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4 Reasons to Utilise the Internet of Things and Business Intelligence

4 Reasons to Utilise the Internet of Things and Business Intelligence
4 Reasons to Utilise the Internet of Things and Business Intelligence
Internet of Things (IoT) Illustration. Source: Freepik

As the competition between businesses keeps rising, companies and organisations are constantly seeking innovative ways to enhance customer experience and gain a competitive edge. Two key technologies that can help are the Internet of Things (IoT) and Business Intelligence (BI).

Understanding the Internet of Things (IoT) and Business Intelligence (BI)

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the network of interconnected devices (e.g. smartphones, industrial equipment, office appliances, etc.) that are embedded with sensors, software, and other technologies, enabling them to collect and exchange data.

On the other hand, Business Intelligence (BI) refers to the process of analysing and transforming raw data into meaningful information that can be used to support decision-making and improve business operations.

The Benefits of the IoT and BI for Businesses

The Benefits of the IoT and BI for Businesses
IoT and BI in Business Illustration. Source: Freepik

When it comes to customer experience, IoT and BI can have a significant impact. Through these technologies, businesses will be able to:

1. Gather real-time insights

IoT devices and BI tools enable businesses to gain a deeper understanding of their customers and their operational processes. Not only are these technologies able to gather real-time data on customer behaviour and preferences but also waiting and serving time as well as service and staff performance. Those vital data can be used to improve customer experience.

2. Personalise interactions

By leveraging IoT devices and BI tools, businesses can identify patterns and trends, enabling them to personalise their interactions and enhance the overall customer experience.

3. Identify areas of improvement and address issues

IoT devices and BI tools can also help identify issues that may be impacting customer satisfaction, such as long wait times and bottlenecks. That way, businesses can take corrective actions and improve the overall customer experience.

4. Provide a seamless omnichannel customer journey

With IoT devices and BI tools, data from various touchpoints (such as mobile apps, websites, and physical stores/offices) can be fully integrated. This integration enables businesses to create a consistent and seamless experience across different touchpoints and channels.

Leveraging the IoT and BI with SMARTQUEUE®

Leveraging the IoT and BI with SMARTQUEUE®
Increasing customer experience with IoT and BI. Source: Freepik

One example of a system that combines IoT and BI capabilities to improve customer experience is SMARTQUEUE®, a queue management system from Business Smart Solutions (BSS). Designed with cutting-edge technology, SMARTQUEUE® can help optimise your business operations, streamline customer flow, and improve customer experience.

To support your business in delivering an exceptional customer experience, SMARTQUEUE® offers several beneficial modules. One of its primary features is a virtual queue that enables customers to check in using their mobile devices by scanning the provided QR code. After doing so, they can access important information on their mobile devices, including their current queue status, the number of people ahead of them, and the estimated wait time. This helps eliminate queue congestion and bottlenecks, improving their overall experience.

The seamless integration this queue management system offers also ensures that customers have a streamlined journey across different touchpoints and channels.

Furthermore, SMARTQUEUE® is equipped with an advanced reporting tool that has BI properties. This module helps collect data on customer wait times, service durations, service performance, staff performance, and many more. That way, your business is able to identify areas of improvement and make data-driven decisions.

SMARTQUEUE® also comes with many other beneficial features, including Ticketing Kiosk, Concierge Service, Real-Time Dashboard Monitoring, Virtual Caller, and Multimedia Display. Your business can also opt to utilise SMARTQUEUE®’s additional modules, including SMS Notifications, Appointment Booking System, and Customer Feedback Solution.

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