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The way we work is always changing—and so are customer expectations. Ditch the buzzwords and industry jargon and get back to the foundation of customer service. Check out the latest technology and trends that are creating better customer experiences.

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What makes Zendesk champions of customer service Article

What makes Zendesk champions of customer service

Everyone knows customer service is important. Or at least everyone should know. Because we are all…

The digital tipping point: How SMBs can accelerate CX success in 2021 Guide

The digital tipping point: How SMBs can accelerate CX success in 2021

Companies are rapidly acquiring new technologies to reach customers and connect remote teams. Our report provides data-backed best practices to help you keep up.

The digital tipping point: How mid-to-large-sized businesses can accelerate CX success in 2021 Guide

The digital tipping point: How mid-to-large-sized businesses can accelerate CX success in 2021

Companies are rapidly acquiring new technologies to reach customers and connect remote teams. Our report provides data-backed best practices to help you keep up.

Customer service gets conversational White Paper

Customer service gets conversational

A lot changed in 2020, customer behaviors included. Not only did they reach out to companies…

4 ways to stay ahead of the retail paradigm shifts White Paper

4 ways to stay ahead of the retail paradigm shifts

The retail industry is no stranger to disruption, but consumer preferences and shopping patterns have never shifted as quickly as they have in 2020.

How Zendesk is helping the vaccine distribution effort Article

How Zendesk is helping the vaccine distribution effort

Millions of people are waiting for a shot at returning to a more normal life. Here's how Zendesk is helping the vaccine distribution effort

How do customers really feel about conversational AI? Article

How do customers really feel about conversational AI?

Automation got a bad reputation pretty quickly in the customer service world. Since the 1980s, customers…

February integrations are here Article

February integrations are here

Here are the newest integrations from Zendesk to help your agents provide great customer experiences. eZSign…

The ROI of CX transformation White Paper

The ROI of CX transformation

This report from Forrester gives CX and IT leaders the tools they need to calculate the benefits, costs, and ROI of an enterprise-wide CX transformation.

Live chat vs. phone support: Which should you choose? Article

Live chat vs. phone support: Which should you choose?

Different customer service channels offer unique sets of benefits to a business and to customers. Here's what to keep in mind when weighing live chat vs. phone support.

CX is at a digital tipping point—here’s what IT leaders can prepare for Article

CX is at a digital tipping point—here’s what IT leaders can prepare for

As companies broaden CX technology investments, IT leaders are in a unique position to drive CX forward.

Here’s why customer service benchmarking is so important Article

Here’s why customer service benchmarking is so important

Regularly benchmarking your performance against peers is essential to maintaining a competitive edge

How to embrace new behaviors in 2021 Article

How to embrace new behaviors in 2021

2020 brought on a seismic shift in consumer trends, but many industries are adapting.

Digital natives are here to transform your CX Article

Digital natives are here to transform your CX

Regardless of whether or not companies were ready, the pandemic accelerated the digital technology adoption timeline from five years to three months.

What is Platform as a Service? PaaS examples, applications, and advice Article

What is Platform as a Service? PaaS examples, applications, and advice

In 2020, the office went virtual. Meetings moved from boardrooms to Zooms, watercooler conversations became Slack…

All new Suite, radically simple Article

All new Suite, radically simple

Zendesk has evolved how we design, develop, and deploy our customer service solutions. The new Suite offers powerful communication tools in one radically simple solution that's easy to buy, set up, deploy, and use

How knowledge-centered service benefits customer support teams Article

How knowledge-centered service benefits customer support teams

What is knowledge centered support, and why is it so important? Learn why a strategic effort to build KCS will make your whole business stronger

A customer service guide to conflict resolution Article

A customer service guide to conflict resolution

Resolving customer conflicts doesn't have to be unpleasant. Adopt FBI-level conflict resolution techniques to improve your customer experience.

16 customer service tips for 2021 and beyond, backed by customer service Champions Article

16 customer service tips for 2021 and beyond, backed by customer service Champions

Customer service tips for customer service Champions.

Monthly integrations have arrived Article

Monthly integrations have arrived

Here are the newest integrations from Zendesk to help your agents and reps provide great experiences.…