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Customer Experience Management (CEM)

What is contact centre customer experience management?

Customer Experience Management (CEM) is the strategic oversight of all customer interactions to ensure a positive and seamless experience. In a contact centre, CEM can be managed through strategies such as omnichannel support, customer feedback collection, agent training, personalisation, technology integration, performance metrics, process improvement, employee engagement, customer journey mapping, and cross-functional collaboration. Effective CEM leads to improved customer relationships, increased loyalty, and business growth. It’s an ongoing process that adapts to changing customer expectations and market dynamics.

Monitoring performance metrics such as Customer Satisfaction (CSAT), Net Promoter Score (NPS), Customer Effort Score (CES), and First Contact Resolution (FCR) provides insights into the success of CEM efforts. Continual process improvement is essential to eliminate bottlenecks and inefficiencies in the contact centre, ensuring a smooth customer experience. Employee engagement plays a vital role in delivering exceptional service, and creating a positive work environment for agents is key.

Customer journey mapping helps visualise the entire customer experience, pinpointing pain points and opportunities for enhancement. Lastly, cross-functional collaboration with other departments ensures a consistent customer experience throughout the customer lifecycle. These strategies collectively contribute to comprehensive CEM in the contact centre, fostering stronger customer relationships and business growth.

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Opus are the leading specialist contact centre reseller in the UK. We have a dedicated consultancy team who are technology agnostic in their consultative approach to contact centre design, deployment and ongoing support. Often, a combination of two or more contact centre partners are used to deliver specific business outcomes delivering added value to our clients but also solutions fit for your organisations specific needs.

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