Since 2003, many companies have relied on Net Promoter Score (“NPS”) for insight into how happy and loyal their customers are. However, with customer expectations rising and customer experience reigning as today's primary competitive differentiator, many CX leaders are debating the efficacy of the NPS metric in measuring customer relationship health.
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Organizations that seek to leverage Voice of Customer (“VoC”) for a better customer experience often face a paradox — striving for company-wide ownership can diminish accountability as teams continue working toward their individual KPIs. Still, without whole-company ownership, meaningful action is rarely taken. Our panelists, Zach Bouzan-Kaloustian, VP Member Experience at Wild Alaskan, Rossana Parrotta, Customer Success Executive at Cisco, and James Varughese, Senior CX Specialist at Intuit, offered valuable insight on taking individual ownership of the customer voice, inspiring cross-functional ownership, and tailoring your approach to VoC to meet you where you are.
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47% of CX leaders believe it’s only getting harder to please customers. One potential reason for this is that organizations don’t see the same version of the customer experience that their customers see. CX organizations are working harder than ever to build offerings and processes that reflect the actual customer experience rather than their assumptions. However, this is easier said than done.
We discussed this dynamic with a panel of Customer Experience and Success leaders to understand what it takes to build for the real customer experience. Our panel featured Sarah Bierenbaum, Founder of Sarah B Consulting, Chad Horenfeldt, Director of Customer Success at Kustomer, and Leslie Reyes, Founder of Road Warriors Consulting. Here are three key takeaways from the discussion:
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An effective Voice of Customer strategy can have many moving parts. As a result, organizations with industry-leading CX often have an executive sponsor to ensure that VoC initiatives result in impactful action and don't stop at listening.