Consistency in customer service is one of those things that is just as basic as it is hard to achieve. For one thing, because every detail matters. For another, because consistency doesn't stand alone. It depends on the overall quality of service, on the right use of technology, on your data infrastructure, on your agents. It all melds into one big picture when your customer engages you’re your customer service. It's not said for nothing that the three C's of customer experience (CX) are consistency, consistency, and consistency.
Let’s get ready to rumble in customer service. Our boxing ring is the telecom industry. The challenger in the red corner: a modern contact center. In the blue corner we have the veteran, the call center. It has prepared itself for this fight through an upgrade in digital transformation. The question is: who wins? The condition for victory is to offer each customer generation the communication channel that suits them best. And the price is a leading position in the saturated telecommunications market.
“Customer service is undergoing changes due to disruptive technologies and digitalization.” CX managers, IT technicians and software architects from the support sector are often confronted with this statement – often followed by the instruction to make the company’s service fit for today’s technological and digital opportunities. But how do technologies improve existing customer service approaches? Where are the opportunities and challenges of the technologies and communication channels in service? And where are the limits of technological progress?