What Contact Centers Can Learn From the Best Airport Lounges

What Contact Centers Can Learn From the Best Airport Lounges

Mark Pendolino Mark Pendolino | Thursday, August 2, 2018

For many people, air travel is stressful. From long lines at security to crowded terminals to delayed or even cancelled flights, getting from point A to point B is becoming increasingly pressure-filled. And when you consider that according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the number of air travelers will increase from 4 billion in 2017 to 7.8 billion in 2036, it’s clear that flying isn’t going to become any less stressful in the near future.

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The Difference Between Customer Experience and Customer Service

The Difference Between Customer Experience and Customer Service

Mark Pendolino Mark Pendolino | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Customers are the chief drivers for business. Without them, operations simply wouldn’t exist. Having top-notch products and services along with a way to effectively market them is how you’ll attract customers but when it comes to retaining them, both customer service and customer experience management have a huge impact on their loyalty.

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How Integrating Your Content Center with CRM Bridges the CX Gap

How Integrating Your Content Center with CRM Bridges the CX Gap

Mark Pendolino Mark Pendolino | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Contact centers are largely Omni channel today, which means that customers can get in touch using not just the phone but also various forms of web and mobile-based applications like email, chat, and social media. Telephony and web infrastructure are major concerns in contact center management, but so is the access to information in delivering excellent customer experience.

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How and Why CMOs Need to Use Data Science to Improve the Customer Experience

How and Why CMOs Need to Use Data Science to Improve the Customer Experience

Mark Pendolino Mark Pendolino | Thursday, November 9, 2017

Customer experience (CX) is how brands have to differentiate themselves today. It’s what ultimately matters not only for attracting new customers, but also for customer retention. After all, it is far more difficult and expensive to find new customers than retain the ones you already have. While there are several aspects of CX that come down to user experience and customer service skills, today CX is also largely driven by data science.

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