Text Analytics: Be Aware of Magic Bullets

  By Gord Ripley, Senior Vice President Operations at Verde Group There are many text analytics platforms available on the market today. In essence, they all claim to take unstructured data (verbatim) and turn it into structured insights. Terms like machine learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing and sophisticated algorithms are being thrown around, but […]

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What Customer-centered Industries Can Learn From One Another

By Paula Courtney, Chief Executive Officer. It’s a never-ending battle for your customer’s business. We need all the help we can get because in most cases, we’re playing catch up to meet our customers’ ever-changing expectations. Don’t worry. You’re not alone. We can learn from others who have gone before us. Earlier this month I […]

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Top 5 Customer Experience Mistakes to Avoid in 2019

Going into 2019, the customer experience is still one of the biggest trends driving business success. In fact, roughly 84% of consumers agree that the key to winning them over is to treat them as people and not as numbers. While organizations are taking note of this and changing their models to better suit the […]

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CEO Thoughts: 4 Customer Experience Trends That Will Shape 2019

One of the most common questions I get asked by my clients is “what’s next?”. Where is the customer experience (CX) going? In an era of disruption, hyper-digitized economies and value-seeking customers, the pressure to be better and cheaper has been replaced with the pressure to be different and relevant. The leaders of tomorrow will […]

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To Change or Not to Change? That is the Question

Consumers are creatures of habit, often seeking out their favorite restaurant, hotel or store, because they know they’ll have a positive experience. These positive experiences make them loyal — whether it’s a perfectly grilled steak, a service associate who helps you find that perfect gift, or the ease of pre-selecting your hotel room in advance […]

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