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Redefining Customer Centricity

Historically most businesses consider that if their product or service saves customers time, money or effort then then are on the right track for success. While this may have some truth to it, research shows that it’s not that simplistic. In a recent Harvard Business Review article it was suggested that what customer’s value may […]

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The Customer Engagement Transformation Conference – View From Hall 2

On Thursday 6th July I had the pleasure of chairing proceedings in Hall 2 of the Customer Engagement Transformation Conference that took place at the Victoria Park Plaza hotel in London. The theme of the day was to ‘help delegates in their quest to transform the way they interact with customers in order to reap […]

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What Happened At Customer Engagement Transformation 2017?

For those familiar with my after event debriefs, I’m happy to report it was another cracking day, courtesy of the Engage Customer team who assembled a great line up of speakers and a crowd of inquisitive and vocal delegates who were clearly eager to learn. Both Adrian Swinscoe and I chaired the event. This is […]

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How To Win An Industry Award

Have you or your business won an industry award? It’s a great way to show the success of your business and get media attention, or if you win an individual award then it can be a useful lever the next time you talk to the boss about a salary increase. Every industry has their own […]

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300 PLUS DELEGATES ATTEND OUR FIRST CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT TRANSFORMATION CONFERENCE

More than 300 delegates attended our first Customer Engagement Transformation Conference in London this week – and the event is being hailed for its world class content and its organisation by delegates, speakers and sponsors alike. Our latest CPD accredited conference followed on from our two hugely successful Customer Engagement Transformation Directors Forums in 2015 […]

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The future of CX – 2017 and beyond

By Leonie Brown, Customer Experience Strategist Customer experience (CX) has become the key differentiator for today’s brands. Companies are striving to become leaders in this space, not only for the bragging rights in such a competitive market, but, critically, because they understand the intrinsic value of superior CX in growing their customer base, increasing brand […]

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In conversation with… Confirmit CEO Ken Ostreng

1. First off Ken tell us about your background and how you came to take over the role of Chief Executive Officer at Confirmit on April 1 this year? Having spent over a decade as CFO at Confirmit, some would say it was a natural succession for me to become CEO when Henning announced he […]

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5 Ways to be a Customer Superhero

When customers contact your organization they are looking for one thing: a superhero to solve their problems. It doesn’t really matter how the problem came about as much as finding that magical solution that doesn’t involve a lot of effort or stress on their part. Yes it may seem overly simplified and idealistic, but at […]

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Presenteeism threatens UK businesses

Louise Shipley heads up the European Workspace Management category for Fellowes Brands. A passionate advocate of healthy working, she has managed the ergonomics desk accessory category for Fellowes across Europe for 15 years. Over that time, she has seen the office workspace evolve at an accelerating rate, most recently with the introduction of the active working […]

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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT SUMMIT – A BLOG FROM THE CHAIR

As Chair of the Employee Engagement 2017, I was asked by the organisers to write a summary of the day. Last time they asked me this, I was caught slightly on the hop and hadn’t really taken proper notes (being focussed on the here and now) so this time I was really prepared! I had […]