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NBN Co debuts virtual customer engagement sessions

​NBN Co, operator of Australia’s national broadband network (nbn), has taken its customer ambassadors online with a new virtual offering designed to replace the face-to-face time lacking during COVID-19.

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Gloster exits WPP AUNZ

WPP AUNZ has confirmed the departure of its chief customer officer, Sunita Gloster, after less than 18 months in the role and a month after the group posted more than $230 million in losses in the first-half 2020.

Measurement & Analytics

7 ways to bridge the chasm between marketing and customer experience

Nine out of 10 CEOs agree: Mastering the customer agenda is the primary challenge their organisations face now and into the future. Yet when it comes to actually orchestrating the people, process and technological changes necessary to ensuring an organisation delivers and exceeds modern customer expectations, many are struggling to truly break ground.

Strategy

​4 brand leaders building the bridge between marketing and customer service

As organisations look to compete on customer experience, it’s to be expected the people, processes and technologies supporting all touchpoints within their customers’ journeys operate more in harmony. And arguably, there are no two more important teams in this picture than marketing and customer service.

People

Forrester predictions 2020: Link CX metrics to money or lose your job

One in four customer experience (CX) professionals will be out of a job in 2020, according to the latest Forrester 2020 predictions. But don’t read that as a sign interest in CX is waning: On the contrary, the level of c-suite and high-level CX managers is set to increase.

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Using collaboration to improve EX and boosting CX

Transforming the employee experience aids communication, improves transparency and boosts engagement and this, in turn, drives improvements in customer experience. That's the message from Facebook's Transform Sydney event held this week, where the social media giant put its employee experience (EX) tool, Workplace, on show.