Smart Customer Service White Papers

Four Ways to Build a Holistic, Customer-Oriented Analytics Program

Sponsored By: NICE nexidia

As enterprises make more customer service channels available, seamless omnichannel Quality Management will be the only way to track and evaluate a customer journey that spans multiple channels.  Download this White Paper now  from  NICE Nexidia to learn how to fully optimize your omnichannel interaction and journey analytics – for better customer experience, increased sales effectiveness, cost savings, improved compliance, and increased customer loyalty.

Voice of the Customer: Step Away From The Survey

Sponsored By: Confirmit

Successful companies need to become trusted partners for their customers. Be clear with your customers about what you are asking them about and why. And, tell them what you did with the feedback they provided.

Before you send out that next survey, you need to:

  • Connect what you have
  • Collect only what you really need
  • And, make the right connections so you can make decisions that drive real business outcomes.

DOWNLOAD this white paper and learn the 3 questions you need to know before you send a customer survey:

1) What Do I Need To Know?

2) Where Can I Find The Data I Need?

3) Now Can I Send A Survey?

Learn the rules of thumb you need to consider before bothering your customers with information you already have, or ask them more questions that you’ll never act upon.

Level-Up Your CX with Real-Time VOC Analytics

Sponsored By: TTEC

Discover your Customer’s Voice.

Even a successful VOC program must evolve to keep up with customer demands and expectations. Listening closely for impactful insights from your customers means utilizing the right technology, analytics, and practices to garner meaningful results.

Here are four ways to accelerate and enhance the VOC analytics process:

  • Collect customer feedback from wider and more diverse VOC data source
  • Capture deeper insights with more powerful analytics and tools
  • Use a comprehensive framework to proactively surface and distribute insights
  • Continuously act and implement VOC analytics insights

DOWNLOAD this white paper from and begin delivering more impactful customer experiences.

    Make Your Automation More Intelligent: The State of AI in Marketing

    Sponsored By: CallTrackingMetrics

    Marketing automation tools have truly empowered marketers and business owners alike to get in front of customers in ways they previously weren’t able to. In fact, a 2019 survey reported that 75% of marketers now employ at least one type of marketing automation tool.

    Download this Automated Intelligence white paper, and learn how:

    1. Automating your emails, phone outreach, and more grants you and your team the opportunity to save time and resources while also engaging your customers in their moment of interest.
    2. To Make your marketing automation efforts more effective using automated intelligence
    3. AI can help you can identify the criteria or data points that you’ll use to qualify or segment customers within your database.

    Explore real use cases for automated intelligence.

    Leading Self-Service Customer Support Trends in 2019

    Sponsored By: eGain, Verint and TTEC

    In the following special installment of CRM magazine’s Best Practices series, you will find recommendations from three of the world’s leading self-service, chatbot, and intelligent virtual assistant solution providers.

    DOWNLOAD this one complete pdf and you will receive:

    • I’LL DO IT MYSELF! How Self-Service Customer Support Is Leading the Way With IVAs (Verint)

    Learn Best Practices tips from the experts!

    The Essential Guide to Creating Efficient Customer Journeys

    Sponsored By: NICE Nexidia and TTEC

    Customer journey mapping and subsequent customer journey analysis are essential to creating customer paths that allow flexibility for exceptions but efficiency for the masses. Both of these critical exercises are essential for business leaders to experience their products or services through the eyes of their actual customers and make the necessary changes that reduce any friction or cause any unnoticed issues that affect the entire customer experience. This is quite challenging for complex journeys.

    Join us in this installment of our Best Practices Series and guide our readers toward creating customer journeys that yield the best results for their businesses.

    AI and the Contact Center: Radical Revolution or Methodical Evolution?

    Sponsored By: Concentrix, Verint and TTEC

    According to Gartner, “By 2019, artificial intelligence platform services will cannibalize revenues for 30% of market-leading companies servicing contact centers.” AI will affect technologies in every corner of the contact center—speech recognition, workforce optimization, knowledge management, predictive analytics, and all manner of customer-facing and agent-assisting technologies. Now is the time to start developing a long-term, cross-organizational AI road map, no matter what corner of the organization you are in.

    Download this month’s Best Practices guide and get expert recommendations for delivering AI solutions in your contact center.

    Expose Fraudsters or be Exposed

    Sponsored By: NICE

    Contact centers are under attack,and fraudsters target the weakest link: the agents. It’s time to act: don’t wait to be attacked. Be proactive.   Utilize the latest technology to outsmart fraudsters:Voice Biometrics, InteractionAnalytics, and Machine Learning Expose and stop unknown fraudsters that already penetrated defenses.

    Download this Best Practices special section on Real Time Authentication (RTA) and get expert recommendations on the best Proactive Fraud Prevention. 

    The IVR in the New Age of Voice

    Sponsored By: Concentrix and Verint

    The traditional heavy lifter of customer communications has been the technology known as interactive voice response (IVR), which allows computers to interact with customers through the use of voice and touch tones.

    In many ways, IVRs have been overwhelmed by the proliferation of new channels that have come online—like chat, SMS, and co-browsing—but many experts feel that IVRs are about to make a major resurgence as the customer’s channel of choice.

    Download this month’s installment of CRM Magazine’s Best Practices series and learn what role IVRs will serve in the future of customer support.

    Workforce Optimization: The Workhorse of Contact Center Management

    Sponsored By: NICE and Verint

    Workforce optimization (WFO) solutions and procedures are the backbone of running an efficient call center. WFO applications handle everything from call recording to workforce management, performance management, quality monitoring, surveying, speech analytics, and even coaching and e-learning. The technology brings together and reports on many different functions within the enterprise—from the call center to the back office.

    Join us in this installment and download this Best Practices so you can better optimize your workforce with expert advice.

    Customer Experience Transformation in 2019

    Sponsored By: NICE inContact, Neustar, Confirmit and TTEC

    Investment in advanced analytic tools that drive customer experience transformation has taken off. According to Gartner, 50% of agent interactions are influenced by real-time analytics. As analytic tools mature and get better at making highly personalized predictions and recommendations, customer experiences will be truly transformed with far more productive agents and intelligent bots.

    Download this Best Practices special section and get expert recommendations for transforming customer experiences using technology to provide qualitatively better CX.

    Is Your Contact Center Interrogating Your Customers?

    Sponsored By: Neustar

    The worst way to start a customer contact is to waste time by forcing a caller to identify themselves with personal information when there is a much easier and efficient way to handle their authentication.

    Download this Free White Paper and learn how to:

    • Accurately and safely identify customers without the usual friction.
    • Eliminate both ‘false positives’ and ‘social engineering’ from the authentication process.
    • Dramatically lower contact center costs and improve customer experiences.

    So don’t start every customer contact with an unnecessary interrogation. Download this white paper and learn how.