Thursday, May 25, 2017
LivePerson recently conducted a survey to uncover what consumers wanted from their preferred airlines in terms of customer service communications. After surveying 1,200 US-based consumers age 18+ who travel four or more times a year, we found that messaging plays a key role in increasing the overall satisfaction consumers feel with their preferred airlines.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
When you’re trying to get in touch with a friend to make plans, how do you do it? E-mail, text, Facebook? What you probably don’t do nowadays is call them. Why, then, are we still forced to communicate with brands through an 800 number? At one time, call centers were the only interactive connection between consumers and brands, aside from the in-store experience, and often, in-store sales associates would not have the resources to solve customer issues.
Monday, Apr 24, 2017
Since the creation of the concept of robots, they have usually been imagined as humanoid creatures, modeled after our own appearance: head, torso, arms, legs and, so on.
Even though there’s no good reason why robots should have those things, people tend to imagine the future by taking a facsimile of what we know today and projecting something very similar in the future, with an added twist of Future-ness.
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
Bradford Cross, a founding partner at machine learning and big data venture capital fund DCVC, wrote an interesting post on his blog about the impending end to today’s bots hype period, including one section called “Bots Go Bust.” He is right in the sense that hopes for bots will soon crash to Earth, the f
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017
In the past 150 years of telephone technology, there are three landmark dates: 1876, when A. G. Bell first shouted, ‘Mr. Watson, come here’ into a mouthpiece; 1984, when Motorola introduced the first mobile phone; and 2007, when smartphones went mainstream.