• Automated customer service—replacement or efficiency?

    Posted by shernan on March 8, 2023 at 1:24 am

    With the rise of automated customer service, some argue that it’s replacing human interaction and making things less personal. Others believe it’s just a more efficient way to handle customer inquiries.

    What’s your opinion? Let’s argue the pros and cons of automated customer service!

    adrian replied 6 months, 3 weeks ago 6 Members · 5 Replies
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  • matt

    March 8, 2023 at 2:43 am


    – Cost savings

    – 24/7 availability

    – Quick and efficient

    – Scalability


    – Lack of personalization

    – Limited problem-solving abilities

    – Technology glitches

    – Negative perception

    Automated customer service can save businesses money and provide round-the-clock support, but may lack personalization and problem-solving abilities. Glitches can also occur, and some customers may view it negatively. Balancing efficiency and personalization is key, and human support should be available when needed.

  • lancedaniel

    March 13, 2023 at 9:06 am

    In my opinion, automated customer service can be seen as both a replacement and an efficiency measure. Automated customer service can also be an efficiency measure, as it can handle a large volume of customer inquiries quickly and efficiently, without the need for customers to wait in long queues or on hold for extended periods of time but don’t forget that automated customer service has its limitations. It may not be suitable for handling complex or sensitive issues that require a human touch.

  • jazzteene

    March 13, 2023 at 9:14 am

    While automated customer service can certainly improve efficiency and reduce wait times, it can also feel impersonal and frustrating for customers who prefer to speak with a live representative.

  • Ruztien

    May 17, 2023 at 11:52 am

    In reality, a balanced approach can provide the best customer service experience. Integrating automated systems for routine inquiries and self-service options can free up human representatives to focus on more complex or sensitive customer interactions.

  • adrian

    May 17, 2023 at 7:27 pm

    Automated customer service has both pros and cons, and the success of it depends on finding the right balance between efficiency and personalization.