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Feeling Stuck? Maybe You Need a Shift in Perspective

There’s a good chance that if you are a Customer Success leader, your workday began by logging in and reviewing your CS metrics dashboard. Checking to see how the teams’ effort yesterday affected today’s retention rates, the number of customers whose health score were improved, customers lagging on adoption and TFV realization, and customers whose […]

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Webinar Q&A Recap: Is CS the Next Frontier of AI?

Speaker: Joel Passen, CRO and Co-Founder of Sturdy During this session, host Peter Armaly was joined by Joel Passen to discuss practical applications of AI in the Customer Success world, challenges teams seeking to use AI are facing, and what’s on the horizon. Our audience submitted some compelling questions and Joel’s thoughtful answers are outlined […]

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The Transition from Traditional to SaaS: 5 Tips to Get You Through the Growing Pains

As businesses embrace the everything-as-a-service transformation, some find it more difficult than others to make the shift to SaaS. The larger and more established your company is, the harder it is to navigate this monumental change. Think about everything that goes into the operation of a multi-billion-dollar enterprise. Now, mix in a move away from […]

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5 Customer Success New Year’s Resolutions for 2023

It’s no secret that 2022 was a little bumpy for business, yet we saw many Customer Success leaders meeting industry challenges head-on. While it’s hard to predict what will happen in 2023, we all still try to plan ahead as much as possible. For many of us, that means taking stock of our near and […]

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ESG Awarded Contract from $6 Billon Fortune 500 Software Company

ESG, the leader in Customer Success as a Service® (CSaaS), announced today it has signed an agreement to deliver its Customer Success service offerings, focused on end-user education, for a new client in the Data Management space. This hybrid-cloud data service provider selected ESG to help raise their customer’s experience through a disciplined and focused […]

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Webinar Q&A Recap: Dark Matter Data and AI-Driven Innovation: the Future is Here

Speaker: Lisa Palmer, Chief AI Strategist at AI Leaders During this session, host Peter Armaly was joined by Lisa Palmer, Chief AI Strategist at AI Leaders, to discuss how artificial intelligence will impact the way jobs are performed, how products are developed, and how service is delivered over the next few years. Lisa’s insightful answers […]

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Bumps and Breakthroughs: 5 Customer Success Predictions for 2023

Last year, the team at ESG made a few predictions about 2022 and how the Customer Success industry would evolve in the coming year. Needless to say, no one could have predicted the wild ride the year turned out to be, but we got a few things right. According to the 2022 Customer Success Leadership […]

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Capacity Planning in Customer Success

As presenters at ChurnZero’s BIG RYG 2022, Jordan Olivero and I discussed segmentation, tiering, and capacity planning in our session: Financial Modeling for Customer Success: From the Top Down and Bottom Up. The question 100+ CS leaders showed up to answer was: “How do I cover my entire install base of customers in the most […]

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2022 Customer Success Leadership Study Signals Industry at a Turning Point

It’s back! And it’s bigger, badder, and packed with more thrilling drama than ever. No, I don’t mean the new season of White Lotus. I’m talking about the 2022 Customer Success Leadership Study (much more exciting, IMHO). For the third year in a row, we’re tracking all the twists and turns unfolding in the Customer […]

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The Many Pieces and Parts of Customer Success Operations

It’s a commonly held concept that Customer Success Operations is Customer Success for the Customer Success team. I actually don’t personally love this analogy, but, like so many other aspects of CS, the definition of CS Ops is ever-evolving. In earlier stages of Customer Success Maturity, people tend to wear many hats, and operations can […]

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