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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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5 Web Self-Service Pitfalls: What Every Contact Center Manager Must Know
sponsored by eGain Communications Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses and analyzes 5 myths frequently encountered in the context of self-service strategies and implementations, and offers proven industry best practices to counter them. This paper will be a valuable resource for you as you develop, implement, and refine your customer self-service strategy.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

eGain Communications Corp.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Contact Centers and Help Desks
sponsored by eGain Communications Corp.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we discuss seven traits of successful contact centers and help desks, backed by stories and tips from our customers - some of the world’s most innovative customer service and support organizations. Read on to learn more about the seven habits that could set your contact center or help desk on the path to success and growth.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

eGain Communications Corp.

New Contact Center Megatrends and How to Ride them: The Contact Center Executive’s Guide to Career Success in Turbulent Times
sponsored by eGain Communications Corp.
WHITE PAPER: Megatrends are not fads; they won’t go away after a while. The trick is to embrace change and stay ahead of these trends instead of getting swept away. This paper discusses what the seven megatrends of transforming contact centers today. Read on to learn more about these trends and learn some proven ways of how to benefit from them.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

eGain Communications Corp.

The Five Must-Have Capabilities for Unbeatable Customer Care
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Business Insight
WHITE PAPER: Today, firms in the communications industry must relook at how they deliver customer service in order to streamline operations, retain customers and drive business revenue. Read this paper to learn about five, practical, cost-effective opportunities that allow firms to meet market demand and achieve an impressive Return on Investment.
Posted: 15 Jan 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

Pitney Bowes Business Insight

Saving At-Risk Customers and Revenue Through Survey Action Management
sponsored by MarketTools, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to understand what Survey Action Management is and how it can help your organization effectively address customer concerns, save at-risk customers, and build customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Posted: 25 Nov 2009 | Published: 24 Nov 2009

MarketTools, Inc.

Winning in Today's Environment: Six Imperatives for the Chief Sales Officer
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download the Oracle CRM White Paper, "Winning in Today's Environment: Six Imperatives for the Chief Sales Officer," to learn how you can deploy several best practices to achieve unparalleled sales success in your organization.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Oracle Corporation

7 Habits of Highly Successful Surveys
sponsored by Vovici
WHITE PAPER: Understanding your customer is vital to maintaining and improving loyalty. Learn how to measure customer experience so you can build customer loyalty. Download a copy of the latest Vovici whitepaper 'The Customer Satisfaction Survey' to learn how to understand the major customer experience metrics and more!
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

Vovici

Circumstances and Customers Have Changed: Has Your Loyalty Program Kept Pace?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights some of the issues that reduce or increase the effectiveness of customer loyalty programs and suggests a solution that offers tips for building a more loyal customer base.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 02 Oct 2009

Oracle Corporation

Prepaid Loyalty: Fact or Fiction?
sponsored by Amdocs Management LTD
WHITE PAPER: Achieving customer loyalty is a business goal shared by virtually every service provider. Prepaid subscribers present a greater challenge because the business model has no contracts or commitments. This paper examines the business and marketing strategies that service providers can deploy to create and build loyalty among prepaid customers.
Posted: 17 Sep 2009 | Published: 17 Sep 2009

Amdocs Management LTD

12 Tips to Assess Online Retail Readiness for the Holidays
sponsored by Gomez
WHITE PAPER: Overall Web performance - including availability, responsiveness and consistency - can have a huge impact on an online retailer's revenues, brand and customer satisfaction. Read this whitepaper to learn 12 tips to assess online retail readiness for the upcoming holiday season.
Posted: 15 Sep 2009 | Published: 14 Sep 2009

Gomez

Improve Business Performance and Customer Loyalty in 5 Steps
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Maintaining strong business performance and customer loyalty require continual vigilance and assessment and performance tools. Read this paper to learn five steps to improve business performance and increase customer loyalty.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Infor

Producing to Order: Discrete Manufacturers and Customer Demand
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how discrete manufacturers are becoming truly customer-centric by pursuing or planning a variety of initiatives, including the improvement of customer service and the closer integration of customers into product design. The greatest impact is expected from plans to implement demand-driven manufacturing.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

The Business Case for Desktop Integration: A practical solution with rapid ROI
sponsored by Cicero Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the relationship between desktop integration and customer experience, the business benefits of building a logically integrated structure, and the best architecture for achieving the maximum benefits. It examines two successful implementations where desktop application integration has produced measurable results.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Cicero Inc.

Achieving PCI Compliance at the Point Of Sale Using Bit9 Parity™ to Protect Cardholder Data
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the technology used by merchants and their partners has evolved, card fraud has become more sophisticated. In response to this evolving threat, the major credit card companies have created a set of security standards to protect their customers from security breaches. Read this whitepaper to find out how Bit9 Parity helps achieve compliance...
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Bit9, Inc.

Enhancing Interaction Center ROI in Turbulent Economic Times
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Interaction center managers, along with their counterparts in sales, marketing, and service, are being asked to deliver greater value on shoestring budgets. While the conventional reaction in tough economic times is to simply cut costs and services, the nature of the current downturn indicates that austerity measures of the past won't work today.
Posted: 27 Apr 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Delivering Superior Customer Value in Communications Firms: Enabling Optimal Offer Creation for Service Providers
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For communications companies - whether focused on telecommunications services or media content - these are challenging times. Markets are saturated with new offerings, and margins continue to diminish. In response, communications service providers (CSPs) are concentrating on improving offers of voice, content, and data services.
Posted: 27 Apr 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Making Web 2.0 Work for Your Enterprise: External Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover how several innovative companies are using collaboration, blogging communities, social networks, and related forms of communication to enhance branding, increase reputation among customers and communicate with them, create public support, and increase team productivity and knowledge sharing.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Oracle Corporation

Optimizing the application testing of your siebel CRM environment - IT Briefing
sponsored by HP and Infosys
WHITE PAPER: This paper is based on a SearchSoftwareQuality.com presentation, "Optimizing the Application Testing of Your Siebel CRM Environment," sponsored by HP and Infosys.
Posted: 08 Oct 2008 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

HP and Infosys

It's All about the Salesperson: Taking Advantage of Web 2.0
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the challenges salespeople face, the growing Web 2.0 trend in the enterprise, and the drivers for a new breed of social applications that complement traditional CRM systems to help sales users close more deals quickly.
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 19 Sep 2008

Oracle Corporation

CRM for the Professional on the Go
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Mobile CRM is something that needs to be considered now. As a business leader, you might have put it into your mental to do later box, but the reasons to make it a priority are compelling. Read this paper to discover why.
Posted: 01 Sep 2008 | Published: 25 Dec 2006

BlackBerry

Taking the CRM Call: Should You Roll Out Enterprise CRM?
sponsored by Infosys Technologies Limited
WHITE PAPER: Implementing a CRM solution can be difficult for organizations that have multiple business units. Read this paper to learn how your organization can benefit from a CRM strategy that provides an understanding and guidelines for reaching long term goals.
Posted: 14 May 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Infosys Technologies Limited

Siebel CRM On Demand: Best Practices for Pipeline Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses common factors that impact the ability to effectively manage the sales pipeline and details processes and best practices that can help companies overcome sales challenges and establish a critical competitive advantage.
Posted: 06 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Oracle Corporation

Why CRM? The Business Case for Customer Relationship Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are adopting CRM solutions because they understand that having the technology to execute a customer-centric strategy is a business imperative. Learn the strategic value of CRM -- increased revenue, productivity, and customer satisfaction.
Posted: 02 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Oracle Corporation

Making Smart Choices when Evaluating CRM Platforms
sponsored by Innoveer Solutions, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take advantage of an objective selection methodology to thoroughly understand what is available within the CRM market and determine which application and feature set fits your particular environment.
Posted: 02 Feb 2007 | Published: 31 Jan 2007

Innoveer Solutions, Inc.

Ten Critical Success Factors for CRM: Lessons Learned from Successful Implementations
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Customer relationship management (CRM) deployments can be complex and difficult. This white paper provides a checklist of the ten critical success factors for organizations to follow to avoid common pitfalls as they design and deploy their CRM system.
Posted: 16 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

Oracle Corporation
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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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