Blog Articles by PV Kannan

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December 17, 2018

2019 Will Unleash the True Potential of AI for Customer Experience #BigIdeas2019

#Customer Engagement, #Digital Transformation, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots)

Early this year I predicted that there would be a great shakeout in artificial intelligence, culling the herd of…

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November 26, 2018

Your Customers are Elephants

#Customer Engagement, #Digital Transformation, #Modern IVR, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots)

Recently, I was discussing customer experiences, and I got to thinking about the parable of the blind men and the…

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November 19, 2018

Why is Customer Service So Bad at Handoffs?

#Customer Acquisition, #Customer Engagement, #Digital Transformation

I was once approached by Marketplace reporter Sally Herships who asked me a simple yet profound question: “why, when…

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October 31, 2018

Is Your Company Self-Sabotaging? (Part 2)

#Customer Acquisition, #Customer Engagement, #Modern IVR

“Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” wasn’t the best of the Indiana Jones movies. It was flagrantly racist, and…

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October 24, 2018

When AI and Emotion Collide, Consumers and Brands Win

#Customer Acquisition, #Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #Modern IVR

For thousands of years, consumers and businesses only interacted in person, and it was easy to understand the emotions…

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October 16, 2018

Forget Uber: Hilton and Argos are Leading

#Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #Modern IVR

Consumer expectations have been driven in large part by the experiences they’ve had with Amazon, Uber and other forward…

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October 08, 2018

AI will lead to fewer jobs. So what should businesses do about it?

#Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #Modern IVR, #Customer Engagement

I’ve been asked many times recently to comment on how the rise of AI will impact jobs and the economy, particularly in…

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October 01, 2018

Never ask a Customer What you Already Know

#Modern IVR, #Digital Transformation

You know what I’m talking about. If you have a problem with your cable service, the only way to resolve it is to call…

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September 24, 2018

AI Trends in the Future

#Digital Transformation, #Modern IVR

In recent months, artificial intelligence (AI) has been everywhere. It seemed like every company added “AI” to their…

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