Our thoughts on the customer service industry.
Thoughts from the EdgeTier team
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Track every metric Keeping on top of the metrics and activities required to ensure your contact centre is running smoothly can be difficult and overwhelming. Every unnoticed issue directly impacts customer experience, leading to frustration, missed SLAs, and reduced customer satisfaction. At EdgeTier, we believe that machine learning, and in particular “anomaly detection” techniques, can
Previously EdgeTier investigated what was considered to be good customer service for the retail industry and compared it with 11 other industries that were analysed in the making of EdgeTier’s Digital Customer Support Analysis 2020. In this report, 200 brands across the UK and Ireland were examined on their email and chat support capabilities in
In this blog post we will look specifically at retail and how the UK retail industry compares with both its competition and the overall industry average. We will also outline industry benchmarks and suggestions on what it takes to provide best-in-class customer support.
We all know that good customer service is important, but what does good customer service actually mean? In this post we break down the results of a comprehensive cross-industry study of digital customer service channels to understand what ‘good customer service’ actually means.
Stress has always been seen as commonplace in the customer service sector with smallbizgenius.net stating that 83% of US workers suffer from work-related stress. Dealing with customers on a daily basis can take a toll on a support agent at one stage or another in their career. Regardless of which support channel the customer is
With the build-up to the winter holidays in full swing, it is true to say that we are in the middle of the busiest time of the year for many businesses. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Thanksgiving and Christmas – companies experience a heightened dose of stress over the holiday period. The winter months definitely put a strain on organisations of all shapes and sizes to work way outside of their means. One department, in particular, that can burst at the seams; the customer support department.
Last week marked EdgeTier’s first time attending the CCMA awards and I was lucky enough to be in attendance with our partners CarTrawler. The awards evening is a night of celebration for all things contact centre, and a number of things struck me as the awards were being handed out and as the party continued
Humans versus technology. High quality conversations or faster response times? This is the dilemma that the vast majority of companies find themselves faced with in 2019. It is true to say that humans are incredibly effective and much more efficient when performing tasks that require critical thinking and empathy. Likewise, computers boast incredible power with
Bart, CTO at EdgeTier, gave an interview with Eline Chivot from the Center for Data Innovation recently, discussing how artificial intelligence can enhance human-centric customer service through better personalisation, faster responses, and greater accuracy.
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