Culture has become one of the most important business topics of 2016. CEOs and HR leaders now recognize that culture drives people's behavior, innovation, and customer service: 82 percent of survey respondents believe that "culture is a potential competitive advantage." Knowing that leadership behavior and reward systems directly impact organizational performance, customer service, employee engagement, and retention, leading companies are using data and behavioral information to manage and influence their culture.
The explosion of Big Data represents an opportunity to leverage trending attitudes in the marketplace to better segment and target customers, and enhance products and promotions. Success requires establishing a common business rationale for harnessing social media and determining a maturity model for sentiment analysis to assess existing social media capabilities.
Consumer industries are facing once in a lifetime changes in the way they engage and interact with their customers and consumers. Whether consumer products, retail, or wholesale, there are two broadly unifying trends. First, consumers have both heightened influence and increased expectations. Second, several largely untapped digital technologies have the potential to enable new capabilities to better satisfy customer needs. For the key consumer industries of agribusiness, consumer products, life sciences, retail, and wholesale, the Internet of Things (IoT) will enable many new opportunities. These industries have a shared goal and challenge: to be able to create and offer engaging end consumer and/or customer experiences at scale. Part of the way that companies will achieve this goal and respond to this challenge is by developing digital transformation (DX) strategies. Such strategies enable new and potentially disruptive capabilities with a broad range of technologies.
I responsabili del servizio clienti ricoprono un ruolo fondamentale nella definizione del marchio.
Tuttavia, per essere in linea perfetta con il ruolo, queste persone devono essere consapevoli dell'importanza della creatività in ciò che fanno: il servizio clienti richiede progettazione.
Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
Dune London partnered with Curalate.
Leveraging Curalate, Dune was able to source inspirational
images from a variety of online sources and connect them
to places of purchase. These sources included content
created by customers, influencers, as well as Dune itself. In
doing so, Dune was able to get more out of their existing
investments in content while inexpensively acquiring
compelling images from sources outside the organization.
Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Aug 16, 2017
Digital technology has completely
changed how we discover products, engage with brands and share our
experiences with others. Amazon revolutionized customer feedback
and product reviews. Social media transformed the way people share
word-of-mouth recommendations, connecting shoppers to off-the-cuff
opinions, compelling visual content and real-life experiences from peers
and influencers they follow and admire. Sure, TV, radio and print ads are
still part of the mix but they hardly carry the same weight as they did in
years passed. This statistic speaks volumes: 92% of consumers trust
peer recommendations over branded advertising. With the advent of
social media and digital technology, brands have a powerful new tool
at their disposal that brings word-of-mouth to the masses: usergenerated
Olapic is an innovator in visual content solutions, offering the technology and expertise to help brands create authentic, personalized, and effective customer experiences along their entire journey. Through user-generated content – content that is earned from consumers; influencer-generated content – content that is requested from specific creators; and enhanced branded content – existing image or long-form video content that is transformed into short form videos, Olapic helps brands get the right visual content, use it across marketing channels, and understand its impact on performance and ROI.
Technology has always enabled companies to reinvent how they engage with customers. But now we are seeing a profound shift – the convergence of physical and digital customer interactions – which is fundamentally changing how customers will interact and transact with brands and businesses everywhere. To better understand these dynamics, the IBV is conducting a Customer Experience (CX) study, published as a series, with multiple reports organized by topic.
By utilizing these best practices from TapInfluence, you’ll increase your brand’s credibility while building goodwill and trust with potential customers. Incorporating the expert voices of industry influencers engages your audience, highlights brand integrity, and helps further your marketing goals.
Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Oct 20, 2015
Enterprises must prepare for the emerging digital user. Future interactions among people, whether enterprise employees, partners or customers, will be primarily digital and heavily influenced by mobile devices, social media, analytics and the cloud. User interactions with systems of record, such as databases and files, will largely give way to interactions with systems of engagement, such as social media.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Aug 09, 2017
Do you know what happens when a customer connects with your contact center? Not just the way in which he or she is routed to an agent, or the information accessed during the interaction— but what really happens in the conversation that makes the encounter an exceptional one? Do you have any insight into how your agent responded to that individual user, or a way to proactively ensure that other prospects and customers on any channel can have a consistent and positive experience? Are you leveraging all employees in your organization who have a stake in the customer experience, either directly or because their job influences the process? Do you feel confident that you have every metric at your disposal to make the best business decisions?
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Fast-food giants McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King amongst others, have begun deploying self-order kiosks in their respective outlets. The burning question is: “Are self-order kiosks worth the hype and what is their potential return on investment?” While the hefty upfront investment might prove to be a determent for cost-conscious F&B establishments, the evidence has shown that the initial investments would more than pay off in the long run in the form of greater revenue, reduced waiting time and even an increase in both footfall and customer-satisfaction levels.
Download the whitepaper to learn how self-order kiosks—
• Can help chain restaurants enjoy huge revenue growth
• Can influence and alter the buying habits of consumers
• Can improve customer satisfaction levels and improve footfall by eliminating language barriers
Armed with their opinions and social media accounts, your customers have the kind of clout to influence your brand that last century’s ad men only dreamed about. Learn how your organization can securely capture, analyze, and act upon 100 percent of the data available to you.
When augmenting the benefits package
for your organization, it’s natural to focus
on traditional perks that employees have come to
expect: PTO, health insurance, and maybe a tuition
assistance credit here or there. But if you’re looking
for creative and effective ways to stimulate
employee engagement while also driving business
results, you’ll want to consider the powerful impact
of offering language-learning opportunities.
Why language learning? It offers immediate and
long-term benefits to both employees and employers.
Research shows that organizations that offer access
to language learning see an increase in employee
engagement factors like loyalty, morale, and
productivity, which in turn boosts business performance
factors such as customer satisfaction
and internal communications.
Where’s the connection? And how can you reproduce
these benefits within your organization? This
playbook offers a deeper look at why language
learning has such a positive influence on employee
"The percentage of consumers making purchases online has officially outpaced those who don’t.
But what does this mean for brands? Once tethered largely to wholesale and resale, the door has been opened for brands to try a variety of selling options. And they are.
The time is now for brands to step into the e-commerce game and figure out the best approach for them.
In this white paper, we’ll dive into six critical components that all brands should be watching as the industry evolves:
- Customer connections
- Relationships with retailers
- Quality of product content
- Marketplace management
- Social commerce influence
- Big data for brands"
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Jan 16, 2018
The future of financial services is under pressure from profound digital disruption. Across the globe, there are forces, both regulatory and customer-led, that open up the market to new entrants and disrupt what customers are buying — and how. The advent of Open Banking is one major influence, with Open APIs paving the way for third-party developers to build applications and services independently.
This whitepaper outlines the challenges facing financial services firms and how a new approach to enterprise integration — API-led connectivity — can help banks and financial services firms not only survive, but thrive in an increasingly competitive future.
Download this whitepaper to learn:
What financial services firms should do about Open Banking, based on the experiences of the impact of PSD2 in Europe
How an API strategy could define the future of financial services
How a global bank successfully completed a digital transformation initiative
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: May 18, 2017
While ABM is not a new way to strategically market to target accounts, now it is a scalable, achievable strategy that organizations of all sizes can implement to focus on whole lifecycle marketing for key accounts. Marketing, selling to, and supporting your customers at an account-level is not only critical to your success, it’s what your customers expect.
Competitive organizations that are focused on engaging their customers across the entire lifecycle, and throughout their buyer journey, need to sell at an account level, understand the influence of the different contacts and speak directly to them. The ABM we practice today is entirely different than the manual processes of days past. Implementing an ABM strategy no longer means an astronomical investment but it does mean increased revenue, focus, and partnership within your organization.
Published By: Magento
Published Date: Nov 15, 2017
In this rapidly changing world of B2B eCommerce, heroes are ready to roll up their sleeves and perform miracles to seize control of the market, beat the competition, and delight their customers.
The digital revolution has created a significant opportunity for B2B businesses. In this exclusive publication, Magento has consulted a panel of B2B superheroes to help you navigate your own digital
transformation, and become the digital H.E.R.O. of your organization. You’ll find out how to:
Influence Buying Habits
A research report from Business Week on a global survey of executives on Customer Experience; 80% of respondents rate CE as a strategic priority but the majority believe that their company does a poor job at delivering a good customer experience. We will be publishing 4 reports based on this survey as well as interviews with key analysts, influencers and Customers. Here is the first report which you can download and forward to your sales team and customers.
With the proliferation of customer experience initiatives, content marketing and an increasing need to fulfill content delivery on mobile devices, digital publishing has now become an important component of the digital toolbox for every organization.
Research firm InfoTrends recently released the 2015 Digital Publication Platform Market Overview, which finds that:
• Over 90% of enterprises are moving towards electronic documentation.
• The digital publishing platform landscape is made up of approximately 60 to 80 main companies, but is dominated by a few vendors that can be considered influencers.
• The digital publishing platform market will grow by a 25% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) over the next five years.
Learn more about the market, solution providers and take a look at the future of digital publishing in the InfoTrends Digital Publication Platform Market Report.
We have entered the age of the customer where they have more choices, higher expectations, and more influence. Historically, the B2B selling process has been very fragmented with the use of highly customized and siloed applications, leading to broken channels of communication. CEB, a leading member-based advisory company, published “The Challenger Sale” in 2011 showing that that 57 percent of B2B buying steps are completed before a buyer even connects with a salesperson. With an abundance of information available on the Web and via social networks, B2B buyers today can leverage multiple sources to find out more about your products or services.