Shep Hyken, customer service and CX expert, debunks five of the most common myths and fears associated with AI and ChatGPT-type technologies related to customer service and experience.
As we move into 2024, momentum around deploying contact center AI is accelerating. Gartner predicts that by 2025, 80% of customer service and support organizations will be applying generative AI. Moving beyond the hype, companies are now looking at exactly how they implement AI in the contact center.
We sneaked a behind the scenes look at the man in red’s contact center. How does it cope with millions of interactions, without disappointing any (nice) children?
Given how fast the technology is developing, there is a growing fear of AI among contact center agents. However, while AI will impact their roles, it is more likely to augment, rather than replace them.
Customer service is often vulnerable when enterprises look for places to make cuts. This may be because it’s often wrongly viewed as a cost center rather than a source of competitive advantage and revenues.
Providing a high-quality agent experience benefits both contact center employees and the businesses they work for. Engaged agents provide better service to customers, are more productive and less likely to leave.
Harnessing speech automation enables organizations to increase convenience for customers, improve service levels, and boost efficiency.
In a fast-moving world, companies need to embrace proactive customer service to effectively address consumer needs. They must value customer time, minimize effort and deliver service seamlessly.
Email customer service may not be new, but it remains popular. In fact, it is the most used digital channel and accounts for 13.7% of all interactions - second only to the telephone.
Every organization should understand the benefits of IoT in customer service, from improving CX and increasing efficiency.