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The Future Of CX Is Composable

Discover how composable CX platforms are the future of customer experience. Start your composable CX journey with Omind today.

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Team Omind

March 28, 2024

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Imagine a clothing store in the digital age. Traditionally, this store might offer a single, pre-designed shopping experience for all customers, such as a static store page, product descriptions, add-to-cart and checkout options. This "one-size-fits-all" approach may work for some, but it doesn't necessarily cater to the digital landscape, especially in a world where concepts like social commerce and influencer marketing are slowly taking center stage. 

The future of customer experience strategy (CX) is therefore increasingly being defined by its composability. Businesses can no longer depend on these one-size-fits-all approaches to CX. The concept of a composable customer experience strategy represents a paradigm shift towards a more flexible and modular approach, enabling businesses to adapt and personalize experiences in real-time. 

Sticking to the example of a clothing store: Composable CX is like having a customizable wardrobe for the store that customers see a different view of every shopping interaction. Here's how it works:

  • Modular Components: The store has a library of digital building blocks. These could include things like product recommendations based on browsing history, personalized discount offers, chatbots for real-time size and style advice, or even augmented reality features to virtually try on clothes.

  • Mix and Match: The store can then pick and choose which components to use for each customer. A fashion-forward customer might get a notification about a new designer line's arrival, while a budget-conscious shopper might see targeted promotions or a more affordable range of products.

  • Real-Time Adaptability: The store can adjust the experience on the fly. If a customer lingers on a particular style of jeans, a chatbot might pop up to offer styling suggestions or similar product recommendations.

Technological Foundations of Composable CX

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Microservices: Microservices are self-contained software units that perform specific functions. In a composable CX platform, each touchpoint, such as product recommendations or loyalty programs, can be developed and deployed as a microservice. This allows for independent development, scaling, and updates, providing greater flexibility and agility. 

API-first Approach: APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) serve as the communication channels between different components of software. An API-first approach ensures seamless integration of various CX technologies within a composable CX platform, allowing businesses to leverage best-of-breed solutions without being locked into vendor-specific platforms. The most popular example for this can be a holistic customer engagement channel, or multi-login support. Microservices can be easily scaled up or down based on demand. For instance, if a particular promotion is driving a surge in traffic, the "product recommendations" microservice can be scaled up to handle the extra load without impacting other parts of the system.

Composability And The Cloud: Cloud platforms act as the connective tissue for composable CX architectures. Their inherent scalability allows for elastic resource allocation based on demand, while APIs facilitate seamless communication between microservices. This ensures smooth data exchange across the customer journey, enabling a truly modular and adaptable CX experience. A Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS) also perfectly complements a CX by offering a cloud-based contact center solution with pre-built features like voice, chat, and email channels. 

Benefits of a Composable CX

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Enhanced Personalization and Customization: Composable CX platforms enable businesses to gather and analyze customer data in real-time, allowing for the personalization of interactions, product recommendations, and overall customer journeys. This targeted approach fosters deeper customer connections and improves satisfaction.  

Improved Agility: The modular nature of a composable customer experience strategy allows businesses to quickly adapt to changing market trends and customer preferences. New technologies and functionalities can be easily integrated without disrupting existing systems, keeping businesses ahead of the curve.

Increased Scalability and Efficiency: Composable architectures are inherently scalable. As customer requirements and business volumes grow, new components can be added or existing ones scaled up to meet demand, optimizing resource utilization and streamlining CX operations. 

Key Components of Composable CX

Digital Experience Platforms (DXP): DXPs are central to composable CX, providing a platform for integrating various CX components, including content management, marketing automation, and commerce tools. They ensure seamless customer journeys across all touchpoints. 

Customer Data Platforms (CDP): CDPs consolidate customer data from multiple sources, offering a comprehensive view of each customer's interactions and preferences. This unified data source enables businesses to create highly targeted and personalized experiences. 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML): AI and ML are critical for extracting insights from customer data. Leveraging them, a business can predict customer requirements, identify churn risks, and recommend personalized actions, enabling businesses to create proactive and intelligent CXs. 

Challenges in Implementing a Composable CX

challenges in implementing composable cx

Integration with Existing Systems: Transitioning to a composable architecture can be challenging for businesses with legacy systems and siloed data. Integrating these systems with the composable platform requires careful planning and execution. 

Managing Complexity: Composable architectures can become complex with numerous interconnected components. Robust governance and orchestration are essential to ensure seamless performance and avoid disruptions in the CX.

Skills Gap: The shift to composable CX demands new skills within the workforce. Businesses need to invest in training programs to equip employees with the knowledge and expertise to manage and optimize these dynamic systems.

Future Trends in Composable CX

Increased Role of AI and ML: AI and ML technologies will play a greater role in automating repetitive tasks within CX. Chatbots powered by AI can handle basic inquiries efficiently, while AI can personalize product recommendations and automate marketing campaigns, enhancing customer engagement.

Virtual and Augmented Reality: VR and AR technologies have skyrocketed in the last decade, thanks in part to corporations like Meta emphasizing a world where real life and digital life are seamlessly bound. Both now offer the potential to revolutionize CX. VR can allow customers to virtually interact with products in a curated space, while AR can diminish the distinction between real and digital, providing users a chance to interact with a virtual product in real life and see how it holds up. This exciting potential must be utilized to its full potential. 

Privacy and Ethical Considerations: The ability to personalize experiences in a composable  environment raises privacy concerns. Businesses need to be transparent about data practices and implement robust data privacy measures while addressing ethical considerations such as algorithmic bias. 

Fostering a Culture of Innovation and Continuous Improvement: Successful implementation of a composable customer experience strategy requires a culture that values innovation and continuous improvement. Businesses should encourage experimentation with new technologies and CX strategies, and regularly analyze customer data and feedback to identify areas for enhancement.

Investing in the Right Technology Stack and Partnerships: Selecting the appropriate technologies is also crucial for building a composable CX. Businesses should invest in solutions that meet their specific requirements and integrate seamlessly with their existing systems. Forming partnerships with technology vendors who provide ongoing support and expertise can be instrumental in successful implementation and continuous optimization.

Prioritizing Customer Data Privacy and Ethical Considerations: Building trust with customers is paramount, and this involves prioritizing data privacy and adhering to ethical principles. Implementing robust data security measures, providing clear communication about data practices, and focusing on personalization that empowers customers without discriminatory outcomes are essential components of a successful composable customer experience strategy. 


The shift towards a composable customer experience strategy is not just a future trend but a current necessity for businesses aiming to thrive in the digital age. By adopting a composable approach, businesses can create dynamic and personalized customer journeys that foster loyalty and drive growth. As customer expectations and technologies continue to evolve, businesses that prioritize innovation and adaptability will be best positioned to deliver exceptional CXs. Early adopters who invest in building composable architectures and fostering a data-driven culture of continuous improvement will gain a significant competitive advantage in the years to come.

Omind has been leveraging the power of AI and ML to deliver a groundbreaking CX and BX (Business Experience) to customers. If you’d like to learn more about how you can augment your CX with us, schedule a demo at this link today.

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