Topics & Trends – Customer Service Blog

The Silicon Valley e-LSD: Experience, Learning, Sharing and Doing

What makes Silicon Valley so special and why are so many innovations emerging in this region? Roman Weishäupl shows you the four main factors, the e-LSD.

Creating Great Customer Service through Happy Workplaces

Sarah Metcalfe, Head of Customer Service at Sure Petcare, is a certified Chief Happiness Officer. She tells us why happy companies have better service and gives us 5 tips to create a happy workplace.

“Data as the new gold” & GDPR – how do they fit together?

Big Data is the future - we need data to train an Artificial Intelligence, for instance for a better customer service or for a more targeted marketing. But how does it fit together with GDPR? We spoke about this topic with Ali Baccouche, Data Privacy Officer of the US technology company Texas Instruments.

Will Artificial Intelligence bring creativity to life?

AI is everywhere, it seems to be indispensable. But do people really want to interact with an artificial mind? Or is the fear of becoming unemployed or even meaningless too big? Mumbi Odame, CEO of Motivation by Design (Pty) Ltd, has given us some interesting facts about her understanding of AI.

Chat, Tap, Talk: Trends Shaping the Future of Customer Experience

Since 2010, BT has been tracking consumer behaviour in an increasingly digital world through an extensive global research programme. We asked expert Dr. Nicola Millard to tell us more about the key trends driving consumer behaviour and how innovation can help customers “chat, tap and talk”.

Founding and working in a startup

GetYourGuide is an impressive and fast growing company. In this interview the Co-Founder Tao Tao shared some of his views about founding a startup and the challenge for corporations about using data-driven methods. And of course, he gave us a brief insight into the visit to GetYourGuide in February.

Customer Service as a Startup’s Special USP

Dana Coutant, Customer Care Lead US at Marley Spoon, tells us why a good customer service is especially important for young businesses and what makes the startup a successful company.