Posts Tagged: Customer Service

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 areRead… 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, IllinoisRead… Read more »

Government Customer Service Isn’t Customer Experience

If you think government isn’t in the customer experience business, think again. Every American deals with government on a daily basis – whether you know it or not – which is why improving customer service is paramount. But the government still has a long way to go. The Forrester’s Customer Experience Index (CX Index) hasRead… Read more »

Turning Mobile Phones Into Citizen Engagement Portals

This interview is an excerpt from our recent guide, Top Challenges & Solutions From State and Local Governments, which examines 16 case study examples transforming the way government safeguards information and technology. Teens and young adults are often accused of being addicted to their phones, but they are not alone: 90 percent of Americans own aRead… Read more »