If you believe competitive advantage comes from an ability to deliver a great customer experience, it follows that the people who interact with your customers are one of the most important assets you can invest in. Even with the best designed processes and smartest software, if a customer service agent messes up, that’s potentially a….
Hollard Insurance is an award-winning challenger serving the Australian market with a wide range of insurance products. Angelo Azar, Head of Operations for the Personal Lines division, shares their key metrics for success, most exciting digital transformation initiative, and recipe for a differentiated yet consistent omni-channel customer experience. How does Hollard Personal Lines differentiate its….
A home-grown ecommerce success story, Booktopia has over 4 million Australian customers. Head of Customer Experience, Alex Huntley, shares the company’s CX evolution through a period of rapid growth, and the impact of COVID-19 on employees on and offshore. Booktopia has enjoyed significant growth over the last few years. How have you evolved the customer….
Finding customers can be difficult, but there’s a method to it that anyone can learn and follow. We had a brainstorm and came up with 99 ways to generate leads and acquire customers – from traditional sales and marketing to the latest digital techniques. Digital marketing has been a great leveller – now any business,….
While poor Internet coverage has crippled some countries, nbn has played a key role in keeping Australian businesses running through COVID-19. In this exclusive interview with Matchboard, nbn’s Laura Mazin provides insight into nbn’s approach to business CX (Customer Experience) and the COVID-19 relief package. How does nbn approach its business CX strategy, given that….
“We’re one of Australia’s oldest and largest super funds, and our members have come first for over 100 years.” These words on the website of QSuper echo the company’s passion and commitment to provide excellent service and outcomes for its members. In this exclusive interview with Matchboard, Jason Murray sheds light on QSuper’s success metrics….
Virtual assistants make use of NLP (natural language processing) and conversational AI to provide information and answers to questions in spoken or written language. In their simplest form, they can screen enquiries to better route them, and handle simple or repeat enquiries. With additional integration and training, they are able to deliver personalised answers and….
Gamification in the contact centre brings together an effective platform and techniques that improve employee engagement, and help businesses achieve their commercial and customer experience targets. Effective games are structured on behaviours, with intelligently defined goals and rules for how to go about achieving them. That doesn’t stop them being fun, of course. The point….
Customer feedback technology is used to measure key CX metrics – such as Net Promoter Score (NPS), customer effort and customer satisfaction. The purpose is to gain insights to improve the customer journey at all touchpoints and across all channels. Customer survey platforms are now standard for most businesses, so the trend and differentiator across….
WebRTC is an open source framework that allows web browsers and mobile applications to run rich, multimedia, real-time communications without the user having to download plugins or external apps. Most web-based voice or video chat interactions require the users to login and access a third-party application such as Skype or Whatsapp, or subscribe to some….
Halloween is not far off. So take five minutes to consider a few simple Customer Experience tricks (and treats) you could put in place now to make your customers love you even more! Don’t scare off your customers Do your customers know that contacting you will be a frictionless, straightforward process? Or do they dread….
Most contact centres manage a range of customer contact types, such as calls, chat, email and social media. These customer conversations contain a wealth of analysable data that can be used to drive out costs, increase revenue, manage compliance and improve customer experience. It is now possible to buy “analytics as a service”, combining analytics….
Cobrowsing (Collaborative Browsing) is a technology that enables agents to jointly navigate a web page together with a customer and interact by chat, voice, or video, as well as annotate and share forms and documents. The high level of visual and interactive engagement allows agents to explain things more clearly and helps customers who are….
If there’s one positive to the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s that companies all over the world have realised that work-at-home models are not only possible but beneficial to business. Contact centres are the heartbeat of companies’ communication with customers, and a home agent capability is essential in times of crisis. This blog was written before….
NSW has a Minister for Customer Service, the Hon. Victor Dominello MP. This is what he told Matchboard about the new portfolio. Why was the Ministry of Customer Service created? This portfolio is not only the first of its kind in NSW, but Australia. The NSW Government is serious about optimising the citizen experience every….