NTT CX benchmark report’s authors say the time for iterative change is over
Top CX performers collaborate on design, have a formal ‘Voice of the Customer’ program, use analytics to see blind spots and are good at defining how their work is part of an organizational strategy, according to a benchmark report produced by NTT.
The global technology services company based the findings on 1,020 survey respondents representing 13 industry sectors, and drawn from 79 countries from five regions. It has been producing its report for 22 years, starting with research that was more narrowly focused on call centre environments.
According to NTT SVP of customer experience Rob Allman, the 2020 Global Customer Experience Benchmark Report was developed prior to the spread of COVID-19, but he suggested there will be no difficulty in seeing how the results should be applied amid pandemic.
“The questions have never been more relevant in terms of market transitions we’re seeing now,” Allen said during an online presentation of the findings.
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