Monthly Archives: August 2011

Ecommerce – it’s tough at the top

It’s a tough job being an eCommerce Head these days. More and more shoppers are choosing the online channel because of convenience, advancement of online offerings by retailers – and cost, getting to the high street and parking is expensive! … Continue reading

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Social media and the shops

Twitter has become the tool of choice for many professionals to air grievances about the service they receive from retailers, utilities, banks, and telecoms firms. Consumers using Twitter – and similar social tools – are vocal in their use of … Continue reading

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Customer insight or information overload?

How do companies use customer insight once its’ been captured? There is a lot of valuable information available through voice analytics and social media, how do you use it all effectively and do you use it to make business decisions? … Continue reading

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Future multi-channel contact centres – what will they look like?

We already have multiple ways for customers to reach out to the customer service department in a company. Writing a letter, calling, and chatting on IM are all common today, but things are changing fast. Social media is one obvious … Continue reading

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Nature vs Nurture

Great leaders are born, not made. This old adage still creates debate, even though most psychologists and military leaders believe that leaders are made and not simply born. I often hear the same debate rumbling on about customer service – … Continue reading

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