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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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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5 Standards of Excellent Customer Listening

In the last decade I’ve seen and run a lot of Customer Listening programs. Here’s the one thing I know for sure: high quality Customer Listening programs always meets the same 5 standards. Meeting these standards achieves dependable, high-insight data. Failing to meet these standards often steers companies off course. These 5 standards are not […]

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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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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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Want to Improve the Patient Experience? Stop Sending Bad Surveys

In the United States, healthcare is a $3.5 trillion a year market and employs 1 in 8 Americans. For a market with huge impact and under tremendous scrutiny, you would expect medical organizations to take an interested, data-driven approach to measuring the patient experience (PX). In other words, you would expect their patient surveys to be […]

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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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The Can’t-Miss Workshops, Exchanges and Activities for LISTEN 2019

If you’ve been ‘listening’ to our latest announcements, then you know that our annual industry-leading event, LISTEN 2019, will be taking place November 4 – 6 at Margaritaville in Hollywood Beach, Florida. Apart from bringing you the latest on our technologies, services, and best practices for achieving ‘velocity to vision’ with AI-fueled speech analytics, you’ll […]

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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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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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For Better Customer Experience, Take a Closer Look at Context in Your Contact Center

Contact centers contain a plethora of data that can drastically impact customer experience and your customer’s overall relationship with you. It’s the place where the voice of the employee, voice of the customer and the overall brand perception is conveyed. With all the interactions and words being exchanged and the importance of the insights that […]

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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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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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LISTEN 2019 Keynote Speakers Lineup Announced!

We are excited to announce the keynote lineup for our annual speech analytics user conference, LISTEN, November 4-6, 2019. This year’s conference theme, ‘Velocity to Vision’ will center around the technologies, services and best practices that drive speed to interaction insights and improved customer outcomes. LISTEN 2019 will feature appearances from leadership and customer experience […]

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3 Reasons Why Agent Empathy Makes for Happier Customers

The CallMiner Churn Index shows that listening is critical to keeping customers loyal. When asked about their emotional state before making a call to a call centre, the top response by almost half of consumers (46%) is that they just want someone to listen to them – in other words show empathy! Listening to a […]

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The Agent Churn Cycle: Why It Happens and How to Prevent It

Today’s contact centers are all too familiar with agent turnover. The industry’s employee turnover rates remain more than double the average for all other U.S. occupations, with large call centers reaching over 50%. Not only does this come at an expensive cost to companies due to the time and resources it takes to hire and […]

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Voice of the Customer Surveys: Expert Tips for Creating Effective Surveys & Must-Ask Questions for Gaining Valuable Insights

The Voice of the Customer (VoC) represents your customers’ perceptions, needs, and requirements. Used as a research method to identify market opportunities, gauge customer sentiment, and gain insights into competitive advantages or weaknesses, VoC surveys are a valuable tool in your customer experience toolkit. Any VoC strategy is most effective when data is collected from […]

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CX Analytics Summit London Was a Jolly Good Time

Last month we held our CX Analytics Summit in London to great success. This was the first time this event was held in the UK and we were excited to share with both clients, partners and prospects the latest products and solutions. The event featured speakers from CallMiner experts and customers Cabot and DLG who […]

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