Can we learn the design thinking process from bad breath? Yes, we can. I love good design — creative and design excellence is a strong personal interest of mine. I love when things are easy to understand, aesthetically pleasing, and cognitively ordered. I am especially impressed with good industrial design, demonstrated by Apple and the […]
These articles highlight strategies in Customer Experience Management: from examples of current leading practices in customer experience to everyday stories of how customer experience can help organizations gain a competitive advantage, greater customer retention, and growth.
Jeff Bezos, during a pre-peak meeting once said to a small group of us that there will be many, many winners on the internet. He said that some follow the close-follower mentality and those companies focus on the competition. He continued to say that Amazon has and always will be customer obsessed. He vowed that […]
Last week a few buddies and I watched The Ultimate Fighting Championships 61. It was pretty good. A few featured fights were Tito Ortiz vs Ken Shamrock and others. One of the fights was between Andre Arlovski vs Tim Sylvia. During the Arlovski vs Sylvia fight, the announcer made a comment that Arlovski’s chin has […]
Warning: This post is longer than normal. I include my thoughts on Product Design and then an article on Ethnography. It’s good stuff, just a little long. I cleaned-up our bird room the other day. I changed the newspaper, their water, I 409’d under the cages, and I vacuumed the carpet. It wasn’t a bad […]
Very few service providers, regardless of service, look at the customer’s experience — from the customer’s point of view. If they did, service providers would realize that customer’s wait around a lot and much of the customer’s time is wasted. Queue’s can be an effective way to organize. The key is in managing the queue […]
Jason Calacanis is clearly customer focused. He’s using the interactivity of the web as a real-time focus group. This does several things: For AOL, it helps them improve quickly and creates a TON of goodwill with its customers. For the customers, it helps them to feel listened to and that their thoughts and ideas are important. This […]
One key Amazon Core Value is Customer Obsession. What exactly does that mean? In today’s business jargon, it seems almost trite to say the phrase, but at Amazon it’s not an empty term. Not at all. Below are a few examples from my time at Amazon. I hope they paint a picture for you of […]