It’s been an eventful few days during my latest pilgrimage to the South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Yes, I’ve had my share of good barbecue, live music and a few margaritas. But I’ve also been soaking in the “next” that is what is shared here. The overwhelming theme this year is […]
I’d hope by this point anyone reading this blog understands that my passion for customer experience is a holistic one. I don’t believe one aspect or theory or channel is the “right” way. I believe it takes a measured, consistent examination of what is working and what isn’t across all channels to really deliver a […]
I always feel a little bad when I inevitably silence the room with a simple question.
Customer experience is the new black. If you haven’t already heard, experience is HOT. Every savvy marketer, designer, branding strategist, corporate leader, social media blogger and keynote speaker is now a customer experience expert. I say this not with total sarcasm (only a touch) but with some excitement around the way people are finally, painfully, starting […]
We’re moving into an age that is becoming more and more mobile. Every conference speaker I’ve seen for the past several years has discussed the importance of designing customer experiences around our obsession with mobile devices. Who doesn’t want to deliver a personalized mobile experience for each customer via those tiny screens? And yet we’re […]
All of our customers are users… That may be true, but is there another way to look at the experience? Our Chief Customer Experience Investigator™ Jeannie Walters was part of a panel discussion with a brilliant group of enlightened leaders at the WebVisions Chicago conference, and this question came up: Is there a difference between User Experience […]
What makes a B2B customer experience memorable? Do we really know? When shopping for outside services to help connect us to our customers, we see lots of language about ease of use, cost-effectiveness, and overall efficiency. There may be a case study and some hard data to go along with it… maybe a whitepaper? It’s […]