Organizations are awash in data — from geocoded transactional data to real-time website traffic to semantic quantifications of corporate annual reports. All these data and data sources only add value if put to use. And that typically means that the data is incorporated into a model.
A Dutch supermarket Jumbo, one of the market leaders, experiments with a virtual bus-stop-supermarket in the city of Utrecht, in The Netherlands.The bus-stop supermarket presents a selection of products, proven to be favourite buys for their customers. The items are processed quickly, scanned and added to a virtual shopping cart using the ‘Jumbo app’.
The Post Office is the UK‘s largest retail network and the largest financial services chain in the country with more branches than all of the UK’s banks and building societies put together. It also has growing direct channels such as contact centres and online.
Toys ‘R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy as it seeks to restructure $400 million in debt — the result of a $6.6 billion buyout from more than a decade ago that has slowed its physical and online growth.
There will be plenty of jobs in the future: You just won’t be able to do them. In the not-so-distant future, millions of workers will have different jobs than they have today. What those jobs will be exactly, is still very much up for debate.
If you flash a glance on a study from 2015, you can see that most of the innovations mentioned in the study are becoming the part of the daily practice of retail trade. (Unfortunately, currently there are no newer published studies which are such detailed and exact like the one from 2015.)
How can you leverage WFM to make quick-and-easy wins for your return on investment (ROI)? I’d like to share a couple of quick-and-easy, real-world scenarios that immediately will turn into wins for your contact center.
It’s not because of what’s happening now. It’s because of what happened in the past. And what’s coming next.