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Selligent Names Matthew Saskin as VP of Customer Experience

Former Dimension Data Leader to Accelerate Selligent CX Business Growth Selligent, the intelligent omnichannel marketing and experience cloud platform, announced that Matthew Saskin has joined the company as Vice President of Customer Experience. Saskin will help drive Selligent’s growing CX business, working with its burgeoning channel and technology partner community to enable businesses to deliver powerful end-to-end customer experiences. “The growing expectations to deliver transformative experiences shows no signs of…

New10 Partners with Vonage to Transform Contact Centre and Deliver a White Glove Customer Experience

Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, announced that New10 has selected its contact centre solution to better serve its customer-base by delivering exceptional experiences. Based in the Netherlands, New10 is a financial services company which helps entrepreneurs to finance their plans and ambitions for growth. Offering a fully digital lending process, New10 makes credit decisions within 15 minutes with clear conditions and insights of the applicant’s financial health. For New10, customer experience is…

Accenture to Acquire maihiro, Boosting Customer Experience and Experience Management Capabilities for SAP Solutions

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire maihiro, a provider of customer experience and customer relationship management consulting, optimization and ongoing enhancement services. The acquisition will help Accenture create solutions for clients that drive innovation and transformation in marketing, sales and customer service. “Today’s brands compete in the experience economy. Only those capable of delivering the most engaging and differentiated experiences will continue to win and retain customers’ loyalty”…

Online Return Process is Key to Customer Experience and Web Conversion, Splitit Survey Finds

Survey by the leading installment payment solution company reveals 52% of consumers have abandoned an online purchase out of fear of a difficult return process A recent survey by leading monthly installment payment solution Splitit highlights the growing importance of consumer returns within the ecommerce industry. The Splitit survey revealed that a good return policy is not only key to overall customer experience, but directly affects web conversion and, ultimately, a retailer's bottom line. Online return rates are…

Where Do Marketing Teams Fail with Customer Experience Efforts?

A majority of Marketing leaders agree that the delivery of contextual customer experience remains the top priority for them. However, even after delivering customer experience, Marketing campaigns fail to truly appreciate customer acquisition, loyalty, and retention. In a highly-competitive subscription-based economy, we can see customer experience becoming the new-age currency of every B2C and B2B relationship. A moderate increase in Customer Experience generates an average revenue increase of $823 million over three years…

Six Trends Transforming Customer Experience in 2020

Customer behaviors and expectations evolve quickly. To differentiate themselves, companies have to continuously adapt their strategy. The need to provide outstanding customer service has never been greater than now - customers used more digital channels than ever before and expect seamless journeys through their transactions, even when switching between those channels. So, how do you stay ahead of the competition in 2020? What are the new expectations of customers? Here is our take on the essential trends to consider in…

5 Travel and Luxury Brands that Use Technology for Customer Experience

Customer Experience is the crux of any business’s functioning. With the advent of technology, there are many new solutions to the age-old problems that are being easily resolved. Customer experience might have its importance in every industry on a varying level, but for luxury and travel brands, it is always the top priority. Luxury and travel brands are hence, obliged to use customer feedback software to meticulously analyze the customer data, and work on it to improve customer experience (CX). The usage of various CX…

Atento Wins the 2019 Customer Experience Banking Report Award in Brazil

The company won this award with a case developed in partnership with Stelo, Cielo's payment solutions company Atento S.A., the leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services (CRM/BPO) in Latin America, and one of the top five providers worldwide, won the 2019 Banking Report Award in the Customer Experience category in Brazil, with a case developed in partnership with Stelo, Cielo's payment solutions company. Dimitrius de Oliveira, Atento Brazil Regional Director, said,…

SugarCRM Reimagines the Future of Customer Experience

Groundbreaking Management of Time-Aware Data Allows Businesses to Rewind the Past and Forecast the Future to Better Engage with Customers SugarCRM Inc.®, the company that helps organizations deliver exceptional customer experiences, is driving the future of the industry as the only vendor providing customers a complete view of their data, both historical and forward-looking with its time-aware customer experience (CX) platform. The time-aware foundation is one-of-a-kind, recording, storing and making available all the…

Acquia to Acquire Customer Data Platform AgilOne to Deliver More Powerful Customer Experiences based on AI

Unifies customer data from disparate platforms; drives personal experiences across every channel Acquia announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AgilOne, the leading customer data platform (CDP) for enterprises, to further deliver on its vision of providing open digital experiences. AgilOne brings valuable new capabilities to Acquia’s Open Digital Experience Platform, which harnesses the power of customer data and artificial intelligence (AI) to understand, acquire, and engage with customers.…

Oracle Takes Data-First Approach to New Customer Experience Innovations

Updates Across Oracle CX Cloud Help Brands Unify Customer Data, Personalize Interactions and Win More Business To help brands ensure that each and every customer interaction is data driven, Oracle announced a series of new data-first updates across Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud. The latest updates include new digital assistants for sales, customer service and marketing professionals, new data enriched B2B sales capabilities, and new industry solutions for telecom and media, financial services, and public sector.…

MapsPeople Partners with VenueNext to Create the Future of Customer Experience

MapsPeople is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with VenueNext to create world class customer experiences. By combining MapsPeople’s user-friendly indoor navigation platform, MapsIndoors, with VenueNext’s mobile commerce utilities, visitors will have everything they need in the palm of their hand to explore and engage with the venue in a single location. "Consumers today demand to have all they want and need at their fingertips,” says Cailen Wachob, Executive Vice President of Sales, Retention, Marketing &…

Infobip Partners With WMC Global Helping US Based Businesses Build Secure Customer Experiences

Infobip, a global cloud communication platfom company and a leader in omnichannel customer engagement partners with WMC Global, a market and threat intelligence leader. The partnership will extend Infobip's objective in providing the most compliant messaging solutions for our clients and our US based MNO partnerships. Infobip will be utilizing WMC Global's RISQ Score tool, a solution that ensures consumer-facing content, and that the entities that deliver it can be trusted to support positive customer experiences. "Fraud…

Swrve and Independent Research Firm to Host Webinar on Next-Gen Customer Experiences: Keys to Advancing Your Engagement

Webinar Featuring Julie Ask, Vice President and Principal Analyst Will Join Lisa Cleary, Chief Product Officer at Swrve on December 12th to Discuss the Path to Delivering Market Leading Customer Engagement Swrve the world leader in real-time relevant customer engagement announced an upcoming webinar featuring a guest speaker from Forrester to share insights and blueprints for market leading customer experiences. The webinar will be hosted by Lisa Cleary, Chief Product Officer at Swrve, and will feature guest Julie Ask,…

Thrive Global Names Frank Ricciardi First Chief Customer Officer to Ensure Delivery of World-Class Customer Experience

Ricciardi Joins With Global SaaS Leadership Experience From Cornerstone OnDemand To Turn Customer Experience Into A Key Differentiator Thrive Global, the behavior change technology company founded by Arianna Huffington in 2016, today announced that Frank Ricciardi will join the company as Thrive’s first Chief Customer Officer. This newly-created role is an investment in the success of Thrive’s customers, including 100+ leading enterprises, such as Bank of America, Verizon, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs and Microsoft, and…

Cromwell Puts Confirmit at Heart of Strategic Customer Experience Programme

Leading Industrial Tools and Services Supplier Benefits from Confirmit’s Holistic Approach to CX Programme Development Cromwell, a leading UK and international supplier of high-quality industrial tools and services, has launched a strategic Customer Experience (CX) programme, underpinned by Confirmit Horizons, to enhance its long-term commitment to delivering a truly customer-focused service. Its investment in Confirmit Horizons in June this year follows the centralisation of its customer service processes following…

Snowflake Deepens its Relationship with AWS to Provide a More Seamless Customer Experience

Snowflake Increases Investments in Its Relationship with AWS in the Areas of ML/AI and Customer Connectivity Snowflake, a cloud data platform, announced that it is deepening its relationship with AWS to provide a seamless customer experience. As a testament to this, Snowflake recently achieved the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Competency status. The AWS Competency Program highlights AWS Partner Network (APN) members that have passed a rigorous audit of their security,…

The Coffee Club Takes Action on Customer Experience through Partnership with InMoment

Australian Home-Grown Cafe Teams up with Leading Provider of Experience Intelligence The Coffee Club has partnered with InMoment, the leading provider of experience intelligence (XI), to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the customer experience, leading to promising results, including a 20-point increase in its Net Promoter Score (NPS®). “For our operating, training, and HR teams, addressing the right service concerns in order of priority in the right regions has been critical” With roots in Brisbane…

Linker Networks Extends its Auto-labeling Service to Microsoft Azure Stack Hub to Empower a New Generation of Customer Experiences

Linker Networks, Inc. ("Linker") announced that it is bringing its AI based auto-labeling with continuous learning service to Azure Stack Hub, an extension of the Azure cloud for consistently building and running hybrid applications. This integration enables customers in highly regulated industries, such as government, medical, security and mobile operator services who consider Azure Stack Hub a part of their core business strategy to embed Linker's solution in their business process. At RSNA this year, Linker earns the…

Air Europa Selects Riskified PSD2 Optimization to Maximize Revenue and Improve Customer Experience

Riskified’s New Solution Minimizes Customer Friction and Prevents Potential Cart Abandonment Issues Introduced by PSD2 Riskified, the payments and fraud-prevention solution provider announced that Air Europa, the airline division of Globalia, has chosen Riskified PSD2 Optimization to allow the airline to maintain a frictionless booking experience and maximize revenue under the EU’s new PSD2 regulation. Riskified data shows that European merchants could miss out on up to 15 percent of their revenue if they do not…