Archives by Tag 'CEM'
Readers of this blog may be concerned about the above title. “Don’t change?!? Don’t we need change in order to adopt a new program within the company? Aren’t the resulting initiatives from VoC / CX efforts all about change?” Well, yes and no. I’ll summarize here, and we’re pleased to have been invited to elaborate […]
An email floated into my inbox the other day from a company with a request for votes to win an award in their industry. Why they thought I would be a good candidate for this, I am not entirely sure; as of late, our interactions have been limited and not exactly positive. It got me […]
Earlier this week Temkin Group, a customer experience research firm, released a very interesting report titled, “Customer Experience Expectations and Plans for 2012.” The research was conducted in November and December of 2011 with results from 210 respondents from companies of more that $500 million or more in annual revenues. Focusing on their company’s customer […]
Great article here in VentureBeat, Why the Internet was wrong about Ron Paul. We’ve written many times in the past about how response bias — only looking at survey results from people that respond to your survey — skews customer feedback results (most recently here: Net Promoter & Statistics: When Accuracy Goes Haywire, and 5 […]
We’ve previously written about how Hippos – HIghest Paid Person’s Opinion – can damage ROI. It’s worth calling out a recent McKinsey study titled, “A Rising Role for IT”, may have inadvertently shined the light on this through a footnote that I think is worth calling out: “…respondents say their companies are shifting decision making […]
We just completed a short webinar with our friends at TrueInfluence that was not only well-attended but also had excellent “Question & Answer” participation toward the end. It’s titled, “3 Steps to Acquiring New Sales-Ready Leads Faster than Ever Before” and discussed how to leverage your customer as assets to create new sales-ready leads faster […]
I used to be a proud VP Marketing. These days ‘marketing’ seems to be all about spamming people with as much noise as possible. Many Marketing organizations plod along with ~5% open rates, ~3% conversion rates, and little-to-no ability to report the real business value (results) they bring to the company. And then they complain that […]
As a practitioner in the field of Customer Insights / Customer Experience / Net Promoter / Voice-of-the-Customer (what are we supposed to call this field, anyway?!?), I am frequently asked, “How many responses do we need to be statistically significant?” Here’s what I’ve learned after 22 years of professional experience.
(No, it’s not an existential question to ponder. It’s just my introduction as a new author in this blogspace!) Like some of you I’ve had the pleasure of meeting through the years, I ended up in the formal Customer Experience field when my day job morphed into something unexpected and – at the time – […]