Customer Experience Management for Utilities Report 2013

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Download the full report here: http://www.customerexperienceutilities.com/MediaCenter.aspxCurrent Trends in Customer Experience for Utilities 2013 Industry Survey Report
Customer Management iQ conducted a survey to get a view of current trends and challenges in the utilities industry. Among the key findings, the survey results showed that 89.5% of utilities companies plan investment in new technology in the next 12-18 months. The survey also revealed that developing a consistent multichannel service is the biggest challenge for utilities companies when trying to engage with consumers.

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Customer Experience Management for Utilities Report 2013

  1. 1. presents the 2nd Annual Europe 2013 Main Conference: 29th – 30th April 2013 Post-Conference Workshop Day: 1st May 2013 London, UK Current Trends in Customer Experience for Utilities 2013 Industry Survey Report89.5% of utilities companies plan investment innew technology in the next 12-18 monthsIn preparation for Customer Experience Management for Utilities Europe 2013, due to take place 29th April – 1st May in Londonwww.customerexperienceutilities.com Customer Management iQ conducted a short survey to get a view of current trends andchallenges in the industry.The survey revealed that developing a consistent multichannel service is the biggest challenge for utilities companies whentrying to engage with consumers, followed by dealing with low consumer interest in their wider product offering. The topinfluencer on customer choice of supplier is considered to be price. Meanwhile, utilities companies are prioritising customerexperience (including billing) and optimisation of self-service channels as principal areas for improvement.The survey results also show that investment in new technology will be firmly on the radar for 89.5% of utilities companies inthe next 12-18 months – and the top areas of investment will be voice-activated systems and online self-service. The 10.5% ofcompanies which do not plan to invest cited lack of funds, development plans for existing systems and timing as the key reasons.It was also interesting to see that utilities companies are drawing inspiration from businesses in other sectors, with Amazon andApple nominated as leading influencers. www.customerexperienceutilities.com

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