Over the last five years, the digital experience (DX) and customer communications management (CCM) markets—and the relationship between them—has rapidly evolved. Many digital product owners and enterprise architects are turning to systems integrators or digital agencies to define and construct this piece of enterprise architecture.
Have you ever thought about how much correspondence you really need to manage? Think about it: every memo your staff sends—emails and printed letters, document that gets shared with customers, colleagues, and partners—these are all components of an array correspondence that you need to read, delete or respond to in some fashion. Now consider that anything populated with content that moves your business along can benefit from better, more transparent systems. Every piece is important and it all needs to be managed.
Measuring customer experience (CX) can be murky and filled with anecdotal, qualitative information. However, measuring the effectiveness of a CX strategy can be very straightforward. It involves setting goals and performing a quantitative analysis of the results.
In the customer communications management (CCM) industry, innovators are scrambling to achieve business agility and to streamline operational efficiency. CCM vendors with content services-based cloud solutions are well positioned as traditional vendors of CCM applications lack the agility to compete with new business and pricing models entering into the marketplace.
We have been writing about the convergence of customer communications management (CCM) and digital customer experience (CX) management technologies for over four years. We researched with Forrester, produced an ebook, and authored a white paper, all digging deeper into the detailed why’s and how’s of the topic.. We were way ahead of the curve then, and still are now.
Topdown has once again been ranked as one of the top vendors in the Customer Communications Management (CCM) industry by Aspire Customer Communications Services in the firm's 2019 Leaderboard for Customer Communications Management. Aspire gave Topdown high marks for the company's strategic direction, mostly due to its vision of integrating a 100% cloud-based, content services-oriented future as embodied in their INTOUCH® CCM solution.