Andrew O’Brien

The Wall is a Myth: Getting Closer to Your Customer Through Outsourcing

by Andrew O'Brien in Andrew O'Brien, Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Retention, Customer Service Outsourcing

For brand-conscious organizations who have never outsourced before, there’s a common fear that putting your customer care in the hands of an outsourced partner effectively builds a wall between you and your customer. We get the reasoning – after all, your customers are your most important asset and anything that adds a layer between you […]

 

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AI and Customer Care: The Future is Here

by Andrew O'Brien in Andrew O'Brien, Artificial Intelligence, Contact Center Technology, Customer Service Outsourcing, Multichannel Customer Service

Siri, Alexa, and OK Google… these are the virtual interactions that Sci-Fi movies have portrayed for decades past. The future is, it seems, here at our fingertips. These technologies are sparking new expectations in today’s consumers on an almost daily basis. We want intelligent interactions that are personalized to our own situations and we want […]

 

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The Evolution of Self-Serve Customer Service

by Andrew O'Brien in Andrew O'Brien, Customer Service Outsourcing, Multichannel Customer Service

Ever have one of those days when you simply don’t want to talk to anyone? That day inevitably coincides with the renewed urgency of the task you’ve been procrastinating over: calling customer service to fix your computer/check your warranty/renew your membership/reset your password. We know you hate calling tech support. We know you’d rather not […]

 

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