Annette Franz (Gleneicki)

Customer Experience and Customer Service: What's the Difference?

It's that time of year again...
 
This week, we are celebrating CX Day and Customer Service Week. I love that they land on the calendar at the same time, and yet, let's just keep adding to the confusion!
 
I've written about the differences before:
 
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Straight from the Horse's Mouth

I originally wrote today's post for CallidusCloud. It appeared on their blog on March 22, 2018.
 
Naysayers have been shouting "Surveys are dead!" from rooftops for a couple of years now. Well, they're not dead (yet), but companies are certainly looking for alternative approaches to customer and employee listening in light of the fact that survey burnout is a real problem.
 
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Transforming Your Culture with the Help of a Culture Committee

What is a Culture Committee? And do you need one? (The short answer is "Yes!")
 
Last month, I wrote a two-part series about how to stand up your team of CX Champions. Without a doubt, they are an important part of the customer experience transformation governance structure and transformation success.
 
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Telling Your Customer Stories through Journey Maps

Do you know the power of storytelling? And do you use it in your customer experience transformation efforts? 
 
Back in 2014, I wrote a post about a museum experience I had at the California Science Center in Los Angeles where a docent told stories about the exhibits and engaged the audience far more than detailed display placards ever could.
 
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Optimize Your Customer Journey

Did you know that data is a critical component of your journey maps?

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Amplify Your Transformation with CX Champions - Part 2

This is the second part of my two-part series on how to stand up a team of CX Champions to activate your customer experience transformation efforts. 
 
If you missed Part 1, see it here.
 
I'll dive right in with more details about your CX Champions team.
 
How often does the CX Champions team meet?
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Amplify Your Transformation with CX Champions - Part 1

In this two-part series, I'll  outline how to stand up a team of CX Champions to activate your customer experience transformation efforts. 
 
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Corporate Culture and the Bottom Line

Is there a linkage between corporate culture and the bottom line?
 
In a nutshell... yes. Corporate culture is linked to so many business decisions and business outcomes. You might be surprised!
 
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A Fish Rots from the Head Down

A fish rots from the head down - and so does your culture.
 
What does "a fish rots from the head down" mean? It means that the problem starts at the top, that the problems, failures, issues, toxicity, etc. in your organization - or any organization - start with the leadership team.
 
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The Continuum of Data-Driven Success

I originally wrote today's post for Logi Analytics. It appeared on their blog on December 14, 2017.
 
Data is just data until you do something with it, right?!
 
That statement has plagued companies for a long time. For a variety of reasons, not the least of which is that they just don’t know what to do with the data.
 
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