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Making our Customer Service even better!

To improve any customer service, it begins with understanding your customers well enough to anticipate their future needs.

Understanding our individual customer’s current needs and drivers is essential, but working to anticipate their future needs, is our real goal. This means that we are fully prepared to deliver what they need as soon as they need it, allowing them to be as agile and flexible as the solutions we deliver.

Our mission is to make sure that we have the right technology to meet our customer’s specific goals now, AND in the future. Our recent customer service stats suggest that’s working out well.

Following on from this year’s customer survey, we are pleased to say that our NPS (Net Promoter Score) score has risen further to +42.

We plan to keep making this score even better. It’s our constant innovation and thinking about how we can make things better for everyone that keeps our score continuously improving.

So, here’s what’s next…

We are introducing smaller, more intimate, dedicated service teams for our customers. We’ve never been a typical, anonymous provider, but we are taking that commitment and personalised approach even further.

While most providers seem to be prioritising speed over everything else, we are constantly putting measures in place to make sure that we keep quality as our number one focus.

We are also integrating state-of-the-art automation over our whole service delivery system, but only when it benefits customers and returns time to engineers who can then add more direct value to customers.

Tom Needs, Node4’s COO, who is responsible for these new changes, said: “We believe wholeheartedly that technical innovation underpins success and drives organisational change and we don’t just push that out to customers, we completely embrace it ourselves.”

Here’s what else we are rolling out:

Enterprise Grade Monitoring - We are delighted with ScienceLogic, our new customer monitoring solution, which joins everything up and allows customers, and us, a detailed, fully transparent view of their whole estate from a business outcome perspective. It covers every aspect of data and solutions and will optimise reporting and analysis, delivering far more accurate predictions to keep businesses firing on all cylinders.

World-leading Service Management Tools: Our new software, ServiceNow, will deliver a great customer experience and the ability to submit requests, raise incidents and track the progress of a case directly through a user portal. It will also improve availability and agility in pinpointing and alleviating disruptions.

Immediate Incident Escalation Software: We’ve implemented PagerDuty, the best incident response tool on the market, for efficient and immediate out-of-hours escalation and communication to guarantee targeted and rapid engagement of both the Node4 engineering team and our customers.

It's always an exciting time welcoming new tech into Node4. We are confident we are building a platform to enable the future growth and success for both ourselves and our customers and can’t wait for everyone to feel its benefits and to find out what's next on our list.