Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Why Companies Aren’t Optimising Value For Customers

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian April 1, 2022
We all talk about it. Most of us believe it. Nearly nobody does it: Organizations are NOT optimising for value for customer. If they did, they’d make sure to help customers accomplish their goals and meet their needs. But instead, most companies optimize value for the business. Three illusions are at the root of this. […]

Earned Growth: A Boon Even For Companies That Cannot Implement The Metric

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian November 18, 2021
In his book Winning On Purpose, Fred Reichheld, one of the creators of Net Promoter Score (NPS), and his coauthors Darci Darnell and Maureen Burns introduce a new metric: earned growth. They previewed the idea in a recent Harvard Business Review article. Earned growth measures the revenue growth generated by returning customers and their referrals. […]

Europe Predictions 2022: Customer Experience

Joana de Quintanilha October 26, 2021
In 2022, brands will look to customer experience teams to help them navigate their way through the pandemic. Find out more.

Prévisions 2022 : Expérience Client

Joana de Quintanilha 26 Octobre 2021
En 2022, les marques se tourneront vers leurs équipes Expérience Client (CX) pour mieux naviguer dans le sillage tourmenté de la pandémie, s'adapter à la « nouvelle normalité » et gérer les attentes et les émotions des clients autour d'enjeux aussi variés que l'accélération et la saturation numériques, le développement durable et la confidentialité. 

Prognosen 2022: Customer Experience

Joana de Quintanilha 26 Oktober 2021
2022 werden Unternehmen auf ihre Customer Experience (CX)-Teams angewiesen sein, um einen Weg durch die Pandemie zu finden und sich auf eine „neue Normalität“ einzustellen.

How To Make The CFO Your Ally

Tom Mouhsian August 30, 2021
The strong connection between customers and money — and how the first leads to the second — would make CX pros and CFOs realize the value of collaboration.

Measure Value Behaviors And Value Outcomes To Drive Customer Obsession

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian June 7, 2021
In my previous blog, we called on all (aspiring) customer-obsessed companies to balance the value of their customers with the value they deliver for their customers. This follow-up blog will introduce the three steps for how to do that, along with a new value metrics framework. Step One: Define The Value That Target Customers Seek […]

Customer-Obsessed Firms Must Balance Value FOR And Value OF Customers

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian June 7, 2021
JP Morgan collected more than $1.5 billion in overdraft fees in 2020. This came during a time when many households were struggling to keep their bank balances positive due to COVID-19. Take Ally Bank as a contrast: The firm waived overdraft fees during the pandemic. And now, Ally has decided to scrap overdraft fees entirely. […]

Découvrez Et Réduisez Les Risques De Confidentialité Associés À La Mesure De L’Expérience Client

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian 17 Mars 2021
La mesure de l'expérience client comporte des risques pour la vie privée. Découvrez comment protéger la vie privée de vos clients et de vos employés.

Discover And Reduce The Privacy Risks Of Your Customer Experience Measurement Practices

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian March 17, 2021
There are privacy risks in customer experience measurement. Today, protecting your customers’ and your employees’ privacy is key. Learn how to.

Advanced CX Measurement Programs: Beyond Surveys; Journey-Centric; Proactive

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian March 4, 2021
Explore what distinguishes an advanced CX measurement program and how to recalibrate your customer experience measurement strategy to achieve more.

How To Build A Mature CX Measurement Program

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian March 4, 2021
Discover the three stages of building a mature CX measurement program that fuels business success and customer loyalty, and how to get started.

Surveiller Trois Indicateurs De Mesure De L’Expérience Client

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian 1 Mars 2021
Vous avez besoin d'un programme de mesure de l'expérience client efficace. Pour cela, veillez à mesurer et à lier ces indicateurs CX.

Measure Three Types Of Customer Experience Metrics

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian March 1, 2021
As a Customer Experience leader, you need an effective measurement programme. To achieve this, make sure you measure and link these CX Metrics. Learn more.

What’s The ROI Of CX Transformation?

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian January 28, 2021
Do the benefits of CX transformation outweigh the costs and result in a positive ROI? How can you determine that for your company? Our newly updated report “The ROI Of CX Transformation” helps you answer these questions. The report includes: New proof points about the benefits of investing in CX from our large-scale Customer Experience […]

It’s Time For A US Federal Chief Customer Officer

Rick Parrish December 4, 2020
The Biden administration should work with Congress to create a permanent federal chief customer officer (CCO) role to oversee policy, spending, and interagency coordination for all federal customer experience (CX) efforts. Folks at the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and some US federal agencies have been working hard to improve the quality […]

Do You Know The $-Value Of Improving CX?

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian December 3, 2020
We just updated our calculations for how much business growth you can expect from improving CX. We did this for the 14 industries we cover in our Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) survey. For all the details, you can check out our new report, “How Customer Experience Drives Business Growth, 2020.” But for now, here’s […]

Connaissez-Vous Le RSI De L’Amélioration De L’Expérience Client ?

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian 3 Décembre 2020
Découvrez un aperçu rapide de nos résultats sur le RSI de l’amélioration de l’expérience client.

NPS Benchmarks 2020: National Park Service, USAA, Trader Joe’s, And Navy Federal Top The Ranking

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian November 6, 2020
Discover the five key findings from Forrester’s 2020 Net Promoter Score Benchmark.

How To Measure Value For Customers

Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian October 22, 2020
Do you know whether or not your customers feel that it’s actually worth it to be your customer? In my latest report, “How To Measure Value For Customer,” I argue that most organizations cannot measure whether or not customers feel like they derive value from doing business with them. Customers derive value when they feel […]
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