Lessons on Customer Experience are all around us, if we just look for them. All of us, after all, are customers first. Metallica, the metal band that has been around since the 80s could teach us all something about Customer Experience.Read More
The end of the calendar year often brings with it the inexorable look into the crystal ball. It seems everywhere you look someone is touting that they know what the future holds. So, as many of us are starting to look ahead to 2019 and beyond, especially since we likely already finalized our budgets and plans for next year, I thought I would add my bold predictions.Read More
This year’s Customer Contact West conference was held at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. I really enjoy this event every year. It’s a smaller conference, I believe around 350 attendees, but the events and content are huge! The format of the sessions are great. The Frost & Sullivan team does a great job mixing up keynotes, general sessions, interactive sessions, panels and roundtables so there are so many opportunities to learn and connect with other customer contact and customer experience leaders.Read More
Before I begin, I want to tell you a love story. A story about how a man from Northern California fell in love with a chicken sandwich and those funny cows. Or at least, provide a little proof that it is not my intent to publicly shame the home of the best chicken sandwich in the nation.Read More
Throughout my career I've been part of many new technology implementations. An important element to nearly all of them has been successful user adoption.
Years ago, the customer service contact center at the bank where I worked implemented a new performance reporting application from Merced SystemsRead More
Today was day two of PesTech3.0, a three-day conference dedicated to connecting industry leaders to discuss technology trends in pest control. So far, we've heard from some great speakers on disruptive technology, how the "internet of things" impacts our industry, mobile marketing and using mobile technologies throughout sales and servicing. We've also learned about interesting and innovative ways that pest control operators can start to deploy wearable tech.Read More