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Strategy

Slack customer chief: Stop viewing CX as a cost centre

Differentiated and personalised support is table stakes for companies, according to Slack VP of customer service, Ali Rayl, speaking at this week’s slack frontiers event. And some of the best examples of this kind of customer service are unique - not just to an industry or a business, but unique to the company its mission, vision and goals.

Measurement & Analytics

Iron Mountain's Covid-driven rebrand

As the COVID crisis revealed the critical need for businesses to have a strong digital strategy in order to evolve and meet new demands, Iron Mountain knew the time was right for a rebrand.

People

Qantas trials digital health pass

Qantas has trialled the CommonPass digital health app with customers on an international repatriation flight from Frankfurt to Darwin. It follows a successful crew trial last month and comes as the national carrier prepares for COVID-safe international travel to resume from late October.

Leadership

RMIT CMO: Marketers now have end-to-end jobs

Insights and analytics capabilities will be a key focus this year, according to the Adobe Digital Trends 2021 report. While digital disruption hit organisations as the COVID-19 pandemic broke last year, it has had a lasting effect on predictability.

Measurement & Analytics

InMoment pitches for improvement with latest CX platform

InMoment has launched Experience Intelligence (XI), a new platform that brings together a collection of software and services designed around the concept of owning and improving the key moments in customer and employee journeys.

Strategy

Why the art of human-centred design has become a vital CX tool

Human-centred design was once seen very much as a ‘nice to have’ but has increasingly become an essential element to a digital change project. And indeed, it's a key element of the success, or otherwise, of this kind of innovation, says a global expert in the practice.

Digital Marketing

Why SugarCRM acquired AI specialist Node

SugarCRM recently acquired artificial intelligence (AI) outfit Node, which leverages CRM and external data sources to deliver improved predictability across businesses. The acquisition fuels Sugar’s time-aware CX platform by forecasting expected outcomes and highlighting previously unforeseen challenges and opportunities.

Customer Experience Management

BIG4 Easts Beach CX Wi-Fi win

BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park, struggling to meet guests’ growing internet demands, opted to upgrade its Wi-Fi and tap the analytics to analyse guests’ online behaviour to better meet their needs.

Digital Marketing

Predictions: 10 Customer experience trends for 2020

These days, most marketers recognise customer experience (CX) is vital for a healthy, profitable brand. But while most marketers want to offer good CX, how best to go about it seems to be the sticking point.

Strategy

10 ways to smarten up your customer experience

Sure, marketers have heard of customer experience (CX) and how important it is to differentiate a brand. But few know how to effectively implement it, or even where to start.

Digital Marketing

Baby Bunting refreshes iconic brand

​In its latest effort to modernise to provide the kind of customer experience the consumer now demands, Baby Bunting has undergone a brand refresh to facilitate a better emotional connection with customers through increased personalisation.

Digital Marketing

Less is more in new Bankwest campaign

Bankwest's latest campaign highlights its diminishing role in customer's lives and how the bank is working to simplify banking and interactions for its customers. As part of this, it has adopted in-app messaging in its ongoing push to focus on the customer and provide seamless interactions across all its channels.

Strategy

Deloitte: Quantifying the human experience

​Research has found organisations with close alignment to the values of their customers (CX), workforce (WX) and partners (PX), and create human experiences (HX), grow faster and build stronger brand loyalty.

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