I was talking with a prospective customer last week, and I walked through our customer journey mapping process – first you collect companies’ hypothesis and existing data, then go out to their customers to interview them in their places of work (they’re a B2B company), and finally bring that voice of the customer back to […]
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I just came back from hosting the CXPA’s Insight Exchange and talking all things customers. Of course, I tended to hang out in the customer journey mapping sessions. While the practice is maturing, there’s still a lot of room for improvement. In the spirit of sharing best practices, we at Heart of the Customer put […]
We posted part 1 last week. Here’s part two of Jim’s interview with Intouch Insight: —– In part-one of our interview, Jim – founder of Heart of the Customer and Certified Customer Experience Professional (CCXP) – provides many great insights for customer experience (CX) professionals looking to build a standout CX program across their organization. In part-two, Jim continues […]
The Twin Cities Research Group (TCRG) asked Jean Fasching and me to present on Journey Mapping Best Practices. Jean is a HoC engagement lead with a strong research background, perfect for this audience. The agenda: Who we are Why journey mapping? What makes journey mapping successful? Case study: Meridian Health The presentation was given in-person, but the […]
A couple of years ago I had a layover in Philadelphia. Try as I might, I couldn’t find a good electrical outlet – the ones I could I find required sitting on the floor. Annoying. This led me to wonder: While it’s clearly a bad experience to be stuck for a few hours without a […]
Anybody who has read any of Chip and Dan Heath’s books know that they’re compelling and well-researched. I was lucky enough to receive a pre-release of their latest book, The Power of Moments (now available), and I highly recommend it to anybody looking to create great employee or customer experiences. Even better, I was able to score […]
At Heart of the Customer, our team is reading Influence, the classic book by Robert Cialdini. While it’s an older book, it has a ton to offer to anybody looking to build action, including in the area of customer experience (CX). This week we’re up to Chapter 3, Commitment. Cialdini uses a ton of examples, […]
Last year, Heart of the Customer and the CXPA partnered to discover the state of the art in journey mapping in our first “Journey Mapping Best Practices” survey. We’re now launching our second annual survey. Whether you’re a practitioner, vendor or thought leader, we’d love to hear your experience in journey mapping. Please take our […]
I met Beth Berg—a customer experience researcher—at a journey mapping round table at this year’s CXPA Insight Exchange, and really enjoyed her approach. So, I invited her to get together and discuss her approach, and she agreed. First, tell us a little bit about yourself and your work. My area of expertise is bringing the […]
We all like to talk. It’s part of being human. We like to share ideas and concepts. It’s natural. It’s also a terrible way to learn from your customers. This may seem obvious. But then why do so many do this wrong? I was reminded of this in a journey mapping round table I recently […]
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