Congratulations to the 2018 LISTEN Awards Winners

At last month’s LISTEN event, we were excited to award three customers with LISTEN Awards for their achievements in speech analytics success.  The LISTEN awards were presented to customer engagement analytics users whose efforts had a direct impact on improving business results for their companies. Each year we are blown away by the business impact and […]

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LISTEN Update: Award Nominations, New Keynote, Hackathon, Workshops, Sessions & Activities!

This year’s 10th LISTEN event, CallMiner’s annual user conference, October 23-25th, provides even more educational, informative and interactive content in more than 30 sessions for all experience levels of Customer Engagement Analytics users and executives. Be sure to take advantage of all of the networking opportunities to interact with fellow professionals, and dive into INTELLIGENCE […]

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LISTEN 2018: New Keynotes, Workshops & Sessions Announced

CallMiner’s LISTEN is the industry’s leading event for customer engagement analytics professionals. It brings together analysts, thought leaders and product experts to share best practices on acquiring intelligence from customer interactions. This year’s event will be held October 23 – 25, 2018 and will feature new keynotes, session tracks customized to your role and analytics level, pre-event […]

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LISTEN 2018: Keynote Announcement and Session Voting

I am excited to once again invite you to LISTEN, CallMiner’s industry leading event for customer engagement analytics professionals, brings together top organizations acquiring intelligence from customer interactions. It will be held Tuesday, October 23 – Thursday, October 25, 2018. By popular demand, we will be returning to the beautiful Opal Sands in Clearwater Beach, Florida. This year’s theme, INTELLIGENCE REDEFINED, […]

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State of Customer Analytics – $25 Amazon Gift Card

Hi Folks,   Respected analyst firm Ventana Research is conducting a survey on The State of Customer Analytics. Help Ventana collect data on this topic. Access the survey here: http://ventanaresearch.the-state-of-customer-analytics-2018.sgizmo.com/s3/?uniqueid=CABRcallminer.   I’ve copied the qualifications and details below: ————————————————————– Using Analytics to Optimize Customer-Related Activities and Processes   Today’s intense competition requires companies to know […]

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Why multitasking is the enemy of active listening

The Takeaway: While it’s tempting to multitask, agents struggle to have authentic interactions with customers. Active listening is a useful tool to improve engaging with customers. Sometimes it feels impossible to not multitask within a given workday. When on the phone with a customer, agents are responsible for juggling the incoming information that a customer […]

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Why You Should Add Predictive Analytics to Your CEM Toolbox

You’ve no doubt heard this statistic before: It costs 5X as much to attract a new customer as it does to retain one.  Yet research shows that the majority of organizations are still prioritizing customer acquisition over retention, with fewer than half of survey respondents citing customer satisfaction as a key goal. In today’s consumer-driven […]

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The True Path to Customer Sentiment Through Interaction Analytics

Sentiment analysis has become a household phrase in this “era of the consumer” that has ushered in an acute focus for organizations towards customer experience, as both a necessity in business success and a core differentiator.  Sentiment analysis in the context of customer experience refers to gaining an understanding of how your customers feel about […]

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7 Tips for Providing Exceptional Customer Experiences

If your company isn’t taking the customer experience seriously, you should be. Research shows, by 2020, the customer will manage 85% of his or her experience with an enterprise without interacting with a human.  Add to that statistic the fact that, within just a few years, the majority (89%) of companies will compete mainly on […]

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Who’s ready for #LISTEN2016??

25 days left, and as you can imagine, the CallMiner team is working feverishly to prepare for our biggest and best Customer Engagement Analytics conference yet.  Hosted at a brand new resort, the Opal Sands is right in the heart of beautiful Clearwater Beach on the Gulf of Mexico, with every room being Gulf Front […]

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7 (More) Call Center Best Practices

There is no denying that an efficient call center is one where agents address customer concerns in a prompt and thorough manner, creating meaningful relationships with customers at each and every point of interaction. But, the question is: What does it take to establish a well-organized and efficient call center? Earlier this year, we brought […]

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Call Center Phone Scripts: Are They a Thing of the Past?

It should come as no surprise that customer service has a significant impact on customer loyalty. Companies are 14 times more likely to sell to an existing happy customer than to a new customer. What’s more, the vast majority of customers (97%) consider customer service to be very important in their choice of and loyalty […]

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5 Ways Speech Analytics Helps Improve the Patient Experience

If there’s any industry that’s in the midst of a transformation, it’s healthcare. Gone are the days of volume-based care – and what’s arrived is a new mix of value-based care that increasingly focuses on improving patient care, building strong and lasting relationships with consumers and patients, and empowering patients to take a proactive approach […]

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How Does Contact Analytics Improve Agent Performance?

When was the last time you had an exceptional experience as a customer? Maybe you received the wrong item you’d ordered online, called customer service, and had the correct item delivered to your doorstep the next morning. Maybe you tweeted at a company to get a quick response to a problem or question and got […]

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Introducing CallMiner’s New Customer Engagement Optimization Interactive Community

In today’s customer-centric marketplace, the customer experience is everything. Research shows 55% of customers are willing to pay more for a “guaranteed” good experience – meaning customers are no longer satisfied with just being promised a good experience. So what does this mean for companies looking to compete on the basis of the customer experience? […]

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3 Reasons Every Call Center Needs an Agent Performance Dashboard

There is no denying that customer service representatives are the lifeblood of the call center. Not only are they on the front lines interacting directly with customers, but they also have the ability to positively (or negatively) impact the customer experience. So what’s the best way to drive agent performance improvements and ensure that customers […]

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Ask the Experts: What Are Your First Call Resolution Best Practices?

Recent data shows that 80% of business executives view customer loyalty as their primary marketing initiative for the next year. Which metric accurately corresponds to customer loyalty? First call resolution (FCR) – often considered the most important KPI to measure and track within a call center– is directly linked to a consumer’s level of satisfaction […]

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The Beginner’s Guide to Speech Analytics Technology

In the call center environment, it’s critical to drive operational excellence at all times – especially with today’s consumer becoming more discerning than ever before.  Recent consumer surveys, in fact, show that just one poor customer service experience can result in the demise of even the longest-standing customer relationship. So what’s the best way to […]

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LISTEN 2016 Registration is Open

We’re excited to announce that the Registration for LISTEN 2016 – the industry leading event for Customer Engagement Analytics – is now open at www.listen2016.com. Attend LISTEN to take your EngagementOptimization.com experience face to face.   LISTEN 2016Registration Now OpenEarly Bird Deadline is May 31, 2016 LISTEN 2016November 2 – 4, 2016Opal Sands Hotel, Clearwater […]

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How Do You Define Call Center Adherence Best Practices?

New data shows that 45 million hours a year are wasted on inadequate customer service. The fact of the matter is this: Companies simply can’t afford to waste time or money when brand and budgets on the line. But the question is: How can you ensure your contact center is best utilizing the scarce time […]

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