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It takes more than technology to align your customer-facing teams around successful outcomes. It takes effective, tested processes. It takes Gainsight's prescriptive Customer Success Elements.

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    Our business is very complex with lots of products, and even in that scenario, Gainsight has proved to be a great tool to help our CSMs have a holistic view of their customers and track their interactions. I'm not sure there's a situation where I wouldn't recommend it. On top of that, the support team and our CSM truly treat us like their only customer.
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    We recently became Gainsight customers and have had a tremendously positive experience with the company and with the system. The act of getting Gainsight up and running at our company has been so smooth and successful, it has greatly exceeded my expectations and serves as a model for how we should roll-out all of our programs.
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    [Gainsight]'s been one of the best decisions we've made. Our team is now contacting customers exactly when they need proactive love rather than after they've asked for help, and our first copilot email has convinced a huge number of customers to turn on critical features with the click of one button.
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    We are all about Advocacy and providing Successful Customers with a podium and a microphone to tell their stories and with Gainsight we now have our fingers on the "PULSE" of our customers. We can ensure that customers get the right attention at the right time. Without Gainsight it was not possible to preemptively support customer health.

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Here’s Why Your Customer Success Strategy Needs Data Science

All over the world, companies are using data science to cultivate a healthy customer base. However, there are still a lot of questions surrounding this technological advancement. Let’s go on a quick journey to explore three major components of a holistic data science strategy and how these can improve your Customer Success strategies. The Limit Does Not Exist…Yet Look around you. Notice how many of your surroundings are made of plastic. When plastics were first created, it took time for companies to find all of the applications and workflows to accompany its production. At its introduction, plastics were considered an almost magical material that could solve a variety of problems. As time went on, its limitations were identified and the best applications have gone on to be most successful. Data science has found itself in the same position as plastic. The concept of data science predates computers, but we’re still discovering new ways to apply it. At its simplest, data science is the practice and profession of using statistical tools to answer strategic and tactical business questions. If you don’t work in or closely with the data science space, the term can sound like something out of a science fiction […]

8 min readOctober 19, 2018
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So You Want to Build Your Customer Success Platform In-House?

Humans are a resourceful species. But sometimes in an effort to save time and conserve resources, we end up expending more. It’s the age-old software evaluation question: Do we build in-house or buy an existing platform? Each side has their pros and cons, but they’re irrelevant if you don’t think long-term. What may seem like a leaner option now can end up becoming incredibly cumbersome as your team grows and your list of needs becomes longer. Avoid wasting valuable time, energy, and resources by understanding what your team and your in-house solution will need to make them the most effective. Know what you’re giving up by building in-house When you’re building your own solution, you are in control. This is both comforting and an immense amount of pressure. Customer Success is a highly-collaborative function. If you’re building out a solution, it makes sense that you would want it to benefit as many customer-facing organizations as possible to justify the effort being put into it. But, this means having to take input from everyone involved. Finding middle ground in these situations is harder than it sounds. You also need to get IT onboard very early on. Customer Success requires more than just […]

4 min readOctober 19, 2018
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Servant Leadership: A 4-Step Playbook

From the time I was little, my dad shared stories with my brother and me about heroes. There was a story about how the Wright Brothers, two little-known bicycle mechanics who worked tirelessly on their flight experiments for years, were greeted in France by unfamiliar praise from crowds of admirers of their innovation. There was another story about how Roosevelt secretly sent aid to the British before the U.S. entered World War II, even when faced with political opposition to getting involved, because it was the right thing to do. There were other stories that my dad made up at bedtime, sitting in the hallway between my and my brother’s respective bedrooms, about heroic kids who saved the day. The stories varied, but a central character recurred: a leader with a vision to humbly serve others. A servant leader. Nowadays, I don’t hear many stories about servant leadership in the media. I could go on about the very different narratives of leadership that are told nowadays—carrying themes like narcissism, greed, materialism, workaholism, sociopathy, mental illness, and others—but those have been well documented elsewhere. I think we need more compelling stories of leadership in our lives. We need to know what […]

13 min readOctober 16, 2018
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How to Run a Cross-Functional Quarterly Business Review

Thursday, October 25 | 11:00 a.m. PT (2:00 p.m. ET) Your Quarterly Business Review (aka Executive Business Review) is often a make-or-break moment in your customer relationship. If you nail it, you can proactively solve the challenges that are the seeds of future churn. If you fail, your relationship just might fail too. A properly-executed QBR/EBR is the culmination of months of effort from many individuals and teams. It’s an incredibly strategic moment, which is why so many people struggle to pull them off seamlessly. You need involvement from Product, Sales, CSM, Support, and others—but you can’t have representatives from each team present at the meeting. You need data from many different sources, but you need to orchestrate it in a way that makes sense for the customer. And you need to do it all at scale. How do you involve the right person at the right time in the QBR/EBR process? How do you share information effectively? And how do you scale your system proportionally for your high-touch clients and your long-tail? Join Kellie Capote, Manager of Gainsight’s National Customer Success Team, and Josh Lowy, CEO and Co-Founder of Hugo, as they help you solve your QBR/EBR strategy for […]

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A Powerful Process to Improve Your Renewal Rate

With Q4 right around the corner, it’s time to start taking a closer look at your upcoming renewals. With a little bit of luck and some persistent Account Managers, you could have a decent retention rate. Except it’s not about luck, or even persistence—it’s about process. And you need to implement the right process yesterday. Companies with Gross Renewal Rates in the nineties track renewals methodically, well in advance of the contract expiring. They forecast renewal likelihood with accuracy, escalate risky accounts, and execute the proper, prescribed playbooks precisely and repeatably. It’s all laid out in the Renewal Management Element. In this webinar, Gainsight’s RVP Customer Account Management, Kelly DeHart, will guide you through the RM Element. She’ll be joined by Ben Michael, Director of Customer Success at Jamf, who will showcase exactly how the RM Element has effected major improvements in renewal process in his organization. In this webinar, you’ll get actionable advice for: Improving your renewal forecasting accuracy Escalating at-risk accounts with the right response at the right time Scaling your renewal process across segments And much more

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How to Budget for Customer Success: 2019

Last year, we answered your questions about the ins and outs of building your next year’s Customer Success budget. We talked about everything from what your Finance team is looking for to optimal headcount to segmentation and beyond! It was one of our most popular webinars of the year. So this year, we’re taking it to the next level by bringing back our CCO and CFO, Allison Pickens and Igor Beckerman, respectively. But they’ll be joined by Gainsight’s CIO, Karl Mosgofian, who will bring an IT perspective to Customer Success budgeting. Come prepared with all your toughest questions! We’ll answer as many as we possibly can.

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The Essential Guide to Company-wide Customer Success

Your customers are constantly interacting with your product and your employees. How are you synchronizing your efforts across all teams and touch points to maximize their chances of success? Learn how to drive Customer Success throughout your company You know your customer base is your best, most consistent engine of growth. But with so much complexity involved in orchestrating, executing, and scaling journeys for each segment across functions, you need a strategy. Learn the science of company-wide Customer Success. In this ebook, you’ll get actionable advice on: How to synthesize predictable outcomes and positive experiences How to grow revenue through three distinct lead vectors How to generate a holistic strategy that earns buy-in from Product, Sales, Services, Support, and more

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Case Study: Multinational Software & IT Business

Multinational Software & IT Business Gets Proactive in Risk Escalation, Improves Overall Health of Accounts The Multinational Software & IT Business featured in this case study is one of the largest pure-play software companies in the world. They help customers maximize existing software investments and embrace innovation in a world of hybrid IT—from mainframe to mobile to cloud. They had no way to monitor customer health holistically and escalate high-priority risks to executives. Without a single source of customer data, it was impossible for them to flag risks based on a blend of objective data sources and qualitative identification by team members. In this case study, you’ll learn how Gainsight helped this Multinational Software & IT Business to: Save CSMs a tremendous amount of time by providing a single source of customer information Take a proactive approach to combating churn by giving executives and CSMs with visibility into at-risk accounts Create consistent processes with standardized Playbooks Leverage automated Calls to Action to stay informed of customer risks Better manage risk escalation

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Case Study: Software & Advisory Services Provider

Software & Advisory Services Provider Revamps Customer Journey and Improves CSAT by 10% and Net Retention by 20% The company featured in this case study is a subsidiary of a large American multinational conglomerate and provides software and advisory services around operational technology and infrastructure. Their wide variety of offerings made it difficult to create consistent customer journeys that led both parties to succeed. When they carried out a customer-wide survey, they found out that customers felt like they were going the journey alone and were left wondering, “Do you care whether we’re successful or not?” In this case study, you’ll learn how Gainsight helped this company: Reduce at-risk accounts by 33% Improve Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) scores by 10% Raise Net Retention by 20% Revamp their customer journey to be more centered around client outcomes Build an adoption enablement process that made customers more confident in the product Establish customized engagement touchpoints Capture and execute on customer goals and drive adoption and risk processes