Author Archives: Matt Sims

Will Drones Transform Customer Delivery Expectations?

Can you remember back to December 2013 when Amazon announced that they were exploring the idea of drone deliveries? Many people thought that Amazon was joking. Others thought that it was a publicity stunt. The announcement got endless media coverage … Continue reading

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Invest in CX To Keep The Customers You Already Have

The industry analyst Gartner says that, based on their research, the customer experience (CX) is now the top priority for 89% of business executives. As I wrote in one of my recent blogs, there is research that shows this focus … Continue reading

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50,000 Volunteers Will Create A Fantastic Customer Experience At Rio 2016

This week sees the launch of the Rio 2016 Olympic games. As with any Olympic games there has been the usual frenzy of activity in the lead up to the event with the organisers rushing to be ready on time … Continue reading

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CX: Trends On The Road to 2020

This is the first blog I have written in my new role as the CEO of Teleperformance UK and South Africa. I’m pleased to be taking over this leadership position at such an interesting time for anyone working in the … Continue reading

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An Improved Customer Experience Drives Revenue Growth

For years I have talked to companies about the value of improving how they manage customer service. Back in the days when contact centres were just considered to be necessary cost, it became clear that agents could up-sell and cross-sell … Continue reading

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We Are The Robots: The Automation of Services

I heard a podcast the other day from the London School of Economics (LSE) public lecture series. It featured Professor Leslie Willcocks of the LSE and Professor Mary Lacity of the University of Missouri, St Louis talking about their new … Continue reading

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The Importance of Corporate Culture To Partnership

I saw a great blog about corporate values on the Engage Customer site recently. The author connects the way that companies talk about their ‘DNA’ to the way that football clubs have values that are shared by their supporters. I … Continue reading

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