Build.com does not focus on typical contact center metrics, instead encouraging “agents to spend as much time as necessary to serve customer needs and build relationships.” With that in mind, they needed a solution that could communicate metrics to foster self-management, effective management, and customer service. ...The solution was installation of Inova Performance Tracker web-based dashboards, displayed on six large HD monitors to keeps all employees informed.
Tags: Customer Service
When I recently came across a book titled I Love You More than My Dog, by Jeanne Bliss, I was intrigued. When I saw that the book was about customer service, I knew I had to read it. I haven’t finished reading yet, and haven’t had time to reflect on the big picture, but one passage has already made me stop and consider how companies today think about customer relationships.
The September 2013 issue of CRM Magazine, includes “Which Interaction Channels are Most Popular,” by Leonard Klie. Klie writes that multichannel options remain common for customer service, many companies share ownership for the integration among consumer affairs and marketing, often with customer care coming in third.
In the July 2013 issue of CRM Magazine, Denis Pombriant writes “Making the Play with CRM,” an article which details the similarities between customer service and a classic American pastime. While it may seem to be a bit of a stretch, Pombriant bases his comparison on the proactive nature of both endeavors.