Tag Archives: internet

Data privacy concerns need to be weighed up responsibly

Over the past few years, drones have been in the news for various reasons. Of course, there has been an increase in the use of military drones that can attack targets remotely, but there is also the far safer Amazon … Continue reading

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When will the set-top box be replaced by an app?

Total Telecom published an article recently that featured several commentators arguing that the set-top box (STB) is here to stay. It is argued that the operators can create much stickier customers if the customer is forced to use a piece … Continue reading

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UK government gets ready for the Internet of Things

The British government does not receive a lot of praise for forward-looking plans related to the Internet. The Prime Minister is more often in the technology press for his gaffes using Twitter, but a recent announcement should have received more … Continue reading

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Shopping online is the new normal for retail

As we now head into February, Christmas is far enough behind for analysts to start crunching the data and describing what happened in the final quarter of 2013 – and in particular those final weeks where every retailer was hoping … Continue reading

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How can retailers fight the ‘showrooming’ trend?

Retailers spend a lot of money to keep their stores on the High Street, but many are now exploring new ways to retain their relevance in an era of online shopping. The current scourge of the High Street retailer is … Continue reading

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When every gadget is online how will customer service change?

Have you read about the Internet of Things? Sometimes it is also called the Internet of Everything. It’s the theory that everything we know will soon be connected to the Internet. It’s not really so much of a theory these … Continue reading

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Giving customers more knowledge and more power

The old aphorism that knowledge is power has never been truer for brands – particularly retailers. Customers today are active consumers. They research products online before ever entering the store and even in a store they are likely to be … Continue reading

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What makes a great in-store customer experience?

Our blog has talked a lot about the omni-channel this year. This is one of the biggest changes taking place to the customer service industry at present so that is no surprise, but it’s interesting to see a few reminders … Continue reading

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Optimising Customer Experience in the Digital Era: Ipsos Mori

Last week Teleperformance UK hosted another event focused on exploring the way the entire customer service industry is changing. Titled ‘Optimising Customer Experience in the Digital Era’ the event analysed channel shift in the modern customer service environment.  Ben Page … Continue reading

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Smartphone units to go past a billion in 2013

Welcome to 2013. There is an enormous amount of change ahead of us this year in the world of customer service and I’m particularly interested in the innovation we can expect to see. Social media has been a strong focus … Continue reading

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