2020 was the year of digital engagement that no one expected. The COVID-19 pandemic hit and instantly changed the way we connect with friends, family, businesses, customers, and colleagues. Digital transformation, the macrotrend that defined the past decade, accelerated at a remarkable rate. Creative new solutions were built out of necessity to keep us all connected in spite of physical distance. Boundaries between our online and offline lives dissolved. These trends are here to stay.
Change was swift. Most companies sped up their digital strategies 2 to 4 weeks after the initial pandemic lockdown in their countries.
And we aren't going back.
The Twilio Engagement Builder Spotlight recognizes what innovative organizations have built to stay connected to their customers and communities.
During an economic downturn, managing your finances and ensuring the safety of your home and assets is top of mind. Leading distributor of insurance and household financial services, BGL Group, built a new, virtual contact center in just 8 days, enabling 1,200 agents to work remotely and safely while continuing to provide its three million customers with the best possible customer service.Read the full story