This Black Friday is going to be a cracker, I can tell. I’m not joining the other millions of Brits and queuing up outside shopping centers ready to dive in when the doors finally open. I’m an amateur table tennis player, I’m not built to fight and tussle with big guys for a large screen television. No, this year I’m doing it properly.
Can your contact center handle peak traffic? You may have successfully prepared for natural disasters when you had plenty of advance notice, but what if a storm takes everyone by surprise?
Floods of any nature are a hazard to both the users of utilities and the companies themselves. Thousands of calls from distressed drivers who just want get home alive are placed. Not to mention the heady mix of fast streaming water and electricity leading to power surges or complete losses in some cases.
Diagnostix, Empirix’s end-to-end network monitoring platform, offers some exciting new features in its latest release. Customers who upgrade to Diagnostix 6.2 can look forward to the following capabilities…
Xperience19, touted as the customer event of the year by Genesys, is full of opportunities to learn about emerging technologies, network with industry peers, and discover the future of customer experience. More than 2,000 customer experience and information technology (IT) professionals are expected to attend.
Almost everyone would rather talk to a real person than automated communications when they call a company, according to a new study by B2B research firm Clutch. Of 501 people surveyed, 88% said they preferred speaking to humans and 72% said they usually speak to a human after encountering an IVR menu.
The reality of conducting business in the digital world is that technology is more in control of customer experience than we humans are. Consumers have high expectations. When things don’t go well, unmet expectations can devastate a company’s reputation and even negatively affect market share.
We’ve all been this guy (see pic above)….that’s why the most successful companies make CX their top priority. They know that a poor experience can leave their consumers feeling undervalued and angry. They also know that any resulting damage to the relationship is not easily repaired.
Within most service provider environments, the vast majority of customer care issues find their way to tier-2 or -3 network operations and engineering teams for resolution. But, with the volume of issues dramatically increasing due to growth in available data services and the proliferation of mobile device users, sustaining this model and resolving issues in a timely manner is becoming ever more difficult.
Over the course of the past several months, I’ve noticed a dramatic increase in the number stories related to the benefits of improving customer and user experience (CX/UX). It’s refreshing, since Empirix has always focused on testing and monitoring from the perspective of a customer’s experience, ( top down) and because of this we can accelerate the key business objectives of our clients by assuring application and network performance in real-world conditions.