Supporting our customers, putting sustainability into practice

When we look at putting sustainability into practice, it’s clear the worldwide focus on sustainability is shifting from words to action. Along with energy instability, organisations are being urged by investors to address their societal and sustainability impact.

Top secrets to competitive and effective customer care into 2023

Customer care is at an inflection point: demands are higher and resources are limited. According to a McKinsey survey, organisations’ existing capacities are being challenged by higher call volumes and more complex and challenging enquiries. Employers are also struggling to retain customer care agents, who are being poached by competitors or feeling dissatisfied in their work.

Why public organisations need to start gearing up for Cities 4.0

In 2000, less than 7% of the world had internet access. Fast forward to today and that figure rises to a whopping 63% — a fact that’s even more astounding as it includes emerging and developing economies — where 93% are on social media. Just think, most of us didn’t even know what that was in 2000.

When baby steps beat moon shots

Only around 30% of companies achieve digital transformation success. Their efforts can be big and costly, and may require the whole organisation to change shape. This wholesale digital transformation is the ‘moon shot,’ yet baby steps might well be the way to go for those struggling to progress, or even start their digital journey.

Build vs. buy: The great debate

Financial services CIOs are under the thumb. Ballooning inflation is squeezing them into doing more with less, while tighter regulations are driving a need to deliver positive customer outcomes. And then there’s the build vs. buy question.