The software and cloud services industry has seen market-defying growth in recent years, but growth comes with its own set of challenges. As you add more customers and prospects, you’ll also find that you have more questions pouring into your support channels – everything from basic FAQs to the most complex technical questions – and your team is on the hook for every single one.
Humans and technology. Hollywood has long explored the relationship between the two, from synthetic intelligence in sci-fi movies like Ex Machina to androids living in alternate realities in HBO’s Westworld. In those films and television shows, technology is often depicted as being wildly disruptive, even malevolent. While Hollywood gives us exaggerated stories for entertainment, it does offer a lens into how technology and methodologies can upend how we live.
Workers on production lines, assembling industrial goods with wrenches is one image that usually comes to mind when people think of the manufacturing industry. But now that we’re in what’s being described as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, that visual is as outdated as the steam engine. According to the World Economic Forum, “the First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanise production. The second used electric power to create mass production.
The pressure is on healthcare companies to deliver a better end-to-end customer experience—otherwise, it is truly an insult to injury. The largest healthcare and insurance groups have their own legacy systems to untangle and integrate, but smaller healthcare outfits are also on the hook—and, arguably, at an advantage—to scale and grow with customers top of mind.
It’s go time for retailers, and no one hustles harder than small businesses getting their brand out there during the holiday season. But those on the small-but-scaling side of retail don’t have to hustle on their own, especially when it comes to delivering an efficient, scalable customer experience through the high season and beyond.