Consumer Empathy: 5 Tips for Deepening Customer Empathy

What’s the one skill that every customer support agent should have? Ask this question to anyone who has served in customer support, and they will have customer empathy high on their list. Customer empathy – an idea that might have seemed like a lip-service or buzzword in the past, is now proving to be a […]

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Data Analytics Tools Buying Guide: Tips & Best Practices for Identifying the Best Data Analytics Tools

In today’s data-driven world, data analytics tools are more important than ever. Enabling businesses to analyze raw data from multiple data sources, identify correlations and trends, and even make predictions about the future, data is a key driver of strategic decision-making for companies of all sizes. Data analytics tools are more accessible today, as well, […]

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Anatomy of a Successful Call Center Representative: Tips & Common Characteristics

There are many characteristics that successful call center representatives share, some being more important than others. Additionally, there are some characteristics that will be more important based on the needs and functions of a particular call center, although many traits are universal to all who work in a call center setting. Things like showing up […]

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What is Data Mining? Definition, Techniques, Tools and Tips from Experts

Data mining is the process of collecting, assimilating and utilizing information for anomalies and/or benefits. The data is typically collected from large databases and processed to determine patterns and other correlations. These patterns can be statistical; an example is that the unemployment rate can be derived and predicted using data mining. Correlations can also be […]

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Business Intelligence Software: How to Choose the Best Software

Analytics, from speech analytics to web analytics and beyond, are a part of your business. Not just the “backend,” either. Data is a part of every aspect of the buyer journey, inventory, and managing your employees. While this is a fact, there are a large percentage of businesses who aren’t using their business intelligence. The […]

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What is NPS? Definition, Techniques, Tools and Tips from Experts

A Net Promoter Score® (NPS) is one of several scoring methods companies use to measure the customer experience and gauge customer satisfaction. Specifically, NPS is a value or metric used to gauge how happy and loyal customers are to a brand or organization. Customers and clients with a higher NPS are more likely to tell […]

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What is Business Intelligence? Definition, Techniques, Tools and Tips from Experts

Business intelligence (BI) is a collection of tools and strategies that analyze and convert raw data into actionable and coherent information for use in business analysis to help in decision making. Every business has powerful transaction-oriented systems that store all data gathered from daily operations into repositories. To remain competitive, businesses must rediscover and utilize […]

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Customer Satisfaction Survey Questions: Tips, Examples & Best Practices

There are hundreds of potential questions you might ask on a customer satisfaction survey, but the best questions for any particular survey depend on your goals, your audience, your industry, and other factors. In other words, there are many things to consider when developing a customer satisfaction survey. For instance: Customers may get fatigued and […]

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Partnership News: DataRobot and CallMiner to Accelerate AI Capabilities

We are excited to announce that CallMiner has announced a partnership with DataRobot designed to accelerate AI capabilities within the contact and customer experience center.  DataRobot will tap into CallMiner’s extensive conversation analytics capabilities that drive better outcomes, such as improving agent effectiveness, increasing customer satisfaction, or even recommending the next best sales action to […]

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Customer Experience Analytics: 25 Expert Tips & Best Practices

Customer experience analytics describes a means to find and collect information about prospects and customers, and how that data is analyzed. Using customer experience (CX) analytics properly can yield a range of benefits, including: Highlighting problem areas within the sales and marketing procedures Finding ways to better serve customers (product updates, new features, etc.) Improve […]

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Call Center Software: How to Choose the Best Software (Tips & Best Practices)

There are a number of call center software solutions on the market, comprising more than half a dozen types of these tools. That’s not to mention the number of software tools that integrate with the various call center software solutions. With many potential combinations, picking the right call center tool software is no easy feat. […]

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What is a Customer Experience Map? How to Create an Effective Customer Experience Map

A customer experience map is made up of all of the touchpoints a customer could or does have with your organization as well as the interactions that take place at each touchpoint. Similar to customer journey maps, customer experience maps go one beyond simply mapping the touchpoints, also analyzing customer behavior and customer-brand interactions across […]

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Call Center Agent Feedback: Tips & Best Practices for Providing Effective Agent Feedback

Providing feedback to agents in your call center is entirely needed to maintain and improve a quality facility. The right encouragement, or even criticism, could dramatically alter agent performance, both for on-site employees and at-home agents. However, knowing how to deliver feedback can be tricky. Unfortunately, there are a number of pitfalls that can derail […]

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Join Us This Summer for WebinarStock!

This year CallMiner is presenting our first annual WebinarStock, July 23rd through 25th. This virtual conference will cover a ranging of topics, expert speakers, partners and customers about better customer and agent experiences through speech analytics. This is a great opportunity to listen, watch, and learn the latest CX analytics information out there! We are […]

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Got Empathy? 3 Ways to Train Your Contact Centers Agents To Be More Empathetic  

The CallMiner Churn Index shows that listening is critical to keeping customers loyal. Listening to a customer seems like a relatively simple ask, but many contact center agents are getting it wrong. Well more like, they aren’t being trained and monitored well enough to know if they are getting it wrong. Shockingly, less than a […]

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What is Customer Experience Analysis?

A positive, engaging customer experience fosters customer loyalty and drives growth. In fact, 86% of customers say they’re willing to pay more for a better customer experience. According to Walker’s Customers 2020 report, customer experience is poised to overtake price and product as the top brand differentiator. But how do you know if your customer […]

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Customer Experience Management Tips & Best Practices

Customer experience management is the process of controlling interactions with leads and buyers at an organization with the goal of providing satisfactory care. Managing the experiences of customers is something that can seriously affect the overall health of a business. A poor customer experience (or CX) with a brand can lower satisfaction, retention and even […]

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When Automated QA Meets Digital Transformation You Fly a Friendlier Sky

According to a survey by Sabre published in Forbes of more than 100 airline executives,  51% said lack of technology stops them from improving customer experience.  Moreover, Accenture said about the airline industry,“Both traditional and low-cost carriers need new strategies to differentiate themselves from competitors and digital (including real-time analytics) can be a key difference […]

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Best Practices for Call Center Scripts: Expert Tips & Best Practices for Developing & Using Effective Call Center Scripts

Call center agents must be ready to handle a variety of situations and customer interactions, making scripts for different purposes a must for some companies. Whether you employ scripted language for greeting customers or closing sales or offer special guidance for agents who handle difficult customer interactions, such as agitated customers, scripts can be useful […]

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4 Ways To Use Call Recordings for Better Contact Center Performance

According to a recent survey by Contact Babel of contact center professionals, over 90% of businesses record their calls, but only 34% are analyzing them with a speech analytics solution. Even with 21% saying they were looking to implement a solution this year, this is leaving a lot of customer and agent insight data wasting […]

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