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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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CRM Best Practices White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Predictive Analytics: Driving the Right Customer Interactions at the Right Time
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how predictive analytics can drive customer intimacy by facilitating effective one-on-one interactions.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 May 2010

IBM

Demonstrating the ROI of IBM’s Exceptional Digital Experience Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the results of an IDC study concerning the economic benefits of moving away from a homegrown solution or custom integration of multi-vendor components to a single-platform digital content delivery solution – specifically IBM's integrated Exceptional Digital Experience suite.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

IBM

Forrester Market Overview: Digital Customer Experience Delivery Platforms
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this critical report to gain a comprehensive understanding of emerging digital experience platforms and receive insights on how to better prepare for a digital customer experience investment.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

IBM

5 Dreamforce Announcements That Will Shape Service in 2015
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Does your company have the tools to deliver a connected, personalized customer service experience anytime, anywhere, on any device, and in every product?Access this white paper to find out how one platform steps up to the plate, building on the Salesforce Customer Success Platform to ensure intuitive, powerful features and results.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 19 Jan 2015

Salesforce

How APIs Displace ESBs and SOA in the Enterprise
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: Powering interactions via apps requires a new architecture. Companies today seek to leverage the latest forms of mobile and rich-client engagement to build new experiences. Enterprises must move from delivering web apps as the primary interaction channel to powering interactions across multiple interactive touch points.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Apigee

Everyone to Everyone Economy: Preparing for a Very Different Tomorrow
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: There is a paradigm shift from customer-centricity towards an everyone-to-everyone (E2E) economy. This informative research dives into this new E2E world, describing what companies can expect from the future and what they can do today to prepare.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

The Four Pillars of Effortless Service
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Providing an effortless service experience is essential to success, though many enterprises struggle with where to begin. This essential resource breaks down the implementation of effortless service into 4 clear steps. View now to find out how to boost your customer retention by providing legendary service.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

Salesforce

Differentiate your CRM with Cloud-based Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: In this booklet, we'll show you what the #1 customer service application, Service Cloud, looks like and how to use the features.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Salesforce

6 Steps to Smashing Silos in Your Business
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explains the steps that business leaders can take to prevent and break down silos within their organizations, particularly within marketing departments.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

Teradata

Improving the Success of Your Enterprise's Email Marketing Campaigns
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: This document outlines some of the standard best practices that can enhance email communications, including: segmentation, personalization, mobile optimization, and landing pages. It also includes mistakes to avoid to increase customer loyalty and nurture incoming leads.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

Teradata

The Age of Social Media: Lead Generation and Brand Authenticity
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the advantages of social media in regards to lead generation. Access now to find out how you can implement a profitable social media strategy by targeting a variety of platforms with specific plans of action, and how your sales leads will benefit.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Marketo

Content Marketing Essentials: Reach Customers Without Breaking Budgets
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers 7 content marketing essentials to deliver quality messages without destroying your budget. Access to now see what your enterprise can do to spike lead generation with the right marketing message.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Marketo

Top 5 Salesforce Integration Patterns: Practices for Integrating Salesforce
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses one system that helps integrate enterprise applications to unleash the true potential of the Salesforce model. Access now to find out how your entire enterprise can capitalize on and benefit from Salesforce integration patterns.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

MuleSoft

5 Best Practice Steps for B2B and B2C Convergence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this Aberdeen research report to find out how customer requirements and cross-channel logistics flow, grow, and coverage – and what that means for your supply chain strategy.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

IBM

Proactively Manage Service Levels - How to Improve Customer Experience, Avoid Penalties, Improve Performance, and Increase Agility
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper starts by exploring the challenges of meeting SLAs in this new world that we find ourselves in. It then goes on to highlight the critical capabilities needed to proactively manage SLAs and explains how the Automic Business Automation platform provides the capabilities.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Automic

Transforming Customer Experience in the New Digital World
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will show you how taking a holistic approach to digital channels in the contact center and beyond and integrating them into your customer experience strategy allows you to transform the end-to-end customer journey and deliver consistent, seamless and personalized experiences across all channels, touchpoints and interactions.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Genesys

How to Meet and Exceed Customer Demands
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Customers expect a great end-to-end experience. Wherever work is accomplished in the enterprise, it's all part of the Customer Service Value Chain. Is your enterprise meeting this expectation? What about in the future?
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Genesys

Social Login 101
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn why social login -- with permission-based access to first-party identity data -- is the better option for getting the kind of information that creates relevant cross-channel experiences. Read now to explore the basics of social login, best practices, and benefits for consumers and businesses.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Gigya

Best Practices for Knowledge Management
sponsored by KANA
WHITE PAPER: Implementing a knowledge management program in the contact center can improve the efficiency and quality of your services, optimize customer experience, reduce agent training costs, and increase job satisfaction. In this white paper, explore best practices for successful knowledge management implementation in the contact center.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

KANA

Tips for Presenting to Business People
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Presenting to "the Business" can be one of the most intimidating things that technical IT pros do as part of their standard job. This guide outlines strategies for giving a top-notch presentation.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Code42

Tips for Working with "The Business"
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores the future of IT and explains why it belongs to people who are able to translate business visions into technical realities.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Code42

How to Give a Killer Presentation: Lessons from TED
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: In this article, TED's curator describes the process that TED uses to prepare speakers for their presentations- suggestions that are helpful for presentations in any setting.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Social Media: A Unified Strategy for Success
sponsored by Hootsuite
WHITE PAPER: In order to uncover the true value of social media, companies should employ a unified social media strategy across all departments. View this informative white paper to learn how to craft a cross-functional approach to social media, and explore the challenges and opportunities for social media in various departments.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Hootsuite

Social Media Education: The New Edge for Success
sponsored by Hootsuite
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that according to a report by the McKinsey Global Institute, business can unlock up to $1.3 trillion in business value by leveraging social technologies?  However, if your company isn't armed with the right knowledge, tools, and skill set, those financial (and other CRM) benefits will be out of reach.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Hootsuite

Best Practices For Setting Up a Lead Nurturing Program
sponsored by Act On
WHITE PAPER: In this report, Matt Heinz, President of Heinz Marketing and his fellow thought leaders demystify lead nurturing, offering best practices that you can follow when developing your own winning program.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Act On
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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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