Customer service

US consumers have delivered the verdict: eGain clients are rockstars in customer service!

Who are the best judges for the customer service performance of brands? The answer is obvious—it is the consumer! Newsweek surveyed 25,000 of them and Forrester Research surveyed 85,000 of them about the customer service performance of leading brands, using extensive frameworks for the evaluation. READ MORE

Agent experience
Customer experience

Work-From-Home Contact Centers Need Knowledge and Conversational Guidance

What WFH Challenges Do Contextual Knowledge and Conversational Guidance Solve? Agents When working work from home, agents do not have the luxury of walking over to the proverbial next cube for answers. Moreover, traditional training and onboarding programs have been disrupted across all functions, customer service included. Hence the need for a knowledge-powered conversational guidance capability…

Artificial Intelligence

Financial Coaching for Everyone!

Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) companies  have long known that consumer financial wellness is their own financial wellness. After all, if consumers are better off financially, they can buy more products and services from BFSI firms. Moreover, personalized advice boosts customer loyalty and brand equity. However, providing it to consumers, staying with them and…

Contact center customer service
Knowledge management

Improving call center metrics with knowledge management

The importance of knowledge management in the call center is growing Based on the findings of the TSIA annual report on the state of knowledge management, this is what John Ragsdale, Distinguished Vice President at TSIA, says about the importance of knowledge management (KM). “Though KM has historically been primarily an area of interest for…

Agent experience

When it comes to customer experience, take a “whole-chain” approach for success

Businesses pay a lot of attention to their supply and demand chains as they make and take products to market – and for good reason. What they often forget is the experience chain, or how the experience of in-house or partner sales and service agents (including outsourcers) affects the end-customer experience. Instead of taking a…

Artificial Intelligence

We like “Artificial” when it comes to intelligence for customer service (no offense to all-natural aficionados!)

There’s no question Artificial Intelligence (AI) for business is red hot, and AI for customer service is white hot! It could understand customers through natural language processing and answer questions (a classic example is a chatbot or virtual assistant), make intelligent decisions through case-based reasoning—whether it is for precise routing of service requests, the next…