The customer of last year is no more. Digitization, automation and hyper-personalization have reached a crossroads – an ideal opportunity for companies to raise their services to a new level. That’s what Steven Van Belleghem, a Partner at nexxworks, argues in his latest work ‘Customers The Day After Tomorrow - How Customers Will Win in a World of AI, Bots and Automation’. Today, he gives us a foretaste of his new book with 3 undeniable trends that define the customer of the future.
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