A conversation with Rackspace’s VP of Fanatical Support, Javad Kabiri

How does Rackspace do Fanatical Support in the cloud? On this week’s Office Hours Hangout we’ll find out from the leader at the top of our cloud support teams, Javad Kabiri. Join our hangout hosts +Alan Bush and +Drew Cox as they discuss the evolution of the cloud at Rackspace, and how the cloud is shaping the way we provide Fanatical Support. 

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Episode 98 : A Conversation with Rackspace’s VP of Fanatical Support, Javad Kabiri

Recorded Live: 4-30-2015

Alan Bush: @AlanBush
Drew Cox: @DrewCoxSA
Javad Kabiri: VP of Rackspace Fanatical Support

What Does Fanatical Support Look Like? (6:36)
Rackspace Core Values (10:00)
How Does Technology Influence Fanatical Support? (14:00)
Importance of Onboarding (15:17)
Measuring Customer Satisfaction (17:43)
The Human Capital Approach (26:31)
Q&A – What’s With the Rackers in Straight Jackets (31:12)
Q&A – Reading Recommendations for Customer Support (34:58)
Net Promoter Score (NPS) (37:32)
Q&A – Advice for a New Racker About Being Fanatical (46:07)
Wrap Up (47:17)

Book Recommendations:
The Ultimate Question: How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer-Driven World by Fred Reichheld

QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life by John G. Miller

Zappos Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

Duration: 48:36
Publisher: Rackspace
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