in 2016. The report states that “The number of U.S. consumers w... Continue reading…

A Customer Experience Recovery During a Major Power Outage

A Customer Experience Recovery During a Major Power Outage

As the result of a recent storm our power went out.  It was a bad storm that knocked out service for hundreds of thousands of people in Chicago.  Our power provider suggested that customers use their mobile app to report the power outage and to check back to see the status of the outage.... Continue reading…

Maintaining Data Privacy in the Contact Center

Maintaining Data Privacy in the Contact Center

Most of us have interacted with a contact center and heard the phrase “This call may be recorded for quality or training purposes”.  GDPR and some of the new US-based state-wide privacy regulation have an impact on the policies and business process for call centers.  One of t... Continue reading…

What’s the difference between a user story and a task?

What’s the difference between a user story and a task?

Well that’s an easy question, I thought. I began to think and realized it wasn’t actually such an easy difference after all. I’d been using the two terms, "user story' and “task” for years, and they seemed pretty distinct in my head. User stories were on the ... Continue reading…