News 08/02/2021

Content Guru Wins “Utility Partner of the Year” at Utility Week Awards 2020

Content Guru, leader in Customer Engagement and Experience solutions, has been awarded “Utility Partner of the Year” at the Utility Week Awards 2020.

Utility Week Awards 2020 Winner - Utility Partner of the Year

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the winners of the 2020 Utility Week Awards were announced via virtual ceremony on 8th February 2021. The Awards recognize the achievements of utilities organizations and those helping to improve services across the industry.

Content Guru has been commended with this award for its 11 year technology partnership with UK Power Networks, the UK’s largest electricity Distribution Network Operator (DNO). Together, UK Power Networks and Content Guru have deployed around 30 new services using storm®Content Guru’s cutting-edge cloud customer experience solution. storm has helped UK Power Networks to improve its CSAT scores by 28%. Alongside this, during the COVID-19 pandemic, storm’s cloud-based nature enabled UK Power Networks to move many of its customer service agents to homeworking within weeks. Despite the upheaval, staff sickness levels in August were the lowest on record at 2.75%, compared with an industry average of 5-5.5%, due to the flexibility offered by a remote working model.

Martin Taylor, Deputy CEO of Content Guru, said:

“It is fantastic to win this prestigious award for our work with UK Power Networks. After a long and fruitful partnership, we recently embarked on a new project involving innovative AI technology for routing capabilities, as well as intelligent automation for individually-tailored outbound messages. Content Guru is delighted to be recognized for its contribution to UK Power Networks’ success as a hugely influential DNO which is setting new standards in Customer Experience for energy utilities.”