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Robots Are Coming To A Retailer Near You

This post is by Liz Parry, Strategic Account Director at Teleperformance UK.  New research by the consulting experts Deloitte suggests that an enormous chunk of the UK workforce will be automated by 2036 – including over 2 million retail workers. … Continue reading

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Should I be worried about a robot taking my job?

As I have blogged about before, it is a common misconception that robots will suddenly replace humans in their roles at work – at least in most jobs. As things stand, I am not personally feeling any real threat that … Continue reading

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Be Brave And Consider How You Can Create A Future-Proof Company

The business journal Forbes recently featured an article by Shawn Price, the cloud technology head of technology company Oracle, where he states: “Going forward, I believe 85% of brand differentiation will be based on customer experience. In today’s world, where … Continue reading

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A Twenty-Year-Old Lesson In Customers By Bill Gates

1995 was a big year for Microsoft. The launch of Windows 95 cemented their dominance of the PC market and this has only been challenged fairly recently with the surge in popularity of open source alternatives – and the resurgence … Continue reading

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Technology creates more jobs than it destroys

My colleague Simon Dillsworth recently wrote an excellent blog about the growth of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) here. Despite the name, RPA does not imply that services – such as customer service processes – are being overrun with robots that … Continue reading

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The Contact Centre of the Future – Part 3

In this third of three articles, Simon Dillsworth from Teleperformance outlines his own views on how contact centres might look in future… In the previous two articles about the future of the contact centre I have explored how multichannel customer … 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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Optimising Customer Experience in the Digital Era: Ipsos Mori

Last week Teleperformance UK hosted another event focused on exploring the way the entire customer service industry is changing. Titled ‘Optimising Customer Experience in the Digital Era’ the event analysed channel shift in the modern customer service environment.  Ben Page … 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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