Interview with Airtasker on CX, AI and KPIs

Cindy Dent is Director of Customer Experience at one of Australia’s favourite brands – Airtasker. In this exclusive interview with Matchboard, she talks CX, customer communication, KPIs and, of course, AI. She also shares her most unusual Airtasker use case! Airtasker is a brand loved by millions. How do you ensure the customer experience is….

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Inside the Contact Centre at publishing giant, Are Media

Are Media is Australia’s leading omnichannel content company for women. Their brands include The Australian Women’s Weekly, Better Homes & Gardens, Woman’s Day, Marie Claire, TV WEEK, New Idea, Now to Love, Australian Gourmet Traveller, BEAUTY/crew and ELLE. We interview Karen Baker, who leads Are Media’s customer service and operations teams both onshore and offshore,….

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Interview with Bruce Levine, Australian Community Media

Bruce Levine is the dynamic Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Australian Community Media (ACM) – Australia’s largest independent publishing group with more than 100 brands. In this exclusive interview with Matchboard, Bruce reveals strategies to combat the IT skills shortage, and a hot tip for managing large-scale data and digital transformation programs! What do you….

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How to speed up insurance claims processing while reducing cost

For insurance companies, one of the biggest costs is their claims team, and one of the biggest challenges is processing high volumes of claims in a time-efficient manner following disasters such as floods and bushfires, or other surge events. Partnering with an insurance claims outsourcing company can help solve for both pain points, reducing cost….

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Outsourcing B2B Lead Generation

Have you ever wondered why B2B lead generation is so often outsourced? Let’s start with the fact that well-qualified leads are the lifeblood of a high-performance sales team. And in the world of B2B, the value of a sale is often a 5 or 6 figure sum – enterprise software and management consulting are two….

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The slam dunk business case for outsourcing accounting services

Accountants by their very nature are a cost-conscious breed! So it’s no surprise that outsourcing accounting services to low-cost countries offers instant appeal. We’re talking a 50-70% reduction in cost in the Philippines, for example, for common accounting services such as: – Accounts payable (A/P) – Accounts receivable (A/R) – Collections – Reconciliations – Bookkeeping….

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McDonald’s recipe for CX success in Australia

Michael Dominish is Australia’s Head of Customer Experience at one of the world’s most recognised brands: McDonald’s. In this exclusive interview, Michael provides insight into how McDonald’s is leading the way with its adoption of a multi-channel, customer-centric approach to service, leveraging the expertise of its global network and collaboration with local franchisees. What are….

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Interview with CSIA Executive Director, Jeremy Larkins

In this exclusive interview with Matchboard, Jeremy Larkins, Executive Director of the Customer Service Industry Association (CSIA), shares customer service best practices and trends in the Australian market. Can you share the vision and role of CSIA in supporting the Australian customer service community? CSIA sees its role as the facilitator for elevating customer experience and outcomes….

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Best practices in using telephone interpreter services

With so many Australians not speaking English at home, interpreter services play a key role in facilitating communication with Government and business. We sat down with Chris Ngo, Chief Operating Officer, ONCALL Interpreters & Translators, to find out more about this industry and how it has evolved. In which contexts are telephone interpreter services most….

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How Simply Energy is driving seamless CX

For more than 20 years, Terence Alvares has been transforming customer operations in market-leading organisations. At fast growing energy retailer, Simply Energy, Terence is utilising seamless CX to catalyse innovation. In this interview, find out how. Could you provide an overview of your remit as GM, Operations at Simply Energy? I report to the CEO….

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Meet Cluey’s Head of Operations, Namrata Agarwal

Namrata Agarwal was one of Cluey Learning’s earliest employees, joining in 2018, the year the online tutoring platform launched. Now a public company (ASX: CLU), Cluey has expanded beyond its home market of Australia and has delivered more than half a million tutoring sessions. In this exclusive interview with Matchboard, Namrata gives us an inside….

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Which Australian companies are outsourcing their contact centre services?

Most large organisations outsource at least some contact centre activity while maintaining the rest in-house. This may be referred to as a hybrid, or champion-challenger, operating model. Here is a list of 20 Australian companies that outsource at least part of their contact centre (in alphabetical order):  – AGL (4.2 million customers) – Australian Super….

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