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Technology and the Future of Customer Experience

Crafting Customer Experience Strategy

ISBN: 978-1-83909-711-9, eISBN: 978-1-83909-710-2

Publication date: 4 May 2021

Abstract

Over the last decade, customer experience management has gradually emerged as the most important activity for organisations. Organisations have turned towards leveraging the ubiquitous and easy-to-use technology in enhancing and enabling experience for the time-crunched customers of today who are looking for greater convenience and choices. It is therefore not surprising that disruptive technologies such as smartphones, virtual and augmented reality, cloud computing, big data analytics, Internet of things, artificial intelligence and robotics have also found their way into the design of customer experience. This chapter aims to present an overview of the technologies that have transformed the customer experience landscape. This chapter contributes by showcasing two illustrative cases from very diverse domains, a private sector bank and a public sector transportation organisation, to elucidate how India, a rapidly developing economy, is embracing technology to enhance the customer experience.

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Citation

Srivastava, V., Kishore, S. and Dhingra, D. (2021), "Technology and the Future of Customer Experience", Popli, S. and Rishi, B. (Ed.) Crafting Customer Experience Strategy, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 91-116. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-83909-710-220211006

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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