Category Archives: Customers

The Connected Customer Revolution: UK National Contact Centre Conference 2017

8th November 2017 and the UK National Contact Centre Conference from the CCMA, held at the British Library knowledge centre. The event, free to members was sold out with a capacity crowd of over 250 in attendance. One particular highlight … Continue reading

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New Horizons at Douglas Jackson

After 10 years at our previous home and despite upgrading offices four times over the years, due to continued expansion, we have finally outgrown the Lichfield Business Village and have moved into our new home, The Garrick Suite.  The Suite … Continue reading

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Have You Turned for Customer Experience?

Did anyone watch The Voice debut on ITV this weekend? Don’t worry if talent shows and reality TV is not for you, as this is not an article about those, Will.i.am, or Tom Jones, but about Domino’s Pizza and the rise … Continue reading

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Does Customer Experience Drive Revenue Growth?

Does Customer Experience Drive Revenue Growth? According to the Forrester’s report ‘Customer Experience Drives Revenue Growth, 2016’, yes it does!

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UK Customer Experience Awards 2016

Last week we were back at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge for the 2016 UK Customer Experience Awards. With one of the best views from a hotel lobby in London,(in our opinion), this event just gets bigger each year, with … Continue reading

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The Customer, The C-Suite and The ?

Earlier this year in the Gartner Executive Survey CEO’s put customer service as the most important priority after growth. “The big rise of explicit mentions of the word “customer” was very noticeable in the results of this year’s survey,” Mark … Continue reading

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CCMA Seminar and UK National Contact Centre Awards 2016

Last week we headed to the CCMA Quarterly Seminar and UK National Contact Centre Awards at The Brewery in London in London. The Seminar featured a number of speakers from across the industry; first up was Richard Kenny, Head of … 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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What Have You Done Today To Make You Feel Proud? – UKCX Awards 2014

Now in it’s 5th year and after out growing their previous venue The UK Customer Experience Awards took to the stage at the ExCeL London.

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Customer Service Training Awards 2014.

Friday 4th July at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow, the scene was set for the 5th annual Customer Service Training Awards, open to Customer Service Trainers all over the world.

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The Contact Centre Skills and Knowledge of The Future

This week Douglas Jackson attended the CCMA (Call Centre Management Association) seminar; The Contact Centre Skills and Knowledge of the Future.

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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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5 Key Steps to Delivering a Good Customer Service

This seems like such a simple question, after all, it is what each and every one of us who work with, or within Customer Service talk about and strive for each and every day.  We asked our valued network and … Continue reading

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Enterprise social networks are changing the employee and customer engagement landscape

Our Guest Blog this week comes from David Naylor. David is the Managing Director of Chief Customer Officers, a specialist consultancy that helps companies who want to deliver great customer experiences but are struggling to understand their customers and frustrated by their inward … Continue reading

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Customer Contact Planning Innovation Conference and Awards

Some of #TeamDJ are just returning back to the office after a fantastic and very busy few days at the Customer Contact Planning Conference.  The event was bigger than ever this year with over 600 delegates in attendance with a … Continue reading

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