Category Archives: Business Planning

Self Management – Are You Ready to Start Firing?

You’re Fired!  Not words anyone would like to hear, however words fans of the Apprentice will know well. There is much talk about being fired this week, with the sudden departure of James Comey, FBI Director, at the hands of … Continue reading

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‘Releasing Potential’ Customer Strategy and Planning 2017

It’s that time of year again and this year to Harrogate, home of the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms and Turkish Baths for the Customer Strategy and Planning conference from the Forum, held at the grandly named Majestic Hotel. Chris Rainsforth … Continue reading

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It’s Magic – The National Data Analytics & Insight Conference

Last week we were back at The National Data, Analytics & Insight Conference 2016, hosted by The Forum, which, once again proved to be a great success. The Forum gave an overview of where our industry is right now which … Continue reading

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Customer Strategy & Planning 2016 – All The World’s a Stage

This year, Customer Strategy and Planning headed to Stratford-upon-Avon on the weekend of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, so the conference was full of inspiration and quotes from one of our greatest ever writers. This year’s conference ‘Breakthrough … Continue reading

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Sorry We Can’t Hire You – Wrong Industry!

Sorry We Can’t Hire You – Wrong Industry! Why transferable skills regardless of industry could be useful in your search for top talent across planning, analytics and data. Continue reading

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The Forum – Customer Strategy & Planning Conference – Changing Gear.

This week, some of TeamDJ headed up to Newcastle for the Customer Strategy and Planning Conference. The event opened with some light-hearted, North East linguistic training from the Forum’s adopted ‘Geordie’ Chris Rainsforth.  The 400+ strong delegates were able to successfully … Continue reading

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The Not so Mad Scientists – Back Office Planning for All

For our Guest Blog, this week we welcome back Keith Stapleton, a resource planning specialist and founder of Select Planning Limited. Over to Keith.. I have observed and helped those involved with life and death situations, within the emergency services, … Continue reading

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Growth and Development of Customer Experience

For those of you across the Customer Contact industry who are still unsure about the meaning of Customer Experience:

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Customer Strategy and Planning – ‘Bridging the Gap’

April 2014 and TeamDJ head to Brighton for this year’s Customer Strategy and Planning Conference.  The headline; ‘Bridging the Gap’, almost had a dual meaning, along with the twitter hashtag #roadtobrighton, as, just before the start of the Professional Planning … Continue reading

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Customer Service vs Customer Experience – A Complement or A Conflict?

In this week’s Guest Post we are delighted to welcome Steve West. Steve is a customer services professional who has designed and implemented customer services strategies, to deliver operational performance, improved customer service measures, customer loyalty and people engagement.  Steve … Continue reading

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Resource Planners – Your Country Needs You

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5 Planning Tips To Help Get The Results You Want

Our guest blog this week is from Keith Stapleton, Keith is one of the co-founders of Select Planning; a team of award winning consultants, each with extensive experience and expertise in strategic and operational call centre and back office resource planning.  … Continue reading

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