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ALSO CALLED: Hosted CRM, CRM Hosting Providers, Hosting, CRM Application Service Providers
DEFINITION: Hosted CRM is an arrangement in which a company outsources some or all of its customerrelationship management (CRM)functions to an application service provider (ASP). The hosted CRM model is said to increase returnon investment (ROI) bydecreasing costs and allowing a company to focus more resources on its main business areas.In-house CRM, on the other hand, while more expensive, is also said to allow  … 
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Preserve Customer Experience Consistency and Loyalty in a Multi-Sourced Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are taking a multi-sourcing approach to contact center services, but it doesn't come without its risks -- what should you look out for? Find out in this white paper, and learn how you can avoid the perils of lackluster service and disappointing cost savings with a common hosted contact center platform.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Genesys

Total cost of ownership: How much are you really spending to host your ad server?
sponsored by OpenX
WHITE PAPER: OpenX has calculated all the 'hidden' costs of hosting your own ad server. Read this white paper and understand the full range of costs such as technical infrastructure, soft-costs such as staff time, and risks associated with self-hosting.
Posted: 23 Feb 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011

OpenX

Hosted CRM Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Inside CRM
WHITE PAPER: In the market for a CRM? This white paper outlines the general benefits and drawbacks of hosted vs. on-premise CRMs and lists the basic features to look for in your hosted solution. With an up-to-date overview of the CRM market...
Posted: 31 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Inside CRM

Simplifying Contact Center Technology
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Computer telephony integration (CTI) enabled contact centers realize immense cost savings, increased reliability and improved performance. Learn how an on-demand solution can simplify your organization’s contact center technology.
Posted: 26 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

Oracle Corporation

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

Customer Relationship Management: 10 Steps to Success
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Done right, customer relationship management (CRM) allows companies to increase both their revenue and profit while lowering the cost of
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

CSO Insights Summary Report: The Impact of Sales Process and CRM on Optimizing Sales Effectiveness
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Compare the performance differences between firms with well a defined and CRM supported sales process verses those without optimized sales strategies. Discover the most dramatic areas of performance gain and the impact on sales effectiveness.
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 | Published: 26 Dec 2005

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Beagle Research Group: Next Generation Platforms for On-Demand Applications
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Learn how enterprise software platforms for CRM and other applications remove much of the complexity of software development, operation and maintenance -- enabling you to extend on-demand success across your entire enterprise.
Posted: 18 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Mar 2006

Salesforce.com
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CRM HOSTING DEFINITION (continued): …  more customization.Companies offering hosted CRM include Siebel, Salesforce.com, and UpShot.The hosted CRM model is most prevalent in small-to-medium size companies, especially those whodon't already have well-established CRM processes. According to a study from Nucleus Research, over80% of companies that outsourced CRM achieved a positive ROI. The study reported that problems withthe traditional in-house CRM model include high software and consulting costs, ineffective useradoption, and poor management. However, because in-house CRM can be tailored more specifically tothe particular needs of … 

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