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ALSO CALLED: Churning, Customer Churning, Carrier Switches (Churn)
DEFINITION: Churn rate is a measure of customer or employee attrition, and is defined as the number of customers who discontinue a service or employees who leave a company during a specified time period divided by the average total number of customers or employees over that same time period. For example, churn rate has been an ongoing concern of telephone and cell phone services in areas where several companies  … 
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10 Tips for Moving Social Media and Mobile Marketing out of Silos
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get 10 tips to help break through the silos and integrate social and mobile marketing with traditional channels.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

10 Ways Autotask Automates Your IT Business
sponsored by Autotask Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper lists the 10 essential business processes that Autotask optimizes using one cloud-hosted platform with multiple, function-specific dashboards. This solution can reduce costs and manage growth efficiently through automation and integration.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Autotask Corporation

2013 Trends to Watch: Customer Experience and Interaction
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at some of the important changes in the customer experience and interaction market, detailing how technologies are evolving to meet new consumer demands, and provides recommendations for both enterprises and vendors.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Oracle Corporation

3 Smart Moves That Slash Intermodal Costs
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: Even with near limitless intermodal options, planners typically fall back on familiar routes and patterns – regardless of whether or not there's a better way to operate. Fortunately, this resource lays out three smart moves that slash intermodal costs while delivering real planning transparency.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

5 Tips For Setting Measurable Social Media Goals
sponsored by MarketWired
WHITE PAPER: While social media offers your business a variety of opportunities to grow its customer base, increase brand awareness, and drive revenue, those benefits are unattainable without a solid strategy in place. To realize your social media goals, you need to first determine metrics and measurements of your strategy's success.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

MarketWired

5 Ways to Capitalize on Cloud Opportunities
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: Many technology providers are nervous about the Cloud and what it means for their business.  Rather than look at the Cloud with fear, embrace it and take advantage of the opportunities it brings for new revenue. In this eBook, you'll learn 5 ways to capitalize on the future of the Cloud in today's modern office.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

ConnectWise

5 Ways to Optimize Your Workforce
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: You need to provide a flexible, efficient and consistent customer experience, but with the myriad of communication channels available today, legacy service strategies are inadequate. Read on to learn how unified communications and workforce optimization can provide the visibility and control needed to deliver exceptional customer service.
Posted: 14 Dec 2012 | Published: 14 Dec 2012

Aspect

6 Steps to Social Team Collaboration
sponsored by Jive Software
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent Oracle Global Research study, poor customer service can reduce revenues by as much as 20%. How can your business improve customer satisfaction without depleting the budget? View this white paper to learn more about collaboration and how it can drive customer service success.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Jul 2013

Jive Software

 Achieving Measurable Gains by Automating Claims Processing
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper identifies seven levels of claims automation and provides a roadmap that can be followed to enhance claims processing for insurance companies worldwide.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

Kofax, Inc.

10 Best Practices for Reducing the Stress of IT Audits
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents 10 best practices that can greatly reduce or even eliminate the angst so commonly associated with IT audits.
Posted: 20 Oct 2008 | Published: 17 Oct 2008

Dell Software

10 Places SAP Customers Can Reduce Data Management Costs
sponsored by Winshuttle, LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights 10 key places SAP customers can reduce IT operational costs, with a focus on trimming support and data entry costs by automating data entry.
Posted: 03 Dec 2008 | Published: 03 Dec 2008

Winshuttle, LLC

10 Steps to Safeguard Small Business Data
sponsored by i365, makers of Evault
WHITE PAPER: What should you do to protect your data if your resources are limited? This paper describes ten steps to safeguard business data.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

i365, makers of Evault

11 Habits for Highly Successful BPM Programs: Proven Steps for Getting Started with Process Improvement
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for an outline of the steps an organization needs to take to achieve enterprise-wide business process management success.
Posted: 15 Dec 2010 | Published: 15 Dec 2010

IBM

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

15-Minute Guide to Increasing Customer Loyalty: An Introduction to Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM)
sponsored by MarketTools, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What is the relationship between a loyal customer and a profitable enterprise and what role can feedback play in improving loyalty? Organizations with fiercely loyal customers take the time to listen to feedback and integrate it into decision making. EFM solutions provide the tools needed help businesses transform feedback into business results.
Posted: 26 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

MarketTools, Inc.

2008 ERP in the Mid-Market
sponsored by Sage North America
WHITE PAPER: This report explores feedback from over 500 mid-size companies, and aims to serve as a roadmap to those that desire to reduce costs, and improving accuracy and delivery performance.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 13 Jan 2009

Sage North America

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

5 Best Practices for Telling Great Stories with Data
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Data doesn't have to be only fact driven and metric. Learn these five best practices to help you make sense and order out of a disparate collection of facts.
Posted: 20 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Tableau Software

5 Steps toward Disaster Preparedness
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the impacts of a disaster can result in loss of or lack of access to data, applications, and work facilities. This paper explains five key steps to consider when implementing a program for your company.
Posted: 25 Sep 2008 | Published: 25 Sep 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

5 Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Improve productivity and customer service with a lean approach to manufacturing. Read this white paper to learn how ERP works with lean to identify value and non-value components with your SAP system to give you a competitive edge.
Posted: 25 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Epicor Software Corporation

5 Ways to Optimize Your Workforce for Customer Contact in a Social Marketplace
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how workforce, quality and performance management capabilities provide practical business processes and tools for effective staffing, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and coaching.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

Aspect

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.

6 Hidden Secrets to Offering Exceptional Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: The ability to provide exceptional customer service has quickly become a business differentiator. This resource counts down six secrets to customer service success – read on to learn more now.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

Salesforce.com

7 Awesome Video Strategies to Skyrocket Customer Engagement, Conversion and Acquisition
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Customer engagement, conversion and acquisition are important to the success of your company. Unfortunately, people don't always have the time to read everything you write. How can you remedy this? Learn how video can drive engagement to your business by reading this resource now.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Limelight Networks, Inc.

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.
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CHURN DEFINITION (continued): … Churn rate is a measure of customer or employee attrition, and is defined as the number of customers who discontinue a service or employees who leave a company during a specified time period divided by the average total number of customers or employees over that same time period. For example, churn rate has been an ongoing concern of telephone and cell phone services in areas where several companies compete and make it easy to transfer from one service to another. Changes in a business' churn rate can provide feedback for a company as it may indicate customer response to service, pricing, competition and so on, as well as the average length of time an individual remains a customer. As such, churn rate is an important business metric. To estimate future churn rates, predictive technology is sometimes applied, in a process known as predictive churn modeling.

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