Webinar – Top Priorities in Customer-Centric Contact Centers

Posted: November 28, 2018

I really enjoyed presenting at this webinar with Tony Medrano of RapportBoost and my friend Nate Brown, co-founder of CX Accelerator, the online CX learning community I’m proud to help facilitate. We chatted about customer preferences, channels, employee engagement and more! Access the recording here. [Read more at Customer Experience Update]

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From the field: Customer service skills you need today

Posted: October 12, 2018

This Zendesk Relate article includes a snippet about my career path from customer service to learning & training. Just like most other things on Relate, it’s a considered and interesting article with a lot of different angles on career pathing in customer service. I’ve taken the liberty of pasting in just my segment below, but do click through to check out the entire article as it’s a great read. “Kaye Chapman entered the world of customer support absolutely unplanned. Fresh out of college, unsure what to do (been there, done that!), Chapman got a job in a call center to pay…

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Promotion Update & Lucep’s Top 50 Customer Experience Blogs and Influencers

Posted: August 8, 2018

I’ve been pretty quiet over the last few weeks – life has been busy since I got promoted 🙂 I’m now Learning & Development Manager for Comm100. Our business is growing fast and getting mature enough now that we really needed an L&D lead to drive internal and external training initiatives. I’m extremely happy to be that person and I’m looking forward to helping Comm100 to grow and learn even better! Wanted also to post a link to Lucep’s list of their Top 50 Customer Experience Blogs and Influencers, which I’m pleased to be a part of! Being on the list nestled…

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The Art & Science of Customer Experience

Posted: July 18, 2018

As co-founder of the awesome CX Accelerator community, I jumped at the chance to collaborate with the wonderful Nate Brown on a blog post idea that we’d chatted about at the recent ICMI Expo. Here we get down to the nitty-gritty of whether CX is an artistic or a scientific discipline, and how the two interact. This was a really fun piece to write and we’re planning a fun Google Hangouts live video to debate these points further. Stay tuned for that, but for now, here’s a snippet of our blog post – click through to read more. 💥  What fires you up…

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RapportBoost.AI Interview Part 3: Live Chat Data Is the Key to QA

Posted: July 16, 2018

Here’s part 3 of my interview with Rapportboost.AI – you can access part 1 here and part 2 here. This time, we discuss live chat data, quality assurance and how live chat contributes to the sales cycle. “The bounty of live chat data that this channel produces is the perfect tool for tracking the success of optimization. After all, with a sound live chat implementation, what matters most at the end of the day is how customers respond. In our final installment of our Interview Series with Kaye Chapman, Customer Experience and Training Specialist at Comm100, we got down to the nitty-gritty of…

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Rapportboost.AI Interview Part 2: Chat With Emotional Intelligence

Posted: July 12, 2018

Here’s part 2 of my interview with Rapportboost.AI – you can access part 1 here. This time, we’re taking on the topic of emotional intelligence and discussing how technology can help in delivering emotionally intelligent customer interactions. “As Augmented Intelligence transforms the workforce, emotional understanding is proving to be an essential component of brands’ interactions with their customers. After discussing live chat agent training in Part One of our Interview Series, we asked Kaye Chapman, Customer Experience and Training Specialist at Comm100, to shed light on the best strategies for chatting with emotional intelligence.” [Read more at the RapportBoost.AI blog]

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Winning Live Chat Training for Your Customer Service Team

Posted: July 10, 2018

Implementing live chat for your customer service team might seem like a major decision—and it is!—but it is only the first step in modernizing your customer service strategy. Luckily, implementing a live chat system on your website is often pretty simple, but a tool isn’t useful if your teams aren’t trained to use it properly, and aren’t fully on board with its potential to make life easier. Simply giving technical training on the new system and then letting your agents loose won’t prepare them adequately for the task. The agents might not be prepared enough to adapt their existing customer…

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I’m a CX Accelerator Community Organizer!

Posted: July 3, 2018

Very proud to announce that I’m now a community organizer for the awesome CX Accelerator community on Slack! I’m a big promoter of communities of practice to support professional learning, so it’s a real pleasure to be involved with this group and to be able to support the good work Nate and the team have put in to expand and share knowledge relating to CX, both inside and outside of the contact center. If you haven’t yet checked out the community, click through to take a look at what it offers, what others say about it, and see how you…

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RapportBoost.AI Interview Part 1: Live Chat Agent Training Drives CX

Posted: June 27, 2018

It was awesome to have been able to spend some time chatting with Dani, Meredith and the team at RapportBoost.AI – a fantastic company working on AI and augmented intelligence for contact center agents, blending this with a strong focus on emotional intelligence. In this interview we discuss agent training, call center customer service and AI in the contact center. Here’s the intro – click through if you’d like to read more! “Live chat agent training is one of the most innovative spaces in today’s customer experience ecosystem. From canned responses to augmented intelligence, companies are training their live chat agents…

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