CX

In an increasingly competitive marketplace, and in recent months, in particular, digital channels and capabilities have been critical to success. Organisations need to engage all three areas of the corporate brain: customer intelligence, human intelligence and artificial intelligence. Marketers need customer intelligence not only to meet the needs of customers

With the pandemic restrictions still in place, the majority of office workers have been sent to work from home. This disruption has added additional pressure for businesses to digitalise services. At the SAS and Which-50 webinar, The Role of the CMO at the Most Disruptive Moment, the panellists explained to

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Afterpay faced a surge of inquiries from their customers worried about whether or not they could pay for their goods as COVID-19 restrictions closed down large parts of the Australian economy.  During the Zendesk Showcase last week, Yvonne Gilmour, head of service delivery at Afterpay said the surge in inquiries

The current COVID-19 has exposed brands’ CX shortcomings and a lack of understanding of their customers, according to a Forrester analyst, who outlined a path of CX recovery. During the Zendesk Showcase, Riccardo Pasto, head of CX research ANZ at Forrester, said brands can not always avoid turbulence but when

If organisations want to lead with experience they need to stop “decorating” and start “renovating” according to Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian, Principal Analyst, Forrester.  During the virtual Forrester CX Sydney event, Schmidt-Subramanian said brands have behaved a little bit too much like they are redecorating because the customer experience strategy they came

Companies that have seen positive revenue growth collect more customer experience (CX) data than nongrowth companies, according to a recent survey by Gartner. The survey found that nearly 80 per cent of growth organisations use customer surveys to collect CX data, compared with just 58 per cent of nongrowth organisations.

In polite and apologetic tones, Australian businesses are pleading with their customers to be patient.   Optus is calmly letting web site visitors know it’s committed to keeping you connected, even though its Customer Care Team’s ability to respond is currently impacted. Covid-19 restrictions mean Telstra’s contact centres are operating with

Like everyone else, marketing and communication professionals have had a challenging few weeks. As the pandemic expands, marketers and customer experience professionals have done their best to keep up with and bridge swiftly shifting consumer and brand needs.We rapidly transitioned from a period when brands debated if they should communicate about

Most Australian and New Zealand organisations rate their ability to deliver customer experiences as not very advanced or immature, well behind the global and regional levels, according to Adobe’s latest research. But the marketing giant says Australia’s banking industry is an exception – in some cases the envy of the

The SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 disease are increasingly making headlines. As you are no doubt aware, the number of known and reported cases will surpass 80,000 today, and more than 2,600 have been killed by the disease. While the first priority is health and safety, CX leaders must give consideration to how