Category Archives: Current Affairs

British Black Friday Was Bigger Than Ever This Year

Our friends across the Atlantic enjoyed their annual Thanksgiving holiday last Thursday. Traditionally the day after Thanksgiving started the end of year shopping season, for whichever of the festivals you personally choose to celebrate at this time of year. Americans … Continue reading

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Teleperformance Wins Contact Center World Industry Champion Awards

Contact Center World is one of the leading international journals and trade associations focused on the business of delivering a great customer experience. Each year they conduct their Industry Champions awards where individuals and companies in each country win the … Continue reading

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UK CX Is Improving, But Forrester Still Says No Brand Is Excellent

This week saw London hosting the annual Forrester Research CX Europe event soon after they released their new UK CX Index data earlier this month. Scores for six out of the eight industries surveyed in the UK have improved their … Continue reading

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How Virtual Reality Could Improve the Customer Experience

I wrote recently about the opportunities for Virtual Reality (VR) in retail banking, in particular how branch closures could be mitigated by the use of VR systems that improve on online banking by introducing an element of human service. It … Continue reading

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Retaining Customer Loyalty on today’s Customer Journey Rollercoaster

In his most recent blog, Teleperformance UK & RSA CEO Matt Sims wrote about the changing customer journey and how there has been a dramatic change in the way that customers and companies engage in the past decade. Even in … Continue reading

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The Customer Journey Is More Complex Than Ever

Last week saw the annual Execs in the Know Customer Response Summit take place in Austin, Texas. I was not able to attend, but I know that several of my colleagues from Teleperformance USA were there and Amit Shankardass was one of the speakers … Continue reading

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Great CX Is Not Just A “Nice To Have” Strategy – It’s Essential

Two years ago the Harvard Business Review (HBR) published a detailed analysis on how to quantify the value of the customer experience (CX). Their research showed that across different industries and business models it could be demonstrated with hard data … Continue reading

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