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The Triple Squeeze & The VoC : CX Trend Overview

High inflation, talent scarcity, and supply chain challenges are all merging together to create what we refer to as “the triple squeeze.” In short, it’s a tough market out there, and CFOs are feeling the pressure – as per Gartner, 47% find it difficult to find and hire enterprise talent, 50% still see a significant wave of workforce resignations, while 48% believe that supply chain volatility and shortages will last beyond 2022.


Tackling the Sprawling SaaS Landscape with a Robust CX Strategy

Preview in new tab In today’s digital-first world, and an era of remote and hybrid workplaces, the number of SaaS solutions used by companies on a daily basis is overwhelming – in 2021, organizations worldwide were using an average of 110 SaaS apps! The “SaaS sprawl” created by the widespread adoption of SaaS solutions – from personal productivity tools to business applications – is real.

Why Companies Should Take A Customer-Centric Approach to Business | Ft. Andrew Carothers, Cisco

Taking a customer-centric approach to business is one of the best ways to develop a winning customer experience! Hear from Andrew Carothers, Digital Experience Leader @ Cisco, as he talks about the importance of brands adopting a customer-centric business approach. "Andrew is a Senior Customer Experience leader helping companies and their partners increase customer adoption and retention, improve renewals rates, and drive growth at scale through digital engagement. Builder of award-winning strategies and programs.

22 Most Insightful Customer Experience Statistics

A terrific customer experience (CX) is vital across industries and organizations both large and small – from retail to travel and telecommunications. Because, today, it’s pretty competitive out there, customer preferences and loyalties are shifting, and choices abound. Yet just how great of an impact can it have on companies and their customers?

Gratia Carver on Customer Experience | Essential tools, Empathy, Omnichannel Strategies

Welcome back to our series where we interview influential CX Leaders. Recently we spoke to Gratia Carver (VP & Chief Experience Officer @ Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City) about essential tools in CX, the importance of empathy, omnichannel strategies - and more!

Highlights from The New 9 to 5: The State of CX in the Gig Economy - Customer Service Benchmark Report

From ordering a ride to sourcing a dog sitter with ease, many are drawn to gig economy platforms for their sheer simplicity and convenience. It is a unique structure, one that involves gig economy workers, and the customers they serve (the drivers plus the riders). How is customer support delivered by these companies, across various channels?


The Power of Email and Chat: Connect Your CX Support Strategy to Multichannel Conversations

In today’s digital-first world, there are copious channels for conversations to take place. Chat, it seems, has emerged as the shiny new avenue for support, especially in the world of chatbots and AI, and email has fallen to the wayside. While email may be overlooked in lieu of its modern counterparts, in fact, our research team found that 47% of people prefer to contact a company for customer service over email, compared to phone and Web Chat, both at 23%.


How a Customer Experience Leader Can Bolster Your CX Strategy for 2023

Customer Experience is king, with countless statistics that accentuate its importance. For instance, 78% of customers say that the quality of service is crucial to earning both their loyalty and repeat business. Looking ahead to 2023, how can you enhance your CX strategy? As you consider roles dedicated to the CX cause, Customer Experience Managers can be a valuable asset to your team. What do they do exactly and how can they help grow your business?


How Fintechs Can Tap Into AI to Serve the Booming SMB Market

The SMB (small and medium-sized business) market is growing – in 2021, the number of small businesses in the US hit 32.5 million, making up nearly all (99.9%) of businesses in the country. In this digital-first environment, the needs of SMB owners will – and have already started – to shift. That is, as this market flourishes, it is increasingly demanding more digital products and services as it migrates away from strictly brick-and-mortar organizations to digital businesses.


50 Customer Service Statistics You Need To Know (Updated For 2023)

Customer service is becoming a critical driver of how a company is perceived, what drives consumer loyalty and determining where they open their wallets. Companies are equally praised for the exceptional support they provide, while others are relentlessly chastised for failing to deliver. Below, we want to show you how that perception has become reality with 42 customer service statistics you need to know for 2021.