Author Archives: Matt Sims

The ICS Annual Conference: My Thoughts

The Institute of Customer Service Annual Conference on March 3rd 2015 was inspiring for its depth of board level insight against a precarious position of the lowest customer satisfaction levels reported since 2010. At Teleperformance we support over half of … Continue reading

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How do brands gain – and lose – the trust of customers?

At the Institute of Customer Service annual conference (ICS) this week Rita Clifton, the chairman of BrandCap, will be talking about how brands gain – and lose trust – in this era of social media. But why do we trust … Continue reading

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ICS: Customer Experience In The Relationship Economy

The Teleperformance UK team is attending the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) annual conference next week, which is always a great one-day focus on the latest customer experience trends. In preparation for the conference I took a quick look at the … Continue reading

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Customer Experience Happens While You Are Busy Making Other Plans

Think of a brand, an organisation, commercial or private. Then think of the customers who collectively form the value pool – growth and profit – for these businesses. We visualise the multiplicity of customer journeys and the infrastructure needed to … Continue reading

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Customer Loyalty Will Be Created By Engagement

I recently found a Forbes article from last year that described how engagement will be the future source of customer loyalty. This was back in March 2014 and when talking of ‘the future’ you probably don’t expect it to arrive … Continue reading

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NOA Council Elections – vote now!

The National Outsourcing Association (NOA) is a not-for-profit trade body focused on every aspect of outsourcing. The organisation publishes research, conducts conferences and other events, and strives to ensure that companies who use outsourcing within their business can learn how … Continue reading

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Customer Experience Happens While You Are Busy Making Other Plans

In 1980 John Lennon sang: “life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” It’s a quote I thought about when I was asked to contribute to a feature on the future of outsourcing published in The … Continue reading

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