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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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Social Intelligence Approaches to Support Four Core Customer Scenarios
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines some of the best methods for deploying social intelligence to support your CRM strategies. Read this and learn how the right social intelligence can help you win new customers, retain existing customers, reduce the cost of customer management and more. Also, discover specific use cases of social intelligence.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 03 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Deploying Customer Service in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for best practices in deploying customer service in the cloud. Learn how to successfully implement, consolidate, optimize, and transform your customer experience management strategy and sustain a long-term competitive advantage.
Posted: 01 Mar 2013 | Published: 01 Mar 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Customer Experience for Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this guide to familiarize yourself with important customer experience measurements and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) along with methods for calculating their value to your business.
Posted: 26 Dec 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Oracle Corporation

Customer Experience: Empowering People. Powering Brands.
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: The way you do business has changed. Today's customers can make decisions about the products or services you offer without ever contacting your company directly, making an exceptional experience across all customer touch points paramount. Read on to learn about innovative technologies can help you enhance the customer experience.
Posted: 14 Dec 2012 | Published: 14 Dec 2012

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Anticipate, engage and deliver exceptional web experiences
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn more about how social business is growing. It is becoming a major component of business strategies and reflects the way businesses manage both customers and information. Learn how you can help your customers and employees with better social business by reading this resource now.
Posted: 09 Apr 2013 | Published: 09 Apr 2013

IBM

Delivering a Superior Customer Experience
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Research shows that 90% of customer service decision-makers believe delivering quality service is paramount to success. But with tight budgets, businesses today need cost-effective ways of achieving higher service levels. Read on to learn how collaboration in your contact center can keep costs low while increasing service levels.
Posted: 06 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Avaya

How Mobile Devices are Driving Innovations in Contact Centers
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Failing to adopt a customer service strategy for mobile devices could put your business at a serious disadvantage. Gartner research suggests that 80% of companies will suffer revenue loss from the lack of customer support on mobile devices by 2013. Read this paper to learn how to utilize the opportunities mobility offers customer service.
Posted: 29 Oct 2012 | Published: 29 Oct 2012

Avaya

Customer Care in a Social World: Are We There Yet?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores and explains why the contact center is a key strategic focal point for customer engagement via social channels.
Posted: 21 Sep 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

CallPro CRM e-marketing features
sponsored by CallPro CRM
WHITE PAPER: Does your customer relationship management (CRM) lack the agility and flexibility you need to effectively support sales and marketing professionals? Watch this webcast to learn about a CRM system that offers intelligent and flexible e-marketing capabilities with advanced follow-up features to help catch more prospects and close more sales.
Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

CallPro CRM

Using Case Management to Empower Employees and transform Customer Service
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how empowering your employees can lead to significantly improved customer service. Learn how dynamic case management applications can assist in delivering employee empowerment and transform the customer experience.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

Kofax, Inc.

Why a Call Centric CRM?
sponsored by CallPro CRM
WHITE PAPER: Is your current customer relationship management (CRM) software negatively impacting your selling potential? Many of the CRM software options today have lost focus on their primary users – sales professionals – and are actually decreasing sales activity. Read on to learn how a call-centric CRM strategy can alleviate this challenge.  
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

CallPro CRM

A Success Model for CRM Integration, And How to Avoid the Most Common Mistake
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As more companies begin to implement customer relationship management (CRM) applications, many struggle with common integration challenges. This paper offers a three step success model for CRM integration projects. Read on to learn the characteristics, implementation requirements, benefits, data replication and process integration.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2011

Scribe Software Corporation

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.
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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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