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ALSO CALLED: Customer Relationship Management Best Practices
DEFINITION: What is CRM (customer relationship management)?CRM (customer relationship management) is an information industry term for methodologies, software,and usually Internet capabilities that help an enterprise managecustomer relationships in an organized way. For example, an enterprise might build a database aboutits customers that described relationships in sufficient detail so that management,  … 
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LEGO: Nurturing Consumer Loyalty Bloomberg BusinessWeek Article
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This LEGO customer success story reported by Bloomberg Businessweek highlights how LEGO leverages SAP Customer Relationship Managment (SAP CRM), especially the loyalty management software, to run the compnay's customer loyalty program.
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The State of Customer Data Integration 2012: The What, Why & How of CRM Integration
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Customer data integration helps companies grow and thrive, but businesses still have a long way to go to implement customer relationship management (CRM) in a meaningful way. Check out what over 300 companies said about cloud, their CRM platforms, and customer data integration in this survey.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 20 Aug 2012

Scribe Software Corporation

Why CRM Implementations Fail….And What To Do About It
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies are scrambling to implement CRM systems, but they might not be getting what they bargained for if they're not careful. Up to 80% are reporting they're not getting what they were promised. Read this paper and learn how to avoid pitfalls, develop a strategy for your CRM system, and much more.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

Scribe Software Corporation

Integrative CRM Enhances Midsize Business Agility and Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper is designed to help IT and business leaders at midsize companies find innovative ways to extend their customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities to capitalize on emerging trends such as cloud, mobile, social media and predictive analytics. Gain essential insight to get closer to your customers and ensure your company's survival.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

IBM

4 Steps to Transforming Your Customer Relationships Using Mobile
sponsored by Appcelerator
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has fundamentally changed the business world, particularly customer relationships. It has not only changed consumer expectations, but also provides a chance to drastically improve the customer experience. Read on to learn 4 simple steps to improving your customer's experience with mobility.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Appcelerator

Is Your Strategy as Smart as Your Customers?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn the Smart Commerce strategy developed by IBM, designed around customer needs, aspirations, and behavior. This paper goes in depth on each of the four key components of the strategy, demonstrating the work they've done with some of the top names in sports to deliver the Smarter Commerce experience.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012

IBM

The Social Business: Advent of a new age
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the why organizations need to become social businesses today. Read on to learn how your business can become social through crafting the right blueprint relying on networks, social and real-time collaboration, mobility and integration, how to deepen your customer relationships and the benefits associated with it, and much more.
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

IBM

Social Media and Loyalty: Four Customer Success Stories
sponsored by Medallia
WHITE PAPER: Review this brief resource to learn the details of a CRM strategy that boasts the ability to increase online review scores, enhance referral marketing practices, build a loyal social community, and more. Read through 4 customer success stories and discover how they leveraged this tool to generate more business.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

Medallia

Will Your Customers Really Wait for You to Get Service Experience Right?
sponsored by KANA
WHITE PAPER: In order to prosper in today’s challenging environment, delivering high quality customer service is critical. This paper outlines an approach to building a solid customer service strategy and addresses common challenges as well as tips for avoiding and overcoming pitfalls.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

KANA

Buy. Smarter. Redefining commerce in the age of the customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a smart approach to commerce. In this era of the empowered consumer, customer relationship management is a vital to your enterprises success. Discover a smarter commerce strategy that enables you to reduce, or avoid, the potential for unsatisfied customers.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

Thumbs Up! Customer Engagement for a New Generation A Benchmark Study of the Impact of Social Media on Customer Service
sponsored by DMG Consulting
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews a study of the impact of social media on customer service and how to plan and implement social media for maximum effectiveness within your business.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

DMG Consulting

FCR Done Right!
sponsored by Enkata Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to build an operational FCR program without sacrificing your budget.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

Enkata Technologies

CRM Solutions For The Finance And Insurance Industries
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to learn how Forrester Research rated 24 CRM solutions in terms of their strengths and weaknesses in supporting four key cross-functional processes in the finance and insurance industry.
Posted: 28 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Cloud Cover for the Call Center: Meeting Demands Intelligently and Efficiently
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper covers many of the complications and complexities of managing a call center. It explores the various solutions available and offers pros and cons to each of the options. It shows the positive financial impact picking the right choice can have.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

The Social Customer Engagement Index
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Use the survey results in this paper from the TheSocialCustomer.com to find out how organizations are utilizing social channels to engage their customers, and integrate these methods into your own customer experience strategy.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2009

SAP America, Inc.

How to retain customer loyalty in the competitive retail market
sponsored by Infor CRM
WHITE PAPER: Read this now to learn how single-view software could enhance your customer relationship interactions with more insightful data.
Posted: 16 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Jan 2012

Infor CRM

The 10 worst practices for Technical Support and how to overcome them
sponsored by NTR Global
WHITE PAPER: Delivering superior service and support is more important than ever as companies strive to differentiate themselves from the competition. In many organizations, service quality is governed by self-harming "worst practices" instead of productive best practices. Learn what these practices are and how to avoid them.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

NTR Global

A 360° Approach for Analyzing the Voice of the Customer Across Multiple Communications Channels
sponsored by Verint Systems
WHITE PAPER: The way you strategize your customer service and interactions is changing thanks to abundance of ways for your customers to reach your business. Read this white paper to learn how to adapt to these changes.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2011

Verint Systems

Optimizing Business Productivity: Do More for Your Customers and Your Business
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: As organizations work to meet the complex requirements of today’s fast-paced business environment, they must harness tools that optimize productivity and deliver solid ROI. Learn about cloud-based CRM tools that provide frontline employees with real-time access to customer information that can help to boost productivity and performance.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 20 Oct 2011

Microsoft

Six Solutions for What's Keeping Executives Up at Night
sponsored by Citrix Online- GoToAssist
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper highlights six solutions to the issues support executives face on a daily basis.
Posted: 06 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Oct 2011

Citrix Online- GoToAssist

The Social CRM Playbook
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will provide an outline of the broad steps you should take in building a social CRM strategy and a overview of how you can pair that strategy with technology to enable your business to practice real social CRM.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

SugarCRM Inc.

CRM and Small Business: Smaller, Faster, Better
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The advent of cloud-based CRM applications has eliminated the significant initial budgetary barriers to entry for many businesses, and the proliferation of products geared toward smaller businesses has presented small business with options that allow them to choose based on specific features. Learn more about how CRM can help your small business.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

SugarCRM Inc.

Build Your Own SAP CRM Solution — and Know Exactly How Much It Will Cost
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of a rapid deployment strategy designed to take the guesswork out of implementing CRM. Inside, learn how this approach can let you pick and choose features which matter the most to your organization while avoiding playing for ones you don't to provide an accurate, upfront price.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

An Integrated Solution for Context-based Customer Experience Management
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Moving to a customer experience management approach requires an infrastructure that is open, scalable and capable of bringing  together state-of-the art applications, fully preserving customer context.
Posted: 10 Jun 2011 | Published: 10 Jun 2011

Avaya

Transform the Customer Experience with Pega CRM
sponsored by Pegasystems
WHITE PAPER: For years, companies have tried to serve customers in a way that would lead to brand loyalty.  While traditional CRM systems have failed to deliver, a new approach might be just what companies need.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Pegasystems
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CRM BEST PRACTICES DEFINITION (continued): …  salespeople,people providing service, and perhaps the customer directly could access information, matchcustomer needs with product plans and offerings, remind customers of service requirements, knowwhat other products a customer had purchased, and so forth.  Ask your CRM questions at ITKnowledgeExchange.comAccording to one industry view, CRM consists of:Helping an enterprise to enable its marketing departments to identify and target their bestcustomers, manage marketing campaigns and generate quality leads for the sales team.Assisting the organization to improve telesales, account, and … 

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