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How To Do Customer Service Right

Imagine this. Your agency is tasked with reaching out to individuals in 192 different languages, across many different channels, with varying education and technological expertise. It sounds like an almost impossible task. But that’s exactly what the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services Customer Service and Public Engagement Directorate accomplished

DorobekINSIDER LIVE: How Gov Does Customer Service Right

Yelp has transformed the way you pick a restaurant for your date night. Uber has changed the way you get around town. And now governments are embracing innovative and mobile customer service techniques as well. Some examples? The Smithsonian Institute upped their social outreach game in preparation for the opening of their new African American… Read more »

Customer Service 101: Breaking Down What You Need to Know

The most successful companies not only meet but exceed our expectations for timely, personalized and professional services. For them, good customer service is good business. If this is true in the corporate world, why should government be any different? If you think about it, government is a collection of many small and large enterprises that… Read more »

Achieving Customer Service in the Real World

This blog post is an excerpt from our recent Information Perspective, “Achieving Customer Service in the Real World.” To download the full research brief, click here.  Rapidly expanding technology has changed expectations of customer service in the public sector. Citizens, and other government customers want to be able to see how their tax dollars are… Read more »

Illinois Makes the Business Case for Customer Service

Oftentimes customer service is an afterthought for overworked, under-budgeted and underappreciated states. And citizens are obligated to use government services, so why does the experience matter? Why waste the money? It matters, says Illinois Chief Information Officer Hardik Bhatt because, “governments don’t go out of business, but businesses go out of government.” In 2013, Illinois… Read more »

Create Flexible, Familiar, and In the Flow Customer Services

This is an excerpt from the recent Customer Service Playbook for Government. In the guide, we detail six plays to help you transform the way your agency serves its citizen users. We all have an idea of what the citizen user wants. After all, we are citizen users. But once you’ve imagined a new customer… Read more »