Blog Articles by Customer Engagement

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May 19, 2015

Recipe for Omnichannel: Mix Equal Parts Audacity and Pragmatism

#Customer Engagement

Customers live in an omnichannel world. Omnichannel is the ability for a customer to use multiple channels and devices…

Author Image Hollis Chin
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May 14, 2015

3 Myths People Believe About User Experience (But Shouldn’t)

#Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots)

Throughout history we’ve fallen for myths. We tend to cling to our notions, at least until we are proven wrong by…

Author Image David Lloyd
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May 07, 2015

Michael Moritz and George Shaheen on Staying Relevant and Focusing on Customers

#Customer Engagement

How do you make your business relevant for tomorrow? I had the pleasure of interviewing some of the brightest minds in…

Author Image PV Kannan
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April 27, 2015

Here’s How Artificial Intelligence Can Really Help You

#Customer Engagement

Sure, Watson beat Ken Jennings in Jeopardy but how does AI help you serve your customers? Suppose that instead you…

Author Image Hollis Chin
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April 24, 2015

Natural Language—Why Companies Are Gearing Up to Hear You Better

#Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots)

“Natural Language” has come a long way. This ability for computers to understand what people say or type started in…

Author Image Kevin Payne
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April 20, 2015

Take Advantage of Customers Mobile-First Expectations

#Customer Engagement

Most of us live on our smartphones, relying on them for communication, information, directions and entertainment. It’s…

Author Image Kevin Payne
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April 17, 2015

Introducing a New Kind of Human Talent for Customer Engagement: Digital Agents

#Virtual Agent (Chatbots), #Customer Engagement

Recently my colleague Hollis Chin posted "A New Breed of Agents Requires a New Breed of Tools." It’s a great read that…

Author Image Reagan Miller
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April 09, 2015

Insider Views: Raising the Tech Bar on Customer Experience

#Customer Engagement

The competition to win the customer through “customer experience” is fierce. Companies should care more than ever about…

Author Image Hollis Chin
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March 18, 2015

A New Breed of Agents Requires a New Breed of Tools

#Customer Engagement, #Virtual Agent (Chatbots)

“Today’s agents are predisposed to searching for the solution over and over again. They don’t directly retain…

Author Image Hollis Chin