Why Digital Channel Frustration Leads to Frustrated Calls Into the Call Center

In our recent survey and report, The CallMiner Index which identifies  in the UK and US the sectors that have the highest churn rates and reveals the reasons why consumers switch suppliers. One of the key observations from the reports are about consumers’ channel preferences. Our surveys discovered that consumers will use up to nine channels to contact a […]

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190 Billion Reasons Why You Should Find the Root Causes of Complaints

I was fascinated by a story about the cost of complaints based on a study by the Institute of Customer Service. The research suggested that time wasted by customers making complaints, and the cost to businesses and their suppliers in dealing with them, cost the UK economy £190bn a year in lost productivity. Jo Causon, […]

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How Listening to Customer Impacts Your Bottom Line

We recently published The CallMiner Index: Consumer Switching By Sector, The Reasons and The Impact of Call Centers and are hosting a webinar on November 13th to discuss the numerous findings. In addition we will discuss how listening to your customers and using speech analytics can impact customer loyalty and your company’s bottom line. And […]

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Stop Avoidable Customer Churn With Great Agent Behavior

If you see a business contact for the first time in months and they appear not to be interested in what you have to say, your desire to meet them again is likely to be low. If they also appear keen to move on to their next meeting rather than listen to you, then you’re […]

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5 Ways to Define What Enterprise-Ready Means for Speech Analytics

Earlier this year, Forrester Research identified CallMiner as a speech analytics solution with “most advanced, enterprise-ready speech analytics functionality.”   That’s a great description, but what does “enterprise-ready” really mean?   After all, doesn’t every “enterprise” have their own set of objectives and requirements? The answer is of course “yes”, but there are a significant range of […]

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Not Valuing Customers Leads to $136 Billion Switching Epidemic

New research by CallMiner reveals that US businesses have contributed to a switching epidemic by not valuing customers or listening to them when they have problems. And it’s costing them billions. In fact, a conservative estimate of the price of switching is $136 billion per year. The report titled the CallMiner Index features survey responses from US adults who […]

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Announcing Medallia Partnership to Empower Voice of the Customer Insights

This week CallMiner announced a partnership with Medallia, the leader in Customer Experience Management cloud technology. The new partnership pairs CallMiner’s contact center engagement analytics with those of Medallia’s feedback solutions to provide comprehensive Voice of the Customer (VOC) insight within a cloud-based integrated offering. CallMiner Eureka conversational analytics solutions are designed to monitor every […]

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50 Must-See Customer Engagement Presentations

Customer engagement has evolved from the origins of customer satisfaction and customer delight. Today, customer engagement is defined as the profound relationship that the customer has with your brand. In today’s digital age, irrespective of which industry you are in, customers expect an immediate or near-instant response as well as a picture-perfect anticipation of their […]

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Making Sense of CX Alphabet Soup: NPS, CSAT, CES

Delivering excellent customer service is no longer enough if businesses want to succeed in today’s competitive landscape. Customer experience (CX) is the new driving factor for business growth and success and encompasses how a customer feels when they interact with your business. Thanks to the incredibly popular digital universe, customers have many ways to communicate […]

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Listening & Empathy Is Key To Stemming The Tide Of Customer Churn

The CallMiner Index UK  uncovered that call centres play a pivotal role in a consumer’s decision to switch their suppliers or stay loyal. In fact, the report reveals that 68% of customers are very or extremely likely to switch suppliers if they have a bad experience with a call centre.  The total who say they […]

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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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5 Benefits of Collecting Metrics to Identify Common Contact Reasons

No matter what industry you serve, chances are your customers have high expectations. As a contact center, it is your primary responsibility to understand and manage customer expectations. That includes determining if customers feel their needs are being met on every call. Collecting this valuable speech and text data or over all interaction data is […]

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Check In On Key 2018 Trends in Contact Center & Customer Experience

Customer expectations are at an all-time high and today companies need to know what their customers want and deliver a positive customer experience if they are going to see success. While it seems simple enough, customer experience (CX) trends and expectations continue to change year after year.  Moreover, each new strategy claims to be the […]

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Improving Healthcare Customer Experience With Speech Analytics

The healthcare industry is constantly evolving and faces critical challenges on a daily basis. From ever-changing government regulations to managing patient expectations to finding ways to deliver more efficient and better care, many healthcare providers struggle to balance it all. Now more than ever, healthcare providers need to find away to efficiently and effectively manage […]

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New research gives you 25 billion reasons to understand why customers say goodbye

Today, CallMiner published the CallMiner Index – a survey report that reveals a switching epidemic that is costing British businesses at least £25 billion a year.  And most of the reasons are completely avoidable. Almost nine out of 10 people (84%) switched 1.91 suppliers each last year, with electricity suppliers hit the hardest. While these […]

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Q&A on Best Practices and Guidelines for Purchasing Speech Analytics Webinar

Recently I had the pleasure of speaking on a webinar, Best Practices and Guidelines Purchasing Speech Analytics with Colin Taylor, CEO & Chief Chaos Officer of The Taylor Reach Group on guidelines to follow when purchasing speech analytics. Participants learned the importance of a request for proposal (RFP), what to include, the proper way to […]

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Contact Center Efficiency & CX: A Delicate Balance

It is no secret that delivering a positive and enjoyable customer experience is crucial these days. In fact, experts predict that customer experience will become the sole differentiator that customers use when making decisions by 2020. With so much focus on creating the perfect customer experience, many contact centers find themselves struggling with operational efficiency […]

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See You At Customer Contact Week For Discussions, Demos, and Copper Mules

Customer Contact Week (CCW), June 18-22, 2018, is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before and CallMiner is excited to be a part of multiple activities during the event including hosting a Master Class Workshop, a Meet the Customer event, and Demo Theater Presentations, as well as the always popular CallMiner Moscow […]

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Analyze Customer Churn with Speech Analytics

In today’s business environment, high customer expectations leave many contact centers struggling to understand why customers leave their service or churn. More often than not, these businesses focus their time and energy on acquiring new customers rather than trying to retain existing ones. A decision that costs them significantly since attracting new customers costs seven […]

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Welcome To AI For Better Customer Engagement

Welcome to AI. Let me introduce myself: My name is Rick, and I’m the new VP of Artificial Intelligence or AI here at CallMiner. Now that is out of the way, what the heck is AI. Actually, I’m not sure I can accurately answer that question, basically because in its current form it’s been around […]

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