Tag Archives: technology

How can tech help improve #custserv?

Tech Week Europe magazine recently listed six ways that technology can improve the customer experience. Now my first thought when I saw this was ‘only six’, but then it’s true that people are only just starting to notice how important … Continue reading

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Putting the ‘app’ into ‘happy’ – technology will provide a great leap forward for customer service

In my last blog I talked about the need for customer service executives to get a grip over the multichannel world that is already with us. The problem is, that even if they do start managing every known channel, the … Continue reading

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Have restaurant customers changed because of smart phones?

Any observer of changes in the way customer service operates globally will know that what has really changed is the way people communicate. My last blog talked about the social changes introduced by the smart phone with ubiquitous Internet access … Continue reading

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Innovations in customer service

Call centre magazine listed a series of innovations that they say are redefining customer service. You can read about the first five here with another five to follow soon. What I liked about this list though was that it did … Continue reading

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The tech forces that are changing the world

Anyone who has attended business school will know about ‘creative destruction’. This is the force of change originally documented by Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter when he described how the old would always be replaced by the new, but it will … 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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Technology is changing the collections business

This blog is by Frank Hammerton, the Business Development Director of Teleperformance Collections. Credit and collections are changing fast. Companies expect to be able to reach their creditors in many different ways today – communications have changed far beyond the … Continue reading

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