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New digital messaging offer enhances omnichannel features in Customer Service 

Today we’re announcing the release of the new Dynamics 365 Customer Service digital messaging offering. This new digital messaging offering expands and unifies the core capabilities of Omnichannel for Customer Service. With digital messaging, you’re able to further empower contact centers to provide seamless, more personalized customer service across a wide range of channels. Combining...

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Celebrate Customer Service Week and the agents who make it all happen 

Customer Service Week is this week, October 7-11, and it certainly feels like an opportune moment to reflect on how much has changed in the customer service space over the past year. For those of you who understand what goes on behind the veil of customer service, you know how it feels to get in...

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Defining customer experience and customer engagement 

Technology is fueling seismic changes in customer expectations. Research shows that customer expectations continue to rise year over year, while businesses continue to struggle to meet these ever-changing expectations. In response, many businesses are transforming how they understand and value the customer over every channel across the entire customer life cycle. Customer experience and customer...

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Tivoli Gardens personalizes the guest experience with Customer Insights 

Meet Bernt Bisgaard Caspersen, Head of architecture and IT delivery at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen; one of the world’s longest running amusement parks. Since opening in 1843, Tivoli was modeled after the now defunct Parisian Tivoli and Vauxhall Gardens in London, and offers guests thrill rides, live entertainment, arcade games, dining, hotels, and a garden...

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6 tips for global versus local changes – Universal Resource Scheduling 

In global CRM implementations, there is a fine line between changes that must be global versus changes that can be managed locally without affecting the entire organization. There are unique requirements for local implementations, and autonomy is essential to enable local branches to swiftly adapt to their unique requirements without jeopardizing the global implementation. I...

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9 tips to maximize your screen real estate on the schedule board 

The schedule board is the primary work space for dispatchers, and every pixel of real estate is essential for maximum productivity. Depending on your monitor, opening the schedule board may initially only let you see a handful of resources and a few unscheduled requirements, and that’s before expanding the filter panel or the details panel!...

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How data, analytics, and insights can improve customer service 

What issues are your customers facing? What obstacles do customers encounter in their quest for support? How can the process improve to create a delightful customer experience and increase engagement? Forward-thinking customer service organizations explore these questions every day. Learning about your customer’s experience with support and figuring out how to create a positive experience...

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Weekly Webinars for the Business Applications Community for September 2019! 

Didn’t you wish there was some expert that would just explain how to use Dynamics 365 and Power Platform technologies? Purvin Patel brings his firehose of information to the community every Monday at 10am (Pacific) as part of a weekly webinar series.  You should expect deep dives, special guests, MVPs talking about cool things they...

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Build a better bot: know your business and customers 

Increased customer engagement, time savings, cost reduction, and customer satisfaction are factors driving many organizations to deploy customer service bots. And it’s easy to see why – customer service bots, such as those built on the Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent for Customer Service framework, enable scalable and cost-effective solutions for businesses to fulfill this drive....

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New! Better grouping of cases into topics in Dynamics 365 Customer Service Insights 

We’re excited to announce the release of a couple new features that enhance how cases are grouped into topics in Dynamics 365 Customer Service Insights. This blog explains how your service organization can take advantage of the new capabilities, and gives some tips for how to influence the AI models to improve topic quality. Map...

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Building smart cities of the future with Microsoft 

The term smart city usually focuses on infrastructure and how big data and information technology can be used to better manage urban assets such as waterworks, roads, and public transit. Smart denotes physical assets connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) via sensor technology streaming data such as smart parking meters or smart streetlights. Smart...

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