Phase 1 of the Voice of Customer strategic plan initiative was developed to identify who within the community are customers of the Village and group them based on similar attributes and characteristics. The ultimate goal of Phase 1 was to generate a list of customer groups and prioritize them based on the relative importance of the group to the long-term financial health and operational excellence of the Village.
The Voice of Customer team met with employee groups from every department to generate a complete list of customers. These meetings were held during regular department meetings and roll call times to ensure all employee opinions were received. Alternative meetings were scheduled for employees not able to attend initial meetings.
After the customer list was generated, the Voice of Customer team met to discuss appropriate groupings and attributes. Once compiled, the list was sent along with questions via Survey Monkey to the entire workforce for input and feedback. The results are as follows: